The Octavia Scout is a more rugged version of the Octavia estate
The Scout will be available in Europe in August next year
The Skoda Octavia Scout will be launched in Europe by next August.
The Scout, an off-road version of the Octavia SW, features unpainted wheelarch extensions and new front and rear bumpers with a more rugged look. The car is also raised by 20mm over the standard car. The Octavia Scout will be offered in both four-wheel and front-wheel-drive formats.
While engines have yet to be confirmed, they're expected to be chosen from the existing Octavia range.
Skoda is also working on a new luxury version of the Octavia. The new model will be badged Laurin & Klement, a moniker Skoda has traditionally given to its high-specification flagship models.
The special edition will have bespoke leather seats with wood and chrome trim inside the cabin, alongside a newly designed dashboard cluster containing redesigned dials. On the outside, the Octavia Laurin & Klement will get xenon headlights, LED rear lamps, and 18-inch alloy wheels.
Skoda launched a Laurin & Klement version of the Yeti in January this year.