The Octavia is Skoda’s best-selling series, having previously surpassed the 7 million sales mark in 2020.
The latest news shows that the pure electric new car may appear after 2025 and sometime before the end of 2030. At the same time, there is also news that Skoda has already started the development of the new car.
According to Autocar, the development of the all-electric version of the new Skoda Octavia is already underway, however, it will not arrive until 2026 when the Fabia, Karoq and Kodiaq electric cars make their debut.
Such a long period of time means that Skoda may use the yet-to-be-released SSP pure electric platform, which is expected to gradually replace the currently widely used MEB platform from the second half of this century, eventually becoming the backbone of the entire Volkswagen Group and will provide users with Bring better intelligent performance.
There are reports that the regular FWD model will have a dual front motor design, while the AWD and vRS models will have a quad motor design, and there will likely be a battery Skoda will release in 2024 or 2025, with at least 89 kWh The capacity is expected to provide more than 370 miles (595 kilometers) of cruising range, and it can also support 200 kilowatts of fast charging.
In terms of styling, the all-electric Octavia will use Skoda’s new “modern solid” design language, similar to the just-released Vision 7S concept car, and will retain the sedan and Combi body styles, although there should be some minor changes.
Skoda recently confirmed that the facelifted Octavia will debut in 2024, with the all-electric model expected to begin testing after that.