Rus News Journal

Skoda plans to revive name Felicia

Skoda Company in the nearest plans some years to inject on the market an accessible sedan which changes model Octavia Tour in gamma.

It is expected that the car receives a name Felicia , last time used for the compact machine which descended from the conveyor in 2001 and has given way to a hatchback Fabia , reports a gantry

According to preliminary data, the new three-volume sedan of Skoda becomes the cheapest car in gamma of the Czech company – its cost constitutes about 12 thousand euro. The detailed information on this innovation is not disclosed yet, however it is possible to assume that " Шкода " simply makes the version of the accessible machine of concern Volkswagen which in June appears in the Russian market.

As it was reported earlier, this model will be offered only with one 105-strong petrol engine in volume of 1,6 litres which can work together with five-step " механикой " or six-step " автоматом " . It is not excluded that the same power plants will be received also by Skoda sedan.

earlier also it was reported that Skoda works over several new models. Among them accessible kompaktven (its debut is scheduled for 2013), the car of a golf class which takes in a modelling number a place between Fabia and Octavia .