Skoda Octavia will make its world debut in Geneva next month.
The Octavia G-TEC will be the second CNG Skoda to go on sale, following the natural-gas fuelled Citigo. The Octavia is powered by an EU6 emissions compliant 1.4-litre TSI turbocharged petrol engine with 108bhp.
says the new model can travel up to 255 miles on gas alone, with an
extra 572-mile range when on petrol power. That gives the CNG Octavia a
total range of some 826 miles.
CO2 emissions are put at 97g/km,
while Skoda quotes official consumption figures of 5.4 cubic metres of
natural gas per 100km. That's equivalent to 3.5kg of fuel.
on the CNG Octavia include stop-start and regenerative braking. Skoda
has already confirmed that the Octavia G-TEC won't go on sale in this
country, however. The UK has a significant lack of CNG infrastructure,
with just five filling stations spread across the country.
Production on the Octavia G-TEC will begin at the end of May, with pricing likely to be revealed in Geneva.
Thanks to: Autocar