18 Mar: Skoda Karoq SE L

… Skoda Karoq SE L 1.5 TSI … Goodbye Skoda Yeti, hello Karoq. In some respects that’s a great pity. The previous model had bags of character and stood out in the parking lot. It was different to other small SUVs and that gave it an appeal and charm all […] Read more »

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16 Jan: Skoda Superb SE

… Skoda Superb SE L Executive … A colleague and friend reckoned that the Skoda Superb was a good car ruined by a stupid engine. Me? I took a different view. I reckoned the Skoda Superb was a good car made better by a stupid engine. The engine in this […] Read more »

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02 Jun: Skoda Octavia vRS

… Skoda Octavia vRS … When I first clapped eyes on the Skoda Octavia vRS I wasn’t sure about the colour. Skoda call it ‘Meteor Grey’ but probably the kindest comment I heard was it looked like polished primer or more unkindly was asked, what colour will it be once […] Read more »

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05 Nov: Skoda Octavia DSG

Skoda Octavia 2.0 TDI DSG … This latest Skoda Octavia is the third generation of the model, and it’s better than the previous two. It’s also longer and wider so like most of us of a certain generation it’s getting bigger and not necessarily in all the right places. The […] Read more »

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14 Jun: Skoda Rapid SE 1.2

The Skoda Rapid is a bit like Father Ted’s cows. You know the story. The one where he explains to Dougal that the real cows are far away and he’s holding the toy cow in his hand. The Rapid is a bit like that. When you see it in the […] Read more »

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Skoda Yeti Greenline II ….

Skoda Yeti Elegance Greenline II …. You might not think to look at it, but the 1.6 litre turbodiesel Skoda Yeti Elegance Greenline provides a fun way to travel. Despite being ‘optimised’ for fuel efficiency, it hasn’’t detracted from its original fun factor. Even the fact that this model has […] Read more »

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