The Skoda Superb has been chosen as the diplomatic vehicle by the Czech Ambassador to the UK, Michael Zantovsky. Due to Mr Zantovsky’s diplomatic status, the Skoda Superb hatchback will wear the diplomatic number plate CZE 1 and the red, white and blue national flag of the Czech Republic. The car will also be used to carry Czech ministers while on official state business in the UK.
There are six engines offered a 1.6-litre diesel and two 2.0-litre diesels, 1.4- and 1.8-litre turbocharged petrols, and a 3.6-litre V6 petrol that drives all four wheels through a twin-clutch, semi-auto gearbox. The interior of the Skoda Superb hatchback is spacious, the bootlid can be opened on its own or the whole tailgate. Luggage capacity is big with the seats in place and becomes a huge area when the cargo area is folded.
All Superbs have an iPod-compatible CD player, electric windows and door mirrors, alloy wheels and some form of air-conditioning. SE spec adds parking sensors, cruise control and a 6-CD touch-screen stereo, to which SE Plus adds touch-screen sat-nav and Bluetooth The range-topping Elegance cars have a tyre-pressure monitoring system, rain-sensing wipers, heated front seats, leather upholstery, electric seats.
Mr Zantovsy said “Skoda is an iconic Czech brand and I’m proud to show my support. The Superb model boasts excellent design and comfort levels, in addition to a competitive price, so it was an obvious choice for the Embassy.” Martin Burke, Head of Fleet Sales at Skoda said “we are very proud of our heritage and delighted to mark our special relationship with the Czech Republic by providing Mr Zantovsky with a Superb.