Novelty has become the second model of the Czech brand on natural gas. But the superiority in this niche belongs to the updated Octavia G-TEC.
At present, more and more automakers think about cars running on compressed natural gas. Of course, the dominant trend toward widespread electrification that have not yet to reverse, but interesting developments in the “gas” coming out regularly. So, Czech brand Skoda has revealed a CNG-version of its compact hatchback, Scala, replaced the Rapid. A year earlier, the brand has presented the updated Octavia G-TEC.
Unlike its predecessor Scala Skoda G-TEC gets-liter three-cylinder turbo engine with modest output 90 HP For it the manufacturer has provided a six-speed “mechanics”.
For the storage of compressed natural gas (CNG) answer three tanks, which can accommodate 13,8 kg. This is quite enough for a hatchback, Scala G-TEC was able to overcome on one just for the gas the distance of 410 kilometers. In turn desyatiletiy gas tank gives an extra 220 miles. In a combined manner dalnobojnost novelty grows to 630 km. the Transition from CNG to gasoline automatically. All buyers will offer three configurations of the new Active, Ambition and Style.
Due to tanks of gas affected the capacity of the trunk 339 467 litres against the standard model. The company claim that this is the best boot capacity in the segment auto natural gas.