The Škoda Superb Combi has picked up on the "Allroad" habit of its flashier brother, Audi. As is to be expected, though, in Škoda guise, the design-package makeover as applied to the Superb Combi Outdoor isn't quite so flashy. The ride height and suspension are unchanged, and there are no steel undertrays installed fore and aft. But there is "robust synthetic paneling" that runs all around the lower rim of the car, as well as a revised font bumper with fog lamps and a larger lower intake.

This is said to enable the Combi Outdoor to "hold its own even beyond paved roads," but we'd take that with a few grains of whatever the Czech word for "salt" is. It is available now with any engine and drive layout in the range other than the GreenLine. Scroll down for a brief press release, and check out its angles in our gallery.
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ŠKODA Superb Combi now also available in attractive 'Outdoor' look

› Comfortable model for all-round use available immediately
› 'Outdoor' design package extends Superb model line by another attractive Combi variant
› Off-road look available for almost all ŠKODA Superb engine versions​

Mladá Boleslav, June 4th, 2012 – The ŠKODA Superb Combi will now hold its own even beyond paved roads. Effective immediately, customers may order ŠKODA's flagship with a special 'Outdoor' design package.

The 'Outdoor' version extends ŠKODA AUTO's Superb model line to include another attractive Combi variant. It includes applications such as robust synthetic panelling for the rear bumper, the wheel wells and the doorsills. Compared with the standard Superb, the front bumper is fitted with a larger air intake and round fog lamps.

The 'Outdoor' version is available for all Superb engine versions with front- and all-wheel drive, except for the GreenLine variant. The model is a perfect all-rounder for town and country and is aimed primarily at demanding customers with an active life style.

Both as a saloon and an estate, the ŠKODA Superb has been setting benchmarks in the upper middle class. A generous space offering, precise workmanship and an excellent price/value ratio all set the car apart. More and more customers are opting for the Superb: in 2011, ŠKODA AUTO's sales of the Superb cracked the 100,000 vehicle mark for the first time.

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      • 2 Years Ago
      So they call it the "Outdoor" when every other raised, cladded Skoda is called "Scout." What the hell?
      • 2 Years Ago
      • 2 Years Ago
      Superb. Waiting for a down market automaker to name their cars what they ought to. The Nissan Good Enough. The Kia Mediocre The Buick Could Have Been Better If You Would Pay More.
        • 2 Years Ago
        This would've been mildly funny if you made this joke about ten years ago. Try again.
        • 2 Years Ago
        Drakkon is the perfect example of people who simply have NO CLUE. This is essentially the "3rd" generation Skoda Superb. The first generation was produced in the 1930s and it was truly a superb car. No pun intended. Highly revolutionary at the time. The second generation was produced from 2001-2008 after VW revamped the brand. This is an AWD version of the current 3rd generation mode. I was considering a Superb Combi 2.0 TDI DSG as a replacement for my BMW 118i by the way.
      • 2 Years Ago
      No. It worked for the Passat as it's design is just edgy enough, but this looks silly. Like an elderly gentleman in a white tux put on rubber boots.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Basically an appearance package where the cladding will protect the lower rim while driving on gravel roads.
      Jack Schneider
      • 2 Years Ago
      Skoda kicks ass!
      • 2 Years Ago
      How completely pointless. Why bother with the cladding if it's just a 2WD street car with an unchanged suspension? At least the Octavia Scout has AWD and some clearance.
      William Geiger
      • 2 Years Ago
      Looks like my B6 Passat wagon with some extra cladding at the bottom. Not a complaint though.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @William Geiger
      Echelon Bob
      • 2 Years Ago
      The word is: "sul" (with round accent over "u")
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