SKODA Auto India Private Limited has launched the automatic variant of Laura 1.8 TSI (Petrol) silently here in India at a cost of 15.65 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).
The car comes with a 1.8 Liter turbo petrol engine which a 7 speed dual clutch automatic gearbox, which will be available in Ambition trim only. The booking of the car is set to open early next week.
The Laura 1.8TSI Automatic has a higher ARAI certified fuel economy number of 14.6 Kmpl which is more than the manual gearbox variant by 1.2 Kmpl, the automatic variant will get a 16 inch alloy wheels with wider wheels.
With the New Octavia to be launched here very soon is expected to have a higher equipment levels than the current variant so it is very likely that Automatic 1.8 TSI will be sold as a limited edition.