Skoda will launch its new Skoda Octavia Scout at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. It will have its Irish launch this August, with prices commencing from under €30,000 for the 2.0-litre TDI 150hp 4×4 variant. The Octavia Scout has an off-road look and includes all-wheel drive technology, with traction, climbing and start-up performance all improved over its predecessor. The ground clearance has been increased by 33 millimetres in comparison to the standard Octavia, it comes with 17” alloy wheels as standard. This new Octavia Scout joins the Yeti 4×4, Octavia 4×4 and Superb 4×4 to complete Skoda’s comprehensive range of 4×4 vehicles.