Škoda’s honourable Scout

Škoda’s facelifted Octavia culminates in a mildly improved Scout lifestyle model

23rd April, 2017
The new Škoda Octavia Scout is a brilliant everyman estate

Škoda’s overhaul of the entire Octavia family concludes with the Scout ‘lifestyle estate’, a vehicle developed along the growing-in-popularity trend of jacking a car up and then fitting it with various bits of rugged body addenda to present an air of adventure and escapism that eludes regular family wagons.

There are plenty of brands doing this sort of thing today, as it’s a useful halfway house between a regular road-going...

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