Motoring: New Škoda hybrid is Superb on Irish roads

The Superb iV elevates what used to be a sensible diesel family car to a desirable hybrid vehicle

The Škoda Superb iV costs nearly €40,000 at the entry-level. Photo: Paddy McGrath

Once upon a time, we might have introduced the Škoda Superb as “a cheaper Volkswagen Passat,” but those days are gone. It’s not that Škoda has forgotten its value-for-money remit in its push upmarket, but its models now stand on their own four wheels and are worth considering on their own merit – and none more so than the Superb.

Since the third generation launched in 2015, it has been a desirable family car to ...