Latest model from Czech automaker unveiled

James Kon

The latest model from Czech automaker Skoda, the Scala hatchback, was unveiled by Maju Motors at their showroom at Jalan Telanai yesterday.

The launch was officiated by Chairman of Maju Motors Sdn Bhd Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Ratna Wijaya Brigadier General (Rtd) Pengiran Haji Hasnan with Managing Director of Maybank Brunei Darussalam Sulaiman Isa.

Also in attendance were Maju Motors Managing Director Chan Key Hong as well as officials of Maju Motors and bank representatives as well as invited guests.

The hatchback combined an emotive design with a high level of functionality as well as state-of-the-art connectivity. The Scala has a variety of colour choices to choose from such as Corrida Red, Lava Blue and Moon White. It has 17-inch alloy wheels with a ‘Stratos’ design. The combination of both results in improved acceleration and deceleration dynamics.

The interior of the Scala has a ‘Suedia’ leather seat which keep the passangers comfortable. A maxi-DOT display with a 6.5-inch ‘Swing’ infotainment.

The infotainment units’ support a SmartLink connectivity, Bluetooth, Wireless Smartphone Charging and AUX-IN Support. There is 467 litres of boot space which can be expanded to 1,410 litres. The ’Scala’ is powered by a 1.5-TSI engine mated to a seven-speed DSG automatic gearbox. The fuel system has a consumption of 6.7 litres per 100 kilometres.

The new Scala model from the Czech automaker Skoda. PHOTO: JAMES KON