Tuesday, 21 January 2014

The New SKODA Rapid Spaceback launch in Middlesbrough

Reserve your 'space' at Derek Slack Motors for the launch of the New SKODA Rapid Spaceback from 24th to 26th January 2014. Think the compact, dynamic design feels fresh? Well, the feeling of space inside is also unique. The new Rapid Spaceback offers an exceptional amount of headroom and legroom in the rear. The optional tinted panoramic glass roof, along with the extended glass rear window, adds to the sensation of light and space. Combine this with all the
‘'Simply Clever’' features as standard and you have a car that leaves all others in the dark.

Rapid Spaceback prices start from just £14,340 OTR*

Tuesday, 14 January 2014

New Skoda Octavia-Best Family Car 2014

The ŠKODA Octavia has scooped one of the biggest honours in the motoring industry, taking the Best Family Car title in the 2014 What Car? Awards.
The third-generation Octavia beat off strong competition to take an impressive overall victory. In addition, Citigo was commended in the City Car section.
The What Car? judging panel, chose the 1.2 TSI 105PS SE model as its pick of the range, praising its all-round ability and superb value for money. The judges also highlighted the new Octavia’s high quality interior, generous equipment levels and exceptional practicality, praising the car’s class-leading 590-litre boot and rear seat space.
Chas Hallett, Editor-in-Chief of What Car? added: “At the Octavia's price, nothing comes close to offering such quality, practicality and competence.”
Commenting on the Octavia’s latest industry accolade, Tony Slack – Dealer Principle at Derek Slack Motors in Middlesbrough said, “ The new Octavia sets new standards, offering drivers outstanding value for money and all round practical family motoring. I’m delighted but not surprised the Octavia came out on top”.

You can book your test drive in the new Skoda Octavia by visiting Derek Slack Motors, Prospect Place, Cargo Fleet, Middlesbrough, TS3 8AR or by calling 08433 201271

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Skoda win FHM Car of the Year 2013 awards

Derek Slack Motors are delighted to announce the new Skoda Octavia vRS has bagged ‘Everyday Car of the Year 2013′ title in the FHM 2013 Car Awards. The annual motoring accolades are bestowed by the influential men’s lifestyle magazine who recognizes some of the aspirational vehicles for their readers.
The third generation Skoda Octavia vRS hatch caught the eye of the judging panel due to its appealing combination of power and practicality. As per the panel, “the two litre fuel efficient engine and sporty design, which is combined with the added element of versatility, makes the high performance model ideal for city driving or longer journeys.” The Octavia vRS is the fastest road-going saloon ever produced by Škoda. It is capable of reaching 62 mph in just 6.8 seconds from a standing start and has a top speed of 154 mph.
Dan Jude, Deputy Editor of FHM, said: “FHM is proud to announce the ŠKODA Octavia vRS as the ‘Everyday Car of the Year 2013’. It delivers great performance and offers fantastic reliability without compromising on aesthetics. Bring on 2014!
Chris Horrell, Product Marketing Manager for ŠKoda UK, comments: “We are thrilled that the Octavia vRS hatch has been honoured in the FHM Car Awards. The sporty model offers the perfect solution for style-conscious drivers who require superior power delivery as well as all-round everyday practicality. Thanks to economical powerplants and low emissions, the latest Octavia vRS is also affordable to run, thereby making it a very competitive proposition.
Read the full story here