• Citigo
      • Citigo 3 Door
        Citigo 3 Door from  8,275
        Citigo 3 door
        • ​Our smart city car​​​​​​​​​
        • Big on quality and value for money
        • A generous, flexible interior space
        • boot space251l /951l
        • up to68.9mpg
        • from95g/km
      • Citigo 3 Door Monte Carlo
        Citigo 3 Door Monte Carlo from  10,670
        Citigo 3 Door Monte Carlo
        • ​​​​15-inch Auriga black alloy​ wheels​
        • Lowered suspension
        • ​Front and rear spoiler​​​​​​
        • boot space251l /951l
        • up to62.8mpg
        • from105g/km
      • Citigo 5 Door
        Citigo 5 Door from  8,625
        Citigo 5 door
        • Our smart city car​​
        • Big on quality and value for money
        • A generous, flexible interior space
        • boot space251l /959l
        • up to68.9mpg
        • from95g/km
      • Citigo 5 Door Monte Carlo
        Citigo 5 Door Monte Carlo from  11,020
        Citigo 5 Door Monte Carlo
        • ​​​​15-inch Auriga black alloy wheels​​​​​​​​​
        • Lowered suspension​​
        • ​​Front and rear spoile​r​​
        • boot space251l /959l
        • up to62.8mpg
        • from105g/km
  • Fabia
      • Fabia Hatch
        Fabia Hatch from  10,600
        Fabia Hatch
        • ​​The next step in ŠKODA’s design language
        • ​​Outstanding interior space
        • ​​​Become the designer with our Colour Concept
        • boot space330l /1150l
        • up to78.6mpg
        • from88g/km
      • Fabia Estate
        Fabia Estate from  12,460
        Fabia Estate
        • ​The next step in ŠKODA's design language​
        • Available with a host of ‘Simply Clever’ solutions
        • ​Up to 1,395 litres of boot space​​
        • boot space530l /1395l
        • up to83.1mpg
        • from88g/km
  • Rapid
      • Rapid
        Rapid from  14,400
        • Our new family car​​​​​​​
        • Hatchback body style with fantastic interior space
        • Up to 1490 litres of boot space
        • boot space550l /1490l
        • up to78.5mpg
        • from94g/km
  • Rapid Spaceback
  • Octavia
      • Octavia Hatch
        Octavia Hatch from  16,285
        Octavia Hatch
        • ​The new third-gen Octavia​​​​​​
        • Wide range of 'Simply Clever' solutions
        • Innovative safety, comfort and driver assistant systems
        • boot space590l /1580l
        • up to80.7mpg
        • from90g/km
      • Octavia Estate
        Octavia Estate from  17,485
        Octavia Estate
        • Up to a cavernous 1750 litres of luggage space​​​​
        • Innovative safety, comfort and driver assistant systems
        • Wide range of 'Simply Clever' solutions
        • boot space610l /1740l
        • up to80.7mpg
        • from90g/km
  • New Superb
  • Yeti
      • Yeti
        Yeti from  17,000
        • ​Features a new stylish and elegant design ​​​
        • Two-wheel-drive​
        • Uncompromised in terms of safety​
        • boot space416l /1580l
        • up to62.8mpg
        • from118g/km
      • Yeti Outdoor
        Yeti Outdoor from  17,000
        Yeti Outdoor
        • ​Features a new rugged and adventurous design ​​​
        • Choice of two or four-wheel-drive
        • Uncompromised in terms of safety​
        • boot space416l /1580l
        • up to62.8mpg
        • from118g/km

ŠKODA unveils giant vRS ‘Man-Pram’

ŠKODA has unveiled the ultimate baby buggy, dubbed the ‘vRS Mega Man-Pram’ – a high performance vehicle that has been designed to provide the ultimate baby transportation experience. ‘King Size’ buggy is the ultimate accessory for new dads.

Milton Keynes, 25th July 2013 - To celebrate the launch of the Octavia vRS – the fastest ŠKODA ever – the company gave a team of engineers the task of bringing the same qualities that go into the car to other everyday objects. These included the vRS Man-Pram and were highlighted in a new ad launching the third-generation Octavia vRS.

The pram’s vRS style makeover fits perfectly with a ŠKODA-commissioned survey of 1,000 dads which found that two thirds (76%) admitted they would spend more time pushing baby if they had access to a higher spec and more stylish buggy.

The result is a remarkable baby carriage: standing two metres high. The buggy comes complete with wing mirrors, hydraulic suspension, 20 inch alloy wheels, oversized brake callipers, anti-stress grips and a headlamp beam for night walks. Tots lucky enough to be carried on board can look forward to “sports-style upholstery” and “adjustable lumbar support”.

Heidi Cartledge, Head of Marketing at ŠKODA UK comments: ‘The ‘vRS Mega Man-Pram’ proves what you can do when you take the vRS vision off road and drive it straight into the nursery. We used it in the new Octavia vRS TV ad because we wanted to bring to life the idea of enhancing the performance of everyday objects. The high tech-buggy gives a tongue in cheek sense of what you could experience if you vRS’d your life’.

The ŠKODA survey of British dads uncovered the most desirable additions to a high tech stroller which were reflected in the ‘vRS Mega Man-Pram’ design.

The full spec includes:

  • Wing mirrors
  • High spec brakes including brake lights
  • High-beam headlamp
  • Hydraulic suspension
  • 20 inch alloy wheels
  • All terrain tyres
  • Oversized brake callipers
  • Anti-stress push-bar grips
  • Sports-style upholstery

The ‘vRS Mega Man-Pram’ features in the new advert for the Octavia vRS, which debuts exclusively on YouTube today http://youtu.be/BgZluCEBS6w. A behind the scenes ‘making of’ can also be accessed here http://youtu.be/Kx2M0VB1f1A.

Survey findings

1,000 dads were surveyed revealing the following:

  • 76% would be more inclined to spend more time pushing baby if they had access to a stylish, high spec buggy.

  • The top five additions they would like to see were listed as: muscular design (25%), large alloy wheels to give enhanced height (22%), hydraulic suspension system (16%), high spec brakes including brake lights (15%) and wing mirrors (12%).

  • A third of British dads (33%) admitted they sometimes feel embarrassed pushing conventional prams whilst one in four (25%) always insist that their partner pushes the pram when out for walks together.

  • British dads use baby buggies for an average of 1 hour each week.

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