13 September 2011 by Parkers Team

  • Czech manufacturer shows off its Focus rival
  • MissionL concept will sit between Fabia and Octavia
  • Set to signal start of new 'model offensive' for the firm

Skoda's stand was dominated by the MissionL concept car which is set to take on the Ford Focus and mark the start of a raft of new models from the manufacturer.

Sitting between the Fabia and Octavia, the MissionL is a five-door hatchback set to influence the look of the company's upcoming model line, as Skoda looks to give others car in its range a refresh.

In fact the company has set itself some big goals claiming that it will present a new vehicle every six months for the next two or three years.

Despite being a concept car at present, the manufacturer claims that the MissionL is close to the final production-ready design.

The sixth model line will be launched in Europe, Russia and China in 2012. Before the end of this year, the brand will also launch a new saloon in India. Intended exclusively for the Indian market, this car will start the Czech firm's ‘model offensive" - an extensive project designed to help the brand increase its global annual sales to 1.5 million vehicles by 2018.

To read about all the new cars, concepts and news from the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, click here.