The performance focussed RS version gets a powerful 2.0L turbocharged motor.
The Skoda Octavia RS245 has been launched in India at Rs 36 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi). Offered only with a single trim, the vRS is a limited edition variant and 200 units of the car would be produced. It is based on the top-end Octavia L&T variant. The existing Octavia hasn’t been revised for its BS6 compliance, indicating its imminent phase out. There is no word on the next-gen Octavia at present.
Skoda Octavia RS245 Engine and Specifications
|Engine||2.0L turbocharged petrol|
|Transmission||7-speed DSG AT|
The performance ready car model is imparted with a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine producing a massive power of 245 PS and 370 Nm of torque. It is linked to 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox.
Being based on the L&T variant, the Skoda Octavia RS245 gets all the features of the top-spec trim along with some additional sportier traits separating it from the regular Octavia. The RS245 gets a sporty spoiler, vRS badges, dual exhaust tips and 18-inch machined-cut alloy wheels.
Hop into its cabin and the all-black theme is sure to inspire you and coupled with sports seats, you will feel as if you are driving a Moto GP racing car. And not to mention the large 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster which affirms your feeling of driving a sports car. Features such as with dual-zone climate control, 8-inch touchscreen infotainment unit compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, hands-free parking and power-adjustable driver’s seat.