New Skoda Octavia RS – 220 hp petrol or 184 hp diesel

12 Jun 2014 | Author: | Comments Off on New Skoda Octavia RS – 220 hp petrol or 184 hp diesel

New Skoda Octavia RS #8211; 220 hp or 184 hp diesel

Making good on its to debut the new Skoda Octavia RS at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the automaker has released full of the fastest Octavia ever. We have these five so far, with more to after the event proper.

The Skoda Octavia RS (or vRS in the UK, as Ford to ‘own’ the RS name over gets two turbocharged 2.0 litre options this time a petrol as per usual and a new diesel The former gets 220 hp and 350 Nm, while the trades some horses for torque (184 hp and 380Nm).

No surprise it’s the petrol 2.0 TSI the quicker of the two. It breaks the 100 mark in 6.8 seconds and on to a top speed of 248 0.4 seconds and 6 km/h faster the car it replaces. The 2.0 TDI model registers 8.1 and 232 km/h.

Both models get a choice of manual or DSG transmissions.

There’s no the Octavia RS’ relationship with sporty Golf MK7 models. The 2.0 petrol is the same as the one found on a GTI, and the turbodiesel engine is a lift from a Golf The donor cars’ XDS electronic lock and progressive steering are featured here.

Skoda quotes economy of up to 19% through the use of the VW Group’s new MQB platform, start/stop and brake energy system. The RS has a 12 mm (or 13 mm for the Combi estate lower ride height to a standard Octavia. with suspension fitted as standard.

On the outside the Octavia RS gets a front grille carrying a RS badge, plus honeycomb air aggressively chiselled bumpers and bi-xenon headlamps with LED DRLs.

Round the back it unique spoilers, LED lamps and a diffuser with two large chrome exhaust tips.

wheel choices ranging 17- to 19-inch items are available, styled with sharp and distinctive two-tone paint As with all Skoda RS models, the calipers are finished in red-lacquer. Skoda is sportier than before and it shows.

Inside you’ll find sports seats and a sporty leather steering wheel plenty of RS badges everywhere. RS instrument panel with display is also standard, with stainless steel and sill plates. Panoramic 8-inch touchscreen with sensor (sounds familiar ?) and Canton sound system are all extras.

Moving to a new-generation base is now 102 mm longer) also brings space improvements. Skoda it has the largest interior room compact sports cars, and the size is also class-leading at 590 (610 litres in the Combi).

So your poison: petrol or In this case there is no answer.

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