New Skoda Octavia vRS (2013 / 2014) Revealed

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New Skoda Octavia vRS hatch #038; estate revealed

The new (2013/2014) Skoda Octavia vRS #8211; the quickest Octavia yet #8211; revealed as a Hatchback or Estate ahead of a public debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed.

The Skoda Octavia vRS #8211; the latest version of Skoda#8217;s quick and appealing take on the VW Golf GTI #8211; has been unveiled ahead of its debut at the Goodwood FoS in July. and it looks a cracker.

Available as either a hatchback or estate #8211; and as a diesel or a petrol #8211; the Octavia vRS manages to repackage the Golf GTI and Golf GTD in to one Skoda, offering good performance (the vRS is a bit slower than the GTI to 62mph at 6.8 seconds but has a 2mph higher top speed), good looks and the promise of prices starting not much above £20k.

The petrol vRS gets the Golf GTI#8217;s 217bhp 2.0 litre TSI and the diesel vRS the 181bhp 2.0 litre TFI from the Golf GTD, both with a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard and a six-speed DSG as option, sports suspension, XDS differential, quicker steering and multi-link rear suspension.

Clothing the new vRS is a butch bodykit to mark it out from its lesser siblings, vRS badges, new bumpers front and back, new front grill, honeycomb air intakes, rear diffuser, LEDs and bi-xenons, a back spoiler, new alloys (17#8243;, 18#8243; and 19#8243;) and a pair of impressive looking chrome tail pipes.

Inside the new vRS gets sports seats, leather steering wheel, a vRS instrument panel and stainless steel for the pedals and sill plates.

The new Skoda Octavia vRS #8211; Estate and Hatchback #8211; will go on sale in August after its public debut at the FoS.


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