Skoda Octavia vRS 245 is the most powerful Octavia model ever that will debut at the Geneva Motor Show.
The Czech Republic automaker, Skoda has revealed its most powerful Octavia in Europe. Called the Skoda Octavia vRS 245, the performance-oriented sedan will have its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. As for now, there is no official confirmation about the India launch of the Skoda Octavia vRS 245. Though, we will see the updated Skoda Octavia RS by mid 2017.
At the heart of the Skoda Octavia vRS 245 is a 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder tubro-boosted engine that makes it the most powerful Octavia till date. This motor generates 245PS (242bhp) power output, while pushing out 370Nm of torque. This performance sedan can do 0-100kmph in 6.6 seconds, and offers a top speed of 250kmph. There are two transmission options on offer – a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed DSG automatic. The electronic limited slip differential system delivers power to the front wheels. Read – 2017 Skoda Octavia Facelift – All You Need To Know
Carrying sporty design details, the Skoda Octavia vRS 245 is said to be the new face of the brand. Its completely new front fascia features a wider grille, new bumper and fully LED headlamps.
What add more to its sporty appeal is LED illumination technology on fog lights, tail lamps and number plate. Inside, the car welcomes you with sporty black colour theme, premium Alcantara sports seats, aluminium pedals and a multifunction steering wheel with paddleshifts.
The most powerful Octavia gets multiple personalisation options for removable LED torch in the boot, two USB ports with rear passengers, heated steering wheel and a key. The car also comes fitted with a new 9.2-inch infotainment display with navigation and an optional LTE module. The Skoda Connect App enables users to connect their smartphones to the car.
The Skoda Octavia vRS 245 comes with several driver assistance systems including Trailer Assist, Predictive Pedestrian Protection, Front Assist, Blind Spot Detect, Rear Traffic Alert, Manoeuvre Assist, Crew Protect Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, etc. While the height of the new Octavia vRS has been trimmed down by 14mm, the rear track is now 38mm wider than before.