Skoda India has launched the new 2017 Octavia RS. The launch took place in Mumbai and the new model is available for sale at a price of Rs. 24.62 Lakh. The new 2017 RS model becomes the top new model in the Octavia range. Actually, it is a high-performance model built to tempt car enthusiasts.
The 2017 Skoda Octavia RS gets a number of visual updates and a more powerful engine. The front flaunts a sportier bumper and there is a vRS badge that will contribute to the faster speed of the car. In the side, you will see a lager wheels with lower profile rubber. The rear-end gets a boot-lid spoiler, tweaked bumper with reflector strip and dual exhaust pipes.
2017 Skoda Octavia RS India Price in India
|Price (ex-showroom)||Rs 24.62 Lakh|
The 2017 Octavia RS becomes the new flagship model in the current generation lineup of Octavia. It is priced Rs 24.62 lakh.
2017 Skoda Octavia RS India Specs
|Engine||TSI Turbocharged Petrol|
|Max. Power||230 BHP|
|Peak Torque||350 Nm|
In India, the Octavia RS 2017 model will be available with a 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine. This engine will come mated to a 6-speed DSG and will output a max. power of 230 HP and a peak torque of 350 Nm. The engine will offer three drive modes-Sport, Normal and Comfort. In comparison, the standard Octavia 1.8 comes mated to a 7-speed DSG, it produces only 177 BHP and 250 Nm.
2017 Skoda Octavia RS India Mileage
The RS version will give a mileage of roughly 11 KMPL. And on the highway, one can expect an average mileage of upto 14 KMPL. These are quite respectable fuel consumption figures for a car with so much power on tap and a petrol engine displacing 2.0-litres.
2017 Skoda Octavia RS India – Top Speed & 0-100 KMPH
|Top Speed||250 KMPH|
|0-100 KMPH||6.8 seconds|
The Octavia RS can easily hit a top speed of 250 KMPH. It can sprint to 100 KMPH from a standstill in just 6.8 seconds.
2017 Skoda Octavia RS India Interior
- An all-black interior
- The RS-Sport seats along with optional Alcantara upholstery
- New 9.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink.
Safety features include:
- a full pack of nine airbags,
- ABS with EBD, ESP,
- Blind Spot Detect,
- Trailer Assist and Rear Traffic Alert, and park-assist
One more major new safety feature on offer is the new Crew Protect Assist feature that closes windows and sunroofs during a disastrous case of an impact. Also, it tightens the seatbelts to secure the passengers strongly.
Also Read about Audi Q7 Petrol 40TFSI