Skoda Octavia RS Launching in India on August 30

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Skoda India, the Indian subsidiary of the Volkswagen group owned Czech car manufacturer has announced to launch the new 2017 Octavia RS variant on August 30. The new 2017 Skoda Octavia RS will be the second of the three new Skoda launches this year. The new 2017 RS variant will be the new leading model in the Octavia car line.

Globally, this high-performance model of the Octavia contributes to the 13{52fc1907a0a3de5bb99ec1823a272c73f9cf5bae2273755893d388ae640ff405} of overall sales of this renowned notchback. The company has already dispatched the first lot to its authorized dealers and test drives will start soon. The 2017 Skoda Octavia RS gets a number of visual updates and a more powerful engine.

The front end now looks a lot more aggressive and sporty because of all-black Grille with a sportier bumper. The side flaunts larger wheels with lower profile rubber. The rear end gets boot-lid spoiler, updated bumper with reflector strip and dual exhaust pipes.

The Indian model of the Skoda Octavia RS 2017 will get a 2.0 liter TSI engine that will come mated to a six-speed dual-clutch transmission. This engine delivers a maximum output of 230 HP.

2017 Skoda Octavia RS features list will include:

  • LED DRLs,
  • LED Headlamps,
  • 9.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and support for Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink.
  • Safety features include a full pack of nine airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP and park-assist.

2017 Skoda Octavia RS India Launch Date

Launch Date August 30

 

2017 Skoda Octavia RS India Price in India

Minimum Price Rs 25 Lakh
Maximum Price Rs 28 Lakh

 

Skoda Octavia India price range will start at Rs 25 lakh and will go all the way to Rs 28 lakh for the fully loaded-model.

2017 Skoda Octavia RS India Specs

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Engine TSI Turbocharged Petrol
Displacement 2.0-litre
Max. Power 230 BHP
Peak Torque 350 Nm
Transmission 6-speed DSG

 

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

City 11 KMPL
Highway 14 KMPL

 

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 230 KMPH
0-100 KMPH 6.7 seconds

 

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