The Skoda Octavia RS now additionally is available in a plug-in hybrid model at the side of turbocharged petrol and diesel engines. The performance-oriented model of the fourth-generation Octavia is predicted to be introduced in India in 2021.
Powertrain smart, the 2021 Skoda Octavia RS is available in three choices – petrol, diesel, & plug-in hybrid
Skoda Auto has in the end pulled the wraps off the sporty and strong Octavia RS, forward of its world release. We already were given a longer glimpse of the automobile when the corporate published the plug-in hybrid model – Octavia RS iV this 12 months, on the other hand, now we get to grasp extra concerning the performance-oriented model of the fourth-generation Skoda Octavia. Like the common style, the RS style may even are available in each sedan and property bodystyle. While it’ll be introduced within the global markets this 12 months, India is predicted to get it in early 2021, palms crossed!
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Now, powertrain smart, the 2021 Skoda Octavia RS vary is available in 3 choices – a 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine, a 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine, and the plug-in hybrid model powered via a 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine paired with a 180 kW electrical motor. The turbocharged 2.0-litre TSI engine is tuned to make 241 bhp and 370 Nm, whilst mated to both a 6-speed guide or 7-speed DSG computerized transmission. The diesel possibility is tuned to make 197 bhp and 400 Nm and simplest will get the 7-speed DSG computerized transmission, with all-wheel power is an not obligatory further. As for the plug-in hybrid model, the 1.Four TSI motor makes a good 114 bhp and 330 Nm torque, on the other hand, with the electrical motor, the mixed gadget output reaches 241 bhp and 400 Nm of height torque. The India-spec Skoda Octavia RS will simplest get the turbocharged 2.0-litre TSI engine mated to the 7-speed DSG computerized transmission.
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Frantisek Drabek, Head of the Compact Model Range at Skoda Auto, mentioned, “No subject which power thought you go for as an OCTAVIA RS fanatic, Skoda’s RS fashions ship precisely what you could possibly be expecting: they mix the functionality that has been liked via shoppers for many years and ultimate on a regular basis practicality. All 3 power techniques are convincing with their constant energy supply and superb gasoline intake, and show off the newest era in spectacular taste.”
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Visually, the 2021 Skoda Octavia RS is very similar to the common Octavia however includes a host of sporty styling parts, with the signature butterfly grille completed in black, flanked via a couple of graceful LED headlamps. The automobile will get a sportier bumper with greater intakes and LED foglamps. The black theme is additional prolonged to the Octavia RS’ black roof, black inserts at the aspect skirts, black ORVMs, trunk spoiler and rear bumper main points. The automobile additionally comes with a collection of black 18-inch alloy wheels as usual, with not obligatory 19-inch alloys, and each include crimson brake calipers. At the rear, the automobile include smoked LED taillamps a sculpted boot-lid with the Skoda lettering on the centre, additionally completed in black.
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Inside, the Skoda Octavia RS comes with an all-black cabin coated in Alcantara leather-based with crimson accents, entrance game seats in black cloth upholstery and RS emblem, flat-bottom steerage wheel, and extra. The automobile additionally will get the Virtual Cockpit software panel as usual, which gives an extra Sport format, with Driving Mode Select as usual, that includes a brand new RS mode. All motive force help techniques from the fourth-generation OCTAVIA are in fact additionally to be had for the RS variants. These come with the brand new Collision-Avoidance Assist, Turn Assist and Exit Warning in addition to Local Traffic Warning.
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