Skoda To Introduce A Powerful Version Of The Octavia RS At Geneva

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The Skoda Octavia RS is a powerful car, but the folks at Skoda though they can extract some more power out of an everyday car. The result — Skoda Octavia RS 245.

Skoda To Introduce A Powerful Version Of The Octavia RS At Geneva

Based on the Skoda Octavia RS, the 245 derives its name from the power it generates — 245PS, 15PS more than the Octavia RS. Power will be derived from a 2.0-litre TFSI (turbocharged) petrol engine, and the RS 245 makes 20Nm of extra torque compared to the RS 230.

Skoda To Introduce A Powerful Version Of The Octavia RS At Geneva

The Octavia RS 245 will be available as a wagon as well as a sedan, and will be equipped with a standard "electronically controlled differential front axle lock", to assist dynamic cornering.

Skoda To Introduce A Powerful Version Of The Octavia RS At Geneva

The new Octavia RS 245 will be able to accelerate from 0 to 100km/h in 6.6 seconds, and will be able to reach a top speed of 250km/h.

Skoda To Introduce A Powerful Version Of The Octavia RS At Geneva

For the interior, the new Skoda RS 245 will come with a 9.2-inch infotainment system that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The Octavia RS 245 will make its public debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show.

Skoda To Introduce A Powerful Version Of The Octavia RS At Geneva

If you feel the Skoda RS is not ‘loud' enough to your liking, then the BMW M3 should suit you better. Take a look at the image gallery below.

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Story first published: Friday, February 3, 2017, 15:35 [IST]
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