All-new Skoda Octavia RS introduced

Skoda revealed the RS version of the new Octavia, a model available in both sedan and wagon variant. The new model is the fastest Skoda ever being powered by a 2.0-liter TSI gasoline unit producing 220 horsepower and a 2.0-liter TDI with 184 horses.

If you opt for the diesel model, accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h takes 8,1 seconds while top speed is rated at 232 km/h. On other hand, the more potent TSI model sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in 6,8 seconds with a top speed of 248 km/h.

2013 Skoda Octavia RS

2013 Skoda Octavia RS

These figures are available with a six-speed manual transmission while a DSG unit will be offered as well.

2013 Skoda Octavia RS

2013 Skoda Octavia RS

At the exterior, the new Octavia RS comes with new alloy wheels, a revised front grille, new bumpers, a rear spoiler and trapezoidal tailpipes. Inside you will find a new instrument panel, stainless steel sill plates, sport seats and a new steering wheel.

2013 Skoda Octavia RS

2013 Skoda Octavia RS

A sports suspension brings the model closer to the ground while an electronic differential lock and an improved ESC system are available as well.

2013 Skoda Octavia RS

2013 Skoda Octavia RS

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