The Skoda Octavia RS now additionally is available in a plug-in hybrid model together with turbocharged petrol and diesel engines. The performance-oriented model of the fourth-generation Octavia is anticipated to be launched in India in 2021.
Powertrain clever, the 2021 Skoda Octavia RS is available in three choices – petrol, diesel, & plug-in hybrid
Skoda Auto has lastly pulled the wraps off the sporty and highly effective Octavia RS, forward of its international launch. We already acquired an prolonged glimpse of the automotive when the corporate revealed the plug-in hybrid model – Octavia RS iV this 12 months, nevertheless, now we get to know more concerning the performance-oriented model of the fourth-generation Skoda Octavia. Just like the common mannequin, the RS mannequin will even are available each sedan and property bodystyle. Whereas it is going to be launched within the worldwide markets this 12 months, India is anticipated to get it in early 2021, fingers crossed!
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Now, powertrain clever, the 2021 Skoda Octavia RS vary is available in three choices – a 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine, a 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine, and the plug-in hybrid model powered by 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, whereas mated to both a 6-speed handbook or 7-speed DSG computerized transmission. The diesel possibility is tuned to make 197 bhp and 400 Nm and solely will get the 7-speed DSG computerized transmission, with all-wheel drive is an non-obligatory further. As for the plug-in hybrid model, the 1.Four TSI motor makes a good 114 bhp and 330 Nm torque, nevertheless, with the electrical motor, the mixed system output reaches 241 bhp and 400 Nm of peak torque. The India-spec Skoda Octavia RS will solely 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 Mannequin Vary at Skoda Auto, stated, “Irrespective of which drive idea you go for as an OCTAVIA RS fanatic, Skoda’s RS fashions ship precisely what you’ll anticipate: they mix the efficiency that has been cherished by clients for many years and supreme on a regular basis practicality. All three drive techniques are convincing with their constant energy supply and glorious gas consumption, and showcase the newest know-how in spectacular fashion.”
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Visually, the 2021 Skoda Octavia RS is just like the common Octavia however incorporates a host of sporty styling components, with the signature butterfly grille completed in black, flanked by a pair of smooth LED headlamps. The automotive will get a sportier bumper with bigger intakes and LED foglamps. The black theme is additional prolonged to the Octavia RS’ black roof, black inserts on the aspect skirts, black ORVMs, trunk spoiler and rear bumper particulars. The automotive additionally comes with a set of black 18-inch alloy wheels as commonplace, with non-obligatory 19-inch alloys, and each include purple brake calipers. On the rear, the automotive 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 lined in Alcantara leather-based with purple accents, entrance sport seats in black cloth upholstery and RS brand, flat-bottom steering wheel, and more. The automotive additionally will get the Digital Cockpit instrument panel as commonplace, which presents a further Sport format, with Driving Mode Choose as commonplace, that includes a brand new RS mode. All driver help techniques from the fourth-generation OCTAVIA are in fact additionally obtainable for the RS variants. These embody the brand new Collision-Avoidance Help, Flip Help and Exit Warning in addition to Native Site visitors Warning.