Skoda announced new Octavia RS
Skoda announced the new version of their RS family, which will enter the market after the standard model.
Skoda, who made the Octavia, which will be selling with the model year of 2017, finally met with the fastest models of the family. Following the plans to add the Superb to the top of the passenger car fan, the Octavia RS will be available for sale this year with its makeup design, enhancements and performance additions.
Design & Hardware
We see that the lighting group included in the front design of the Octavia RS family is in a discrete structure as it is in the standard make-up version. Along with full-LED technology lighting, Skoda also underlines that the Octavia RS will provide a much wider range of lighting. Along with the lighting, the front radiator inlet of the Octavia RS and the bumpers have a sporty structure with large air ducts. The rear of the car is complemented by a C-shaped new generation lightings, a sporty diffuser and two large exhausts.
The 2017 Octavia RS has a technological cockpit as in the standard version. Located in the center of the cockpit, the touchscreen multimedia display also makes it possible to wirelessly connect to a 9.2-inch in-the-lead system in the top hardware option. The components used in the vehicle are diversified as leather, fabric and optionally alcantara. In addition to these enhancements, the driver-assisted electronic systems are among the indispensable options of Octavia. Electronic systems such as Emergency Brake, Collision Prevention Front Assist, Intelligent Pedestrian Detection System, Blind Spot Warning System, Rear Traffic Alert, Crew Protect Assist that automatically closes the sunroof and windows in case of possible accident, and maneuver assistant are among the driver assistants offered in the Octavia RS taking. Rims in the 17-inch size are available as standard, while 18-inch and 19-inch wheels are available as an option.
Engine & Infrastructure
The Skoda performance team positions the sports suspension in the 2017 model at 15mm lower than in the previous generation, while the rear seat is 30mm wider. The Skoda team, which changes the driving character with Comfort, Normal and Sport modes, also supports these features with electronic differential (LSD) and dynamic chassis control (DCC).
The 2017 Skoda Octavia RS offers a choice of 2.0 liter diesel and petrol engines. From these engines we can see that the diesel has 184 horsepower and 380 Nm of torque, and the petrol engine has 230 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque. Offering a choice of six-speed manual and DSG gearbox options for both engines, Skoda also offers a four-wheel drive infrastructure for the diesel version. As the subject is a performance car, the most curious values are 0-100 and maximum speed parameters. The 2017 Skoda Octavia RS is capable of reaching a maximum of 232 km per hour, while the 2.0-liter diesel (average consumption of 4.5 liters per 100 km) can reach from 0 to 100 in 7.9 seconds. The petrol Octavia RS (average consumption 6.5 liters per 100 km) can reach 0 to 100 in 6.7 seconds, but it can reach a maximum of 250 km / h. The release date and price of the 2017 Octavia RS, the strongest model of the Octavia history, is not yet clear.