After a teaser photo uploaded to the Skoda’s Facebook page, sparked rumors of a stronger version of the renewed Octavia RS, but eventually the news proved coal, since the Skoda just presented the renewed Octavia and Octavia RS in special event organized in Vienna.

2018 Skoda Octavia RS 245 Exterior

The updated version of the Octavia, acquires new lights, which are available with LED technology, new grille, new bumpers, new LED rear light clusters, as new design wheels from 16 “to 18”.

The version Octavia Scout is fitted with new bumpers, redesigned wheels black plastic protectors in various parts of the body, aluminum roof rails and 33mm increased distance from soil. The space of the luggage reaches 610 liters, which after folding the rear seat goes up to 1,740 liters.

2018 Skoda Octavia RS 245 Interior

Inside we find the most advanced Columbus infotainment system with touch screen 9.2 “supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, MirrorLink and SmartGate, fewer physical buttons, inductive charger, the Octavia can be equipped with devices such as smart protection pedestrians, Front Assist, parking assistant, blind spot detection, Rear Traffic Alert and assistant trailer. In additional equipment meet removable flashlight in the trunk of the Octavia Combi, heated steering wheel, wrench settings for each driver and folding tables on the backs of the front seats.

Mechanically, the new Octavia is available with five petrol engines and four diesel with a capacity of 1000-2000 mL performance from 84-184 hp. The engines are combined with six-speed manual and automatic transmissions, the 1.8 TSI and 2.0 TDI can be combined with all-wheel drive. The system Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC) is available in versions Comfort, Normal and Sport, and there is a CNG version wearing the 1.400 cc engine generates 110 hp.

The Octavia RS is offered in sedan and wagon versions and have new wheels dimensions from 17 “to 19” gloss black diffuser and LED lights plate lamp.

2018 Skoda Octavia RS 245 Specification and Performance

Movement gets the 2.0 TSI engine strengthened by 10 horses and delivers 230 horses with 350 Nm torque. The 0-100 km / h does it in 6.7 seconds, with a top speed of 250 km / h. The engine is combined with either 6’s mechanical, or 6’s automatic DSG gearbox.

In Octavia RS diesel, the 2.0 TDI produces 184 horsepower with 380 Nm of torque, with 0-100 km / hour need 7.9 seconds, with top speed reaches 232 km / h. The 2.0 TDI engine is mated with a 6 speed transmission or DSG 6 speed for power sent to the front axle, the all wheel drive version to be offered only with the DSG.

The suspension of the renewed Octavia RS is 15 mm lower than that of simply Octavia, the rear track has increased by 30 mm. The brake calipers are painted in red and inside we find sports seats and the new Columbus infotainment system with touch screen 8 “or 9.2”.

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