A brief overview of the Skoda Octavia vRS
The Czech automaker, Skoda, recently launched the Octavia sedan in the Indian market, and its sales have been promising owing to it great-on-features and the many engine options it comes with. And in connection, this year, in 2016, Skoda is set to bring to the market a high-performance edition of its D-segment sedan known as the Octavia vRS.
The Skoda Octavia vRS is said to be unveiled in the Auto Expo 2016. When it comes to its design, the Octavia vRS is similar to other Skoda siblings, but it is a lot sportier and comes with a newer body kit and with a whole lot more added features and system updates.
Skoda Octavia vRS Exteriors
The Skoda Octavia vRS sedan comes with the requisite exterior look and feel but comes with an added sporty overtone. This is evident in the headlights, the bumper, mesh grille and also the fog lamps design. Also the alloy wheels and larger wheelbase firms up this equation. The aerodynamic structure and an elegant side profile and a notable rear end render an overall classy look. True. The Skoda sedan can definitely be regarded as a stylish, sleek vehicle with a captivating aura.
|Front track 1539mm|
|Rear track 1514mm|
Skoda Octavia vRS Interiors
The Skoda Octavia vRS seems to come with all features suited for a standard car coupled with sports-styled bucket seating and great lighting. This classy, stylish sedan comes with great interiors and many innovative systems, features and add-ons. Overall, the setting is just right so as to give its occupants a comfortable ride and a memorable driving experience. The classy interiors are also very roomy and come with complementing dashboard and upholstery materials.
Skoda Octavia vRS Engine Specs and Transmissions
The engines come in both manual and automatic transmissions. Overall, the Skoda Octavia vRS comes with 7 different engine variants which are noticeable. The petrol engine is a 2.0 litre turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and the diesel version is also a turbocharged 2.0 litre engine. In terms of speed, the petrol version can achieve the 0 to 100 kmph mark in about 6.8 seconds and the diesel version can achieve it in about 8.2 seconds. One notable aspect is that all the engines are a lot more fuel-efficient as compared to its earlier models.
|Models||Fuel Mode||Transmission||Engine Specs||Power||Torque||Speed||Mileage|
|2 variants||Petrol||Manual/Automatic||1798cc||177.5bhp@5000-5100rpm||250Nm@1250-5000rpm||205 Km ph.||11-14 kmpl|
|5 variants||Diesel||Manual/Automatic||1968cc||141bhp@4000rpm||320Nm@1750-3000rpm||205 Km ph.||17 -20 kmpl|
Skoda Octavia vRS - Pricing and Competition
The pricing of the Skoda Octavia vRS is expected to be in the range of INR 18- 21 lakhs. And when it comes to its list of league competitors, the Volkswagen Jetta, Hyundai Elantra and Chevrolet Cruze fit the bill.
The Skoda Octavia vRS will be showcased in the Auto Expo 2016.
The Auto Expo is being held in New Delhi from February 5th - 9th 2016.
The Auto Expo held in New Delhi, India is supposedly Asia’s biggest and also globally, the second biggest motor show. This is a biennial event organized jointly by the ACMA, Automotive Component Manufacturers Association, the CII, Confederation of Indian Industry and the SIAM, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers.