Skoda Auto india introduced its most awaited performance sedan – The Octavia RS 230 at an attractive price tag of Rs.24,62,542/- (ex-showroom, pan-India). The RS 230 launch comes just months after introducing the updated Octavia in India. While the Octavia has always been an impressive car, the RS 230 version unmistakably shows off its sporty character and racy design. Acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph comes in just 6.8 seconds and a top speed of 250 kmph makes it the fastest series-production model in the history of ŠKODA in India.
At the launch of the OCTAVIA RS, Mr. Ashutosh Dixit – Director: Sales, Service & Marketing, ŠKODA AUTO India, said, “The OCTAVIA RS transforms ŠKODA’s century long motorsports legacy into the fastest ever OCTAVIA produced in India. The OCTAVIA RS 230 boasts of a unique combination of a high performance engine, sporty appearance and driving dynamics along with new technologies and connectivity. The ŠKODA OCTAVIA RS 230 bristles with emotion and dynamism. It is being reintroduced in the market following an overwhelming response from customers and is targeted at ŠKODA loyalists.”
ŠKODA used the abbreviation RS for the first time in motorsport in 1974. So far 200,000 RS models have been sold to date – a whopping 100,000 of which are third-generation Octavias sold since 2013.
To support its Racing DNA, the Octavia RS 230 gets the following enhancements:
- Powerful 2.0 TSI turbocharged petrol engine mated to a 6 speed DSG transmission
- Top speed of 250 kmph and acceleration from 0 to 100 km in 6.8 seconds
- Engine produces 230PS of power and 350Nm of peak torque
- XDS+ limited-slip differential that offers an ultimate driving experience
- QuadraLED headlights and full LED lighting
- RS badging on Radiator grille and Tailgate
- Alcantara® sports seats to provide maximum support in fast corners.
- Multi-function sports steering wheel with perforated leather & integrated gear-shift paddles
- Equipped with 17 inch Hawk Anthracite alloy wheels
- Variable ratio steering enables RS drivers to have sportier control of the car
- Available in 4 sporty colors of Race Blue, Steel Grey, Corrida Red & Candy White
- Sportier bumpers, lip spoiler & chrome tip exhausts
- The ground clearance of RS 230 is lowered by 15mm
- Updated infotainment & driver assistance systems (includes lap timer)
- Available at a pan-India ex-showroom price of Rs.24.62 lakh
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