The new Skoda Octavia 3 generation was officially launched December 11, 2012, and after a couple of days, “flowed” its image in the network of the “charged” version with the RS nameplate, official details of which were known at the beginning of June.
As before, Skoda Octavia RS in a new body A7 is available in two body variants: liftback and estate (Combi). Also for the new items manufacturer offered two different versions of powertrains.
Configurations and prices Skoda Octavia RS 2016.
|2.0 TSI MT||$32,200||2.0 petrol (220 hp)||Manual (6)||front|
|2.0 TSI DSG||$34,000||2.0 petrol (220 hp)||Automatic (6)||front|
The petrol 2.0-liter TSI turbo engine capacity of 220 hp borrowed from the Volkswagen Golf GTI. Working in tandem with the base six-speed manual, this engine enables the car to accelerate from zero to hundred in 6.8 seconds and a top speed of 248 km/h.
The two-liter TDI diesel engine for the Skoda Octavia RS (A7) has a more modest performance – its output is 184 hp, while the acceleration from zero to hundred kilometers per hour it takes 8.1 seconds longer. (Maximum speed is 232 km/h). Both engines are available in tandem with robotized transmission DSG, and in autumn 2015 the first diesel model has got a modification of the version with all-wheel drive.
All-wheel drive Skoda Octavia RS (2015-2016) with a diesel engine and a robot DSG accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.6 seconds. (Gain compared to the front-wheel version with a decent 0.5), but the maximum speed was slightly lower – 228 kilometers per hour.
Externally, the Skoda Octavia RS A7 easy to distinguish from the normal version by a more aggressive front bumper with enlarged air intakes and LED navigation lights, a grille, spoiler, modified rear bumper with two chromed tailpipes of the exhaust system and other rims.
The company developed four options for drawing the disc, available with diameters from 17 to 19 inches. And behind them can be seen painted in red brake calipers – another distinguishing feature of the new Octavia RS body.
Inside, the sports car sports a seating area, a new three-spoke leather steering wheel, otherwise the instrument panel, linings on the pedals and stainless steel sills, as well as proprietary nameplate with “RS” inscription.
Configurations and prices Skoda Octavia RS Combi.
|2.0 TSI MT||$34,800||2.0 petrol (220 hp)||Manual (6)||front|
|2.0 TSI DSG||$35,000||2.0 petrol (220 hp)||Automatic (6)||front|
Among the other technical characteristics of the Skoda Octavia RS (2015-2016) can be noted underestimated on 12 mm suspension (at Octavia RS Combi clearance reduced by 13 mm), the electromechanical power steering with variable effort, as well as the presence of the electronic system simulation XDS differential lock.
news The premiere took place on 10 July at the Festival of Speed at Goodwood, while sales of Skoda Octavia RS (A7) in started in the spring of 2014. Today, the price of a 220-strong liftbek mechanics starts from $32,200. Touring in a similar performance was estimated at $34,800, But the diesel versions, we decided not to deliver. Surcharge for robotized transmission DSG is $600.