a Few weeks after revealing the new Skoda Octavia 2017, the “facelift” also makes an appearance in the latest version sports
and radical of the range. However, the new Skoda Octavia RS 2017 is presented before us with important
news that makes the Octavia more powerful of the story. A
twist to the popular model to reaffirm its commitment with the family Skoda RS.
The new Skoda Octavia RS 2017 is situated as the Octavia more powerful of the story.
To the naked eye, the Skoda Octavia RS 2017 echoes of all the elements introduced by the new Octavia, to which we must add the differentiating elements of the option sport RS. In the first place, if we attend to the look of the new Octavia RS, we find a grill wider, the air intakes with honeycomb structure and a bumper redesigned.
Nor can we let pass without mentioning the new system of front lighting adaptive (AFS) as well as the headlights side-to-side integrated LED lighting. If we take a walk around the behind, in addition to the bumper redesigned, it jumps to the view that the posterior area is dominated by a major diffuser of black color while the new spoiler, the emphasis is sporty and LED tail lights with a “C” shape add a touch of modernity to the whole.
series will fit some 17-inch wheels although we could optionally opt for some 18 or 19 inch that leave the view of the calipers red. The sport suspension allows you to reduce the height of the body with respect to the ground in 15 mm, while the track width, rear has been increased by 30 mm with respect to its predecessor.
The new RS version will also be available for the Skoda Octavia Combi.
what about the interior? Although by the time Skoda has not revealed pictures of the interior of the new Skoda Octavia RS 2017, the Czech brand confirms to us all the novelties that we will see if we enter within this model. Everything is designed and put in place specifically to accentuate its sporty character and create an atmosphere more dynamic and radical with regard to the Skoda Octavia or the Skoda Octavia Combi.
have been built sport seats-RS that offer a great lateral support and integrated head restraints. Have a combination of leather and cloth although also will be available in Alcantara. For its part, the multifunction steering wheel has a “crown” of perforated leather. The package ambient lighting comes standard, and illuminates the recesses of the door handles or the aluminum pedals. The plates of the thresholds of the doors have the logo RS Skoda.
Going to the (mechanic of the new Skoda Octavia RS 2017, is where we find the major developments, as it has incorporated a new petrol engine for, as we said at the beginning of the article, to convert to this model in the Octavia more powerful of the story. By a part we will have a engine 2.0-liter TSI petrol with 230 HP and 350 Nm maximum torque associated with a system of front-wheel drive and a manual gearbox of six speeds or an automatic DSG the same number of relationships.
We will be able to opt for a manual gearbox or automatic DSG as well as by traction of a 4×4.
Thanks to this mechanics, the new Skoda Octavia RS can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.7 seconds and reach a top speed of 250 km/h. The average fuel consumption stands at 6.5 liters per 100 kilometers and CO2 emissions of 149 g/km
For those who are looking for an option with a diesel engine, will be available in the range. It is a engine 2.0-liter TDI with 184 HP and 380 Nm of the maximum torque which may be connected to the front-wheel drive (manual gearbox or automatic DSG six-speed) or all-wheel drive 4×4 only available with the DSG. The performance will be somewhat worse, since the sprint from 0 to 100 km/h completed in 7,9 seconds and reach a maximum speed of 232 km/h. The average consumption of the diesel engine is 4.5 liters per 100 kilometers and CO2 emissions of 119 g/km
on the other hand, the Chassis Control Dynamic (DCC) will allow the driver to choose between three drive modes: Comfort, Normal and Sport. We then add the system ESC and XDS+. All this is complemented with the innovations already introduced by the new Octavia. Both at the level of information and entertainment with the new system Skoda Connect or the browser Columbus with a screen of 9.2 inches and the wan port. Also benefit from the new aid to driving as the traffic alert, rear, emergency braking in city with pedestrian protection, warning and blind spot wizard or the optional trailer, among many other new features.