Škoda already plans to expand its range sport RS

The new strategy of electrification of the Volkswagen Group sees the launch of hybrid and electric models high-performance, and the RS-family of Škoda will benefit from these mechanics for their new models.

Dver the years, the only member of the RS-family of Škoda has been the Octavia, but the signing of Czech origin now the property of the Volkswagen Group is looking to enrich its range of sports with new models, beyond the current Škoda Octavia RS 245.

The Octavia is currently the model most powerful in the range Škoda and in its more recent version makes use of a TSI engine of 2.0 liters cubicaje that develops 245 HP of power, with a maximum torque of 370 Nm, which can be combined both with a manual change of six speeds, as the automatic DSG of seven relations, and a double clutch.

This propellant allows the Škoda Octavia RS 245 to reach 250 km/h of maximum speed, at the same time she manages to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 6,6 seconds, all this with an average consumption approved of 6.4 litres per 100 kilometres and CO2 emissions of 146 g/km

The Czech manufacturer had already announced a sports version of the crossover Karoq, to win the level of completion RS this same year. Although it has not yet been confirmed its mechanical configuration, there is talk of a hybrid engine that could reach the 300 HP of power.

Another new members of the family RS could be the Fabia, although your version sports not know until you arrive at your change of generation planned for 2020. The new Škoda Fabia RS drawn to a hybrid power train, which is still the manufacturer has not given details.

The Drector Executive of Škoda Bernhard Maier, said that they are willing to expand the family RS, but the signature Czech bet to the hybrid and electric models high-performance. Maier stated that they will listen to customers to find what they want and direct their new releases in that direction. Now just wait as the roadmap of Škoda for your renewed division sports starts in 2020.