Skoda Octavia RS 245 launched in India, price starts at Rs 35.99 lakh

Skoda Auto India has launched the new Octavia RS 245 for an introductory price of Rs 35.99 lakh (ex-showroom). The Skoda Octavia RS 245 bookings will commence on March 1 through the official website of the automobile manufacturer for a token amount of Rs 1 lakh. Only 200 units of the Octavia RS 245 will be sold in India.

2020 Skoda Octavia RS 245 Engine

Skoda Octavia RS 245 is equipped with a 2.0-litre turbocharged TSI petrol engine that delivers 245PS and 370Nm of peak torque. The mill is offered with a 7-speed automatic DCT. The Octavia RS 245 is 15PS more powerful than the Octavia RS, which was launched in India in 2017. The 2020 Skoda Octavia RS 245 can make 0 to 100 kmph in 6.6 seconds. Its top speed is 250 kmph, which the automobile manufacturer claims is ‘electronically limited’.

2020 Skoda Octavia RS 245 Features (Exterior)

The new Skoda Octavia RS 245 sports a butterfly grille with gloss black surrounds. The grille is flanked by projector headlamps with LED DRLs. At the rear, one will come across features like C-shaped LED taillights, glossy black spoiler and trapezoidal tailpipes. You will find a vRS badge each at the front (grille) and rear (tailgate). The car features 18-inch glossy black dual-tone alloy wheels.

2020 Skoda Octavia RS 245 Features (Interior)

The cabin of the 2020 Octavia RS 245 is one premium space to be in with an LED ambient lighting having as many as ten colour options. The new Octavia RS 245 gets three-spoke flat-bottom multifunction steering wheel with paddle-shift; HD digital instrument panel with various display options; 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with MirrorLink, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity and dual-zone Climatronic air conditioning system. Adding to the visual appeal is the black perforated leather with red stitching. Also available are features like black Alcantara sports seats and 12-way electrically-adjustable driver and front passenger seats.

2020 Skoda Octavia RS 245 Features (Safety)

The new Skoda Octavia RS 245 gets as many as nine airbags. Other features include AFS (adaptive front-light system), ABS (antilock braking system), ESC (electronic stability control), EBD (electronic brakeforce distribution), MBA (mechanical brake assist), MCB (multi-collision brake), HBA (hydraulic brake assist), ASR (anti-slip regulation) and EDS (electronic differential lock).

2020 Skoda Octavia RS 245 Colours

The new Octavia RS 245 is available in five colour options — Rallye Green, Race Blue, Corrida Red, Magic Black and Candy White.

Source: India Today

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