The Indian variant may have certain tweaks to tone it down to Indian conditions.

Skoda Octavia vRS all set to be launched in India
news Automobiles Friday, July 29, 2016 - 13:52

The Octavia vRS with all its mettle, 220 PS turbo charged motor and the 184 PS diesel engine,  has already proved its might in the European markets. Now, there are speculations that the czech giant Skoda may make its Octavia vRS to the Indian markets as well. There have been revelations right from the horseā€™s mouth that the improvised version of the 150 PS, 1.8 liter Octavia vRS may foray into the Indian markets in the near future.

The new Octavia vRS has earned a lot of positive sentiments and good will in the international markets with its super powerful engine and a plethora of safety features and amenities. It is expected that the Indian variant of the automobile would have most of these features as well. The vehicle is empowered by a 2 liter engine which is capable of producing a power of 220 PS, enabling it to accelerate from rest to 100 kmph in a mere 6.8 seconds with a top speed of 248kmph.

The diesel variant of the same is also equipped with a powerful engine capable of making 180 PS, enabling it to accelerate to 100 kmph in 8.1 seconds with top speed of 232 kmph. In addition to the power upgrade to the motor, there are a lot of aesthetics as well which comes into play in the new version of Octavia.

The exterior flaunts an aggressive front bumper, bigger wheels, a darker grille and also a tail spoiler. The interior has seen improvisations in seat quality & design, color combinations and vRS ornamentation on various equipments such as steering wheel gear knob etc. The Indian variant, however, may have certain tweaks to tone it down to Indian conditions.

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