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Skoda Octavia vRS Launch, Price, Specs and Images

Skoda unveiled the 2017 Octavia recently. The car manufacturer has now revealed the  Skoda Octavia vRS which looks much sportier. The 2017 Octavia vRS features new upholstery, new quad headlamp setup, new tail lamp design  and much more. It also delivers a marginally higher power output.  In the second half of 2017, Skoda will launch the Octavia vRS in India. The prices should start at somewhat Rs. 24 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi). Read further for more info on the 2017 Skoda Octavia vRS India launch, specifications and price.

Skoda Octavia vRS

Skoda Octavia vRS 2017

Skoda Octavia vRS India Launch 2017

Skoda ModelLaunch Date (Expected)
Skoda Octavia vRSSecond Half of 2017

Skoda would launch the new Octavia vRS in India in the second half of 2017. The wait would surely be worth it.

Skoda Octavia vRS India price

ModelEx showroom price (expected)
Skoda Octavia vRS DieselRs 26 lakhs
Skoda Octavia vRS PetrolRs 24 lakhs

The Skoda Octavia vRS 2017 would be priced higher than the standard models. The Diesel version would cost around Rs 26 lakhs while the petrol one would cost Rs 24 lakhs (ex showroom Delhi). At present, the Skoda Octavia is priced between Rs 15.64 lakhs to Rs 22.65 lakhs.

Skoda Octavia vRS India Specifications

The Octavia vRS petrol will have a 2.0 ltr engine which will deliver a slightly higher power output of 230 bhp of max power and 350 Nm of peak torque. The increase in power would result in a lesser 0-100 KMPH time of 6.7 seconds.

The specifications of the Diesel Octavia vRS remain the same as that of the current diesel version.

The 2017 Skoda Octavia vRS would also be 15 mm lower than the current model apart from having a 30 mm wider track. This would  mean that the on track performance could see a minor improvement.  Below I have mentioned the key specifications of the 2017 Skoda Octavia vRS.

Engine Type2.0 L TSI Petrol2.0 L TDI Diesel
Transmission6 speed DSG Automatic6 speed DSG Automatic
Top Speed250 Kmph230 Kmph
Acceleration (0-100 Kmph)6.7 seconds7.9 seconds
Power227 BHP182 BHP
Torque350 Nm380 Nm

Skoda Octavia vRS India features

The primary new features of the Skoda Octavia vRS 2017 India are-

  • Wider air intakes with honeycomb mesh
  • Redesigned bumpers
  • Full LED headlights with Adaptive Front lighting System
  • Rear spoiler
  • Black diffuser
  • 17 or 18 or 19 inch alloysLED technology license plate illumination
  • C-design tail lamps
  • Performance Mode Select with Performance Sound Generator
  • Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC) – Comfort, Normal or Sport modes
  • Optional Alcantara upholstery
  • Ambient lighting
  • Umbrella under passenger seat

(Source: carblogindia.com)

New Skoda Octavia vRS India 2017

2017 Skoda Octavia vRS pictures

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Stay tuned for more updates on the Skoda Octavia vRS 2017 launch. We promise to keep you posted.

About Abhishek Barmase

Abhishek Barmase is a passionate automobile lover who loves to keep himself updated with the latest development in the Indian Automobile Industry. His love for automobiles made him start his own automobile website, http://indiaautoz.in .

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