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 2017
Skoda Octavia vRS India Launch 2017
|Skoda Model||Launch Date (Expected)|
|Skoda Octavia vRS||Second 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
|Model||Ex showroom price (expected)|
|Skoda Octavia vRS Diesel||Rs 26 lakhs|
|Skoda Octavia vRS Petrol||Rs 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 Type||2.0 L TSI Petrol||2.0 L TDI Diesel|
|Transmission||6 speed DSG Automatic||6 speed DSG Automatic|
|Top Speed||250 Kmph||230 Kmph|
|Acceleration (0-100 Kmph)||6.7 seconds||7.9 seconds|
|Power||227 BHP||182 BHP|
|Torque||350 Nm||380 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
2017 Skoda Octavia vRS pictures
Stay tuned for more updates on the Skoda Octavia vRS 2017 launch. We promise to keep you posted.