THE NEW ŠKODA OCTAVIA vRS: THE FASTEST OCTAVIA EVER
Pure tension – a new ŠKODA Octavia vRS
Perfect multiple of sportiness, space and functionality
From 0 to 62 mph in 6.8 seconds, max. 154 mph
Two new engines: some-more performance, reduce fuel consumption, fewer emissions
Innovative technology: reserve and comfort assistance systems, on-going steering
New: Bi-xenon headlights with integrated LED daytime using lights
Powerful performance, sporty interior and additional sound for that racing feel, 5 fantastically-designed amalgamate wheels
World entrance during a Goodwood Festival of Speed on 10th July, 2013
Mladá Boleslav, 5th June, 2013 – The screen rises for a fastest prolongation Octavia ever: a new ŠKODA Octavia vRS celebrates a universe entrance during a Goodwood Festival of Speed on a 10th of July. The Czech manufacturer continues a many extensive indication debate in a company’s story with this latest model. The third era Octavia vRS/Octavia estate vRS unequivocally creates a clever sense with a absolute and fit engines, risque pattern and innovative technology.
“The new ŠKODA Octavia vRS is in a sports joining of a own,” says ŠKODA CEO Prof. Dr. h.c. Winfried Vahland. “Our latest indication stands for horsepower and fuel potency and, during a same time, for tension and rationality. Never before has an Octavia vRS been so quick and energetic and nonetheless so spacious, convenient, protected and gentle as a third era of a compress sports car. In this ideal combination, a new Octavia vRS and Octavia estate vRS set new standards in a sporty compress category and also takes a brand’s sporty genes with it on a road. A ideal automobile for giveaway time and bland use, limit power, a latest record and good value for money,” explains Vahland.
The new Octavia vRS accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 6.8 seconds and reaches a tip speed of 154 mph (with primer six-speed gearbox). The new indication also offers all a superb facilities of a new ŠKODA Octavia: tip functionality, copiousness of room, top-safety, state-of-the-art assistance systems in terms of reserve and comfort, as good as being glorious value for money. The new ŠKODA Octavia vRS will be accessible for sell in European markets as of July, starting in a UK.
Two new engines energy a new ŠKODA Octavia vRS. There is a choice of a two-litre petrol 220 PS ortwo-litre diesel 184 PS. The 2.0 TSI-petrol, in and with a six-speed primer gearbox, thrusts a Octavia vRS from 0 to 62 mph in usually 6.8 seconds. The limit speed now lies during 154 mph, creation it 4 mph faster than a second era Octavia vRS. The new Octavia vRS 2.0 TDI-diesel manages 0 to 62 mph in 8.1 seconds with a tip speed of 144 mph (with six-speed primer gearbox).
Compared to a second era Octavia vRS, a new engines yield some-more energy while immoderate adult to 19% reduction fuel. Start-Stop and Brake Energy Regeneration are propitious as standard. A primer gearbox or DSG twin purchase delivery are accessible as options for both engines, any with 6 gears.
Modern cessation optimises a doing of a compress sports car. The new ŠKODA Octavia vRS is propitious with sports cessation as standard. The physique has also been lowered by 12mm compared to a customary Octavia (Octavia estate vRS body: 13 mm). The newly grown multi-link spindle is used as a behind axle. For accurate lane guidance, there is a MacPherson strut with underlying triangle wishbone. Electronic differential close XDS integrated into a electronic fortitude control (ESC) now comes as standard. This duty improves a traction of a wheels and reduces a bent to understeer in quick cornering. For improved doing and larger lively comes a new electro-mechanical on-going steering. Thanks to this technology, a motorist can make smaller movements in steering to grasp a preferred branch radius. That means reduction hold is indispensable for parsimonious corners.
Speed and category are conveyed in a new ŠKODA Octavia vRS pattern from a word go. Either as Octavia vRS or Octavia estate vRS, a latest ŠKODA indication unequivocally shows off a gaunt sporty genes. It is transparent to onlookers from a start that this is a new sporty Octavia vRS and a brand’s new pattern denunciation shines through. The front perspective is dominated by a artistic interplay of a evil ŠKODA front grille sporting a vRS badge, particular honeycomb atmosphere intakes, a new vRS-style front fender and haze lights as good as a new bi-xenon headlights with integrated LED daytime using lights now propitious as standard.
From a side view,the automobile is extremely reduce compared to a customary Octavia body. In comparison to a second era Octavia vRS, a automobile has grown significantly in length (+88 mm, estate +86 mm) and breadth (+45 mm). At a same time a wheelbase has risen by 102mm, enhancing a absolute picture of a automobile as a condensed overhang. The array standard, red-lacquered stop callipers yield pristine emotion, as do a absolute proportions, high hurricane line and sharp, accurate edges and lines.
The Octavia vRS’s new light-alloy wheels lend a automobile a quite sporty look. The designers have combined 4 new 17″, 18″ and 19″ circle designs. The tyres have an impressive, risque two-tone look, a particular outfit, visible lightness, pointy edges and a finish accurate to a smallest detail. The new Octavia vRS drives on a array customary ‘Dorado’ 17″ light alloys propitious with 225/45 tyres. Then there are a discretionary 18″ ‘Gemini’ and ‘Pictoris’ alloys (each for 225/40 tyres). Two colours are accessible for a ‘Gemini’: china und anthracite. Anyone who appreciates ultra-sporty wheels will adore ŠKODA’s accessories for a Octavia vRS and there are nonetheless some-more treats in store like a ‘Xtrem’ 19″ light alloys in black.
The behind is dominated in a reduce territory by a clever black diffuser component and a overlying far-reaching mirror spotlight.These elements are also particular facilities of a new Octavia vRS only like a dual large, trapezoidal-shaped chrome empty tailpipes. Then there are a behind lights propitious as customary with LED record in a brand’s customary C-shape. And a designers have not lost about a spoiler, which, on a estate vRS, is propitious as a roof-edge spoiler.
The interior of a new ŠKODA Octavia vRS is characterised by a sporty, black interior. The interior of a front doors is newly versed with integrated ambient lighting for a inner doorway handles. There are newly grown vRS-design sports seats for a motorist and newcomer and a sporty three-spoke steering circle with seperated leather is propitious as standard. The rigging hang and handbrake are also done of leather. The sill plates and pedals are done of immaculate steel. The instrument row with a rich-colour Maxi DOT arrangement has a possess singular vRS design. The steering wheel, rigging stick, doorway sill panels, seats and building mats all competition a vRS logo.
In further to a sporty features, a new ŠKODA Octavia boasts all a superb attributes that heed it as a new Octavia in both physique versions. These essentially embody a aloft interior space and countless ‘Simply Clever’ solutions. ŠKODA’s obvious peculiarity is also an constituent partial of a sporty version.
Space like no other: no other compress sports automobile offers some-more interior length (1,782 mm), some-more legroom (73 mm) or some-more headroom in a behind (980 mm). Even a foot sets another record in a class: The foot volume in a Octavia vRS increasing by 5 litres to 590 litres, and a estate vRS has increasing to 610 litres.
Added to that, there are a whole horde of other ‘Simply Clever’ features, such as a foldable cargoitems as good as a double-sided foot flooring, an ice scraper in a fuel top and a high-vis coupler underneath a driver’s seat. There are also spawn containers, multimedia holders and a series of storage compartments, holders and hooks propitious as customary in a new Octavia vRS. The new Octavia estate vRS has an discretionary tractable foot floor. The coupler shelf underneath a foot cover is new in a estate vRS. The drum cover for a foot can be private and stowed underneath a tractable loading floor. The backrest of a behind chair can also be folded 60:40.
The new ŠKODA Octavia vRS boasts a tip turn of safety. Included in a newly grown reserve complement are a Front Assistant with city puncture braking, Lane Assistant to keep we on track, Automatic Post Collision Braking System with involuntary stop involvement in a eventuality of an accident, Crew Protect Assistant to strengthen a automobile underneath collision conditions and a Driver Fatigue Sensor. In a eventuality of an accident, a extensive package of pacifist reserve facilities work to yield a best probable insurance for a motorist and passengers with adult to 9 airbags among other things.
The automobile leaves zero to be preferred in terms of comfort interjection to a many on house comfort systems. As an option, a new ŠKODA Octavia vRS comes with Adaptive Cruise Assistant, that keeps a set stretch from a automobile ahead. The new Intelligent Light Assistant automatically switches a long-beam lights on and off. The Automatic Parking Assistant supports we removing in and out of parsimonious spaces. The highway pointer showing in a ‘Traveller Assistant’ package indicates trade signals.
KESSY Keyless-Entry-Start-and-Exit-System is also accessible on ask for a new Octavia vRS along with a electric breathtaking sunroof for both physique versions. In addition, there is a totally new era of infotainment radio and navigation systems. Swing – a CD/radio with TFT monochrome arrangement is also propitious as customary in a brand’s latest indication with 4 front and behind speakers. Up to 8 full-size hold screens with vicinity sensors are propitious in aloft systems. The CANTON Sound System offers passengers sound-optimised audio for pristine listening pleasure.
is one of a oldest automobile prolongation companies in a world. Since 1895, a Czech domicile in Mladá Boleslav has seen a prolongation firstly of bicycles and then, shortly thereafter motorbikes and cars.
currently has 7 newcomer automobile models: Citigo, Fabia, Roomster / Praktik, Rapid, Octavia, Yeti and Superb.
in 2012, delivered around 939,200 vehicles to business worldwide – adult 6.8 % on a prior year and a new record.
has belonged to Volkswagen given 1991. VW Group is one of a many successful automotive groups worldwide. ŠKODA, in organisation with a Group, exclusively manufactures and develops vehicles as good as components, engines and rigging transmissions.
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employs over 26,400 people globally and is active in some-more than 100 markets.