Skoda has published the technical details of the new Octavia RS generation

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Skoda has published the technical details of the new Octavia RS generation

According to official information, which was published by the press service of the Czech brand, the new generation of high-performance Octavia RS will get a petrol engine to 241 HP car Presentation will take place at the Geneva motor show in March.

Skoda has officially announced that the Octavia RS fourth generation with plug-in hybrid powertrain will be introduced early next month at the Geneva motor show. Though the Czech brand did not say a word about models with traditional gasoline and diesel engines, we now know that such performance will appear shortly after the debut of the electrified Octavia RS, which will get the prefix iV.

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Internal marketing document Skoda Austria was on the Internet and thanks to him we learn that the Octavia RS with the 2.0-liter TSI engine will offer a power of 241 HP Gasoline version of the new items will be available with a standard manual gearbox with six speeds and an optional automatic transmission with seven speeds. Sales of both versions of the “charged” model is planned for the end of August this year.

The diesel version of the model will get the 2.0 TDI engine with 197 HP, and will work with the seven-speed DSG. Interestingly, there are no signs of all-wheel drive version of the car, although we hope it will appear later. Meanwhile, diesel performance will go on sale in late August.

In the document submitted by the marketing Department of Skoda Austria, says that the plug-in hybrid variant of the new will be on the market in early June, so the company decided to present the model of the PHEV in Geneva next month. To the electrified model will join the petrol TSI performance entry-level 108 HP and a six-speed manual transmission and soft-hybrid version of the same three-cylinder engine connected to semiskorostnoy transmission DSG. At the beginning of June, hybrid and plug-in Octavia iV.

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In late August, the RS model will appear on the market with all-wheel drive 2.0 TSI Octavia, offering 197 HP and seven-speed DSG. In addition, Octavia with economical 1.5 litre engine compatible with compressed natural gas (CNG), will offer 129 BHP sent to the road via a seven-speed DSG.

The official presentation of the Octavia RS in high-performance plug-in hybrid version iV will debut on March 3 at the Geneva motor show.

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