On the eve of the debut of the new sports version of the Skoda Octavia RS at the auto show in Geneva, photospin found a test version on the roads of Spain with almost no camouflage.
It is reported portal Motor1. The Czech manufacturer continues the road tests of the most powerful and sporty version of the popular Octavia model. Given the fact that the production of novelties will start in the middle of the year, engineers continue fine-tuning the machine.
The official premiere of the Octavia RS will be held in early March in Geneva. The car will be offered in several versions, including a rechargeable hybrid propulsion, which is shown in the normal version last year. The same powertrain will be offered for other models of the Volkswagen group.
As we wrote earlier, the Octavia RS iV will get a hybrid powertrain with a total capacity of 245 forces, which will also be used on the Volkswagen Golf GTE and Cupra Leon eHybrid. In addition, in the range expected for the petrol version. Her motor will share the Golf GTI. It will be a 2.0-litre TSI of the same capacity. It is expected that the model will be available and the 200-strong turbodiesel. Buyers can choose between a 6-speed “mechanics” or 7-speed robotized gearbox.
From the normal Octavia the novelty will differ by its own body kit, spoiler on the trunk lid, alloy wheels, original drawing and sporty interior design. Of course, that the machine will get its own suspension settings and reduced clearance.