New Skoda Octavia VRS launch date, Price, Features revealed
The all new Skoda Octavia vRS unveiled, schedule to be out within the current month of August, 2015, globally.
The classy car manufacturer, who hurls from the Czech Republic, had announced previously regarding the launch of their upcoming beauty, the all new Skoda Octavia vRS while it was last seen at the Goodwood Festival of speed on the 10th of July, 2015.
This product indeed is the third generation Octavia vRS and is supposed to be the fastest offering so far by the Octavia stable. The third generation Octavia vRS/Octavia estate vRS would be certainly creating a bold notion owing to its prevailing and competent engines, racy layout and inventive machinery. The New Skoda Octavia vRS are out in the European markets as of since the month of July, in the UK.
The new Skoda Octavia vRS is wearing sporty shoes; it has also been quoted by the CEO, Prof. Dr. H.C. Winfried Vahland. The latest offering from the brand speaks for its power in terms of the horsepower and fuel competence and at the same time, for passion and practicality.
This is the first ever time, the brand has gifted such immense speedy and energetic quality along with being spacious, opportune, safe and at ease in this third generation of the compact sports cars by Octavia. In this ideal mishmash, the new Octavia vRS and Octavia estate vRS mark fresh values in the sporty compact segment and also spread the car?s sporty charm over on the streets.
This indeed would be the perfect car for leisure as well as daily commuting purpose, embellished with the greatest power, the hottest cutting edge technology and great value worth its price.
Mechanicals: The new Octavia VRS speeds up from 0 to 100kmph in just 6.8 sec and attains a top speed of 248kmph paired to a manual six-speed transmission. Two new engines command the new Skoda Octavia vRS. One can opt from a two-L petrol 217bhp or two-L diesel 182bhp. The 2.0 TSI-petrol, in combination with the six-speed manual transmission, propels the Octavia vRS from 0 to 100kmph in just 6.8 seconds. The new Octavia vRS 2.0 TDI-diesel has a capacity to run 0 to 100kmph in merely 8.1 seconds attaining a top speed of 232kmph along with a six-speed manual gearing system.
While if these new engine line ups are compared to the second generation Octavia vRS, the new motors would offer a better power at the same time as consuming up to 19% less fuel. Start-Stop and Brake Energy Regeneration are built-in being a regular offering. A manual gearbox or DSG dual clutch transmission would be obtainable as options for both the engines, each carrying six gears. Modern suspension optimizes the conduct of this compact sports car. The New Skoda Octavia vRS is fixed with sports suspension as a customary option. Even its body has also been made a little low by 12mm as compared to the regular Octavia. The freshly crafted multi-link axle is used as the rear axle. For accurate track regulation, there is a Macpherson strut along with the basic angular wishbone. Electronic differential lock XDS in-built into the electronic stability control (ESC) would be a regular feature now comes. This function enhances the traction of the wheels and brings down the bent to balance out while the car is fast.
For an enhanced balance and a superior quickness here arrives the new electro-mechanical progressive steering. Owing to this latest technology, the driver would now be able to make slighter movements in steering to get the most wanted rotating radius. That definitely means lesser grip is required for stretched corners.
Exterior: The view at the front of the car is controlled by the artistic interchange of the quality Skoda grille at the fore featuring the vRS badge, distinguishing honeycomb air insets, a better vRS-style fender at the fore along with fog lamps as well as the fresh bi-xenon headlamps with inbuilt daytime LED running lights now fixed as standard. Talking of the side view, the car is significantly been lowered while compared to the regular Octavia body. When compared to the second generation Octavia vRS, the car has developed drastically by its length of +88 mm, estate +86 mm) and width of +45 mm. And the wheelbase has elevated by 102mm, beautifying the prevailing picture of the car as the condensed projection.
Tyres: The Octavia vRS?s fresh light-alloy wheels provide the car a specifically athletic look. The designers have formed four new 17?, 18? and 19? wheel designs. The tyres have an imposing, sporty dual-tone appearance, a characteristic furnish, visual lightness, sharp edges and a finish precise to the smallest detail.
Interior: The interior of the all new Skoda Octavia vRS is typified by the sporty, interior making its statement in a striking black. The interior of the doors at the fore is freshly prepared with in-built ambient lights for the inner door knobs. There are freshly developed vRS-design sports seats for the captain as well as the passengers along with a sporty three-spoke steering wheel along with the perforated leather fixed as standard. The gear stick and handbrake are also crafted in leather. The sill plates and pedals are manufactured out of stainless steel. The instrument panel carrying a rich-color Maxi DOT display has its own exclusive vRS layout. The steering wheel, gear stick, door sill panels, seats and floor mats all bear the vRS emblem.
Hi-End Features: The new Skoda Octavia vRS speaks about the highest level of safety. This includes the freshly developed safety system are the Front Assistant along with city emergency braking, Lane Assistant to maintain a tab, Automatic Post Collision Braking System with automatic brake involvement in the event of an accident, Crew Protect Assistant to defend the vehicle under accident situations via the Driver Fatigue Sensor. In the occasion of an accident, a inclusive package of a reactive safety sorts who work to offer the best possible protection for the driver and passengers with up to nine airbags amongst the rest.
There is nothing left that has been missed to be listed in this new power product. It comes laden with an Adaptive Cruise Assistant that maintains the distance from a car ahead. The latest Intelligent Light Assistant robotically switches the long-beam lights on and off. The Automatic Parking Assistant supports you getting in and out of stretched spaces. The road sign recognition in the Traveller Assistant enclosure points out traffic signals.
KESSY Keyless-Entry-Start-and-Exit-System is also equipped in this new car with an electric panoramic sunroof for both of the models. To add on further, there is a totally new generation of infotainment radio and navigation systems. Swing ? the CD/radio with TFT monochrome display is also fixed as a regular compound in the brand?s latest offering with four speakers each at the fore as well as the rear. Up to eight full-size touch screens carrying proximity sensors fixed in higher systems. The CANTON Sound System provides passengers sound-optimized audio for chaste listening delight.