2018 Skoda Octavia RS 245: The Most Potent Variant Of The Brand’s Mid-Range Model

Apr 18, 2017 10:30 AM EDT | Ivy Lebanan

The 2018 Skoda Octavia RS 245 is still the most powerful Octavia in history. It has proven its capabilities and performance over the years leading the brand. This model was divulged during the Geneva Motor Show last March 9-19, 2017.

The 2018 Skoda Octavia RS 245 comes with a new sporty design that will surely rouse the market.  The car's new front section has a wider radiator grille and a wide honeycomb air inlet in the redesigned bumper that provides the vehicle a vigorous and dynamic appearance.

The 2018 Skoda Octavia RS 245 is still the most powerful Octavia in history. It has proven its capabilities and performance over the years leading the brand. This model was divulged during the Geneva Motor Show last March.

The headlights are also redesigned and congregate in a crystalline look that features a full-LED adaptive front light. The fog lamps, tail lights, and number plates embellishment also features LED technology along with a crystalline appearance and a 19-inch gloss black alloys.

The vehicle's cabin is heightened with sports seats in the front obtaining RS embossing, aluminum pedal, and a choice of a 9.2-inch touchscreen for infotainment and communications. Meanwhile, this model comes with a TSI 2.0-liter petrol engine that provides 180kW and a 370Nm of torque which is significant than the prior generation.

The RS sits 14mm lower than regular Octavia, and its rear track is 38mm wider than the old 230. The chassis settings can be modified along with the drivetrain's characteristics through the drive modes which cycles from normal to performance mode. The ESC stability system with Sports mode and electronically regulated VAQ limited-slip differential are also part of the standard equipment.

The company made sure that the safety of the passengers will be prioritized. The 2018 Skoda Octavia RS 245 is provided with predictive pedestrian protection, blind spot detection, rear traffic alerts, maneuver, and crew protection assist that closes the window and the sunroof in the circumstances of an imminent collision. The 2018 Skoda Octavia RS 245 is a perfect vehicle for sporty and practical drivers.

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