2014 Skoda Octavia RS
The new 2014 Skoda Octavia RS will celebrate it’s world premiere at the “Goodwood” festival that will be held in the 10 July 2013. The third generation of the Octavia RS / Octavia Combi RS leaves an impression with its powerful and efficient. In the new Octavia RS will be used two new engines. Buyers will have offer of 2 liter gasoline engine which will produce 220 hp and a 2 liter diesel engine with 184 hp.
If you want new Octavia RS with 2.0 TSI petrol engine which is combined with a six-speed manual transmission, then you will go from 0 to 100 km / h in just 6.8 seconds. Top speed with this engine is now 248 km / h, which is 6 km / h faster than the second-generation Octavia RS. The new Octavia RS 2.0 TDI diesel engine will accelerates 0 to 100 km / h in 8.1 seconds with a top speed of 232 km / h. This is if it is used with six-speed manual transmission.
Compared to the second generation of the Octavia RS, the new engines provide more power while consuming up to 19% less fuel. Start-stop system and brake energy recuperation come in basic models. Manual or DSG dual-clutch will be available as an option for both engines, each with a six-speed. Modern suspension on 2014 Skoda Octavia RS optimizes management of the compact sports car. The new Octavia RS is equipped with sports suspension which now comes as standard. Ground clearance is reduced by 12 mm compared to the standard Octavia. On Octavia Combi RS is 13 mm.
A newly developed multi-link axle is used as the rear axle. For precise guidance along the way, there is the latest generation of MacPherson suspension. XDS electronic differential lock integrated into the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) has been included as standard. This feature improves the traction of the wheels and reduces the tendency to understeer in fast corners. For better management and greater agility comes a new electro-mechanical progressive steering system. Thanks to this technology, drivers can make small movements to manage and easier to achieve the desired turning radius. This means less speed control for tight corners.
The new 2014 Skoda Octavia RS comes with serial ‘Dorado’ 17-inch alloy wheels equipped with tire profile 225/45. Then there are the optional 18-inch ‘Twins’ and ‘Pictoris’ rims on which come tires 225/40. Anyone who appreciates the ultra-sporty appearance of the vehicle, there are special ‘Xtrem’ 19-inch alloy wheels in black color.
The back of the 2014 Skoda Octavia RS is dominated by pronounced black diffuser with reflector elements. These elements are also features of the new Skoda RS models as well as two large, trapezoidal, chrome exhaust pipes. Then there are the tail lights as standard with LED technology in a typical C-shape. It is worth mentioning that the spoiler on RS Combi version created as a separate roof edge spoiler.
The interior of the new Skoda Octavia RS model is characterized by sporty black interior. Front door trim are equipped with integrated ambient lighting for the interior handle. There is a newly developed RS design sport seats for driver and front passenger and three-spoke sports steering wheel with perforated leather that comes as standard. Gear shift knob and hand brake are also leather. Door sill trim and control commands are made of stainless steel. On the steering wheel, shift lever, door sill trim, seats and floor Prostik RS logo engraved.
Sale of this great car from Czech manufacturer is expected in July but the price is not known.