The official design sketches present the sporty range-topper for the fourth Octavia era. That is the primary plug-in hybrid of the Skoda RS mannequin since its launch 20 years in the past.
Skoda is elevating the anticipation of the all-new Skoda Octavia RS IV. The Czech producer has launched three official exterior design sketches displaying the sporty range-topper for the fourth Octavia era, which can have its world premiere on March 3 on the Geneva Motor Present.
The sketch of the fourth era Skoda Octavia RS got here concurrently the corporate launched the Octavia RS 245 in India on the Auto Expo 2020.
The brand new Skoda Octavia RS IV will characteristic a plug-in hybrid powertrain. The automobile combines a 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine with an electrical motor that produces a mixed output of 245 PS and 400 Nm of torque. For reference, the earlier era Octavia RS 245 is powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder petrol motor making peak figures of 245 bhp and 370 Nm of torque.
The brand new Octavia RS iV may even pack a 13 kWh battery, which is anticipated to offer it an electrical vary of as much as 55 km. It’s anticipated to speed up from 0 to 100 kmph in round 7 seconds.
The corporate claims the all-new Octavia RS IV boasts of improved gas economic system and low CO2 emissions, making it significantly sturdy in addition to a generously sized inside, versatility and sporting efficiency.
Design sketches reveal the upcoming Octavia RS IV plug-in hybrid mannequin – in each a coupe-style saloon and a dynamic combi property format. Essentially the most hanging design parts are a black Skoda grille and a sporty entrance apron with giant air intakes and distinctive black detailing.
Giant alloy wheels, entrance and rear diffusers and spoilers on the tailgate of the saloon and the combi roof rear edge underline the Octavia RS iV’s dynamic attraction.
The signature Black RS detailing emphasizes the dynamic design language of the elegantly proportioned Skoda best-seller, whose dimensions have turn into barely greater than these of its predecessor. The Octavia RS IV is the primary Skoda RS mannequin to characteristic a plug-in hybrid powertrain, 20 years after the debut of the primary Octavia RS.
The Octavia RS mannequin is extraordinarily fashionable throughout the collection. In the primary European koda markets of Germany, the UK and Switzerland, each fifth Octavia provided to prospects turned the RS mannequin.
First revealed date: 07 February 2020, 16:11 PM IST