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Skoda Octavia vRS launched in India for INR 24.62 lakh

Parichay Malvankar
Written by Parichay Malvankar

Skoda has launched the new Octavia vRS in India at prices starting from INR 24.62 lakh. Launched as the Octavia vRS 230, this performance spec sedan from the brand is now on sale across all Skoda showooms starting today.

Powering the Octavia vRS is a 2.0L, TSI motor producing 230 PS of power @ 5500 – 6200 RPM and 350 Nm of torque @ 1500-4500 RPM matched to a 6-speed automatic gearbox. This is a FWD version. The car sprints from 0-100 kmph in 6.8 seconds and has a top speed limited at 250 kmph. The Octavia vRS also features a XDS+ limited-slip differential for better dynamics.

The new Octavia vRS comes in blue, grey, red & white colours.

Styling highlights:

  • New front & rear bumpers
  • New front grille in black
  • vRS badging
  • LED adaptive headlamps
  • Rear spoiler
  • Dual exhaust tips
  • vRS interior upholstery
  • vRS steering
  • Alcantara leather for interiors

Skoda has also lowered vRS by 15mm, so this should help when driving enthusiastically.

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Parichay Malvankar

Parichay Malvankar

Founder, owner and editor-in-chief of www.Shifting-Gears.com; a born gearhead, nothing apart from a set of wheels gets his pulse racing.