It is also a feature loaded vehicle that comes with technologies like adaptive cruise control, emergency auto braking with radar assist, Dynamic Chassis Control for different riding modes and Skoda Connect. Amidst great hype surrounding its launch in the country, Skoda has revealed details and specifications of the SUV. Introduced in Berlin a year ago, Skoda SUV Kodiaq is named in honor of Kodiak bear, found in Archipelago in Alaska. The styling is based on the Skoda Vision S concept. Reportedly, in India the SUV will get 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine with 7-speed DSG transmission.
The revised suspension setup had by the new Skoda Octavia vRS and a wider track at the rear.
Mechanically, the Rapid Monte Carlo will remain the same and continue with the 1.5-litre diesel unit and 1.6-litre MPI petrol motor as well.
The front fascia of the new Octavia RS gets new headlamps and adaptive front lighting along with a sporty bumper and mesh grille.
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The new vehicle has a 2-litre TSI motor that produces 230bhp and peak torque of 350Nm.
The global launch of the auto has five engine options which include two diesel and three petrol, and three transmission options, 6-speed manual, 6-speed DSG and 7-speed DGS Transmission. The Monte Carlo Edition is likely to be equipped with features such as a touchscreen infotainment system, climate control with rear vents, electric mirrors, ABS and airbags among others. The company now started accepting orders for the soon to be launched Rapid Monte Carlo edition and Octavia RS. A new flat-bottom steering wheel and metal finished pedals will add sportiness inside.
The 2017 Skoda Octavia RS, previously retailed as "Octavia vRS", is the third-gen facelift avatar of the famous "vRS" badge Octavia that had left India drooling ever since the first-gen model.
The cars will be manufactured in Maharashtra in the company's Aurangabad facility.