Live from the India bound Skoda Octavia RS Tech briefing

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Our man is at an event where Skoda is about to brief journos about the technical aspects of the upcoming Octavia RS and the 7-seater Kodiaq. The event has started with details being shared about the Octavia RS and we’ll be updating this post with all the information, real time.

1:12 PM: Skoda has just announced that although these products are being launched in India, this was just a technical briefing about their Global Specifications. The India bound Octavia RS could arrive with different specifications and more details will be shared closer to the launch date.

12:40 PM: The car will be officially launched by the end of this month!

Flat bottom steering wheel with contrast stitching


What the Driver will see

Like the vanilla Octavia, the RS gets ambient lighting in 10 different colour settings

Heated Steering Wheel

Sporty Seats with enhanced lateral support

12:25 PM:

Max Speed will be 250 kph. Will sprint from 0 – 100 in 6.7 seconds 

The Spoiler remains but the diffuser is new

Will be available in 2 Engine/Gearbox combinations with a 4X4 drive system too!


Will come fitted with ALL-LED lighting