VIDEO: Watch This Modified Skoda Octavia RS Hit 277 Kmph On Indian Roads

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Skoda India recently revealed that the Octavia RS is sold out for the current year and the next batch of the performance oriented sedan would arrive only in 2018. While a few enthusiasts wait for the next lot, one Octavia RS owner has gone ahead to modify his new ride for even better performance.

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The Octavia RS, which produces 230 PS of power and 350 Nm of torque from its 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine, achieves a top speed of 250 kmph under the stock state of tune. The folks at Bengaluru based Harmonixx Car Audio have taken these performance numbers a notch up, courtesy of an APR stage 2 engine remap.

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Performance upgrades to the Skoda Octavia RS include an APR sourced Stage 2 remap, conical air filter, carbon-fibre intake with oil catch can, turbo muffler delete and a downpipe. Post the aforementioned modifications, the engine is said to be producing a power output of 336 PS and 547 Nm of torque. The top speed is claimed to have gone up by 30 kmph, taking the new figure to a whooping 280 kmph. You can see the APR tuned Octavia RS hitting 277 kmph in the video (courtesy Rushlane) below:

Disclaimer: Motoroids does not promote over-speeding on public roads. Always wear your seat-belts and follow traffic rules.

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