Skoda Octavia vRS officially launched in India at Rs. 24.68 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom, Pan India). The new Octavia vRS made its global debut last year. Skoda Octavia vRS is powered by 2.0 L TSI engine producing 230 PS of power and 350 NM of torque. This engine is mated to dual clutch 6 speed automatic gearbox. 0-100 kph in 6.8 sec and top speed is limited to 250 kph. The Octavia vRS features updated front grill along with full LED headlights, adaptive front lights, LED fog lamp and LED lights for number plate illumination. The rear get spoiler for more down force and also increases sporty appeal.
The interior also get some changes like sports seats finished in Alcantara and RS badging also on front seats. The centre console get carbon fibre finish and sporty three spoke flat bottom steering along with sporty pedal. Skoda has also given ambient lighting for Octavia vRS. The vRS model ground clearence is reduced by 15 mm over regular model. Skoda has given limited slip differential and stiffer suspension for razer sharp handling. Skoda Octavia vRS doesn't have a direct rival in India. Currently the only competitor in price is Volkswagen Polo GTI.