If reports are to be believed, Skoda India has finally announced the launch date of the highly anticipated Octavia RS. The performance oriented version of the standard Octavia will be reportedly launched in India on August 30, 2017. Previous reports claimed to confirm the specs of the India-spec Octavia RS that will be obtainable in the 230-PS state of tune. This model is, otherwise, sold across the world with a 245 PS state of tune. The India-spec Octavia RS will be proficient of running from 0-100 kmph in mere 6 seconds, all the way up to a top speed of 250 kmph. The only downer for enthusiasts in India would be the fact that the model will be offered only with a six speed DSG automatic transmission.
It is said that the India-bound Skoda Octavia RS can be had in four color options including Race Blue, Candy White, Steel Grey, Corrida Red. To differentiate the performance specification model from the standard variant, the Octavia RS will feature a boot spoiler, reflective insert for the rear bumper 17 inch wheels and chrome tipped dual exhaust pipes. Inside, the India-spec Skoda Octavia RS will come armed with an all-black theme, flat bottom steering wheel, contrast red stitching for the leather upholstery and sportier seats. Skoda has already begun accepting bookings for the Octavia RS against an amount of Rs.50, 000. Stay tuned for updates.