Skoda unveils 'fastest ever' Octavia RS230 in India at Rs 24.63 lakh

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 02 September 2017, 01:14 PM
Skoda Octavia - File Photo
Skoda Octavia - File Photo

Czech automobile manufacturer Skoda Auto on Moday unveiled its performance oriented sedan Octavia RS230 priced at Rs 24.63 lakh (ex-showroom).

The Octavia RS230 is powered by a 2 litre turbocharged petrol engine with a top speed of 250 km/h. It can accelerate from 0 to 100 km in 6.8 seconds, Skoda Auto India said in a statement.

"The Octavia RS230 transforms Skoda's century long motorsports legacy into the fastest ever Octavia produced in India," Skoda Auto India Director (Sales, Service & Marketing) Ashutosh Dixit said.

Compared to Octavia models in India, the sports chassis lowers the body of the Skoda Octavia RS230 by 15 mm, it said. Skoda Auto India currently has three models on sale in India Superb, Octavia and Rapid.

First Published: Saturday, September 02, 2017 01:06 PM

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