The 2017 Skoda Octavia is a sedan three volumes belonging to the C segment, built by the home Czech Škoda since 1996 to date. Though it was the first model of the house after its acquisition by Volkswagen, in choosing the name of the company he decided to take the name already in use on a number of cars produced from 1959 to 1971. The new series produced, derived in part from the joint project with Volkswagen Golf, Audi A3, and SEAT León, are three. The first was produced from 1996 to 2004, the second from 2004 to 2013, the year of submission of the third series. The 2017 Skoda Octavia, greek market the car is called Octavia5 while the Indian market becomes Škoda Laura.
The new Skoda Octavia 2017 model is based on the MQB platform, in common with all the newborn of the Volkswagen group (VW Golf VII, in particular, Seat Leon and Audi A3). The same applies to the entire line of engines and transmissions that even with engine capacities and performance similar to the previous generation have been completely designed from scratch.
2017 Skoda Octavia Features
The Skoda Octavia RS of the second series is equipped with a 2.0 TFSI engine in 200 bhp petrol engine configuration or 2.0 turbo diesel direct injection with common rail system from 170 CV, which draws inspiration from racing version that competes in the Rally in the WRC class along with other models such as Skoda Felicia (kit car class) and Fabia (WRC class). Both engines can be equipped with the automatic transmission 6-speed DSG with Tiptronic and the updated version of the RS are fitted at the factory for additional compounds by four LED lights for each front projector that places between the headlights and foglights, act as daytime running lights. At the time of the Octavia RS Skoda second set was the fastest and most powerful ever produced. Today is second only to the version with the six-cylinder engine with direct injection of the Superb, engine that delivers 260 horses well.
2017 Skoda Octavia RS
The 2017 Skoda Octavia RS first series was made in the sedan. It was equipped with a 1.8 Turbo petrol engine that delivers 180 hp coupled to a 5-speed gearbox. The lowered suspension and alloy wheels 17 inches, sports seats, steering wheel with three spokes and many other details that gave a more “bad” and aggressively to the Czech sedan. The third generation of the Škoda Octavia RS has been made in the third quarter of 2013, both sedan and station wagon. Available are two: a 2.0 common rail diesel engine with 184 hp and a 2.0 petrol 220 bhp, the 2017 Skoda Octavia same driver of the VW Golf VII fitted to the GTI and GTD versions respectively.