The most powerful Skoda Octavia vRS 245 even went to Geneva

The Skoda Octavia vRS 245 is produced the most powerful version of the brand mid-range model, but thanks to a 15bhp increase in power.

Debut set up at the Geneva motor show next month, the facelifted Octavia turbocharger 2.0-Liter engine was ft uprated to produce 242bhp and 273lb of torque, which is a 15bhp and 15 lb-ft improvement on the old vRS 230.

This is the car trims 0-62mph dash in 6.6 sec, shaving one tenth of a second out of the 230’s at the time. The Octavia vRS 245 estate takes 6.7 sec. what is also a tenth faster than his older siblings. The sedan can reach 155mph, while the real estate tops out at 153mph.

As before, the car comes with a six-speed manual gearbox as standard, but a new seven-speed dual-clutch DSG transmission, the model will be offered for the first time. Drive is to the front axle via a standard electronic differential lock that brakes the inner wheel to increase traction.

The vRS sits 14mm lower than normal Octavias and its rear track is 38mm wider than the old 230. The chassis settings can be adjusted, along with the drive properties on the drive modes, the cycle of the normal performance modes. Effectiveness of the system is increased, if the optional dynamic chassis control technology is fitted.

In the scope of delivery of the 245 is a long list of cabin technology and driver-assist programs. The car is offered with a 9.2 touchscreen infotainment system and wi-fi connectivity. Control and inductive smartphone-voice-station technology, the load on the top of the list of options, during the Skoda-connect app allows users to control features like window and door locks from your phone.

Added to the vRS and adaptive-cruise-control-technology and Trailer Assist, the steer can and brake the vehicle when reversing with a trailer. There is also emergency braking technology to avoid impacts with an obstacle and pedestrian protection, Blind Spot Detect is the Rear Traffic Alert and Crew Protect Assist, closes Windows and the sunroof in the event of an impending collision and tensions the driver and front passenger safety belts.

The new car is unveiled in the metal at the Geneva motor show in a month. Sale to begin shortly, the prices will rise slightly on the old 230, at a cost of 25,130 for the sedan and 26,330 for the real estate.