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The new Skoda OCTAVIA RS iV with plug-in hybrid drive

Source: AutoMotoTV (Glomex)

A new era is beginning for the sporty ŠKODA RS family: the ŠKODA OCTAVIA RS iV with plug-in hybrid drive is now available to order from ŠKODA dealers in Germany. Prices for the sustainably sporty top model start at 42,267 euros including 16 percent VAT, while the OCTAVIA COMBI RS iV is available from 42,949 euros. At the start of ordering, customers can order the special FIRST EDITION model at the same price, which with its extended equipment offers a price advantage of €1,375 over a standard OCTAVIA RS iV. In the OCTAVIA RS iV, a 1.4 TSI gasoline engine with 110 kW (150 hp) output and an 85 kW (115 hp) electric motor combine their power to produce a system output of 180 kW (245 hp). Maximum torque in this configuration reaches an impressive 400 Nm. The compact sports car with plug-in hybrid drive realizes the sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.3 seconds, the top speed is set at 225 km/h. The OCTAVIA RS iV and OCTAVIA COMBI RS iV achieve these dynamic performance levels in a particularly efficient and clean manner: The combined standard consumption of the coupe-like sedan is just 1.2 l/100 km (combined power consumption 11.2 kWh/100 km), while the spacious station wagon makes do with 1.5 l/100 km (combined power consumption 11.4 kWh/100 km) according to NEDC. Both iV variants of the sporty top model meet the Euro 6d-ISC-FCM (AP) emissions standard."

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