2013 Skoda Octavia RS is based on the new generation Octavia which was revealed in Czech Republic back in Dec 2012 and is also scheduled for India launch later this year. The 2013 Octavia RS was revealed in images unofficially earlier. Images of which, you can watch in the gallery below.
As promised, 2013 Octavia RS will be longer, wider and lighter than the outgoing variant and will be the fastest Skoda Octavia till date. The all new 2013 Octavia RS will very much carry the motorsport feel, and great design, for which it is known. It will also offer intelligent engineering and outstanding value for money.
To he public, Skoda will present Octavia RS 2013 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK on Thursday 11th July 2013 as part of the “Festival of Speed Moving Motorshow.” The Octavia RS will be the star of the show in the ŠKODA Pavilion and will also feature in the festival’s Hillclimb demonstration.
“The ŠKODA Octavia is the heart of our brand, and the RS is the highlight of the model line. The new Octavia RS is a link with our brand’s great motorsports tradition. This car rounds off the Octavia family at the top in terms of sportiness and offers pure emotion. It is our fastest and most powerful Octavia, and we will of course be presenting it true to its style. The Festival of Speed, with its fascinating racing machines and its automobile and motorsport enthusiastic visitors, is the ideal stage for the world premiere of the Octavia RS,” says Winfried Vahland, CEO of ŠKODA AUTO.