Return of the Legend: Skoda Octavia 245 vRS

"Return of the Legend" as called by Skoda  is a statement which can't be denied. If you are someone who looks for performance in a car along with practicality, a car which you can use as a daily ride and not cost a bomb to maintain then Octavia vRS is the right choice for you. The new Octavia vRS is a car loaded with features that will please many. It is equipped with a big infotainment system with touch sensitive screen. It is also equipped with tyre pressure monitoring system that monitors the real time tyre air-pressure.Safety wise the new Octavia keeps you well covered as it now comes with six airbags,traction control,stability control along with ABS braking.

The 1.4 TSI  petrol engine develops 140 PS of power and 245 NM of torque while the monster 2.0 litre diesel engine produces 143 PS of power and 320 NM of torque. The 1968 cc diesel powered variants deliver a fuel economy of 18 kmpl in city and 20 kmpl on highways, whereas the Petrol variant offers a mileage of 14 kmpl within city limits and 16 kmpl n highways.

As for the luxury and comfort, the six speaker touch screen music system is standard while the Style plus variant gets electrically operated sunroof. You get an array of connectivity options like Bluetooth, however if you wish to connect your USB devices to the music system you might have to buy a separate connector that has all the conventional ports. Bluetooth and audio controls are all mounted upon the steering wheel.

Octavia has always been a favourite choice for car enthusiasts so vRS will definitely make sense.

By Aakash Ranjan