180kW 2018 Skoda Octavia RS 245 on-sale from $43,390+ORC
The Skoda Octavia RS 245 has been added to the local Octavia line-up… it stands out as the fastest Octavia yet and is available in Sedan and Wagon, manual and DSG.
THE SKODA OCTAVIA RS 245 has replaced the limited-run Octavia RS 230 in Australia as a mainstay product in the local line-up. The Octavia RS 245 runs a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine making 180kW and 370Nm of torque. The Sedan will get to 100km/h in 6.6 seconds and the Wagon in 6.7 seconds. It can be had with either a six-speed manual or seven-speed DSG.
“ŠKODA has always stood for getting more car for your money, which is easily observed in the new Octavia range. With this new, high performance Octavia RS 245, Australian fans will not just see ‘more car’, they’re going to feel it too,” Director of ŠKODA Australia, Mr Michael Irmer said.
The RS 245 gets exclusive 19-inch ‘Xtreme’ black allow wheels, black exhaust pipe outlets, an RS 245 instrument cluster and door inserts for both the sedan and wagon. The RS 245 is available globally in four colours, Corrida Red, Steel Grey, the metallic Moon White and the Pearl Effect Black Magic. It also offers, leather and Alcantara trim, electrically adjustable front seats, as well as auto folding and dimming door mirrors with environmental lights.
Tech Pack – RRP $2300
Given the RS245 comes standard with a number of items offered in the Tech Pack for other Octavia model lines, the RS 245’s Tech Pack includes Automatic Parking Assist, Adaptive Chassis Control, Advanced Keyless Entry including Smart Start (KESSY) and alarm, a premium, 10-speaker Canton Sound System and Manoeuvre Braking Assist.
Luxury Pack – RRP $1500
For customers who want their ‘iron fist in a velvet glove’, the Octavia’s RS 245 Luxury Pack offers several convenience flourishes, including Lane Assist, Side Assist with blind spot detection and heated front and rear seats.
Octavia RS 245 Sedan
180TSI 6-sp Manual
180TSI Sedan 7-sp DSG
Octavia RS 245 Wagon
180TSI 6-sp Manual Wagon
180TSI 7-sp DSG Wagon
Metallic/Pearl Effect paint
Panoramic sunroof (wagon)
Automatic boot opening (wagon only)