Skoda has added a four-wheel drive version with automatic gearbox to the Octavia RS range

Skoda has added a four-wheel drive version with automatic gearbox to the Octavia RS range.

Available for the RS TDI variant, the 4x4 technology delivers power to all four wheels depending on the specific driving situation, which leads to “impressive” feeling on the road and “a high level of active safety.”

The RS TDI has a 2.0-liter diesel engine with 184 PS (135 kW) and can be mated to a 6-speed DSG automatic dual-clutch gearbox, providing a combined fuel consumption of 4.9 l/100 km, corresponding to CO2 emissions of 129 g/km. Maximum torque stands at 380 Nm (281 lb-ft) between 1,750 and 3,250 rpm, while 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) acceleration takes 7.6 seconds. Top speed is 228 km/h (142.

The Octavia RS TDI 4x4 benefits from all the technological features of the standard RS, including a sports suspension with multi-link suspension and electronic differential lock XDS+, progressive steering and numerous assistance systems for enhanced safety and comfort.

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Skoda Octavia RS TDI gains all-wheel drive system and DSG automatic