Amid a broader vRS refresh, Skoda has built its most powerful Octavia yet to take on the established order
Skoda Octavia vRS long-term review
We’ve just had a diesel vRS for three months. Next up: a petrol vRS for three months. Which makes the better buy?
Skoda Octavia vRS 245 DSG 2017 review
We drive the hatchback version of Skoda's most powerful Octavia on its standard-fit, non-adjustable dampers.
Why we’re running it: It’s the first in a two-parter: diesel vRS for three months, petrol vRS for three months. Which makes the better buy?Month 4 - Month 3 - Month 2 - Month 1 - Specs & prices
Life with a Skoda Octavia vRS: Month 4
Two schools of thought on the vRS"s looks - 4th July 2018
The third-generation Octavia is now five years old but still a handsome car, especially in vRS 245 guise. With Moon White bodywork, two-tone wheels and a contrasting black finish to the grille, door mirrors and window surrounds, it actually looks quite tough. That said, my other half thinks it’s a bit desperate. “Who’s it for?” she asks. “A boy racer who was forced to grow up?”
Back to the topLife with the Skoda Octavia vRS: Month 3
Time to swap a vRS all-wheel-drive diesel hatch for a front-drive vRS petrol estate - 20th June 2018