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New Skoda Laura RS launched

Published On Aug 31, 2011 03:18 PM By Meenal for Skoda Laura

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Cars literally showered heavily in August with five launches and one unveiling. After Volkswagen, Maruti, Tata and Force Motors, it is now Czech automaker Skoda that has introduced its new car in India. Skoda has in fact redone history by launching a new version of one of the most coveted premium sporty sedan Skoda Laura RS (Rally Sport). The launch of the new Skoda Laura RS will further improve the presence of Skoda India in the country and sales are definitely expected to pick up pace even in times of a slowdown. The new Skoda Laura RS is power packed with enhanced features as compared to the exiting Skoda Laura. The new Skoda Laura RS price in India is Rs.1519906/- Ex-showroom Maharashtra. Since it is offered in petrol, the new Laura RS has quite a few rivals in the same segment such as Maruti Kizashi and Honda Accord.

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The new Skoda Laura RS specifications reveal that it is the class leading premium sedan in India and rules its segment. The 1798cc engine under the hood churning out 160PS and 250Nm of peak torque makes it much more powerful than it looks to be. The 1.8 TSI, 160PS petrol turbo engine in new Skoda Laura RS is the Audi family engine.

The engine has been well mated to a 6-speed gearbox in order to translate the mammoth power to the wheels.The new Skoda Laura RS inherits its looks from Skoda Octavia RS and is similarly be an adrenaline pumping machine. The ground clearance of the new Laura VRS has been kept at 164 mm to suit to the Indian roads.

Skoda Laura RS

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Among the changes that appear on the new Skoda Laura RS are that it has become safer and secure. There are two airbags, ABS, EBD along with ESP technology in place. The new Skoda Laura has rear spoiler, all alloy wheels, side skirts and low profile tyres. On the inside, the new Skoda Laura RS has a three spoke steering wheel with controls on it with a characteristic VRS logo at the centre and all leather upholstery giving it a true sporty look.

Skoda Laura RS

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As per reports the new Skoda Laura RS is the preliminary car release before the entirely new Skoda Laura is launched next year.

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