ŠKODA AUTO has started offering the new ŠKODA OCTAVIA RS iV. This is the first model of sports series RS with plug-in hybrid propulsion. The combination of a 1.4 TSI gas engine and electric engine with an output of 85 kW has a system performance totalling 180 kW (245 k). The automobile fulfils emission norm EU6d already now, it will become binding for all newly registered vehicles in the EU as of January 1, 2021. The automaker also stated that new model OCTAVIA will be offered in three further electric versions.