Skoda Auto India is a popular car maker in India today. Skoda Auto is amongst the largest car manufacturers in the entire Central Europe. Now the company has officially confirmed the launch of its much-awaited new Skoda Laura RS on 31st August 2011 in India. This car was showcased at the 2010 Auto Expo.
The Skoda Laura RS car is likely to come with some new and latest features. The car will be powered by 1798cc, 4 Cylinders in line TSI engine which would be able to deliver maximum power of 160 Bhp along with 250 Nm of Torque.
The Skoda Laura RS was initially planned to sport 2.0-litre TSI engine that can produce 200 Bhp of power but the company shifted its plan to a 1.8-litre petrol turbocharged engine. However, the car is available with both diesel and petrol engines but the Indians will only get the petrol version.
The new Skoda Laura RS will feature 6 speed manual gearbox, front ventilated brakes, ground clearance of 164.00 mm, head lamp washers and tachometer. It will sport 2 air bags, 3 rear seat belts, fog lamps, ABS, EBD, ESP technology.
The Skoda Laura RS will also include impressive security features. The expected price of the new Laura Rs will be around Rs 17 lakhs in India.