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Performance Review: Skoda Octavia RS 2.0 Turbo - [2011]

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Skoda Octavia RS 2.0 Turbo - [2011]

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 2011 | Type: Saloon
  • Engine: 1984 cc (121.0 ci) 16 Valve
  • Engine Formation: St4
  • Aspiration: Turbo
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 6 speed / Manual
  • Top Speed: 150 mph (241.4 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 7.1 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 7.3 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 0.0 secs
  • Power: 197 bhp (146 kW) @ 5100 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 1435 kgs (3163 lbs)
  • Torque: 207 lb-ft (280.6 Nm) @ 1800 rpm
  • Drive: FWD | Engine Location: Front
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 15.55 secs @ 88.0 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 137.2 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 144.2 lb-ft
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Skoda Octavia Performance Review.

Introduction:

This edition of the Skoda Octavia RS 2.0 Turbo is the 6 speed / Manual version and was first brought out in 2011. This was at around the same time as the introduction of the 2012 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse and the 2011 SSC Tuatara 6.9L V8 Twin Turbo.This particular Skoda Octavia has a 1984cc Turbo Petrol powerplant with 4 cylinders in a St formation.

Caterham 7 620 R 2.0 L Supercharged - [2013] image

Alternative Petrol St4's includes the 2013 Caterham 7 620 R 2.0 L Supercharged

The Octavia shares its Petrol St4 engine configuration with the likes of the 2013 Caterham 7 620 R 2.0 L Supercharged and the 2011 BAC Mono 280bhp. If you're looking for other fast cars which share the Octavia's Front Wheel Drive, Saloon combination then how about the 2020 Toyota Avalon TRD 3.5 V6 or the 2018 Audi A3 RS3 2.5 Turbo.

Power and Weight:

Weighing in at 1435 kgs (3163 lbs) this makes the Skoda Octavia RS 2.0 Turbo in the same weight category as the 2019 Lamborghini Huracan EVO 5.2 V10 or the give or take 50kg.

Abarth 695 70th Anniversario 1.4 Turbo - [2020] image

The Skoda Octavia shares the same bhp with the 2020 Abarth 695 70th Anniversario 1.4 Turbo (177 bhp)

In terms of power the 1984cc 16V St4 engine produces 197 bhp (146 kW) @ 5100 rpm similar to the 2020 Abarth 695 70th Anniversario 1.4 Turbo (177 bhp) or the 2020 Audi A1 Sportback 40 TFSI S tronic S line (197 bhp).

The Turbo St4 throws out 207 lb-ft (280.6 Nm) @ 1800 rpm placing it with cars of similar torque performance figures such as the 2020 Abarth 695 70th Anniversario 1.4 Turbo (184 lb-ft) or the 2020 Lotus Elise Sport 220 1.8 Supercharged (184 lb-ft).

Power to Weight:

If one combines the weight with power or torque performance for the Skoda Octavia you can get a better idea of it's real world performance.

BMW Z4 sDrive28i - [2016] image

The 2016 BMW Z4 sDrive28i (162.1 bhp per ton) has similar Bhp Per Ton stats as the Skoda Octavia.

The Skoda Octavia has a Power to weight ratio of 137.2 bhp per ton and 144.2 lb-ft per ton. Bhp Per Ton figures of the 2011 Octavia competing with the 2016 BMW Z4 sDrive28i (162.1 bhp per ton) or the 1973 Ford Mustang Mach 1 351 (162.1 bhp per ton).


Power to Weight(cont.):

If you agree with the late great Carroll Shelby then arguably an even better indicator of potential performance, Torque. Use weight as well and you end up with - Torque per ton, with the Skoda Octavia generating around 144.2 lb-ft per ton. If you're curious as to what other cars have as much torque to weight then look no further than the 1991 Lancia Delta HF Integrale 16v (169.2 lb-ft per ton) or the 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo GSR (169.2 lb-ft per ton).

Acceleration:

With a 0-60mph time of 7.1 secs or a 0-100km/h (0-62mph) of 7.3 secs, this made the Skoda Octavia RS 2.0 Turbo as fast as the 2018 Abarth 595 Turismo 1.4 Turbo (7.1 secs) the 2013 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport 3.0 SDV6 (7.1 secs) the 2012 Lexus ES 350 (7.1 secs) the or the 2011 Alfa-Romeo Mito 170 Quadrifoglio Verde (7.1 secs). This Skoda Octavia RS 2.0 Turbo is also faster than the 2018 Abarth 695 XSR Yamaha Automated (7.2 secs) the 2015 Volkswagen-VW Golf GTD 2.0 TDI DSG (7.2 secs) the 2014 Peugeot 308 GT 1.6 Turbo (7.2 secs) the and the 2013 Volvo S60 T5 2.5 Turbo (7.2 secs).

Pontiac Tempest GT-37 6.6 V8 - [1971] image

Quarter Mile time is a close race between the Octavia and the 1971 Pontiac Tempest GT-37 6.6 V8

When talking about the performance of the Skoda Octavia on the drag strip it can reach a quarter mile in an estimated 15.55 secs @ 88.0 mph. Similar performance down the quarter mile can be found with the the 1971 Pontiac Tempest GT-37 6.6 V8 (15.48 secs), the 2016 Audi A6 3.0 TDI BiTurbo Avant Tiptronic (15.48 secs), and the 2009 Dodge Ram Sport RT (15.49 secs).

Top Speed:

Modern performance cars are often artificially restricted to 155mph. The 2011 version of the Skoda Octavia RS 2.0 Turbo has a maximum speed of 150mph.

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Top Speed of the 2011 Octavia equals the 2013 Porsche Panamera 3.6 V6 (161 mph)

If maxing out your car on the AutoBahn is your thing and you're wondering what's faster than the 2011 Skoda Octavia RS 2.0 Turbo then how about the 2013 Porsche Panamera 3.6 V6 (161 mph), the 2013 Porsche Panamera Diesel 3.0 V6 Turbo (161 mph), or the 2011 Radical SR3 SL 2.0 Turbo (161 mph).

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