Leaked just days after the all-new Skoda Octavia was officially revealed, the computer-generated images – first accessed by Czech blog AutoFourm - were reportedly published accidentally on the company's car configurator website.
They reveal the Skoda Ocatvia RS wearing a more aggressive front bumper with honeycomb grille inserts and LED fog lights, revised side skirts with lower-door details, gloss black mirrors, five-spoke alloy wheels, and red brake calipers.
Continuing the purposeful theme, and helping to differentiate the sports model from the standard Octavia, the rear end of the RS gets a boot-mounted spoiler, new rear bumper with red detail, and twin chrome-finished exhaust pipes.
While performance figures and engine specs are yet to be revealed, power will take a big step up from the new Octavia’s flagship 132kW 1.8-litre turbocharged petrol engine.
The third-generation Skoda Octavia range is due to land in Australian dealerships in the second half of 2013, following its official unveiling at the Geneva motor show in March.
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