The Octavia vRS - The fastest ŠKODA ever

A ŠKODA Octavia vRS broke the record for the fastest 2.0-litre supercharged production car when the 600 bhp ‘salt spec’ racer – built to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the iconic vRS performance flagship badge – registered a Southern California Timing Association (SCTA) sanctioned speed of 227.080 mph on Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flat.

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The ŠKODA’s Octavia vRS drove into the history books on Friday 19th August at 07:45am. Watch some of the initial runs from Bonneville Speed Week and all of the preperation that went into preparing the car before finally, sitting in the passenger seat next to Richard Meaden as he reaches the record speed on Utah’s legendary Bonneville Salt Flat.