World premiere of the new ŠKODA Octavia vRS at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed

ŠKODA will present the all-new Octavia vRS at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed (11th - 14th July 2013). Based on the new generation Octavia, the new vRS will be longer, wider and lighter than its predecessor and will become the fastest road-going Octavia yet. The new Octavia vRS will continue ŠKODA’s tradition of offering great design, intelligent engineering and outstanding value for money.

Milton Keynes, 25th March 2013 – Designed to strike a chord with the passion that’s in the heart of everyone who enjoys the thrill of a sporty drive, the latest addition to the vRS family will offer a spirited driving experience that more expensive class rivals seldom manage to match.

At Goodwood, the Octavia vRS will be presented to the public on Thursday the 11th July as part of the Festival of Speed Moving Motorshow. The Octavia vRS will also be the star of the show in the ŠKODA Pavilion, which is famous to show goers for ŠKODA’s interactive, exciting and family-friendly display, and will also feature in the festival’s showpiece, the Goodwood Hillclimb.

ŠKODA will once again present the Goodwood Forest Rally Stage. Spectators can watch the ŠKODA Motorsport team in action on the rally stage, as well talk to the drivers and team and get up close and personal with the teams and drivers of the multi-championship winning ŠKODA Fabia S2000 and other UK and international rally cars.

In addition, the Fabia S2000 rally car and several ŠKODA vintage cars will be included in the Hillclimb activities, straight from the ŠKODA Museum collection at the factory headquarters in the Czech Republic.

All in all, ŠKODA will be out in force at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed with the world premiere of the new Octavia vRS, some great vintage ŠKODA cars on the Hillclimb and the ŠKODA Motorsport team in action on the Goodwood Forest Rally Stage.

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