THERE'S a lot to love about the Octavia vRS as we know it. The spacious and good value mid-sized offering can be had in petrol or diesel forms, in hatchback or estate and with manual or slick DSG gearboxes, all of which are blessed with impressive performance and handling. But now there’s a 230 model to make choosing even more difficult.
In petrol-only 230 form the power output has been bumped by 10PS to give 230 in total, or 227bhp in old money, while underneath it also benefits from the clever electronic differential as standard. Marking out the 230 model from a regular vRS are the 19-inch alloy wheels, black detailing on the door mirrors, grille and roof rails on the estate, as well as unique instrument displays.
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They may be subtle differences to the regular hot ...