Skoda has lengthy been a supporter of the UK’s emergency providers, and now it is serving to the blue lights go inexperienced with a variety of plug-in hybrid emergency car choices.
Becoming a member of the model’s ‘blue mild squad’ would be the Octavia vRS iV, in addition to the Octavia iV and Very good iV.
The Octavia vRS iV is the model’s first electrified high-performance vRS mannequin, making it a great fast response car. It is powered by a 1.4-litre TSI engine that places out over 240 bhp and helps in to 60 mph in round seven seconds. Working on electric-only energy, it has a variety of as much as 39 miles.
As normal it is fitted with 19-inch alloy wheels and full LED Matrix headlights with adaptive entrance mild system (AFS). It additionally comes with Skoda’s 10-inch Columbus touchscreen show with accompanying 10.25-inch Digital Cockpit.
The brand new Octavia iV in the meantime comes with 201 bhp petrol/electrical plug-in hybrid drivetrain that has an electric-only vary of 43 miles.
Lastly, the Very good iV is powered by the identical engine as the 2 Octavia choices, albeit producing 215 bhp and permitting for an electric-only vary of 37 miles. With a full tank of gasoline nonetheless, it may well cowl 578 miles.
Rear capability is 485-litres within the hatch, and 510-litres within the property, which may be prolonged to as much as 1,800-litres when folding down the rear seats. That permits it to hold important life-saving emergency tools similar to oxygen tanks, and ventilators with ease.
Every will get Skoda’s bespoke emergency service conversion, which provides 360-degree lighting and a full integration of the emergency providers’ communication methods.as normal. Bespoke enhancements may be made upon request.
All three will likely be out there in saloon-like ‘hatch’ and property physique types, and all will likely be available for Police, ambulance and fireplace and rescue authorities throughout the nation.