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Choosing the best Tyres for your Skoda Octavia MK3 VRS (2013 – onwards)

You just might have guessed this but I love my Skoda Octavia VRS MK3, its the perfect performance family mover and touch wood is has been very reliable (queue Skoda jokes). Choosing the right tyres for my VRS is vital

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Skoda reveals the updated 2017 Octavia MK3 facelift but whats changed?

The new 2017 Octavia facelift was revealed to the public at the prestigious Vienna Autoshow yesterday amidst crowds motoring journalists all hungry for a glimpse of Skoda’s revised and best selling model to date. For those of you following the Octavia scene,

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Skoda Octavia Mk3 facelift 2017 Photo Gallery

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Diesel Tuning: Skoda Octavia VRS 184 TDi (DSG) DTUK Box review and 0-40 & 0-100MPH video

Most of you know that I’m a sucker for a fast estate. The S4 Avant and C63 Estate are still on my bucket list of cars to own before I pop my clogs, I better get saving! After my C220

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Review: Skoda Octavia 3 iii Canton Sound System (Estate VRS)

Since my first car (a 1985 Fiesta 1.1 Ghia) I’ve always been a keen car audio enthusiast. Now we’re not talking H&K or Bose level stuff but just making sure I have a well rounded sound with a bit of

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Skoda Octavia ii 2004 – 2013 Inc VRS Diesel Particulate Filter DPF – Owner’s Manual – Regeneration FAQ

As many of you know, I’m the proud owner of a 2015 diesel VRS estate. Lucky for me Skoda and the VAG group in general have ironed out many of the DPF issues that plagued earlier cars. My article regarding

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Skoda Octavia iii 2013 Diesel Particulate Filter DPF – Owner’s Manual – Regeneration FAQ

As you may have seen from my ramblings on our Twitter account and our Forum, I’m now the proud owner of a 2015 Skoda Octavia VRS Combi TDI 184 (DSG). As with all Euro5 and Euro6 diesel cars it’s equipped with

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