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Skoda Octavia MY19 documents confirms new pricing for VRS245 and says goodbye to the diesel 184

It’s been months since Skoda closed the books on its performance family mover but finally it looks like you’ll be able to secure yourself a nice VRS, as long as its petrol. What the spec sheet (below) confirms is that

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Leaked internal Skoda document shows Octavia VRS MY19 changes DPF & OPF

In the quest to upgrade my 2015 Skoda Octavia VRS diesel to a shiny new 245BHP petrol wagon, I have uncovered some very interesting news (thanks OvRSOC) about the new MY19 “model year 2019” changes to my favourite performance family mover.

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Ford developing electric supercharger to help boost its award winning 1.0L EcoBoost engine

The boffins are the Ford “skunkworks” are developing an  electric supercharged version of it’s award-winning new 1.0-litre turbo-petrol Ecoboost engine. The development has been driven to further increase the efficiency of its engine platforms and meet the stringent EU emission requirements  for 2020. The engine, which is a joint

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