Mechanically though the RS remains similar to the petrol version of the Laura. Hence under the bonnet resides a 1.8-litre TSI motor which offers 158bhp mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox.
Skoda has launched a tarted up version of the Laura in India called the Laura RS.The RS version comes with a spoiler on the boot lid, Xenon lamps, cornering lights and LED position lamps as well. New 16' wheels have been added to add to the sporty theme of the RS. Apart from this the RS also gets 'RS' badges all around the car. Inside the RS is drapped in Alcantara leather and a multifunction steering wheel as well. Rear AC vents too come with the package.
The RS is priced at Rs 15.49 lakhs, ex-showroom Delhi and is available in four colours which includes Sprint Yellow, Race Blue, Candy white and Magic Black.