The $43,190 Skoda Octavia RS 230 is a limited edition version of the petrol-powered Octavia RS wagon, which retails at $39,090 in manual form. It has seven more kilowatts than the stock RS.

The front-wheel-drive RS 230 comes with leather trim, an electronic limited slip diff, LED headlights and taillights, a seven-inch touchscreen and 19-inch alloys. It’s equipped with a rear view camera and auto emergency braking.

Built in the Czech Republic, the Octavia RS is powered by a 2.0-litre, naturally aspirated four cylinder petrol engine that makes 169kW and 350Nm. It’s backed by a six-speed manual gearbox as the only transmission available.