New Skoda Rapid Facelift India launch,Official release and all you need to know


Skoda India has  launched the new Rapid Facelift with a price tag of INR 8.34 lakhs (EX_SHOWROOM Maharashtra). The model will be available in three variants :Active, Ambition, and Style and the following colours options-Brilliant Silver, Candy White, Cappucinno Beige, Carbon steel, Silk Blue and Flash Red. The Rapid Facelift receives a halogen projector headlight setup with manual leveling function and LED DRLs. At the rear are the C-shaped smoked taillights. The chrome modeling on the deck lid looks neat.

On the inside, the new Rapid Facelift comes equipped with a dual-tone-Ebony Sand theme featuring premium perforated leatherette seats. A few more significant features include AmberGlow footwell illumination , height and length adjustable multifuction steering wheel, elecrically   foldable  and adjustable mirror with side  turn  indicators. 6.5-inch  touchscreen  infotainment  system  with MirrorLink  techonology.

The sedan also features climatronic techonology along with adjustable dual rear AC vents, cruise control, adjustable headrests, and foldable armrests , cooled glove box with an intelligent sensing wiper system , a techonology that activates itself on detecting rain and adjusts the wiper’s frequency.

The new Skoda Rapid comes with two engine options: a new 1.51 TDI diesel engine and 1.6L MPI petrol engine. The 1.5 TDI diesel engine produces 110 PS and 250Nm of torque.The 1.6L MPI petrol engine delivers 105 PS and 153 Nm of torque.These engine can be had with a five speed manual transmission or seven speed DST transmossion.

Speaking on the occasion,Sudhir Rao , Chairman and Managing Director,Skoda Auto India  said, “The new Rapid is an integral part of the model offensive strategy in India.The new Rapid offers a compelling combination of the brand;s  emotinal design, exquisite interiors, host of convenience features , leading safety as  well  as  intelligent  connectivity  features. An  improved  ownership experience , an ongoing model  offensive strategy combined with  the  launch of  the New Rapid  will consolidate our growth going forward.” 
Here is the variant wise price list for the New Skoda Rapid facelift:


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