Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Skoda Launches Rapid sedan priced at Rs 6.75 Lac to Rs 9.19 Lac

Czech car-maker Skoda on Wednesday launched its mid-sized sedan Rapid in India priced between Rs 6.75 lakh and Rs 9.19 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The model wise price list is given below

Skoda Rapid Petrol variants :-
Active Rs. 6.75 lakhs
Ambition Rs 7.09 lakhs
Elegance Rs 7.99 lakhs
Ambition Auto Rs 8.09 lakhs
Elegance Auto Rs 8.99 lakhs

Skoda Rapid Diesel variants
Active Rs 7.95 lakhs
Ambition Rs 8.29 lakhs
Elegance Rs 9.19 lakhs

The car is available in Five colors
Cappuccino beige
 Candy white
Flash Red
Brilliant Silver
 Deep Black Pearl

All three variants of Skoda Rapid sedan are powered by a 1598 cc engine generating 77 bhp max power. The diesel engine provides more torque than the petrol variants. Max torque generated by diesel Skoda Rapid is 250 Nm while the petrol variants of Skoda Rapid generate 153 Nm torque.

Top speed of Skoda Rapid petrol manual variant is 188 kmph with 0-100 kmph in 10.7 seconds, Skoda Rapid petrol automatic variant is 183 kmph with 0-100 kmph in 12.4 seconds and top speed of Skoda Rapid diesel is 186 kmph with 0-100 kmph in 10.8 seconds.

Talking about sales expectation, Skoda Auto India Associate Director (Sales and aftersales) Ashutosh Dixit said: "We are targetting to sell more than 2,000 cars every month. The C segment is likely to grow at above 5 percent this year."

Active variant – Anti glare rear view mirrors, rear defogger, rough road package, engine immobilizer, central locking, front center armrest, tilt and telescopic adjustable steering wheel, and anti pinch system.

Ambition variant – Active+ Steel wheels, Body colored mirrors and door handles, ABS, driver airbag, remote control with foldable key, driver seat height adjuster and rear center armrest.

Elegance variant – Ambition+ Alloy wheels, front passenger airbag, security code for audio player, AUX ports for media player and memory card, automatic climate control, electrically adjustable mirrors, MID.

Rear AC Vents                                                  Rapid Airbags                            Rapid Fog lamps


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