Skoda has launched the Edition 2018 of the Rapid in India with many changes done to the exterior. The car is available in four different variants and is based on the Style variant of the regular Rapid. Price starts at Rs. 10.96 lakh and goes up to Rs. 13.92 lakh, ex-showroom, Delhi.
The special edition Rapid is based on the top-end variant of the Skoda Rapid and it gets many visual enhancements to make it look more premium. The new edition is available in only two colours – red and white. Both of them come with black accents on the various parts of the vehicle to make it look different and sporty.
The special edition Rapid also gets black accents on the headlamps, blacked out rear view mirrors and tail lamp cluster. The Monte Carlo edition also gets 16-inch alloy wheels as standard. There is also a black rear spoiler. The black theme from the outside continues on the of the vehicle too.
The interiors are all-black with contrasting red stitches on the seats and the steering wheel. the car also gets aluminium foot pedals. The feature is similar to the top-end of the regular Rapid. It comes with cruise control, a 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system with MirrorLink, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Connectivity.
The car is powered by 1.6-litre MPI petrol engine that generates 108 Bhp – 153 Nm. The diesel engine is a 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine that generates 103 Bhp – 250. Both the engines get 5-speed manual transmission as standard. There is also an option of a 6-speed torque converter with the petrol and 7-speed DSG with the diesel.
Skoda is offering 4-year warranty and maintenance of the vehicle too. The car is available at an interest rate of 4% per annum or an EMI of 12,999. There is Zero downpayment on the vehicle. Skoda says that the bookings have been opened and the deliveries will start soon. The offer is only valid for a limited time.