Skoda Rapid 1.0L TSI launched at Rs. 7.50 lakh

The Skoda Rapid is now available with a 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine. The car is is available in five variants – Rider, Ambition, Onyx, Style and Monte Carlo and prices start at Rs. 7.50 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

The new Rapid comes with LED daytime running lights, chrome trim around the windows and chrome door handles. It also gets a chrome surround for the radiator grille. The Monte Carlo comes with a black grille, smoked headlamps, black ORVMs and roof as well as a boot lip spoiler and dual-tone rear bumper. It rides on dual-tone alloy wheels. The Onyx variant comes black ORVMs and gloss black alloy wheels.

On the inside, the car gets an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment head-unit, automatic climate control with rear AC vents, cruise control, rain sensing wipers and rear view camera. The Onyx and Monte Carlo variants get flat-bottom steering wheels.

The new Rapid is powered by a BS6-compliant 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine that produces 109 BHP @ 5,000-5,250 rpm and 175 Nm @ 1,750-4,000 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.

The new Rapid is available in four colour options – Brilliant Silver, Candy White, Carbon Steel and Toffee Brown. The Montel Carlo comes in Flash Red and Candy White, while Onyx is available in Lapiz Blue and Candy White.

Variant-wise ex-showroom prices:

Rider – Rs. 7.49 lakh
Ambition – Rs. 9.99 lakh
Onyx – Rs. 10.19 lakh
Style – Rs. 11.49 lakh
Monte Carlo – Rs. 11.79 lakh

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