Skoda Rapid price and pictures

Published: 22nd December 2011
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Skoda Rapid, the much awaited popular entry level in the Indian auto market, is expected take on its rivals due to competitive price range and highly sophisticated features. Skoda Auto, Czech based, subsidiary of Volkswagen Group is currently in top gear and launching innovative new car models in the Indian auto market to achieve a regarding position. Already, the auto giant includes popular car models in its Indian stable which are pushing the sales mark of the company with unexpected growth.

First time, the auto major is entering in the Indian entry level sedan car market with the launch of Skoda Rapid.So far, the company has not announced the new Skoda Rapid price for the Indian auto market but, it is expected in competitive range. The company is expected to offer the new Skoda car in India in the price range of Rs. 7.50 lakh to Rs. 9 lakh at ex-showroom. In this price range the company is offering innovative comfortable and safety features in the new beast which is expected to take on rivals like Volkswagen Vento, Tata Manza, Maruti SX4, Ford Figo, Tata Indigo and Hyundai Accent.

Skoda Rapid pictures have already been leaked in the market and available on the Internet. The appearance of the new Skoda entry level car is really eye-catchy. It is fully inspired by Skoda's popular premium sedan Skoda Laura while feature and specifications borrowed from Volkswagen Vento. The new C+ segment entry level sedan, Skoda Rapid is based on Mission L concept. The next generation technology loaded Skoda sedan car is expected to achieve good response to the Indian customers due to its most advanced technology, great power and performance.

Skoda Rapid features and specifications are expected highly sophisticated. The new beast comes included with power windows, powers steering, remote central locking, manual air conditioner, rear defogger, steering adjustment, height adjustable driver's seat, designer wheel covers, single DIN music system etc. Meanwhile, high safety features like keyless entry, push-button start, folding rear seats, airbags, ABS and EBD will also be available in high-end model as standard. The company will also offer all these safety features in base and mid variants as optional.

The expected Skoda Rapid mileage is impressive because the company uses innovative technology in the heart of the new car model to make it fuel economical. Beside this, Skoda Rapid will be offered in both the petrol and diesel engine models. The petrol and diesel models of the car come powered by the same 1.6L, 1598cc, 4 cylinder, 8 valve engine. The petrol mill generates maximum power of 105 bhp and peak torque of 153 Nm. Meanwhile, diesel engine also makes max power of 105 bhp and top torque of 250Nm. A 5 speed manual transmission gearbox will be available in the new car.

The petrol model of the Skoda Rapid will be available in three variants like Active, Ambition and Elegance while the diesel model will also be offered in the same variants as petrol model. The new Skoda Rapid will be available in five exiting colours like Candy White, Deep Black, Brilliant Silver, Flash Red and Cappuccino Beige. So, the new Skoda car is expected value for money in Indian domestic auto market which ensure to attract a large number of customers on this mass festive season of Diwali.

This Diwali season bound plenty of new car models have been launched in India like Nissan Sunny, new Tata Indica Vista, Force One, New Maruti Swift, New Volkswagen Jetta, New Honda Jazz, Toyota Etios Liva, Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Beat diesel, Audi A6, Tata Aria 4x2, Tata Indica Xeta, Honda Brio and Mahindra XUV 500. On the other hand, Hyundai Eon hatchback is also ready to make its presence in India as entry level small car which has been most popular before its official launch.

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