Skoda Auto India Pvt. Ltd. has today launched the new Skoda Rapid Matte Edition in the Indian market. The new Skoda Rapid Matte Limited Edition has been launched at a starting price of Rs 11.99 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi. This new limited Matte edition model of the new Skoda Rapid will be available in an exclusive carbon steel matte colour which adds to its style statement. Also, it will be powered by the 1.0L TSI turbo petrol engine and will be available with both automatic as well as manual transmissions.
Skoda Rapid Matte Edition – New Updates
The new Skoda Rapid Matte Edition sports many new features which makes the car distinctive and adds dynamism to its profile. At the front, it gets a new glossy black radiator grille and spoiler which is coupled with the carbon steel matte colour that enhances the emotive design of the sedan. The glossy black door handle is exclusively for the matte edition and it uplifts the side profile of the car. In addition, the black body side moulding also accentuates the side profile. At the rear, it gets a diffusor, glossy black tailgate spoiler and there is also a black trunk lip garnish that gives a sporty avatar to the car. Moreover, there are also all-black alloy wheels. On the inside, the Rapid Matte Edition gets dual-tone Tellur Grey interiors and wears a premium black leatherette upholstery with Alcantara inserts. It gets a host of features too.
Skoda Rapid Matte Edition – Engine Specs
The Skoda Rapid Matte Edition gets the same engine as the standard car. This means it is powered by a BS6 compliant 1.0-litre TSI turbo petrol engine. This turbo petrol motor churns out 115 PS of maximum power and 175 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox and it gets a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission too.
Skoda Rapid Matte Edition – Price and Rivals
The new Skoda Rapid Matte Edition has been priced at Rs 11.99 lakh for the manual trim and Rs 13.49 lakh for the automatic variant. All the prices mentioned here belong to Ex-showroom New Delhi. The company is also offering the Skoda Shield Plus that ensures 6 years of a hassle-free ownership experience and utmost peace of mind. It incorporates motor insurance, 24 x 7 roadside assistance, and an extended warranty. The company has previously also introduced India’s first 4-year service care programme (4 year warranty, 4 year road side assistance, and an optional 4 year maintenance package).
Commenting on the introduction of the new Skoda Rapid Matte Edition, Mr Zac Hollis, Brand Director, Skoda Auto India said, “Since its launch, the Rapid has had an incredible success journey in India. With more than 1,00,000 customers, Rapid has seen great resonance with auto enthusiasts across the country. Taking the success story further, we are thrilled to introduce the RAPID Matte Edition in India. With this addition, the Rapid portfolio expands further to reach newer customers. With its distinctive style and extensive feature list, I am confident that this product will see great demand.”
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What are your thoughts on the new Skoda Rapid Matte Edition? Do let us know in the comments section below. Also, it’s worth mentioning that the new-gen Skoda Rapid will be coming to India early next year.
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