Thursday, December 26, 2013
By Kamal Swami
Rapid Ultima : The special edition of Rapid to be launched soon
With an objective to keep Skoda Rapid in limelight before launching its facelift in Indian car market Czech car maker is going to launch its special edition codenamed ‘Rapid Ultima’ and will launch it in Indian car market in the month of February 2014, may be during Indian auto expo. The special edition will be priced higher than the elegance model of diesel variant existing in market. It would be interested to that after this launch Skoda India, the Indian arm of car maker will introduce the facelift Skoda Rapid 2014 in market.
The special edition will be equipped with same 105 bhp, 1.6 litre diesel engine mated with five speed manual gearbox. It would be interested to know that prior to this in the month of October Skoda India had upgraded Rapid with new projector headlights, compatibility with Bluetooth, steering mounted controls, ABS, 14 inch steel wheel, and front airbags.
Talking about the design of special edition it is reported that it will carry the same design as available in the existing models of this sedan. The changes that have been introduced in car are mainly made on the interiors including some new stickers. Noticeable changes made in interiors include twin colored dashboard along with twin colored leather seats, rear parking sensors and reversing camera. The other features adorned in special edition include stripes on bonnet, followed by stickers placed on roofs. Apart from this company has also placed badge of Ultima on boot and rear doors of sedan.
To know more about features available in existing Rapid click here.