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Friday, November 04, 2011

By Pranjal Gera

Skoda Rapid launch on 16th November in 3 trims, may fell short in features with Vento

The compact sedan from Skoda den Rapid; which is principally based on Volkswagen Vento, will be launched by the company on 16th November this year. The Skoda Rapid sedan will feature exterior amends in order to distinguish with the parent company’s product Volkswagen Vento, while most the factors will remain unchanged. In terms of pricing, the compact sedan from Skoda will get seated underneath Vento. Hence, it is bound to miss some of its functions and features; one of them is audio controls placed on the steering wheel.

The Volkswagen Vento is presented in two variants Highline and Trendline. Whereas, the Rapid will be offered in three trims namely Active, Ambition and top-end Elegance. The sedan will be powered by 1.6L petrol run engine capable to produce maximum power of 105 bhp along with maximum torque of 160 Nm. Coming to the1.6L common rail diesel power-train, which is skilled enough to generate peak power of 105 bhp and 255 Nm of peak torque. Both the engines are identical to Vento.

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On the two variants i.e. petrol and diesel a 5-speed manual transmission will be offered as standard component. The Rapid petrol power-train will be initially loaded with an auto gear-box, on the other hand diesel engine powered Rapid may not get the auto transmission at the time of unveiling; but will be made available in future.

The compact sedan will be offered below the price range of Vento that is between INR 7 Lakh to 8 Lakh. The German giant in India, Volkswagen offers Polo, Passat and Jetta, besides its subsidiary Skoda selling Fabia, Superb and Laura.

 

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Comments (1)

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Ram

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

it is a gud car, it is also sporty so i say it is better than the verna.

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