Tuesday, April 23, 2013
By Anil Jangid
Skoda Rapid Prestige limited edition launched at 8.99 lakh
Czech carmaker Skoda Auto has launched the Skoda Rapid Prestige limited edition at Rs 8.99 lakh. The new limited edition has been offered in diesel trim of the sedan which comes powered by a 1.6-litre TDI diesel engine that churns out max power of 104bhp peak torque of of 250Nm. To challenge the new Honda Amaze and Maruti Swift Dzire the company brought this extra features equipped version of the sedan.
The new Skoda Raid Prestige limited edition comes equipped with extra features of parking sensors, navigation system, wind visors, new floor mats and 'Prestige' badging on the sides of the car which make it more plush and luring. To lure customers and increase the sales mark, the Czech auto giant has already offered 100 % finance and low EMI schemes for all variants of the Rapid sedan.
Skoda Rapid India is being offered with both petrol and diesel engine options. Its petrol model carries a 1.6 Litre, 1598cc, DOHC petrol engine. Power of the engine goes to wheels via a 5-speed manual transmission while automatic transmission system choice is also available. It is reported that despite of Skoda Fabia and Scout hatchbacks, the company is also working on a Rapid based small car for Indian auto market that would get launch by the end of the year.