The Skoda Rapid Sedan Thread
Posted 27 May 2011 - 07:49 PM
The grille of the car, as revealed by these spy images, is similar to that of the Fabia, and so is the central air-dam on the bumper. This hints at no major departure from the current design philosophy for the new model. It’s notable that the Rapid was expected to draw heavily from the Vision D concept shown in the Geneva 2011 Show, but Skoda seem to have chosen the safer route of sharing the design with the Fabia, and its parts bin with the Vento.
The exterior proportions also hint at a capacious boot, which is always a great thing to have in the Indian market. The length of the car suggests reasonable space for the backbenchers, which should be par with the segment.
Under the hoot, the 1.6-liter petrol and diesel engines found on the Vento will do the propelling duty. Both the engines produce 105PS of peak power, but the diesel produces around 100 units more of torque at 250Nm.
We can expect a DSG AT variant for the Rapid too, just like the Vento. The Vento is not available with the auto transmission for the diesel variant. Hopefully the Rapid will have the option.
Prices, as you would reckon, are still guesswork, but following the trend across all VW and Skoda models in various segments, the Rapid, in all probability will be priced lower than its German cousin. The margin, won’t be too much, but there would certainly be a difference. No clarity on launch dates either, but the 2012 Delhi Expo should be a terrific platform for the car to make a debut. here are some pics, head over to Overdrive.infor more images of the car
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Posted 16 December 2011 - 06:19 PM
Here are some interesting things about the new sedan.
Skoda Rapid, the new stunning and amazing car launched by the Skoda in the C-Segment. This car was much awaited because of its shocking price range and looks.
Price of Skoda Rapid is tagged Rs 6.75 lakh for the base variant-Skoda Rapid Active. However, Skoda Rapid with other two trims Skoda Rapid Ambition whose price is tagged as Rs 7.09 lakh and the top-end Skoda Rapid Elegance price tagged as Rs 7.99 lakh.Rapid diesel versions are tad more costly and start from Rs 7.95 lakh to Rs 9.19 lakh. All the three variant are available in both petrol and diesel variants.
Mileage and Acceleration of Skoda Rapid
Rapid give the impressive mileage of around 12kmpl in the city and 16kmpl on highway. The powerful engine of Rapid give the power of getting 0 – 100 kmph in 12.4 seconds. Both the variants petrol and diesel can attain the top speed of 170 to 185kmph.
Interior of Skoda Rapid
Skoda Rapid interiors are highly impressive, its interior are comfortable and satisfying. The dashboard, switch gear, aircon vents, climate control unit, power windows switches and pretty much everything else is a straight lift out of the VW’s Vento.
The Rapid acquires a nice dark and light beige colored dash board rendering an airy feel to the passengers. The leather wrapped steering wheel is a four spoke affair with a chrome insert on it rendering a rich look. Height and telescopic adjustment features in steering are standard on all the variants of Rapid.