At an introductory ex-showroom price of Rs 6.99 lakhs Skoda Auto India unveiled the limited edition Rapid Rider in India. It will be available in two color options, Candy White and Carbon Steel, across all the authorized Skoda Auto dealership facilities in the country.
This new car will be available with the 1.6 liter MPI petrol engine only. It has cosmetic highlights to differentiate the Rider edition from the regular variants. This limited edition gets distinctive black design elements which include black facade of the grille, black side foils, glossy black vinyl on the B pillars and black trunk lip garnish. Inside, the sedan with ivory slate upholstery it gets all new dual-tone ebony sand interior.
The scuff plates have the Rapid model name inscription. Dual airbags and anti-lock braking system are offered as standard features. Speaking further, the car comes with Parktronic rear parking sensors, height adjustable three-point seatbelts at the front, rear windscreen defogger with timer, rough road package, anti-glare interior rear view mirror and engine immobilizer with floating code system. Skoda claims that this unit delivers a combined fuel efficiency of 15.41kmpl.
Zac Hollis, Director – Sales, Service and Marketing, Skoda Auto India said, “The Rapid Rider offers a compelling combination of the brand’s emotive design, exquisite interiors and class-leading safety features, at a very competitive price point. It is deemed to be a best seller setting the benchmark for functionality, practicality and spaciousness in its segment."