Pre-book the ŠKODA KAROQ and the new RAPID 1.0 TSI - today!
› Bookings now open for the ŠKODA KAROQ and the new RAPID 1.0 TSI against a refundable fee of ₹ 50,000
› Register expression of interest across all authorized sales outlets and on the ŠKODA AUTO India website
Mumbai, 16 March 2020: ŠKODA AUTO India commenced the reservation window for the new RAPID 1.0 TSI as well as the much-awaited KAROQ, against a refundable booking fee of ₹ 50,000 (Rupees Fifty Thousand Only), across all authorized dealership facilities in the country and on the ŠKODA AUTO India website: ŠKODA / ŠKODA. Having secured a priority status, the pre-booked ŠKODA RAPID 1.0 TSI and the KAROQ will be delivered to customers from 14 April and 06 May 2020, respectively.
Mr. Zac Hollis, Brand Director - ŠKODA AUTO India, said: "Our SUV model range caters to a growing class of discerning customers with the taste for luxury as well as the right 'value for money' proposition. While retaining its strong family characteristics, the much-anticipated KAROQ will continue to drive ŠKODA AUTO's success in India.”
“The state of the art 1.0 TSI (Turbocharged Stratified Injection) petrol engine, to be introduced with the ŠKODA RAPID, is central to our BS-6 powertrain and fuel strategy - offering an exceptional power output as well as excellent fuel economy. ŠKODA brand loyalists and auto enthusiasts, from across the nation, now have the opportunity to pre-book our latest offerings and secure a priority status.” he added.
ŠKODA KAROQ: Distinctive, Dynamic, and Robust
The new ŠKODA KAROQ is an integral part of the Czech marque’s SUV campaign in India. The latest ŠKODA AUTO offering comes equipped with a 1.5 TSI petrol engine, mated to a seven-speed automatic dual-clutch transmission, delivering an impressive power output of 150 PS (110 kW), and a peak torque output of 250 Nm. In addition, it features panoramic sunroof, virtual cockpit, and nine airbags - that reiterate ŠKODA AUTO’s strong emphasis on the safety of its customers.
ŠKODA RAPID 1.0 TSI: Modern, Emotive, and Urbane
Introduced in 2011, the RAPID marked ŠKODA AUTO’s foray into the popular C segment, in India, and garnered much appreciation from customers across the nation. It soon proved its mettle as a perfect blend of the brand’s timeless design ideals, superior build quality, and European craftsmanship, all at a competitive price point. Today, the RAPID continues to be ŠKODA AUTO's best seller in the Indian market setting benchmarks for functionality, practicality, and spaciousness in its segment.
Skoda Rapid 1.0 TSI Launched In India; Prices Start At ₹ 7.49 Lakh
The all-new Skoda Rapid 1.0 TSI has been finally launched in India today with prices starting at ₹ 7.49 lakh (ex-showroom, India) for the base variant and going all the way up to ₹ 11.79 lakh for the range topping variant. The key highlight of the new Skoda Rapid of course remains the new 1.0-litre, three-cylinder, turbocharged petrol TSI engine that puts out 108 bhp at 5250 rpm and 175 Nm at 1750-4000 rpm. The engine is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox as standard while an optional seven-speed torque converter automatic transmission is also on offer. While the power output of the new Rapid 1,0 compared to the outgoing 1.6-litre unit is up by 5 per cent, the torque output has gone up by a good 14 per cent. Impressively, at 18.79 kmpl the new Rapid 1.0 TSI is 23 per cent more fuel efficient.
The new Skoda Rapid is remains identical to the previous model in terms of design and dimensions but has been styled to make it look a bit sportier. So elements like new blackened 16-inch alloy wheels, LED headlamps, LED daytime running lamps (DRLs), rear diffuser, and black lip spoiler among others help to up its styling quotient. Other elements mostly remain unchanged like the butterfly grille, wraparound headlamps, large mesh-pattern airdam, and horizontal fog lamps. The top end trim looks even more aggressive with vibrant body colour options and sporting blackened alloy wheels, lip spoiler and rear diffuser.
The video basically focuses on the new updated engine on the Skoda Rapid. The engine as mentioned above is a 1.0 litre, three cylinder, TSI petrol engine that generates a maximum of 110 Ps and 175 Nm of torque. the video says that the new Rapid is terrifically powerful and fuel efficient at the same time. The video suggests people to drive it once to believe it. The older or BS4 petrol version of the Rapid was powered by a 1.6 litre MPI engine and the new BS6 compliant Rapid is now 23 percent more fuel efficient than the older version. The Rapid 1.0 TSI return a maximum of 18.97 kmpl. It is even five percent more powerful than older version.
Skoda has opened the bookings for Rapid TSI Automatic. It can be booked for a refundable amount of Rs.25,000 through dealers or online. Deliveries to begin from 18th September. Sharing quick specifications:
2020 Skoda Rapid TSI Automatic Launched In India; Prices Start At ₹ 9.49 Lakh
Skoda Auto India has finally launched the automatic version of the Rapid TSI in the country. The 2020 Skoda Rapid TSI Automatic is priced from ₹ 9.49 lakh, going up to ₹ 13.29 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom India). The updated Rapid BS6 now comes with a 6-speed torque converter paired with the 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine. The new automatic version is offered in five variants - Rider Plus, Ambition, Onyx, Style, and Monte Carlo - and the automaker has been accepting bookings for the model since last month. Deliveries for the Rapid AT are scheduled to begin from tomorrow onwards, September 18, 2020.
The 2020 Skoda Rapid TSI Automatic retains all the features from its manual version. This includes the LED daytime running lights, front and rear fog lights, 16-inch alloy wheels on the outside. The interior comprises an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto with Mirror link, automatic climate control, cruise control, auto dimming IRVM, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, height adjustable driver's seat, and more. The safety features on the Skoda Rapid automatic include dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, high speed alert and a reverse camera.