Skoda cars are exceptional in several aspects which include design. They have power and are distinct and elegant in looks. In order to attract the modern youth they come in a new cosmetic package. It is a thrill to see to feel and to drive them.
Having chiselled curves and a moulded body make Skoda Rapid gracious and charming. The front grille, the modern headlamps and dual tone interiors and acomfortable drive are its great features. It comes with blackened projector headlamps and fog lamps. The grille is black, and classy. There are black mirrors and alloy wheels. The high-quality interior has a great finish and gives a come here feeling. . The rear parking sensors, cruise control, and card holder are great features.
It has contoured seats with height adjustable head-rests; designed cup holders, an adjustable steering wheel, Climatronic air conditioning system spell Comfort. dual airbags, ABS, brake-assist, fog lamps, engine immobiliser, interior rear view mirror, and even an emergency triangle to warn other drivers in case you need to pull over, the Skoda Rapid offers class-leading safety and security features. The Rapid offers clever storage space and great comfort. It has spaces for front and rear passengers. The boot is ideally spacious 460 litre. It has Clever features like Remote opening and closing of adjustable windows, One touch operation for all four electrically adjustable windows, dual rear air conditioning vents, theft prevention of audio player, Height adjustment for steering wheel, cup holders for rear seat passengers.It has good handling characteristics, light and precise steering, giving great confidence.
The SKODA Rapid comes with updated diesel and petrol engines. The 1.5 Turbocharged Common Rail (TDI CR) diesel Engine is designed for super performance and fine fuel efficiency at21.66 KMPL . It gives 105 BHP (77 kW) with a torque of 250 Nm at 1500 – 2500 rpm. It has a 1.6 Multi-Point Injection petrol engine with Dual Overhead Camshaft. The petrol engine is smooth and silent adding to driving pleasure. It has a seven-speed DSG automatic gearbox with sports mode. The DSG dual clutch box with its two clutches with gear selection for lightning gear shifts. It uses the downsized 1.6-litre motor with a reduced bore of around 2.5mm, which lowers the displacement. The DQ200 gearbox with an extra cog is more efficient, and has a twin-cam unit, and 16 valves. The wide power band and midrange result in solid performance. The process of Overtaking is smooth and easy. It is a relaxed vehicle in tough situations. The driver and others feel comfortable, even at high speeds. There is a huge surge of power which ensures great performance. The Rapid retains the old suspension setup and ensures stability.
Overall there is additional convenience and a guarantee of performance and economy. The comprehensive version of Rapid is expected to be introduced by mid 2015 at a cost of around 800000/-