ŠKODA AUTO, the Czech Marque, has introduced the new RAPID Matte edition at an attractive price of ₹ 11,99,000 (ex-showroom) in India. This new edition will be available in an exclusive carbon steel matte colour which adds to its style statement. It will be powered by the 1.0 L TSI engine and will be available in both automatic and manual transmissions.
Commenting on the introduction of the new ŠKODA RAPID MATTE Edition, Mr. Zac Hollis, Brand Director, ŠKODA AUTO India said, “Since its launch, the RAPID has had an incredible success journey in India. With more than 1,00,000 customers, RAPID has seen great resonance with auto enthusiasts across the country. Taking the success story further, we are thrilled to introduce the RAPID Matte Edition in India. With this addition, the RAPID portfolio expands further to reach newer customers. With its distinctive style and extensive feature list, I am confident that this product will see great demand.”
The Matte Edition sports many new features which makes the car distinctive and adds dynamism to the RAPID line-up. The new glossy black radiator grille and spoiler in the front coupled with the carbon steel matte colour enhances the emotive design. The glossy black door handle is exclusively for the matte edition and uplifts the side profile of the car. In addition, the black body side moulding also accentuates the side profile. At the rear, the addition of the rear diffusor, glossy black tailgate spoiler and the black trunk lip garnish gives a sporty avatar to the car. This new edition of the RAPID comes with all black alloy wheels making it a complete head turner from the outside.
INTERIORS AND FEATURES
The RAPID Matte Edition gets a dual tone Tellur Grey interiors and wears a premium black leatherette upholstery with Alcantara inserts. The interior also sports the same 16.51 cm Drive Audio Player Central Infotainment System that sports a rear-view camera. The car is also equipped with aUSB Air Purifier. The stainless-steel scuff plates with RAPID Inscriptionadds to the sportiness of the interiors. Additionally, high visibility performance bulbs are exclusively provided for the RAPID Matte edition.
ENHANCED SAFETY AND SECURITY
At ŠKODA, safety comes standard. Which is why ŠKODA AUTO offers essential safety features like dual airbags and anti-lock braking system across its product portfolio. The safety equipment on the MATTE edition includes the Parktronic rear parking sensors, anti-glare interior rear view mirror, rear windscreen defogger with timer, height adjustable three-point seatbelts at the front, rough road packageand engine immobilizer with floating code system.
‘PEACE OF MIND’ IS A ŠKODA SIGNATURE
The ŠKODA Shield Plus ensures 6 years of a hassle-free ownership experience and utmost ‘PEACE OF MIND’. It incorporates motor insurance, 24 x 7 roadside assistance, and an extended warranty. ŠKODA AUTO had previously introduced India’s first 4-year service care programme (4 year warranty, 4 year road side assistance, and an optional 4 year maintenance package).