The Czech automotive manufacturer, Skoda has finally revealed the Rapid Rider (limited edition) at INR 6.99 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). Under the hood, the car gets a 1.6-litre MPI petrol engine as well as available in two colours, carbon steel and candy white. This limited edition of Skoda gets sporty cosmetic detailing as well as new features.
This limited edition of Skoda Rapid Rider is quite different from the regular model as it features a black Skoda signature grille, glossy black decor over B-pillars, black trunk lip garnish and black side foils. Also, the car gets dual-tone ebony sand interiors that include scuff plates along with Rapid inscription and ivory slate upholstery.
Coming to the Rapid Rider safety features, it comes with an anti-glare interior rearview mirror, Parktronic rear parking sensors, height-adjustable 3-point front seatbelts, rear windscreen defogger, engine immobilizer with floating code system and rough road package. Anti-lock braking system and dual airbags are two added standard safety features.
The Skoda Rapid Rider specs include a 1.6-litre petrol engine that cranks out 104bhp@5200rpm and a peak torque of 153 Nm@3750rpm. The engine will be paired to the five-speed manual transmission.
On the launch of Rapid Rider, Director of Sales, Service and Marketing, Skoda Auto India, Zac Hollis 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."