Skoda India that launched the all new Octavia in 2013 end has plans to launch facelift versions of most of its cars in 2014. The Indian Auto Expo will get to see the facelifted Superb and new 2014 Skoda Yeti. The Czech republic carmaker might also showcase the 2014 Skoda Rapid at the event, which the company is planning to launch by the third or fourth quarter this year. However, the company will first launch the special edition Rapid 'Ultima'.
Whereas, the Skoda Rapid Ultima will come up with some additional accessories, features and new badge, the 2014 Skoda Rapid will go through design and interior changes. The 2014 Skoda Rapid will have revamped headlights, new grille, bonnet and a new bumper. There will be changes made to the interiors as well, making it look more up-market than before.
Mechanically, there will be no changes made to the car. it will continue to come with both the 1.6-litre diesel and 1.6-litre petrol, capable of churning out a maximum power output of 103bhp. The company might also launch an automatic transmission version of the car. Since, it will be a new year model, there should not be change in the pricing. However, the company hasn't yet said anything officially on the same.
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