A few months ago Skoda had launched Rapid in India based on Volkswagen Vento which was derived from Volkswagen Polo. Skoda now had officially introduced the new Rapid sedan for the European market.
Skoda Rapid is the new corporate identity with original grille and hood. Overall Lenght of Rapid is 4.48 meters, Width 1.7 meters and height 1.46 meters. Rapid can seat five comfortably and also has an enormous trunk volume of 550 liters.
Skoda Rapid will be equipped with 1.2 and 1.4 liter engine with different power delivery modes. The 1.2 liter MPI engine produce 75 hp, and 1.2 liter TSI produces 86 and 105 hp. Top of the gasoline power engine will 1.4 liter TSI with 122 horses. Skoda will also offer 1.6 liter diesel engine for Rapid producing 90 and 105 hp. Both diesel engine will be mated with seven speed DSG gearbox along with dual cluth transmission.
The world premiere of Skoda Rapid will take place at the 2012 Paris Motor Show in September. The Czech automaker has produced Rapid sedan to fill gap between Fabia and Octavia.
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