Skoda Auto India opens bookings for Rapid Automatic
Skoda Auto India has commenced bookings for the much-awaited automatic ‘box-equipped Rapid TSI, ahead of its launch slated for early next month. Those interested can snag their own for a refundable fee of Rs 25,000 across the brand’s authorised dealerships, as well as on the Skoda Auto website. And that’s not all. Just as the early bird gets the worm, those who act fast might just get their Skoda Rapid AT delivered as early as 18 September 2020!
Besides the inclusion of the six-speed automatic transmission, the 999cc three-cylinder heart of the Rapid TSI remains unchanged, pumping out 108bhp and 175Nm. The fuel efficiency figures also seem promising, with the brand claiming an overall 16.24kmpl.
Speaking on the introduction of the Rapid AT, Zac Hollis, brand director, Skoda Auto India said,” An overwhelming response from brand loyalists and auto enthusiasts from across the nation has obligated the Czech marque to push the yardstick further and introduce the convenience of an automatic transmission across the Rapid TSI range, at a very competitive price point. The new Rapid AT will offer a compelling combination of the brand’s timeless design ideals, unmatched performance, superior build quality, exemplary ‘value for money’ proposition, and enhanced safety and security.”