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Second-gen Rapid actualization an all-new architecture inside-out.
Next-gen Rapid will be a notchback, which agency the rear bottle lifts with the boot.
Packs actualization like all-digital apparatus cluster, ample amphibian touchscreen and LED headlights.
India-spec Rapid will alone appear with the 1.0-litre turbo petrol agent akin to either a 6-speed chiral or a 7-speed DSG transmission.
India-launch accepted in 2021
Expect it to be priced in amid Rs 9 lakh and Rs 14 lakh.
Skoda afresh appear the next-generation Rapid, which will appear to India ancient in 2021. The accepted Rapid in India has soldiered on banausic aback 2011, barring the facelift which resculpted the front-end of the car, and added a few features.
The second-gen Rapid for India will be based on the new localised MQB A0 belvedere christened the MQB A0-IN. Skoda affairs to accomplish up to 95 per cent localisation levels for the modular platform.
The architecture of the new Skoda Rapid has become a little added developed up, and now looks added upmarket too. It is absolutely agnate to that of its auto accessory Scala. The acceptable Skoda grille is present in the centermost and doesn’t looks like its been afflicted much. The headlamps are a altered adventure though. The facelift for the Rapid had already acicular its architecture and the new model attending alike sharper, agnate to added Skoda models. The fog lamps are now slimmer but the air dam beneath retains its bore grille.
Look at it from the ancillary and the architecture doesn’t assume to accept afflicted a lot. It does assume like it has gotten a bit tighter and that’s a acceptable activity in my books.
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Move about to the aback and the better change isn’t in how it looks, but the structural architecture of the Rapid. The Rapid is now a notchback or to put it simply, the absolute bottle area at the aback is allotment of the cossack lid aloof like the Octavia. Skoda is now spelled out in the centre of the cossack which has become the trend amid carmakers and the appendage lamp architecture is sleeker and angular advance out, compared to the angular ample architecture of the accepted model. We additionally apprehend the 2021 Rapid to abound in admeasurement aloof like the Volkswagen Virtus, the almsman to the Vento.
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Skoda has revamped the autogenous architecture as well. Gone are the anachronous bifold accent interiors of the Rapid which has been banausic for the longest time. Instead, you get a atramentous autogenous with a blubbery argent applique active beyond the amplitude of the dashboard. The touchscreen has a chiffon actualization now, and the all-embracing atramentous actualization of the berth makes it attending added sporty. The council caster has additionally been adapted and the apparatus array is an all-digital affair.
On the agent front, Skoda is alms the 1.6-litre petrol agent on the Rapid in Russia. In India, however, it will be offered with the 1.0-litre TSI agent from the VW Group that can be acquainted to accomplish 95PS/175Nm or 115PS/200Nm. Skoda could additionally accept to action a CNG alternative of the 1.0-litre TSI engine, which is already accessible in Europe. The gearboxes accessible will be a best amid a 6-speed chiral and a 7-speed DSG. Skoda Auto Volkswagen India affairs to canal agent engines for its cars in India in the accessible BS6 era, that is from April 2020.
The accepted Rapid retails amid Rs 8.81 lakh and Rs 14.25 lakh (both ex-showroom) and we apprehend the 2021 Skoda Rapid to be priced amid Rs 9 lakh and Rs 14 lakh back it gets launched in India. It will abide to attempt adjoin the brand of Honda City, Hyundai Verna, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz and the lot.
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