Indian subsidiary of Czech automakers, Skoda is offering a host of benefits with the Rapid sedan in India. These benefits are announced following the company plan to overhaul their Indian strategies while the company also works on sprucing their after sales service approach.
Earlier report of Skoda India planning to launch the new Octavia vRS, a more powerful variant of the existing Octavia, has been rubbished by the company. The Indian subsidiary of Czech car maker has no such plans.
Czech car maker, Skoda Auto has officially given a glimpse of the new Fabia, which is scheduled to make its public debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. Now revealed in an official sketch from Skoda Design, the new Fabia was also spied testing in Skoda’s home country, Czech Republic recently.
H1 2014 has been slow for the auto industry, but Skoda India has reported sales decline below the market average. Despite continues sales decline from January-June, Skoda wouldn’t be too disheartened as it focuses on reinventing itself as a premium vehicle brand here, focusing on sustainable profit over sales volume growth.
A fleet of 8 Volkswagen Group cars were spotted testing by avid RushLane reader Nitha Bhatt. It is very interesting to see so many cars being tested together. Among, there are 5 VW Vento sedans, 2 VW Polo hatchbacks and 1 Skoda Rapid sedan; one of Ventos’ is Left Hand Drive (LHD) export configuration.
New Skoda Yeti facelift will be launched in two versions, City and Outdoor. Latter model was spied testing recently, with similar commanding presence and protective lower body cladding as shown in Delhi Auto Expo earlier this year.
Indian auto industry sales have by and large been stagnant, with just about enough spark from segment volume boosters like Maruti Suzuki Celerio, Honda City, Ford EcoSport, and Hyundai Grand i10.
Launched back in November 2011, Skoda Rapid is due for a midlife facelift. But sadly, there isn’t going to be any. Instead, Skoda will launch a new Rapid limited edition variant in India.