Skoda Rapid Anniversary Edition has been launched in India at a starting price of INR 6.99 lakhs (ex-showroom, Pan-India). Like any other limited edition, the sedan offers extra goodies and exclusive visual elements at a discounted rate.
Available in all variants, Rapid Anniversary Edition can be differentiated from regular model by means of contrast roof sticker and side decals on the doors. Inside, the limited edition model sports wood decor interior trims.
Skoda offers dual airbags as standard fitment across all its Anniversary Edition variants. Other noteworthy features of the sedan include include 2-DIN audio system with Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control, projector headlamps, height and length adjustable steering wheel and so on.Top-end Elegance Plus variant offers TrackPro tracking system.
Skoda Anniversary Edition offers TrackPro tracking system on Elegance Plus models. The system helps the owner to keep track of the car, trip history, specify speed and boundary limits, and receive 24×7 SMS alerts. The system also notifies the owner if the device is removed from the car.
Rapid’s powertrain lineup comprises 1.6-litre petrol engine producing 105 PS and 153 Nm of torque, and a 1.5-litre diesel engine generating 105 PS and 250 Nm of torque. Standard transmission is a 5-speed manual unit but the petrol and diesel engines can also be specified with a 6-speed tiptronic and a 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox respectively.
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Skoda will sell Rapid Anniversary Edition till the end of September. The limited edition is aimed at garnering some much needed sales volume this festive season.