Skoda Auto has introduced the new Rapid Matte edition at a price of ₹11,99,000 (ex-showroom) in India. This new edition will be available in an exclusive carbon steel matte color. It will be powered by the 1.0 L TSI engine and will be available in both automatic and manual transmissions. The manual variant will be priced at ₹11.99 Lakhs and the automatic variant at ₹13.49 Lakhs.
The Matte Edition sports many new features. The new glossy black radiator grille and spoiler in the front coupled with the carbon steel matte color enhances the emotive design. The glossy black door handle is exclusively for the matte edition. In addition, the black body side molding also accentuates the side profile. At the rear, the addition of the rear diffusor, glossy black tailgate spoiler and the black trunk lip garnish give a sporty avatar to the car. This new edition of the RAPID comes with all-black alloy wheels.
Commenting on the introduction of the new ŠKODA RAPID MATTE Edition, Mr. Zac Hollis, Brand Director, ŠKODA AUTO India said, “Since its launch, the RAPID has had an incredible success journey in India. With more than 1,00,000 customers, RAPID has seen great resonance with auto enthusiasts across the country. Taking the success story further, we are thrilled to introduce the RAPID Matte Edition in India. With this addition, the RAPID portfolio expands further to reach newer customers. With its distinctive style and extensive feature list, I am confident that this product will see great demand.”
INTERIORS AND FEATURES -
The RAPID Matte Edition gets dual-tone Tellur Grey interiors and wears a premium black leatherette upholstery with Alcantara inserts. The interior also sports the same 16.51 cm Drive Audio Player Central Infotainment System that sports a rear-view camera. The car is also equipped with a USB Air Purifier. The stainless-steel scuff plates are added as well. Additionally, high visibility performance bulbs are exclusively provided for the RAPID Matte edition.
SAFETY AND SECURITY -
The safety equipment on the MATTE edition includes the Parktronic rear parking sensors, anti-glare interior rearview mirror, rear windscreen defogger with timer, height-adjustable three-point seatbelts at the front, rough road package, and engine immobilizer with a floating code system.