Skoda Auto India commenced the reservation window for the new RAPID 1.0 TSI as well as the much-awaited KAROQ, against a refundable booking fee of ₹ 50,000 across all authorized dealership facilities in the country and on the Skoda Auto India website: Having secured a priority status, the pre-booked Skoda RAPID 1.0 TSI and the Skoda KAROQ will be delivered to customers from 14 April and 06 May 2020, respectively.
Skoda India had showcased both the cars during the Auto Expo 2020, though launch of this car is delayed due to CoronaVirus outbreak.
Mr. Zac Hollis, Brand Director, Skoda India India, said: “Our SUV model range caters to a growing class of discerning customers with the taste for luxury as well as the right ‘value for money’ proposition. While retaining its strong family characteristics, the much-anticipated KAROQ will continue to drive Skoda Autos success in India.”
“The state of the art 1.0 TSI (Turbocharged Stratified Injection) petrol engine, to be introduced with the Skoda RAPID, is central to our BS-6 powertrain and fuel strategy, offering an exceptional power output as well as excellent fuel economy. brand loyalists and auto enthusiasts, from across the nation, now have the opportunity to pre-book our latest offerings and secure a priority status.” he added.
Talking about the Cars: The new Skoda Karoq is an integral part of the Czech marque’s SUV campaign in India. The latest Skoda Auto offering comes equipped with a 1.5 TSI petrol engine, mated to a seven-speed automatic dual-clutch transmission, delivering an impressive power output of 150 PS (110 kW), and a peak torque output of 250 Nm. In addition, it features panoramic sunroof, virtual cockpit, and nine airbags – that reiterate Skoda Auto’s strong emphasis on the safety of its customers.