Skoda has launched a limited edition model of its Rapid sedan in India. Called Rapid Anniversary Edition, this car has been launched at a price of Rs.6.99 lakh. The Anniversary Edition will only be available for a limited period of time and will be sold till the end of this September in all Skoda dealerships across India.
So what’s new in the Rapid Anniversary Edition? The car has got a few cosmetic changes on its exterior. For instance, the car has got new side door foils along with contrasting colored roof foils. On the inside the changes are more visible. The wood décor trim all around along with the TrackPro car tracking system are just some of the major changes made to the car’s interior. The Anniversary Edition also gets dual front airbags as a standard feature across all variants which make it one of the safest cars to drive in this segment.
Other interior changes in the Rapid Anniversary Edition include Skoda 2-DIN integrated audio system, adjustable AC vents on the rear, Bluetooth connectivity via app, cruise control system, adjustable steering wheel etc.
Important mechanical changes include a seven-speed DSG transmission with triptronic manual gear changing. Since this is just a limited edition model no engine change has been made to the car. It is powered by the same 1.5-liter TDi diesel and 1.6-liter MPi petrol engine and will be available in both these engine versions.