SKODA TO LAUNCH THE RAPID TSI AUTOMATIC ON 17 SEPTEMBER. Automotive News | Auto Reporter
Skoda Auto last Friday announced that the Rapid TSI Automatic will go on sale in the country on September 17. Pre-launch bookings of the new Rapid is already started at all of the Skoda dealership facilities and on the Skoda's official website at a ₹25,000 refundable token amount. The company has also announced that it will start the deliveries of the new Rapid starting from September 18.
For the record, Earlier this year the company launched the new 2020 Rapid 1.0 TSI at 7.49 lakh. It rivals in the country such as Hyundai Verna, VW Vento, Honda City, and Maruti Ciaz.
The automatic variant of the Rapid TSI comes with a 1.0-liter TSI petrol powertrain which has been rated to deliver 110 PS (81 kW) of power which comes around 5,000 - 5,500 rpm and 175 Nm of peak torque is recorded at 1,750 - 4,000 rpm. The gearbox is a six-speed automatic unit. With the fuel efficiency of 16.24 Kmpl
"Skoda Auto India recently introduced the new Rapid TSI range of products that now boasts state of the art 1.0 Turbocharged Stratified Injection engine offering the best of both worlds: exceptional power output and excellent fuel economy. An overwhelming response from brand loyalists and auto enthusiasts from across the nation has obligated the Czech marque to push the yardstick further and introduce the convenience of an AT transmission across the Rapid TSI range, at a very competitive price point," said Zac Hollis, Brand Director at Skoda Auto India.