ŠKODA 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 Rs. 50,000 (Rupees Fifty Thousand Only), across all authorized dealership facilities in the country and on the ŠKODA AUTO India website: https://www.skodalive.co.in/rapid-tsi / https://www.skodalive.co.in/karoq. Having secured a priority status, the pre-booked ŠKODA RAPID 1.0 TSI and the KAROQ will be delivered to customers from April 14 and May 06, 2020, respectively.
Mr. Zac Hollis, Brand Director – ŠKODA AUTO 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 ŠKODA AUTO’s success in India.”
“The state-of-the-art 1.0 TSI (Turbocharged Stratified Injection) petrol engine, to be introduced with the ŠKODA RAPID, is central to our BS-6 powertrain and fuel strategy – offering an exceptional power output as well as excellent fuel economy. ŠKODA 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.
ŠKODA KAROQ: Distinctive, Dynamic, and Robust
The new ŠKODA KAROQ is an integral part of the Czech marque’s SUV campaign in India. The latest ŠKODA 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 ŠKODA AUTO’s strong emphasis on the safety of its customers.
ŠKODA RAPID 1.0 TSI: Modern, Emotive, and Urbane
Introduced in 2011, the RAPID marked ŠKODA AUTO’s foray into the popular C segment, in India, and garnered much appreciation from customers across the nation. It soon proved its mettle as a perfect blend of the brand’s timeless design ideals, superior build quality, and European craftsmanship, all at a competitive price point. Today, the RAPID continues to be ŠKODA AUTO’s best seller in the Indian market setting benchmarks for functionality, practicality, and spaciousness in its segment.