Skoda Auto is prepared to launch the Rapid Matte Edition by the top of September 2021. The model was previewed in its concept avatar at the last year’s Auto Expo. The production-ready version is probably going to witness minor cosmetic changes over the concept. In terms of pricing, the Skoda Rapid Matte Edition is predicted to cost around Rs 50,000 premium over the range-topping Style trim. 

The Skoda Rapid Matte Edition are going to be the brand’s first-ever factory painted Matte coloured model of the sedan. almost like its concept, the ultimate model will feature gloss black inserts on the front grille and ORVMs and smoked tinted headlamps and fog lamps. The red highlights on the brake calipers, mirror caps, side moulding, rear diffuser and lid spoiler will add more to its sporty looks. What further distinguish it from the regular model are the blacked-out, newly-designed 17-inch alloy wheels and stainless-steel scuff plates with ‘Rapid’ badge.

Specifications

Skoda Auto is prepared to launch the Rapid Matte Edition by the top of September 2021. The model was previewed in its concept avatar at the last year’s Auto Expo. The production-ready version is probably going to witness minor cosmetic changes over the concept. In terms of pricing, the Skoda Rapid Matte Edition is predicted to cost around Rs 50,000 premium over the range-topping Style trim. The Rapid Style manual and automatic variants are currently available at Rs 11.69 lakh and Rs 12.99 lakh respectively (all, ex-showroom). Read – Skoda Kushaq to urge New 1.5L Automatic Variant With 6 Airbags, TPMS

The Skoda Rapid Matte Edition are going to be the brand’s first-ever factory painted Matte coloured model of the sedan. almost like its concept, the ultimate model will feature gloss black inserts on the front grille and ORVMs and smoked tinted headlamps and fog lamps. The red highlights on the brake calipers, mirror caps, side moulding, rear diffuser and lid spoiler will add more to its sporty looks. What further distinguish it from the regular model are the blacked-out, newly-designed 17-inch alloy wheels and stainless-steel scuff plates with ‘Rapid’ badge.

The Tellular Grey interior theme with premium black Alcantara seat covers are going to be retained from the concept. it’ll accompany the leather wrapped wheel and gearshift. On the feature front, the new Rapid Matte Edition will offer an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto connectivity, automatic AC unit, control , 4 airbags, a rear parking camera, hill hold control, electronic stability control, ABS with EBD and more.

Powering the Skoda Rapid Matte Edition are going to be an equivalent BS6-compliant 1.0L, 3-cylinder TSI turbocharged petrol engine that does duty within the regular model. The motor has been tuned for generating power worth 110bhp and 175Nm of torque. It promises a mileage of around 20kmpl, which is 20% above its BS4 version. The special model might be offered with both 6-speed manual and automatic gearbox.

It Will be supported the sedan’s top-spec variants, featuring automatic AC, control , automatic rain-sensing wipers, and an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system.

The Matte Edition are going to be powered by an equivalent 1-litre turbo-petrol engine producing 110PS and 175Nm. it’ll likely be paired with 6-speed manual and automatic drive options. 

Expected Price Expected Launch Date
8 lakh to Rs 13.30 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). September 2021

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