Skoda launches the Rider Plus variant of the Rapid 1.0 TSI

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The Rapid Rider Plus sports a modern crystalline appearance synonymous with the brand’s signature design language and legacy

Škoda unveiled a new variant of its Rapid TSI, the Rider Plus, which will be available in four colour options, Candy White, Carbon Steel, Brilliant Silver and Toffee Brown, across all authorized Skoda Auto dealership facilities in the country.

Commenting on the introduction, Mr. Zac Hollis, Brand Director, Škoda Auto India said “Skoda Auto India recently introduced the new Rapid TSI range of products that now boasts state of the art 1.0 TSI petrol engine offering 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 broaden the Rapid range. The Rider Plus offers a compelling combination of the brand’s emotive design, exquisite interiors and class-leading safety features, at a very competitive price point. It is deemed to be a best seller setting the benchmark for functionality, practicality and spaciousness in its segment.”

The Rapid Rider Plus sports a modern crystalline appearance synonymous with the brand’s signature design language and legacy. The distinctive black and silver design elements underline the Rapid Rider Plus’ assertive and dynamic appearance. The black facade of the Skoda signature grille is perfectly complemented by decorative side foils, glossy black décor on the B pillars, complementary trunk lip garnish as well as the tasteful new window chrome garnish. The all new dual-tone ebony sand interior, with premium ivory slate upholstery, is a befitting combination of the Czech heritage and modern technology. The stainless steel scuff plates with ‘RAPID’ inscription further add to the captivating aesthetics.

At the heart of the Skoda Rapid Plus is the three-cylinder 1.0 TSI petrol engine that produces 107bhp and 175Nm of torque. The state of the art drivetrain has been tuned to offer refinement and sets the yardstick in its segment.

Skoda Auto India has launched the Rapid Rider Plus with a starting price of Rs 7.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India)