Skoda closes bookings for Rapid Rider variant due to high demand

Skoda closes bookings for Rapid Rider variant due to high demand New Skoda Rapid
author image Aditya Nadkarni
Friday 10 July 2020, 20:38 PM

Bookings for the Skoda Rapid Rider variant has been closed at it received high demand. The base variant of the sedan, the Rapid Rider was priced at Rs 7.49 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). While Skoda has stated that bookings for the Rapid Rider variant have been closed due to the high demand, the company did not reveal when it would re-open bookings for the popular variant.

A few reports suggest that Skoda could introduce a new version of the Rapid Rider variant, known as the Rapid Rider Plus, although there is no official confirmation from the company yet. Skoda will be launching the Rapid automatic variant in September this year.

The Skoda Rapid Rider variant was equipped with a number of features, including automatic climate control, 2-DIN music system, 15-inch steel wheels, dual airbags, ABS with EBD, electrically adjustable ORVMs, tilt and telescopic adjustable steering, steering mounted controls, rear parking sensors and a rear arm-rest.

The Skoda Rapid was launched in the BS6 avatar earlier this year. The model is powered by a 1.0-litre three-cylinder, TSI turbo-petrol engine producing 109bhp and 175Nm of torque. This motor is paired to a five-speed manual transmission.

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