Skoda’s Rapid Monte Carlo and Octavia RS

The bookings of Rapid Monte Carlo and Octavia RS is opened by the Czech automobile manufacturer.

Monte Carlo is dapper version of the standard Rapid Sedan whereas, Octavia is modified increasing its performance which has resulted in the creation of the Octavia RS.

Now you can pre-book your loved vehicle as Skoda has commenced the pre-bookings in the nation. The car launching will be done in a few days. The automobile manufacturer will be launching its second and third Sedan this year. Previously, in the month of July, Skoda has launched Octavia facelift.

The new Skoda Octavia:

The regular Skoda Rapid launched in the year 2016, is trimmed to the top-end, the exterior and the interior are graced with many artistic changes along with over and above various features which has generated the new Skoda Rapid. The Euro-spec Rapid and the current-gen Fabia are proffered with the European Monte Carlo making it famous in the country. These models will be launched in India for the first time. The special edition of Skoda, Rapid Monte Carlo is tending to promote the racing heritage of the automobile manufacturer. The other car models of Skoda, Rapid, Fabia, Yeti, Chicago. It is featured with all black grille, 16-inch alloy wheels, ORVMs and a tailgate spoiler. Aluminum scuff plates, multifunctional steering wheel, faux-carbon fiber trim and the red stitching have made the vehicle more gracious. The mechanical characteristics include 250bhp with 1.5liter diesel engine while the 1.6liter API petrol engine is incorporated with 103bhp. The 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox has been used in the petrol variant while a 7-speed DSG unit equip the diesel engine.

Octavia vRS, the prior version of the third generation facelift avatar, Skoda Octavia RS. The former was India’s first turbocharged petrol D-segment sedan following the vRS version of Laura, the second generation Octavia. The assembling of the Octavia RS is also supposed to be done in the country like the previous models. The three trim levels of the 2017 Octavia are Ambition, Style and Style Plus. Most of the design changes have been made on the front fascia of the saloon including new LED headlamps and wider and angular signature grille, wider chrome slat, new flog lamp assembly and remolded bumper.

The prices (ex-showroom Delhi) of the Skoda Rapid’s Style variant are as follows:

Petrol manual – Rs10.24 lakh

Petrol automatic (6-AT) – Rs11.46 lakh

Diesel manual – Rs11.95 lakh

Diesel automatic (7-DSG) – Rs13.06 lakh

1.4-liter engine delivers 16.8kmpl mileage unlike the 14.7kmpl mileage provided by 1.8-litre TSI trims while the 2.0-litre diesel-powered Octavia offers 19.3kmpl of fuel economy.

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