2018 Skoda Rapid Review, Price, Release Date
For all car lovers the 2018 Skoda Rapid launch has been a great thing. The revamped design, improved specifications and additional features in the new 2018 Skoda Rapid have attracted a large number of people and the 2018 Skoda Rapid reviews are coming out as very good due to the same reason. While the car has a great and elegant design, it is as good a performed too with improved aerodynamics and engines. Some key 2018 Skoda Rapid features have been given below.
Design of 2018 Skoda Rapid
There is a number of features in both exterior and interior of the car.
Major features in the exterior
- The 2018 Skoda Rapid is fitted with the signature grille which is encased in chrome to give a robust and stylish look to the entire façade of the car.
- The headlights are the next best thing as they are quartz cut projector lights which are powerful during all times and the jewel shadow LED completes the brightness effect.
- While the headlights are dashing, the tail lights are not very far behind with a unique C-shaped smoked design in place. They give a good design to the back of the car and make it as attractive as the front.
- A good addition to the body has been the spoiler in the rear portion of the car. The spoiler is stylish, sleek and adds on to the beauty and aerodynamics of the car
- The first thing that is noticed in the design of the car is the wheel and with Clubber allow wheels firmly in place, the 2018 Skoda Rapid RS makes sure that the onlookers are left wide eyed every time they look at the wheels.
Eye pleasing features of the interior
- With excellent exterior and stylish look, the interiors have also been carefully crafted in the car. With Dual-tone ebony – sand interiors, the 2018 Skoda Rapid looks absolutely beautiful and majestic from the inside too. It gives a feel of luxury and comfort at the same time.
- The inner linings are also quoted with chrome finishing which completes the royal look of the car and increases the level of comfort for the driver. Furthermore, leather wrapping is used for the steering wheel, the hand brake and the gear movement box. This adds on to the overall luxurious look and the comfort level of the car and makes driving and controlling easier.
- The driver also has a host of controls at his side of the gate, thereby making it easier to control things inside the car very easily.
2018 Skoda Rapid engine
The engine is a revamped 1498 cc monster with a torque of 250 Nm @ 1500 to 2500 rpm and the maximum power goes up to 108 bhp at 4000 rpm. It is a 1.5 liter 16V diesel engine with a 5 speed gearbox for a powerful drive.
2018 Skoda Rapid Release Date and Price
The Skoda Rapid is slated for release sometime in 2018 while the car was launched in February 2017 at the Geneva motor show.
The price has a starting range of $18,990 plus on-road taxes for the base version and $19,810 for the higher one.