Price of the Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo falls in the range of Rs 10.75 lakh – Rs 13.57 lakh (ex-showroom).
The Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo special edition has been designed to pay homage to the company's racing heritage.
Skoda India has launched the Rapid Monte Carlo priced at Rs 10.75 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The company had recently revealed features, specifications and launch details of its three upcoming products – Kodiaq, Octavia RS and Rapid Monte Carlo. While the Rapid’s special edition Monte Carlo is now available for retail, the performance sedan Octavia RS will be introduced by the end of this month and Skoda’s first-ever 7-seater SUV Kodiaq will be rolled out towards the end of this year. The Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo special edition has been designed to pay tribute to the company’s racing heritage. In the European markets, this special edition package has already been introduced on Rapid, Fabia, Yeti and Citigo.
The India-spec Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo gets design upgrades and package like the international model. Painted in special red shade, this edition features sporty black treatment and an all-black interior. Besides this, the saloon also gets blackened package in the form of all-black grille, ORVMs, 16-inch alloy wheels and a tailgate spoiler. Inside the cabin, the sedan features unique aluminium scuff plates, a flat-bottom multifunctional steering wheel, faux-carbon fibre trim and red stitching on the seats. Also Read – New Skoda Superb – All You Need to Know
Engine setup for the Rapid Monte Carlo includes a 108bhp, 1.5-litre TDI diesel and 103.5bhp, 1.6-litre MPI petrol. While the petrol engine comes mated to a 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox, the diesel model is equipped with a 7-speed DSG unit. The Monte Carlo edition is available in two select dual colour options-Flash red with black roof and Candy White with black roof.
|New Monte Carlo 1.6 MPI MT||10.75 lakh|
|New Monte Carlo 1.6 MPI AT||11.97 lakh|
|New Monte Carlo 1.5 TDI MT||12.46 lakh|
|New Monte Carlo 1.5 TDI AT||13.57 lakh|
The new Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo edition starts from Rs 10.75 lakh and goes up to Rs 13.57 lakh for the fully-loaded top-spec diesel AT. The petrol AT, positioned below the entry level manual variant is available at Rs 10.75 lakh and the base diesel is priced at Rs 12.46 lakh (all ex-showroom prices). Check Out – Skoda Karoq Compact SUV Pictures & Details
|Engine||Max Power||Max Torque|
|1.5-litre TDI Diesel||108bhp at 3,750rpm||250Nm at 1500-3000rpm|
|1.6-litre MPI Petrol||103.5bhp at 5250rpm||153Nm at 3800rpm|
Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo come in both petrol and diesel guise. The Monte Carlo petrol version gets a 1.6-litre MPI unit making a top power of 103.5bhp with 153Nm of torque. The diesel variant sources power from the 1.5-litre TDI motor that’s good for 108bhp against 250Nm torque. There will be two transmissions on offer – a 5-speed automatic (only on petrol models) and a 7-speed DSG (only on diesel models). Here’s – All You Need To Know About New Skoda Octavia
|Petrol||15.41kmpl (MT) & 14.84kmpl (AT)|
|Diesel||21.13kmpl (MT) & 21.72kmpl (AT)|
The diesel version is claimed to return around 21.13kmpl (MT) and 21.72kmpl (AT). On the other side, the petrol variant is rated at 15.41kmpl (MT) and 14.84kmpl (AT). Read About – New Skoda Octavia vRS Performance Sedan
– Special Red shade
– Black treatment for grille
– Blackened ORVMs, wheels & tailgate spoiler
– Revised front bumper with wider air dam
– LED fog lamps
– New matte black bumper chin & side skirts
– Sporty bucket-style upholstery
– Red, grey and black colour seats
– Carbon fibre-design dashboard trim
– Stainless steel pedals
– Flat-bottom steering wheels
– New instrument cluster
Sporting comprehensive cosmetic updates, the Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo looks quite different from the regular model. Upfront it has aggressive appeal with Superb-inspired front grille, new bumper, wider air dam, new matte black bumper chin and new horizontal LED fog lamps. The black accents on the front grill, headlamp inserts, five-spoke alloy wheels with silver accents, ORVMs with integrated turn signal lights, body accents and tail lamps further enhance its sporty appeal. Other design highlights include side skirts, black roof, black metallic accents on the tail lamps cluster and boot line.
The update highlights continue inside the cabin. The Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo special edition gets Skoda’s racing traits with features like sporty bucket-style upholstery with red, grey and black colour seats, carbon fibre-design dashboard trim and stainless-steel pedals. Furthermore, it gets a unique instrument cluster and multi-functional flat bottom steering wheel sheathed in red-stitched perforated leather. It additionally gets aluminium foot pedals and there is a new 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Mirror Link support.It boasts of 460L of boot space for storing luggage and the cabin offers intelligent storage points including bottle holders in doors, storage compartment under front centre armrest and cup holders in front & rear etc.