The Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo special edition has been designed to pay homage to the company’s racing heritage.
The Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo special edition will come with the existing 1.5-litre turbo diesel and the 1.6-litre MPI petrol powertrain options.
November 18, 2016 – Skoda had revealed its plan for the Indian market that includes the launch of 4 new products – Kodiaq SUV, Octavia RS, Octavia Black Edition and Rapid Monte Carlo. The Czech carmaker has thrown a number of extras at the Rapid to create a special edition – Monte Carlo. Designed to pay homage to the company’s racing heritage, the Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo special edition will soon arrive at our shores as per a Autocar report. In European markets, this special edition package has already been introduced on Rapid, Fabia, Yeti and Citigo.
The Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo, with significant cosmetic updates, looks quite different from the regular model. Painted in the special red colour, this limited edition features black accents on the front grill, headlamp inserts, alloy wheels, ORVMs, body accents and tail lamps. Improving the limited edition’s appeal further are revised front bumper with a wider air dam and new horizontal LED fog lamps, Superb-inspired front grille design, new matte black bumper chin and side skirts, black metallic accents on the tail lamps cluster and boot line. Also Read – New Skoda Superb – All You Need to Know
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, you will get a unique instrument cluster and multi-functional flat bottom steering wheel sheathed in red-stitched perforated leather.
Power for the new Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo special edition will continue to come from the same 1.5-litre turbo diesel and the 1.6-litre MPI petrol engines that do duty in the regular model. The former is capable of pushing out power worth 103bhp against 250Nm of torque, while the latter one is good enough for 103bhp and 153Nm. Transmission options on offer will be a 5-speed manual and a 7-speed DSG automatic. Read – 2016 Skoda Rapid Facelift – Explained in 5 Quick Points
Skoda India is likely to introduce the Rapid Monte Carlo edition within next few months (i.e. in early 2017). We will update you soon as the company announces its launch date.
|Minimum||Rs 10 lakh|
|Maximum||Rs 12 lakh|