Skoda Rapid (also referred to as Skoda Lauretta for sometime) has finally got its official name today. Not only has it got its name, but Skoda has formally announced the commencement of production of Skoda Rapid Sedan in India starting today. The much anticipated entry level sedan, the Skoda Rapid at its plant in Chakan, near Pune today. Skoda Rapid is the first car from the Skoda brand which has been designed, keeping in mind the special needs of Indian customers and will be exclusively manufactured in India.
image- From L-R Mr, Stackmann, Mr. Oeljeklaus, Prof. Dr. Vahland, Chairman of the Board of Skoda Auto, Dr.Chacko, President and Managing Director, Volkswagen India, Mr.Nestler, Dr. Gruenberg and Mr. Kuehl
Manufacturing of the all new Skoda Rapid will take place at the Chakan plant. The car will be offered with a choice of CRDI diesel and MPFI petrol engines. Rapid will be entirely manufactured in India. It will be positioned at the entry level of the country’s mid-sized sedan segment. With the introduction of the Rapid, Skoda will now offer cars to suit the needs of a larger customer base in India. Check out this link for official price list of Skoda Rapid
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