There is nothing like a good paint job to make your car stand out in a crowd. It gets even better if the car modifiers decide to alter the colour of their own car because they will use A-grade paint for it.
This Skoda Rapid is getting the paint of a Lamborghini. Aftermarket car modifiers are booming these days with many people opting for various kinds of modifications to their cars in a bid to make them look unique. However, it must be understood that in some states, changing the colour of your car is illegal. But it is not so in some other states. This video is from Maharashtra where one could easily fill out a form to notify the RTO of the alteration in the paint. The entire process takes about 1 and a half months and the new colour is mentioned in the RC of your vehicle.
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Skoda Rapid With The Lamborghini Paint
Brotomotiv is one of the most popular automobile modifiers in the country. We have seen so many vehicles been transformed by them. They post detailed videos on their YouTube channel. In this case, they are painting their own Skoda Rapid with a Lamborghini Viola paint. They unscrew the entire vehicle and remove everything to ensure that the paint is done just the way the OEM does it. The car modifiers take you through the entire journey and the attention to detail is simply unparalleled. They also installed new taillamps and the front grille is painted in black with a tri-colour element representing the Indian flag. After the paint, the car is wrapped in ceramic coating to lend hydrophobic properties for easy maintenance of the paint. The alloy wheels are painted silver with yellow brake callipers.
The current-gen Skoda replacement, the Slavia, comes with a 1.0-litre TSI and 1.5-litre TSI EVO. The smaller engine outputs a maximum power of 115PS and a peak torque of 175Nm, while the larger unit offers a maximum power of 150PS and a peak torque of 250Nm. The transmission options for the former include a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter automatic, while the latter comes with a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DSG. The expected prices will be around Rs 10 lakh to Rs 16 lakh, ex-showroom.
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The Skoda Slavia has been unveiled and is being prepared for launch soon. It will rival the likes of Maruti Ciaz, Hyundai Verna, Honda City and the upcoming sister of the Slavia, the Volkswagen Vento (Virtus).