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Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo Edition launched in India at INR 11.15 lakh

The Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo Edition is available in petrol as well as diesel engine iterations of this sedan in the manual and automatic options.

Skoda Auto India has today re-introduced its Monte Carlo marque in the Indian market with its Rapid mid-size sedan. The Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo Edition has been launched in India at a startign price of INR 11.15 lakh (ex-showroom).

SKODA RAPID Monte Carlo front image

The Monte Carlo Editions of the Rapid mid-size sedan pays homage to the brand’s motorsport heritage and the famour ralley Monte Carlo. The city in the principality of Monaco is synonymous with extravagance, glamour, elegance and motorsports.

The Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo edition is a cosmetic upgrade to the standard version of this mid-size sedan. It is available in a single shade of ‘Flash Red’ across all Skoda dealerships.

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Other cosmetic highlights of this special edition include an all black front grille, gloss black ORVMs, quartz-cut projector headlamps with chrome garnish, 16-inch clubber dual-tone alloy wheels, ‘Monte Carlo’ badging, black roof foil, black tailgate spoiler and black grained sporty diffuser.

SKODA RAPID Monte Carlo image

On the inside, the Rapid Monte Carlo edition comes with a three-spoke flat-bottom multifunction steering wheel and the gear knob come with black perforated leather and red decorative stitching. In addition to this, there is Monte Carlo branded leatherette seat upholstery with grey vertical stripes, ribbed stainless steel foot pedals and scuff plates with ‘MONTE CARLO’ inscription, piano black centre console and abundant chrome accents.

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The Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo edition comes with features such as 6.5-inch colour touchscreen Central Infotainment System. It is equipped with SmartLink™ technology (the ŠKODA connectivity bundle supporting MirrorLink®, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto) which mirrors the smartphone for seamless connectivity and undistracted drive; besides supporting Aux-in, USB, and Bluetooth options.

Other features include automatic climate control with rear AC vents, Rain-Sensing Wiper system, built-in cruise control, a multifunctional display, height and length adjustable steering wheel, adjustable headrests and foldable armrests, tinted windows and windscreen and a rearview camera.

The Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo edition comes with dual airbags along with ABS as standard. While the electronic stability control along with hill-Hold control features are available on the automatic versions of the petrol and diesel derivatives.

With this special edition of the Skoda Rapid, the engine specifications remain the same. It continues to be powered by the 1.5-litre diesel and the 1.6-litre petrol engine with power outputs of 108 BHP and 104 BHP respectively.

Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo Price (EX-SHOWROOM, INDIA)

1.6 MPI Petrol Engine, Manual Transmission

INR 1,115,599

1.6 MPI Petrol Engine, Automatic Transmission

INR 1,235,599

1.5 TDI CR Diesel Engine, Manual Transmission

INR 1,299,599

1.5 TDI CR Diesel Engine, Automatic Transmission

INR 1,425,599

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