Skoda has launched the Rapid Ultima, a limited edition of the Rapid model in India. The car will be available from March 1 in showrooms and is priced starting from Rs 8.33 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The car will be offered in two trims- Elegance and Ambition Plus. The Ultima will be on offer for 30 days or till stocks last.
The Ultima differentiates itself from the standard version on the outside by virtue of decals which start from the bonnet, go over the roof and all the way back to the trunk of the car. The shoulder line also gets the same treatment and a new set of seven spoke alloy wheels has been added. Side plaque, door mats and door sill moldings also get the special Ultima branding.
The limited edition gets features such as leatherate seat covers, parking sensors with rear view camera, Garmin and Tom Tom navigation and additional airbags in the middle variant.
The power plants available for these models will be both petrol and diesel. The Ultima is also available with an automatic transmission. The gasoline engine pumps out 105PS with a torque rating of 220Nm, while the oil burner produces the same power output of 105PS with a better torque figure of 250Nm.
Skoda Rapid Ultima prices
|Skoda Rapid Ultima trim||Price (ex-Delhi)|
|1.6 MPI MT Ambition Plus||Rs 8.33 lakh|
|1.6 MPI AT Ambition Plus||Rs 9.30 lakh|
|1.6 MPI MT Elegance||Rs 8.95 lakh|
|1.6 MPI AT Elegance||Rs 9.91 lakh|
|1.6 TDI Ambition Plus||Rs 9.40 lakh|
|1.6 TDI Elegance||Rs 9.97 lakh|
ŠKODA AUTO India launches Rapid Ultima – a special edition at Rs. 8.3 lakhs (Ex-Showroom New Delhi)
|Ø The ‘Rapid Ultima’ will have additional features like parking sensors along with a rear view camera, Garmin and Tom-Tom navigation devices, leatherate seat covers, door sill moldings, new seven spoke alloys
Ø The Rapid Ultima will visually differentiate itself with a new attractive exterior decal
Ø This special edition will be available to customers from March 1st, 2014 across the country for a limited period only
Mumbai, March 1st, 2014: ŠKODA Auto India introduces ‘Rapid Ultima’ a special edition within the successful Rapid model range. The Ultima will be available in two variants and will be priced starting 8.3 lakhs ex-showroom New Delhi. The ‘Rapid Ultima’ will be available across all ŠKODA authorized dealerships from March 1st, 2014 for a limited period only.
* Roof and side foil
* Garmin and Tom-Tom navigation
* Projector lens headlamps
* Bluetooth telephone connectivity
* On board computer
* Multi-function steering wheel
* Parking sensors
* Leather package
* Seven spoke alloys
* Side plaque with Ultima branding
* Additional airbags in middle variant
* Leatherate Seat covers
* Floor mats with Ultima branding
* Door sill moldings with Ultima branding
The Rapid Ultima will visually differentiate itself with an attractive exterior decal stretching from the hood over the roof all the way to the boot and across the shoulder line of the car.
The Ultima edition will have additional features like parking sensors with a rear view camera, Garmin and Tom Tom navigation devices, leatherate seat covers, door sill moldings, new seven spoke alloys
The Rapid Ultima which features ŠKODA’s new logo will be available in diesel and petrol variants across the Ambition Plus and Elegance trims. The petrol variant has maximum power of 77kW (105PS)@5250rpm with maximum torque of 220NM @153-3800rpm. The diesel variant has maximum power of 77kW (105PS) @4400rpm with maximum torque of 250Nm@1500-2500rpm.
Symbolizing ŠKODA’s brand value – “Simply Clever”, the Rapid is ideal for the Indian streets with an attractive design, ample space, excellent safety equipment and modern proven technology. It is a comfortable car for the family with an elegant design, ensuring an efficient drive. The new features will now make the Rapid Ultima an even more enviable purchase within the already successful Rapid model range.