In January, the company Skoda has shown official pictures of Skoda in the versions sedan and hatchback Skoda Rapid. Modernization has brought about changes in auto design, however the technical equipment and interior remained the same. Start of sales is scheduled for March of this year.
Sedan and hatchback Rapid intended for sales in China and are based on the PQ25 platform.
New models made in the style of a European hatchback Skoda Scala. In China the car will come with redesigned bumpers and grille, will also be installed the other fog light and optics headlamps. The parameters of the body remains the same, sedan 4 meter length 512 mm, and a hatchback 4 meters 312 mm. the Wheelbase of both models is the same and is 2 meters 603 mm.
For motorists the upgraded Skoda Rapid is offered with a new interior, the interior is represented hovering over the torpedo touch screen multimedia complex digital instrument panel. In models for Chinese motorists of the changes inside the cabin not so remarkable, here is a widescreen monitor, improved vents, and there are decorative touches of red.
Technical equipment of the updated Skoda Rapid for Chinese presents atmospheric MPI engine series EA211 with a volume of 1.5 liters capacity of 110 horsepower unit with a five-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. Our variation of the car presented a MPI engine with 1.6 liter with power of 90 and 110 HP in tandem with a five-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. Also Skoda Rapid will be available with an engine volume of 1.4 liters with a thrust of 125 horsepower in the unit with seven-speed robotized transmission.
In China, the upgraded model Skoda Rapid pojawia soon, but exact date not yet named.