a virtual press conference (because of covid-19 lockdown in the country), Skoda
Auto India unveiled the new Rapid 1.0 TSI, the new Superb as well as the newest
member of its SUV family: the all-new Karoq. The starting price of the new
Rapid 1.0 TSI will be Rs 7.49 lakh, while that of the new Superb will be Rs 29.99
lakh and the Karoq SUV will be Rs 24.99 lakh.
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ALL-NEW SKODA KAROQ SUV UNVEILED AT
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ALL-NEW SKODA SUPERB UNVEILED AT RS 29.99 LAKH ONWARD
the three new models will have engines that meet the latest Bharat Stage 6
emission norms as well as safety standards.
The new Skoda Rapid will come with a new
1.0 TSI petrol engine with a power output of 108.5hp and a fuel efficiency of
The new Superb range, Laurin &
Klement and SportLine, will house the new 187.40 hp 2.0 TSI petrol engine that
accelerates from a standstill to a 100 km/h in 7.7 seconds and has a top speed
of 239 km/h.
all-new Karoq SUV will house the new 148hp 1.5 TSI petrol engine mated with
an automatic seven speed DSG gearbox delivering a fuel efficiency figure of
16.95 kmpl (high phase WLTP) and a top speed of 202 km/h.
the 'India 2.0' project, Skoda Auto will expand its geographical presence in
the subcontinent, from 80 dealership facilities across 65 cities, currently, to
over 200 touchpoints across 150 cities, by 2025. Zac Hollis, Brand Director - Skoda
Auto India, said: “We championed the online sales experience with the launch of
the Octavia RS 245. Today with the industry first one of a kind Virtual
Conference we added three new products in our portfolio: the new Rapid 1.0 TSI,
the new Superb and the all-new Karoq…”
NEW SKODA RAPID: At the heart of the new Skoda Rapid is a new 1.0 TSI
petrol engine that 108.50 hp@ 5000 rpm and 175 Nm of torque @ 1750 rpm. The new
Rapid 1.0 TSI, with the six speed manual transmission, offers 18.97 kmpl under
standard test conditions. When compared with the outgoing 1.6 MPI engine, the
new Skoda Rapid 1.0 TSI offers a 5% upsurge in power and a 14% rise in torque
output. At the same time, the new Rapid offers a 23% increase in fuel
efficiency against the previous motor.
NEW SKODA SUPERB:
The new 2.0 TSI petrol engine, mated with an automatic seven speed DSG gearbox,
is at the core of the new Skoda Superb range: the new Laurin & Klement and
new SportLine. It delivers 187.40hp and a peak torque output of 320 Nm while
delivering a fuel efficiency figure of 15.10 kmpl. It accelerates from a
standstill to a 100 km/h in 7.7 seconds and has a top speed of 239 km/h.
The new Karoq comes with a new 1.5 TSI petrol engine, mated with an automatic
seven speed DSG gearbox that delivers 148hp and a peak torque output of 250 Nm,
while delivering a fuel efficiency figure of 16.95 kmpl (high phase WLTP) and a
top speed of 202 km/h. With Active Cylinder Technology, to further boost the
fuel economy, two of the four cylinders in the TSI powertrain are deactivated,
in view of the power requirement. People keen on buying the new Skoda models
can do so through the company’s centralised booking portal (https://www.buyskodaonline.co.in/).
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