India has introduced the all new Rapid Anniversary Edition with
additional features at a starting price of Rs 6.99 lakh across the country.
Unique to the Anniversary Edition are side door foils, contrasting tone roof
foils and wood decor interior trims. The Elegance Plus model will have the
revolutionary TrackPro car tracking device system, which will enable customers
to stay connected with their vehicle and keep track of its location 24x7.
The additions of dual front
airbags as a standard fitment to all versions will ensure maximum safety in
case of an emergency making the Rapid one of the safest cars in the C segment.
In addition, the Anniversary Edition will also sport other popular features
like 7-speed DSG transmission with tiptronic manual gear changing, adjustable
dual rear AC vents on rear centre console, Skoda 2-DIN integrated audio player,
Bluetooth connectivity for phone /audio streaming / remote control via phone
app, cruise control, projector headlamps, height & length adjustable
A unique feature, the TrackPro
device will be synced with the car enabling the customer to stay updated on the
location of his or her vehicle. Through the web application, the user will also
be able to track and obtain vehicle location live through 24x7 SMS, record
vehicle trip history, assign over speed limit and boundary alerts and update
tracking configurations like owner’s number, vehicle registration IDs etc. The
owner will also be able to set-up mobile alerts to be notified on his or her
car getting towed, over speeding, entering and exiting boundaries and whenever
the tracking device is disconnected or re-connected with the vehicle. This
innovative tracking technology will be available only on Elegance Plus variant.
The Rapid Anniversary Editions
will be available across all authorized Skoda dealerships and showrooms across
India, till September 2015.
Commenting on new
introduction, Ashutosh Dixit, Director – Sales, Service & Marketing, Skoda
Auto India said, “The Skoda Rapid has been wowing buyers with its style,
practicality and refinement since its launch in India, and now, thanks to Skoda’s
commitment to enhance ownership experience and maximizing value, customers
ordering the new Rapid Anniversary Edition will get even more value for their
money. It’s a testament to Skoda’s enduring legacy of offering clever and
practical solutions for its patrons. With an amalgamation of technical
features, added safety measures and appealing aesthetics, the Rapid Anniversary
Edition will be a novel offering in the competitive C segment.”
Source: Skoda Auto India