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Skoda Rapid removed from brand's official site

The Rapid will be replaced by the Slavia mid-size sedan in March this year.

Skoda has removed the Rapid from its official website, as it gears up to launch its replacement, the Slavia, next month.

If you are in the market for a Rapid, the only option you have is the Rapid Matte edition. It was launched in October last year at a price of Rs 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom).

The Rapid is powered by a 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine that produces 108 BHP and 174 Nm. The engine is mated to either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission.

The upcoming Slavia is slightly larger than the Rapid. It is based on the MQB-A0-IN platform, which it shares with the Kushaq.

The new mid-size sedan is powered by a 1.0-litre turbo-petrol engine producing 113 BHP and 178 Nm and a 1.5-litre turbo-petrol motor that makes 148 BHP and 250 Nm. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic and a 7-speed DSG.

 
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