Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo Edition Launch Soon

Skoda India to soon launch Rapid Monte Carlo edition. Prices likely to be Rs 30,000 higher than standard models. Many new features along with same specs and mileage

Skoda India, the Indian subsidiary of VW-owned Czech car company, is about to launch the Monte Carlo edition of the Rapid sedan. The Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo edition will cost Rs 30000 higher than standard models and will come with both petrol and diesel engine options. The Monte Carlo edition will bring in many visual updates and new features to make the car look more attractive.  The new Monte Carlo edition will pay homage to Skoda’s racing heritage. 

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Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo Launch Date

Model Launch Date
New Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo September 2018

Official launch date of this car is yet to be revealed. However, it looks like the new model will launch next month. The new Monte Carlo edition will aim to help Skoda improve the sales numbers of this mid-size sedan. 

Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo Price in India

Minimum Price Rs. 9.50 lakh
Maximum Price Rs. 13.00 lakh

We are expecting a price increase of roughly Rs 30,000. This will be due to the several additional features the car will offer. A small price rise in lieu of many new features is surely not a bad bargain. 

Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo Specifications

Engine Type/ Displacement 1.6 L Petrol/1.5 L Diesel
Power 103 BHP/108 BHP
Torque 153 Nm/250 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox) 5-speed Manual or 6-speed Automatic/5-speed Manual or 7-speed DSG

The car offers two engine options – 1.6-litre Petrol and 1.5-litre Diesel. While the petrol engine offers transmission choices between a 5-speed manual and a 6-speed torque converter automatic, the diesel engine offers a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed DSG automatic. 

Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo Mileage

Petrol 15.41 KMPL (Manual) & 14.84 KMPL (Automatic)
Diesel 21.13 KMPL (Manual) & 21.72 KMPL (Automatic)

As the engines remain the same, there won’t be any change in the mileage. 

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Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo Features

  • Black front grille
  • New black alloys
  • Badging on B-pillar
  • Black side skirts
  • Black lip spoiler
  • Black interior
  • Smoked taillamps
  • Black bumper diffusers
  • Smoked headlamps
  • Side view mirrors finished in black
  • Contrast stitching on back upholstery for the interiors.

Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo Special Edition Dimensions

Length 4386 mm
Width 1699 mm
Height 1466 mm
Wheel Type and Size 16” Alloys
Boot Space 460 L

There won’t be any change in the dimensions. 

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