The Skoda Rapid is based on the MissionL concept, representing the aggressive product policy of Skoda by presenting a new model every six months for the next 3 years. The key feature of the Rapid is that this is a four door family model with conventional and attractive design. In this general description add the new compact hatchback version the Rapid Spaceback and then you will have a comprehensive proposal addressing the needs of a family with a special emphasis on skilled and manageable areas. Clear and elegant design, leading space for passengers and their luggage, excellent value/price, high active and passive safety and low power turbo engines are the comparative advantages against the competition.
But the most striking feature of the new model of Skoda is the spacious grounds, the compact size and the quality of materials, something unprecedented for a middle class model. Looking at the car from the side, the new Rapid Spaceback impresses with its dynamic lines and clean surfaces that add luxury while simultaneously revealing the solid construction and quality of the car. Xenon headlamps with daytime running lights of Rapid Spaceback offer even better illumination compared to halogen luminaires and is even more attractive thanks to their special design. The fog lamps with the corner slope function are positioned at the ends of the front bumper, dual usability. Function as classical lights, while at night they illuminate the area in which you want to turn.
The excellent functionality of the design is also set off by the rear doors opening offer plenty of space access in the cabin. The interiors of Rapid Spaceback pleasant surprise compared to its exterior dimensions. Five adults enjoy unique comfort and amenities while their luggage arranges without exaggeration huge luggage space of 415 liters by folding down the seat reaches 1380 liters. The vast boot the new Rapid Spaceback may become more practical. By using the double floor you have the ability to split horizontally into two parts arena. The bottom has a height of 13.5 cm for storing small items. The elevated plus luggage compartment floor greatly shortened the height difference compared with the guard and made even easier the loading of your luggage.
There are three equipment versions, the Active, Ambition and Elegance with the standard on Active include ESP, 6 airbags, power windows and locks, power mirrors, A/C, stereo. Note that the Skoda Rapid received the highest rating of five new, hard crash test procedures carried out by Euro NCAP. Apart from the protection of adults, the overall rating reflects the exceptional protection parameters that the new model to its passengers and pedestrians. For the dynamic, economic, safe movement of the Rapid Spaceback care the gasoline engines of 1.2 TSi/86hp-105hp and 1.4 TSi/122hp and the new 1.6 TDi diesel with 90 horsepower and 105 horsepower. The drive sets cooperate with either mechanical or 6 speed automatic transmission DSG 7 relations. The driving experience with Rapid Spaceback exciting. The driver has the feeling that the car can always give more.
By Nicole P.