Skoda India has announced today launch of RAPID TSI Automatic Transmission at an introductory ex showroom price starting from Rs. 9.49 lacs. At the heart of Automatic Transmission is an incredible new TSI mill mated to a six speed torque converter. Displacing 999 cm3, the three cylinder 1.0 TSI petrol engine renders 110 PS (81 kW) of power at 5,000 to 5,500 rpm and 175 Nm of torque at 1,750 to 4,000 rpm.
The fuel efficiency of RAPID TSI Automatic is also exemplary. With a six speed torque converter, it offers 16.24 kmpl under standard test conditions. When compared with the outgoing 1.6 MPI engine, the new RAPID TSI delivers a 5 per cent upsurge in power and a 14 per cent rise in torque output. At the same time, the new RAPID TSI Automatic Transmission offers a 9 per cent increase in fuel efficiency against the previous motor as claimed by Skoda.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Zac Hollis, Brand Director – SKODA AUTO India, said: “With the introduction of a six speed Automatic Transmission across the refreshed RAPID TSI range, the Czech marque has raised the benchmark within the segment. It is a reliable technology, provides a dynamic drive experience, and deems to be the best seller in its class.”
Ex-showroom Price List of all variants:
Rider Plus Automatic Transmission Rs. 09,49,000
Ambition Automatic Transmission Rs. 11,29,000
Onyx Automatic Transmission Rs. 11,49,000
Style Automatic Transmission Rs. 12,99,000
Monte Carlo Automatic Transmission Rs. 13,29,000