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Written by : Tech Trends Team

The Czech passenger car maker Skoda Auto has re-launched its sedan - Rapid Monte Carlo edition in India at a price of Rs 11.16 lakhs. The premium Rapid Monte Carlo is a combination of luxury and glamour with racing sports styling. It will be available across all authorised Skoda dealership in the country in exclusive Flash Red colour scheme.

The exteriors of the car get Skoda signature grille, gloss black mirrors and projector headlights with chrome eyelashes and LED daytime running lights that offer clean and modern appearance. The dual tone 16-inch alloy wheels with glossy black bolt covers, Monte Carlo flag badge on the B pillars, black roof and black tailgate spoiler accentuate the sporty and glamorous character of the Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo.

The interiors of the Rapid Monte Carlo pays tribute to Skoda Motorsport heritage. The three-spoke SuperSport multifunction steering wheel and the gear knob come with black perforated leather and red decorative stitching. The plush Monte Carlo leather upholstery seat offer premium comfort.

The Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo comes with most advanced and intelligent connectivity features. The 6.5-inch colour touchscreen infotainment system is equipped with SmartLink technology and it supports MirrorLink, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. Additionally, it supports Aux-in, USB, and Bluetooth options.

Rain sensing wiper, built-in cruise control, multifunctional display, height and length adjustable steering wheel, adjustable headrests and foldable armrests, rearview camera and leading leg room make the RAPID Monte Carlo even more compelling.

For passenger safety, Skoda is offering advanced safety features like dual airbags, ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) as standard and ESC (Electronic Stability Control), HHC (Hill Hold Control) as optional.

The Rapid Monte Carlo will is available in both 1.5L TDI diesel engine and the 1.6L MPI petrol engine options. The 1.5-litre diesel engine delivers 110PS power, 250Nm of torque and the 1.6-litre petrol engine produces 105PS power, 153Nm of torque. According to the Skoda, the diesel engine delivers fuel efficiency of 21.72kmpl (AT) and 21.13kmpl (MT) whereas the petrol engine delivers fuel efficiency of 15.41kmpl (MT) and 14.84kmpl (AT).

(Image Courtesy: Skoda India)