Skoda Auto on September 17 unveiled Rapid TSI Automatic Transmission at an introductory ex-showroom price starting from Rs 9.49 lakh.
At the heart of the new Rapid is a TSI mill mated to a six-speed torque converter. Displacing 999 cm3, the three-cylinder 1.0 TSI petrol engine fosters 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 new RAPID TSI Automatic Transmission is calibrated for refinement, efficiency as well as performance, and perfectly fits the urban lifestyle of the Skoda Auto customers, said a press release.
The fuel-efficiency of the vehicle is exemplary, added the release. It offers 16.24 kmpl under standard test conditions.
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.”