At the upcoming Geneva Motor Show 2012 will premiere sedan Skoda Rapid, production of which began India in October last year. Recall that the new product is a version of the Volkswagen Polo sedan.
The model range of the Czech carmaker Skoda Rapid will take an intermediate position between the Fabia and Octavia, and its price in Europe will start from 13,000 euros. Outwardly from its donor sedan it differs only in a modified grille and light engineering.
Dimensions sedan Skoda Rapid coincide with the size of VW Polo sedan, the length of the new items – 4386 mm (wheelbase – 2552 mm), width – 1699 mm, vyota – 1466 mm. The boot capacity is 460 liters.
As a powertrain for the European version of the Skoda Rapid will be available turbo gasoline of 1.2 (85 hp) and 1.4 (122 hp) a liter and diesel 1.6 and 2.0-liter units , the impact of which has not been revealed. It is possible appearance in the lineup and 1.0-liter petrol engine from the compact Skoda Citigo.
It is also worth noting that this year at Volkswagen plant in Kaluga is to begin the release of the budget sedan Skoda, but previously reported that this will be a separate model, instead Polo sedan.
Updated: At the Geneva Motor Show car was not shown, and moved its world premiere at the Motor Show in Paris autumn 2012. The very same sedan Skoda Rapid for the European market has become a completely new model with samostotelnoy exterior style concepts and VisionD MissionL.

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