Skoda Rapid Set for the Market

Skoda to bring it’s new Rapid to the Tipperary market soon.

Skoda to bring it’s new Rapid to the Tipperary market soon.

SKODA has launched its new compact saloon, the SKODA Rapid across showrooms nationwide. Available with three different specification variants, both manual and automatic transmission options and five engine alternatives the Rapid is competitively priced from E15,995 and will suit families looking for a roomy car at an affordable price.

To mark the launch of the Rapid into Tipperary, Ryan Motor Power, Clonmel is holding an Open Week from Saturday 27th of October to Saturday 3rd of November where motorists can test drive the Rapid and avail of special introductory offers for new 2013 purchases.

Competing in the diesel dominated A-segment the new SKODA Rapid offers a broad range of petrol engines from the 1.2 MPI delivering 75bhp to the turbocharged units in 1.2 and 1.4 TSI ranging from 86bhp to 122bhp. A diesel unit is offered in the form of 1.6 TDI producing 105bhp.

In CO2 emission terms the 1.6 TDI, 105bhp and 1.2 TSI 86bhp both achieve Band-A status with the remaining engines falling into Band-B. See this weeks Tipperary Star for full report.