Škoda Auto India has introduced a limited-edition variant of the Rapid for an introductory price of Rs 6.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The limited-edition Rapid, christened ‘Rider’, is essentially a base variant of the sedan with a special price and a few add-on accessories. For starters, the Rapid Rider will only get the 1.6-litre MPI petrol engine with a 5-speed manual gearbox. It’ll come in two colour options – Candy White and Carbon Steel.

The Škoda Rapid Rider will only be available with the 1.6-litre MPI petrol engine and 5-speed manual gearbox configuration.

To distinguish the Rapid Rider from the outside, Škoda has added black side foils, glossy black décor on the B pillars and black trunk lip garnish. On the inside, the Rapid Rider comes with dual-tone ebony sand interiors and ivory slate upholstery. It also gets scuff plates with a ‘Rapid’ inscription on both sides.

On the inside, the Rapid Rider comes with dual-tone ebony sand interiors and ivory slate upholstery.

On the safety front, the Rapid Rider gets the same standard equipment as the other variants which include dual airbags, anti-lock braking system, engine immobilizer with floating code system, Parktronic rear parking sensors and more.

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Commenting on the introduction of the Škoda Rapid Rider, Zac Hollis, Director – Sales, Service and Marketing, Škoda Auto India said, “The Rapid Rider offers a compelling combination of the brand’s emotive design, exquisite interiors and class-leading safety features, at a very competitive price point. It is deemed to be a best seller setting a benchmark for functionality, practicality and spaciousness in its segment.”