Skoda launches two Rapid specials

Skoda launches two Rapid specials

Skoda has launched two special edition versions of its entry level Rapid model.

The new, limited models will come with unique features and added equipment worth thousands of pounds.

The Skoda Rapid SE Connect features some £3,665 worth of added kit and is based on the Rapid 1.2-litre 86bhp TSI SE.

Additional equipment includes a choice of two metallic paints, 16-inch alloy wheels, rear parking sensors as well as a satellite navigation system and in-built DAB digital radio.

Prices for the 800-vehicle edition SE Connect start at a bargain £12,990 on the road.

A second model, the Rapid Sport, is based on the 1.2-litre TSI 105bhp SE and comes with £1,250 worth of added equipment.

The Rapid Sport features 17-inch black alloy wheels, privacy glass, front fog lights, sports seats, black door mirrors and a rear spoiler.

This model is only available in Candy White and is priced at £15,630 on the road.

Only 200 models of the Rapid Sport will go on sale in the UK adding a sense of exclusivity for those who opt to buy it.

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