Skoda Rapid obtained its first service pack

The Czech automaker has presented the facelifts of a liftback Skoda Rapid and a hetchback Rapid Spaceback, developed on its basis. The main innovations are bi-xenon optics and a 3-cylinder engine.
2017 Skoda Rapid

2017 Skoda Rapid

Changes in appearance of the 2017 Skoda Rapid are mainly reduced to new bumpers, revised design of head optics and new sets of wheels sized 15-17 inches.

With regard to the above-mentioned bi-xenon headlights, they will be optional. The optics is in kit with a beam assistant that automatically adapts power of light beams in front of oncoming traffic.

Another significant innovation is a 1.0-liter engine of Volkswagen. This 3-cylinder engine will be offered in two versions – with capacity of 95 and 110 hp.

In addition to the new engine the following versions will be offered to customers: a gasoline 1.4 TSI (125 hp) motor and two diesel engines – 1.4 TDI (90 hp) and 1.6 TDI (116 hp).

The new Rapid itself will be presented at the Motor Show in Geneva at the beginning of the next month.

Photo – Skoda