Greenline Rapid and Rapid Spaceback
Specification and pricing has been released for the Greenline versions of the Skoda and Skoda Rapid Spaceback. The Škoda Rapid GreenLine is priced at £17,535 on the road, while the Rapid Spaceback GreenLine is £17,195. The duo are available to order now, with first customer deliveries expected early in 2014.
Both the Greenline models are powered by Skoda’s proven 1.6-litre TDI CR 90PS DPF diesel engine linked to a five-speed manual transmission. The result is emissions of just 99g/km and an official combined cycle fuel economy of 74.3mpg. Both will also be popular not only with motorists wanting to save on fuel but fleet and corporate customers as BIK values are ultra low at 11%. Running costs are further reduced because each is in VED Band A.
Specification is exceptional; both cars come with 15-inch ‘Carme’ alloy wheels with low rolling resistance tyres, front fog lights and sunset glass. Inside there is a height-adjustable driver’s seat, air-conditioning and a Maxi-DOT trip computer. Other standard features include door mirrors, height-adjustable head rests and reach-and-rake adjustable steering wheel all designed to give maximum convenience and comfort.
Skoda’s award winning seven car line-up
The new Skoda Rapid Spaceback is part of Skoda’s award winning seven car line-up that comprises of the Citigo, Fabia, Rapid, Octavia, Superb, Yeti and Roomster. The last six months have been the most successful in the history of Skoda UK. Between January and June of this year Skoda has achieved more than 32,000 new car registrations and received more than fifteen major awards. The Skoda Rapid was the first car to be envisioned and created with the Skoda’s new design language when it was launched last year. At 4.48 metres long, the compact family hatchback provides outstanding space for five passengers and their luggage.
The ŠKODA Rapid Spaceback broadens the Rapid’s appeal in the compact family hatchback segment. It boasts a class-leading 415-litre boot and sets new sector standards for interior space. This version is available with a number of personalisation options that allow buyers to tailor the car to their own tastes. Among the styling options are a large panoramic glass roof and extended tailgate glass, both of which give the Rapid Spaceback a unique appearance.
Not long to wait if one of the Greenline models is on your shopping list both versions will arrive in showrooms in January 2014.