Paris 2012: Skoda Rapid [Live Photos]
It is the sister car of the Seat Toledo, a move by the VW group to sell more of the same cars to different people, with different brand affinities. It measures 4.48 meters in length and 1.7 meters in width, making it ideal for both city driving and the occasional cross-country trip. With very wide range of excellent VW-sourced engines, as well as an extremely good reliability record, the Rapid will undoubtedly be the choice for many small families all across the Old Continent.
According to the Skoda CEO, Winfired Vahland, “This is a model which sets benchmarks in the compact saloon segment: The Skoda Rapid is a roomy, elegant and at the same time an affordable car for the whole family, impressing with clever solutions, cutting-edge technology and high economy. In short, it is a car permitting mobility in a comfortable, reasonably priced and environmentally friendly package. The right car at the right time,”
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