Skoda Rapid Combi Spotted Almost Undisguised
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Designed from the start to be affordable but well built, the Rapid is currently available only as a five-door sedan and is built around a platform evolved from the Fabia supermini.
Spy photos from Nachoferio show what is likely a production-ready Rapid Combi. Skoda's engineers did a decent job of covering up their tracks. The taillights have been made to look like a previous-generation Fabia and they've even added the Fabia badge for good measure. But the rear hatch definitely belongs to the Rapid.
Having a bigger boot on a Combi model that's much cheaper than the Octavia should attract plenty of buyers. A range of TSI and TDI engines will be available, but most customers will probably want the 1.6-liter TDI, a good highway companion with excellent economy.
Photos via Nachoferio
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