The new RAPID Spaceback from ŠKODA is a welcome addition to the range, featuring a remodelled tail for a classic hatchback shape. Refined performance, advanced technology and high levels of comfort remain unchanged to present a vehicle with great appeal.
The ŠKODA RAPID Spaceback gives you the unique opportunity to have your style and attitude reflected in your car. The RAPID Spaceback offers a car that brings you space and the opportunity to express your individuality in it.
The RAPID Spaceback's distinguishing exterior feature is the shortened rear deck and boot, with the flat surface found on its sibling moulded into a soft curve. Otherwise, the model's aesthetics remain unchanged, and it continues to attract admirers.
The RAPID Spaceback is available with two roof options, the standard roof or on SE Sport a Panoramic Glass Roof as part of the Style Pack which enhances the design of the already stunning hatchback.
The Czech carmaker's characteristic front grille sits above a honeycomb-style front bumper inlay, flanked on either side by contemporary headlamps. Alloy wheels and front fog lights can be added for a sports-inspired finish, while a choice of numerous paint colours is available to suit your individual taste.
Practicality is at the core of the new RAPID Spaceback's cabin, with a range of intelligent additions making each journey a simple pleasure. From the driver's seat, a clean instrument panel with digital display projects vital details with no distractions. The seats are comfortable and supportive for all, and the Spaceback's higher roofline compared to that of the standard Rapid delivers greater headroom to those sitting on the rear bench.
Three trim levels are available: S, SE and Elegance. Standard features include manual air conditioning, radio/CD player and 12v sockets, alongside storage compartments in the doors. Optional extras include a sporty three-spoke steering wheel and front armrest with integrated storage box and the rear seat armrest with load through function and integrated holder for two drinks, providing more comfort.
Amundsen Satellite Navigation is standard on SE Tech and SE Sport. Amundsen has integrated maps for Western Europe and a 5" touchscreen and comes with digital radio (DAB). Manual Air Conditionng is standard on S, from SE Tech climate control air conditioning is standard which will maintain the temperature you select by regulating the fan speed.
Under the bonnet you can choose from three petrol and two diesel engines with both manual and automatic DSG transmission. Power capabilities begin at 85bhp and go up to 120bhp, with GreenTech ensuring eco-aware performance. Satisfying CO2 emissions of just 106g/km are achievable when choosing the 1.6-litre TDI CR 104bhp GreenTech engine, which also gives 70.6mpg combined for impressive fuel cost savings.
The standard RAPID received a five star safety rating when Euro NCAP crash tested the model, and you can expect a similar level of protection in the Spaceback. Side airbags protect against impacts on either flank, and numerous technological systems limit the possibility of an accident occurring. Electronic Stability Control combines five separate systems to keep you in complete command at all times, monitoring vehicle performance and making adjustments when required.
Enquire with Birchwood ŠKODA today to explore the RAPID Spaceback in greater detail. You can make an enquiry, pick up the phone and call us, or visit our Eastbourne dealership in person.