Skoda Rapid Sport concept unveiled

The Skoda Rapid Sport concept has been officially unveiled at this year’s Worthersee tuning show
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in Austria.

Initially seen in sketches earlier this week, the Skoda Rapid Sport concept is intended to show a particularly sporty and “emotional” version of the compact sedan that sits between the Skoda Fabia and new Octavia in the Czech brand’s range.

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The concept separates itself from the standard car with a grey and red two-tone metallic paint job, aggressive front and rear bumpers and skirts, emboldened tail-lights, a black boot lip spoiler, squared-off dual-exit exhaust system and 19-inch alloy wheels highlighted with black on one side and red on the other.

The interior receives a sports steering wheel, Recaro seats and illuminated door sills.

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Skoda board chairman Winfried Vahland said participating in the Volkswagen Group show was a matter of honour, given the brand’s almost 112-year tradition in motorsports.

Skoda Fabia S2000

Joining the Skoda Rapid Sport concept at this year’s event was the Skoda Fabia S2000 rally car (pictured above), the 370kW/560Nm Volkswagen Golf Design Vision GTI concept and the Volkswagen Amarok R-Style concept.