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2016 Skoda Rapid : August launch, touchscreen, sat-nav, 1.4 92TSI engine

Australian details for the 2016 Skoda Rapid Spaceback hatch have surfaced this week ahead of an expected August or September launch, thanks to an early update to the ‘car configurator’ feature on the company’s customer website. News of the Rapid’s planned update came in March, when Skoda Australia director Michael Irmer told CarAdvice that two popular requests would soon be filled: satellite navigation and a new full-colour touchscreen...

2015 Skoda Rapid Spaceback 120 Edition pricing and specifications

As a means of celebrating 120 years of existence, Volkswagen-owned Czech brand Skoda has announced a new special edition version of its small hatchback, which is creatively known as the Skoda Rapid 120 Edition...

2015 Skoda Rapid : Specification upgrade to bring touchscreen and satellite navigation

The boss of Skoda Australia is confident a specification upgrade due in the third quarter of this year will give the compact Skoda Rapid a boost in local showrooms. Skoda Australia director Michael Irmer confirmed the update would bring a touchscreen infotainment unit and satellite navigation – features that the current Rapid Spaceback has sorely missed...