The new ŠKODA Rapid Spaceback ScoutLine: Young and adventurous compact car

› Strength: ŠKODA Rapid Spaceback ScoutLine sports elegant outdoor look
› Distinctive plastic exterior fixtures, 16- or 17-inch alloy wheels
› ScoutLine version for all Rapid Spaceback engines and colours
› Growth: ŠKODA Rapid Spaceback deliveries increased ninefold in 2014

Mladá Boleslav, 8 July 2015 – ŠKODA’s emotional appeal is reinforced with the release of the latest version ŠKODA Rapid Spaceback with the ScoutLine accessory package. The main features of the model include its powerful outdoor-look, distinctive plastic exterior fixtures, 16- or 17-inch alloy wheels and additional design elements. The special edition will be heading to dealerships in selected markets throughout Europe during July. The ŠKODA Rapid Spaceback, introduced in autumn 2013, has been doing exceptionally well on the market, with ŠKODA selling 72,400 Spacebacks in 2014 – a ninefold increase on the previous year.

The ŠKODA Rapid Spaceback was ŠKODA’s first hatchback to be released in the high-volume compact segment two years ago, expanding the Czech brand’s model range between the ŠKODA Fabia and the ŠKODA Octavia. The model is becoming increasingly more popular among younger consumer groups with its dynamic and fresh design and practical ŠKODA qualities. In 2014, ŠKODA also added the sporty ŠKODA Rapid Spaceback Monte Carlo to the series.

Since its launch on the European market, ŠKODA has sold over 105,000 ŠKODA Rapid Spacebacks. “The combination of ŠKODA’s practical features and fresh designs have convinced a great number of customers,” says ŠKODA Board Member for Sales and Marketing, Werner Eichhorn. “We plan to build on this success with the ScoutLine edition.”

The new ŠKODA Rapid Spaceback ScoutLine reinforces the emotional appeal of the Czech car manufacturer. At first glance, the package scores with its adventurous appearance. The front and rear bumpers are finished in a distinctive matte-black, with reflective silver running through. Matte -black textured plastic fixtures protect the sides of the vehicle, running along the doorsills and wheel arches.

The package comes either silver 16-inch ‘Rock’ or 17-inch ‘Camelot’ alloy wheels. The exterior mirror housings have a reflective silver finish. The full range of ŠKODA Rapid Spaceback exterior colours are available for latest version of the model, including the fleet colour ‘pistachio green’.

The ŠKODA Rapid Spaceback ScoutLine is available with all drivetrains for the basic model: three petrol engines (66 kW/90 hp, 81 kW/110 hp and 92 kW/125 hp) and two diesels (66 kW/90 hp and 85 kW/116 hp). All the engines comply with Euro-6 emission standards, and are equipped with the start-stop system and regenerative braking.

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