Asia Bizz: Auto giant Skoda is all set to roll out a new car for the Indian market. After Skoda Octavia, the company is now ready to introduce its luxury sedan Rapid for the Indian roads. The sedan would be officially launched on November 16, 2011.

Some of the reports have stated that the new sedan from Skoda will give tough competition to other sedans in its segment in the Indian market. It can be said that it is similar to its parent company’s sedan Volkswagen Vento.

Till now, a tradition has been observed that the Skoda always follows the platforms of the cars with that of the Volkswagen cars and comes out with a similar car. The good part is that Skoda rolls them out with a price tag less than that of the Volkswagen.

The new Rapid will come with extremely luxurious interiors and also stylish looks, but the new features have faded due to its similarity with the Vento. The Rapid sports a light and dark beige color dashboard and also a steering wheel with four spokes. The diesel and the petrol variants of the Rapid has a 1.6 litre engine while the price of the new Rapid has been kept under wraps.