The Skoda Fabia which wasn’t a money spinner for SKODA has been received a major update in terms of looks, and shall be debuted at the Paris Motor Show in October 2014. The old Fabia will be replaced after 7 years of being in the markets abroad.
The new Fabia is 4 metres long, 90mm wider and sits 30mm lower in height than the outgoing model. The Boot space however is expected to be about 330 litres. Tthe Fabia is based on Volkswagen Group’s PQ26 platform, first used on this year’s revamped VW Polo. The SKODA FABIA has a 1.0-litre three-cylinder unit used in the Volkswagen Up and the Skoda Citigo. and also a series of 1.2 litre turbocharged four-cylinder engines ranging between 89bhp and 109bhp. The DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission is expected to be an option. The entry-level 1.0-litre model to be used in the Fabia should offer eficiency figures compared to that of the competition. There will be no high-performance Fabia vRS in the third-gen line-up for India, A totally new Monte Carlo version of the Skoda will be offered, with a choice of roof colours and matching upholstery, but certainly not available for India.
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