Sharp edge: Fabia Combi R5

Mlada Boleslav, May 11, 2015

For the Volkswagen Group, the GTI - Meet at Wörthersee is increasingly becoming a spectacular house exhibition. This year the party of 13 increases by 16 May 2015. Already, some of the racy conversions are known which are presented by the Group brands. As first sketches show, VW will show a hot Clubsport version of the GTI. Audi takes a Clubsport TT, which is set by an electric Biturbo properly pressurized. And Skoda will go, among other things with a Fabia pick-up on the stage, have the apprentices designed and built.

Hulking appearance

But the Czechs have the Fabia Combi R5 yet another iron in the fire. The rally Combi is based on the Fabia R5, which caused in his first race in late April 2015 for a sensation: the world premiere at the Rally Šumava Klatovy ?? the Skoda team won. For her spectacular showcar at the Wörthersee, the designers have the R5 donned a green-white - black lacquered combi dress. The car rolls on 18 - inch wheels and striking falls forward on its beefy bumpers and a powerful air intake. The wide grill is like the exterior mirror housings painted black. In addition, flared fenders, sills and a mighty giant spoiler at the rear. Also, the rear bumper is not to be overlooked, if only the central exhaust end attracts glances.

Turbo engine and all-wheel drive

Under the body stuck to the 1.6 - liter turbo engine of R5, a four-wheel drive, a sequential five-speed transmission and McPherson struts. Incidentally, the R5 - model can also be seen at the GTI meet. The car is based on the series Fabia and is the successor to the Fabia Super 2000, which went down in history of Skoda . ( hd )