Skoda brings special model of the Fabia R5

More city, 5. April 2018

Skoda claims to have the most successful rally season in its 117-year history. Among other things, the company's own factory team Skoda Motorsport took for the second Time in a row the world rally championship title in WRC 2. In the German rally championship, you did well with the Fabia R5. So much of success is crying out for a sporty special model and this is now. In the Form of the new Skoda Fabia R5.

Currently the strongest Fabia

Just so you don't get confused: Yes, also the special model is the Fabia R5. With the same name, lush bespoilerten 280-HP rally cars, it has to do but of course a little more to offer. After all, it is the civilian R 5 is the sportiest and most powerful Fabia that currently gets. Skoda has operated an unusual amount of effort and extra for his rally-winning special model with a new engine in the Fabia-Front balanced. The 1.4-litre TSI in the R 5 to 125 HP. So far, 110 horses were in the Czech Polo-brother is the highest of the feelings. The work takes as standard a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. And this combination provides quite decent performance. From 0-100 km/h, the Fabia R5 accelerates in 8.8 seconds, top speed is 203 km/h. For adequate road holding a "tightly-tuned and lowered sport suspension". How much deeper it is, does not reveal Skoda unfortunately.

17-inchers as standard

Visually the special edition model with black 17-inch speakers, and a variety of matte skin black appliqués on the plaster. In addition, there is a black part of the foil on the tailgate and the one or the other "Edition R5"badge . On the front fenders emblazoned beyond "WRC 2 Champion"sticker. You can have the Fabia R 5 in all colors, as long as it is Candy White with a black roof (in Black Magic pearl effect).

2,000 Euro Price Advantage

Because you don't see that this special series is freely configurable. All 600 for Germany provided copies of the Fabia R5 are as they are. The covers in the interior, special sports seats with partial Alcantara upholstery, a multifunction sports steering wheel, as well as the Amundsen infotainment system with Navi, Bluetooth hands-free, and Skoda Connect. The Fabia R5 will cost 22.990 Euro. Skoda promises a price advantage of exactly 2,000 euros.(sw)