Skoda Fabia R5
Skoda is not going to leave the sport. In the world rally championship color Czech brand will protect the new car, based on recently submitted new generation Fabia and received index R5. He points to a category, which designed the car.
From the standard "Fabia" her combat modification differs primarily developed an aerodynamic body kit with an impressive bumpers and wheel arches. In addition, the hatchback changed the configuration of the exhaust system and gave it a decent size wing.
In accordance with the requirements of category Fabia R5 is equipped with 1.6-liter turbo engine, whose power has not yet officially called. According to various estimates, it ranges from 265 to 300 horsepower. To work he will be paired with a 5-speed sequential gearbox. The same weight of the hatchback reaches 1 230 kg
Skoda said that in the creation and combat settings "fabia participated the best rally drivers factory team, and the creators have concluded that the potential of the new combat hatch at least not lower than that of the famous Fabia S2000. On the rally field battles novelty will be released in the middle of next year after undergoing homologation, and the live debut of Skoda Fabia R5 will take place this Saturday, November 29 at the motor show in Essen.
It should be noted that its decision on the refusal to issue a civil version of "charged" Fabia RS manufacturer has not changed.
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