– Anticipated to begin quickly
– Adopts MQB-A0 platform
Whereas the Volkswagen Polo has obtained a mid-life replace (you may examine it right here), the Skoda Fabia is all set to usher in a brand new era. Teased within the design sketch, the fourth era of the Supermini is anticipated to debut within the coming few weeks because it lastly strikes to VW Group’s MQB-A0 platform.
Within the sketch, we are able to see the sharp crease being the essence of the brand new Skoda design for the B-segment hatchback. Its fascia, like each Fabia earlier than it, takes cues from the brand new Octavia, however has a daring enchantment to it. Massive decrease bumper vents, mustache-grilled headlamps, giant and trendy alloy wheels and a pointy shoulder crease operating alongside the facet of the automotive with no door handles are all seen on the design sketches. Nevertheless, a few of these highlights will not make it to the manufacturing mannequin.
Transferring to the MQB-A0 platform signifies that the brand new era Fabia has grown in measurement. It’s longer, wider and taller than the earlier mannequin and claims to have extra space on the within as effectively. Although the cabin footage are but to be revealed, we are able to count on the Octavia line-up to stay the identical apart from just a few options. Powertrain choices ought to embody a 1.5-litre TSI whereas the brand new 1.0-litre TSI is also a part of the line-up. Diesel is probably not obtainable for the hatchback however a DCT automated will likely be provided.
The gross sales of the new-gen Skoda Fabia will start later this yr, with the reveal anticipated in just a few weeks. It can even be mated to a combi (property) physique type, whereas a high-performance variant can be on the playing cards. Skoda Fabia’s India debut just isn’t doable till SAVWIPL decides to introduce it below the India 2.0 scheme.