Paris Live - 2015 Skoda Fabia (Not-for-India)

02/10/2014 - 04:02 | ,  ,   | Anjan Ravi

Offered with four petrol and three diesel engines.

The new generation 2015 Skoda Fabia has its world premiere today at the VW Group Night. Production of the new hatchback is underway at the company's main plant in Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic, with European sales set to start soon.

2015 Skoda Fabia front at the 2014 Paris Motor Show

At the time of launch, Skoda say the new Fabia will come with four petrol and three diesel engine options. Starting the lineup is a 1.0-liter three-cylinder MPI unit with 60 bhp or 75 bhp. A 1.2-liter four-cylinder TSI motor is offered in varying tunes of 90 bhp or 110 bhp.

2015 Skoda Fabia side at the 2014 Paris Motor Show

The diesel range of the new Fabia gets a 1.4-liter three-cylinder TDI unit capable of 75 bhp, 90 bhp or 105 bhp. A 5-speed manual gearbox is fitted standard on the diesel range, while the most powerful petrol can be had with a 7-speed DSG.

2015 Skoda Fabia rear quarter at the 2014 Paris Motor Show

The engines are announced to be 17 percent more efficient than the outgoing model. The car as such is 65 kg lighter compared to its predecessor.

2015 Skoda Fabia cabin at the 2014 Paris Motor Show

For now, Skoda Auto India have no plans to launch the new Fabia in India. In Europe, the car competes with the VW Polo, the new Hyundai i20 and the upcoming Honda Jazz to name a few.

2015 Skoda Fabia - Press Release

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2015 Skoda Fabia Production - Press Release

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