ŠKODA unveils 2015 Fabia R5 rally car

ŠKODA unveils 2015 Fabia R5 rally car

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ŠKODA unveils 2015 Fabia R5 get together car

ŠKODA has revealed details of its stunning 2015 Fabia R5 concept car, which is due to clash at the 2015 European Rally Championship.

The maker has a long and successful history in the sport, having raced since 1998, and the Fabia has been chosen as the latest representation to get a rally upgrade. The R5 concept has been revealed old to its debut at the Essen Motor Show in current November, and certainly looks the part.

Changes to the exemplar Fabia include a wider and more aerodynamically-shaped heart, which includes flared wheel arches, a great rear spoiler, various air scoops and a centrally-mounted clear out. To meet FIA regulations the vehicle will hug a 1.6-litre turbocharged engine producing a littlest of 265bhp, and overall weight must remnants below 1,230kg. Power will be sent to the wheels via a five-expeditiousness sequential manual gearbox, with MacPherson hold-up struts helping the vehicle grip all topography confidently.

The manufacturer has also revealed that a gang of its top drivers were involved with the evolvement of the Fabia R5’s chassis, but as yet there are no plans to along these updates to the Fabia vRS hot hatch.

Motoring enthusiasts can gaze at the Fabia R5 competing across the world during the next half of 2015. To discover the road-in condition Fabia, enquire with our Lancaster ŠKODA dealership in Milton Keynes and enlist a test drive today.

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