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Old 2nd March 2010, 09:46   #1
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The Fabia RS hatchback and Estate models are motivated by the VW Group's 1.4-liter double-supercharged four-cylinder gasoline engine that delivers an output of 180 horsepower.
A seven-speed dual-clutch DSG transmission with paddle-shifters transfers power to the front wheels.

Skoda said that 0-100km/h (62mph) acceleration comes in 7.3 seconds for both versions with the hatchback reaching a top speed of 225km/h or 140mph, and the Estate 227km/h or 141mph.
Combined fuel consumption for both models is estimated at 6.4lt/100km, equal to 36.8mpg US and 44mpg UK.
Being a sporty model and all, Skoda's err VW's engineers tweaked the Fabia's suspension and brakes and added the firm's new XDS electronic differential which is also found on the Ibiza Cupra and Polo GTI cars.
In the styling department, both versions of the Fabia RS features subtle cosmetic upgrades that include the new front bumper with integrated LED daytime running lights 17-inch alloy wheels, red brake callipers, tinted windows and a new rear bumper with a diffuser and dual exhaust.
Depending on the color of the body, the roof, rear spoiler and wheels for the Fabia RS hatchback can be finished in black, white or silver.
As for the interior, both cars get sports seats with "RS" logos on the backrests, a new three-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel and aluminum pedals.
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Old 2nd March 2010, 10:14   #2
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Hope they launch this in India ........ Will be the first proper Hot Hatch, and what a hatch it will be
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+1 to that, with slightly lesser priced spares,
it will be a super monster car and will be lapped up by people like us for sure

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I dont think this will be launched in india and even if they do it price will be around 12+.
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I don't think this will make it to India. If t all it does, it would be detuned for Indian conditions.

@brraj - it wouldn't be priced 12+. thats the Laura TSI price.
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WOW! That's a hottie. 180 hp with a 7 speed DSG on a hatch?? Launching this car in India with same specs?? We are free to dream anything .

@rg_chn: Agree to your points.

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It looks horrendous to me... no matter what engine it has. VW give me a Polo Sport if you will!
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Hope they launch this in India ........ Will be the first proper Hot Hatch, and what a hatch it will be
Practically it can't make it India. We don't even need to hope for it.
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Performance is good, styling is not. They need to work on the design aspect. Let alone sporty, the car doesn't even look proportionate.

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Doesn't look like a hot hatch! Looks really bad.
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Still remains the ugly duckling inspite of the heart transplant! Doesn't "look" hot one bit!
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This real neat. People here are already boosting the Fabia to 150+ BHP, with this car in, boosting can take it to over 250+ BHP

@brraj would be interested for sure
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I'd be a happier man if this 1.4 TSI mill finds its way into the Polo.

The Fabia vRS looks disappointing.
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I feel hatch looks better when compare to Estate which looks hilariouss like our Dzire(simply extending the tail of the hatch).
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The cars are beautiful, but their A.S.S are far from beauty.
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