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The 2010 Skoda Fabia vRS estate and hatch have just been revealed in Geneva and the company released info regarding the new engines and other improvements.

Both the 2010 Skoda Fabia vRS Estate and Hatch will be powered by a 1.4-litre 4-cylinder petrol unit with two superchargers, capable of producing 180 BHP and also able to return 44.1 mpg.

Also with this engine the 2010 Skoda Fabia vRS Estate and Hatch take 7.3 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 Km/h and can reach a maximum speed of 141/140 mph.

At the exterior some of the new features on the 2010 Skoda Fabia vRS Estate and Hatch include a new front bumper incorporating fog lights with LEDs, 17 inch Gigaro wheels, red painted brake callipers, a new spoiler and diffuser plus dual exhaust pipes.

Pricing for the the 2010 Skoda Fabia vRS Estate ad Hatch was not announced yet.

Skoda press release :

Škoda Auto is presenting the new Fabia vRS hatch and estate at theGeneva Motor Show, where it will join the sports-tuned Octavia vRS.Both Fabia vRS versions are indeed impressive: for the first time ever,Škoda Auto is using a double-supercharged, four-cylinder petrol engineproviding 180bhp, in an engine of just 1.4 litres.

A sophisticated compressor-and-turbo combination increases theengine power smoothly and harmonically, and the maximum speed of 140mph (141 mph in the estate version) and 0-62mph acceleration in just7.3 seconds in both versions mean a sporty driving experience. Withfuel

consumption of 44.1 mpg, the Fabia vRS offers high power andmaximum fuel efficiency as well as excellent environmental parameters.

Both versions boast an attractively designed front bumper andintegrated fog lamps with integrated LED lights that can be fitted withcornering lights as an option. The vehicle's unique position in theFabia range is underlined by 17" lightweight alloy Gigaro wheelsdeveloped specially for the vRS, red brake callipers, tinted windows, anew rear bumper with a diffuser and dual exhaust. Depending on thecolour of the body, the roof, roof spoiler and wheels for the Fabia vRShatchback will be available in a choice of black, white or silver.

The vehicle's sports-tuned chassis - with ESP, ABS and ASR - isdesigned for powerful dynamic and safe driving performance. To enhancethe driving experience, the new XDS electronic differential improvesthe car’s cornering ability. It brakes the inside front wheelelectronically to increase the torque on the outside front wheel.Accelerating through corners, the resulting torque gives the vRSimpressive agility. A tyre pressure monitor (TMP) and uphill startassistant are standard, providing greater comfort and safety.

Both the Fabia vRS hatch and estate are fitted withheight-adjustable sports seats with vRS logos on the backrests. Aheight- and reach-adjustable, three-spoke leather-wrapped sportssteering wheel has paddles for manual control of the seven-speed DSGgearbox. The purity of the interior design is underlined by anOnyx-shaded dashboard and stainless steel pedals with an anti-slipsurface.

In connection with the new design of the Fabia vRS, Škoda has alsoadapted the design of its rally car, the Fabia Super 2000. Under newFIA regulations for the Super 2000 category, the vehicle has beenwidened to 1,820 mm. To improve the performance of the Fabia Super 2000rally car, Škoda has also adapted the engine's air intake and exhaustsystem.

 

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