The Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo is a special edition model which celebrates 100 years of the Monte Carlo Rally and the company’s 110 years of participation in motorsports, featuring some extra aggressiveness far as appearance and extra added equipment.
The dynamic aspect is achieved through features like the piano-black body trim, which includes black wheel arches, mirror casings, front spoiler lip and grille, as well as the black roof. The Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo has also received smoked headlamps and a set of black 17 inch alloys and at the interior the automaker is offering its customers the ability to choose from all-black or red and black sports seats.
Both versions include black roof lining, while other interior enhancements include a leather wrapped steering wheel, gearstick and handbrake, all of which get contrasting red stitching. Silver kick plates and
steel pedals are also offered.
The Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo is based on the SE version and is available with a 5-speed manual gearbox and as a hatchback only.
The Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo price start at 10,158 GBP for the 1.2-litre 69 PS version, while the 1.6-litre TDI CR which produces 105 PS reaches 12,029 GBP.
Skoda press release :
* Fabia Monte Carlo launched to celebrate 100 years of the legendary Monte Carlo Rally and 110 years of Škoda’s participation in motorsport
* A new Fabia model with aggressive, sporty styling and enhanced equipment
* Set to make its first public appearance at Rallye Monte Carlo
Škoda’s Fabia line is about to be extended with the introduction of the Monte Carlo,
a new model with enhanced sports styling and bespoke interior. Launched
to celebrate 100 years of the Monte Carlo Rally, and commemorate the
110 year anniversary of the brand’s motorsport efforts, this special
edition model is a nod towards Škoda’s sporting pedigree.
From the outside, the Fabia Monte Carlo boasts a dynamic
look, underlined by the introduction of piano-black body trim, which
extend over the wheel arches and down the full length of the car, a
black roof, black door mirror covers, a black radiator grille top,
smoked headlamps and black 17” lightweight Trinity alloy wheels.
Inside the Fabia Monte Carlo, customers can choose between
all black or, red and black sports seats which boast additional side
support. Both versions come with black roof lining, a perforated
leather steering wheel with red stitching, leather handbrake and
gearstick gaiter with red stitching (with the red-black interior
option). To complete the enhanced sporty appeal silver kick plates and
steel pedals are fitted as standard.
The new Fabia Monte Carlo is set to make its first public
appearance at Rallye Monte Carlo (19-22 January), where Škoda’s current
all-conquering IRC championship winning rally car, the Fabia S2000,
finished fourth (in class) on its first outing at this legendary rally
in 2009. In 2010, Škoda Motorsport finished second, third and fifth (in
class) with Hänninen, Vouilloz and Kopecký, respectively.
Available as hatchback only, the car’s trim is based on the current Fabia SE version, and the new Monte Carlo will be available with a wide range of engines.
|1.2 TSI 86PS||121||£10,670.83||£2,134.17||£12,805||£55||£0||£510||£13,370|
|1.2 TSI 105PS||124||£11,220.83||£2,244.17||£13,465||£55||£0||£510||£14,030|
|1.6 TDI CR 75PS||109||£11,350.00||£2,270.00||£13,620||£55||£0||£510||£14,185|
|1.6 TDI CR 105PS||109||£12,029.17||£2,405.83||£14,435||£55||£0||£510||£15,000|
All of the Fabia Monte Carlo models will be fitted with a 5-speed manual transmission and will be available to order from 24 January 2011.Source: Skoda