Skoda Octavia vRS Bonneville with 600HP

Skoda Octavia vRS Bonneville with 600HP

Various
10 Jun 2011
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Czech automaker Skoda announced its plans of competing in the famous Bonneville Speed Week in August (13-20), and they goal is to reach a speed of 200 mph.

The weapon of choice will be a specially modified Octavia vRS developed in collaboration with REVO Technik which features a 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine under its bonnet and on which the standard turbocharger was replaced by a more advanced Garret unit.

Skoda Fabia vRS 2000 Convertible Concept

Skoda Fabia vRS 2000 Convertible Concept

Concept Cars
03 Jun 2011
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More news involving convertible concepts presented by automakers which belong to the VW Group at this year’s 30th annual Worthersee Festival.

This time its all about the Skoda Fabia vRS 2000, a concept created especially for the jubilee meeting at Worthersee, which joins the Audi A1 Clubsport Quattro, the Golf GTI Edition 35 and the various Golf Convertible iterations which have already been covered by CarSession in our previous posts.

Developed with a single goal in mind, which is ‘dynamism and the joy of sporty driving’ the automaker has unfortunately kept mechanical details for the Skoda Fabia vRS 2000 Convertible Concept undisclosed, and judging by its architecture, one thing that would certainly be interesting to know, is what kind of measures have been taken in order to maintain the car’s structural rigidity.

Video: VW Polo GTI vs Skoda Fabia vRS vs Seat Ibiza Cupra

Video: VW Polo GTI vs Skoda Fabia vRS vs Seat Ibiza Cupra

Videos
07 Jan 2011
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A new review video from the Brits at AutoExpress who wanted to see how does the new generation VW Polo GTI perform against two other cars developed under the Volkswagen umbrella, and we’re talking about the Seat Ibiza Cupra and the Skoda Fabia, which underneath their skin share the same engine, gearbox, and chassis with the Polo GTI.

There are of-course a series of mechanical tweaks hear and there, and differences in term of exterior and interior design.

Video: Skoda Fabia vRS Commercial

Video: Skoda Fabia vRS Commercial

New Cars
01 Nov 2010
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The Czech automaker has launched a major marketing campaign for the Skoda Fabia vRS, with the goal of exposing the sporty new hatch to new audience and also offering the possibility of winning two Fabias through a Facebook competition.

This new marketing campaign also includes the Skoda Fabia vRS ‘Made of Meaner Stuff’ commercial video, as a reference to the car’s dynamics character.

Video: Skoda Fabia VRS review

Video: Skoda Fabia VRS review

New Cars
18 Aug 2010
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Autocar has taken the small, yet pretty powerful Czech hatch, the Skoda Fabia VRS for a test drive, and as usual posted their review video online.

Powered by a 1.4-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine the Skoda Fabia VRS can deliver 178 BHP @ 6,200 rpm and 184-lf-ft of torque through its seven-speed DSG gearbox thanks to which accelerating from 0 to 62 mph takes 7.3 seconds.

Skoda Fabia vRS price

Skoda Fabia vRS price

Market
17 May 2010
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Pricing for the 2010 Skoda Fabia vRS version that will hit Britain’s market at the end of July has just been confirmed.

Both the hatchback and estate version 2010 Skoda Fabia vRS will use the 1.4-litre TSI engine that is turbocharged and supercharged and which packs 180BHP. Power is put to the ground via a 7-speed DSG gearbox with paddleshift so besides hitting 62 mph from a standstill in 7.3 seconds, the 2010 Skoda Fabia vRS is also able to return 45.6 mpg (UK rating).