Skoda(U.K) has announced the launch of two new models of the Fabia hatchback series. The two new versions are called the Monte Carlo Tech Estate and the Reaction, both are expected to hit the dealerships within this month. The brand has decided to do so, in order to keep the aging Fabia alive.
The Monte Carlo Tech will be presented with two engine options, the 1.2 liter TSI (Turbocharged Stratified Injection) and the 1.6 liter TDI CR (Turbocharged Diesel Injection with Common Rail). The Tech is the successor or the next generation of the now existing Monte Carlo. The 1.2 liter has a maximum output of 104 bhp and the 1.6 liter also has the same power output. The new additions to the Tech are Bluetooth connectivity, gloss black grille and wheel arches and an Amundsen Satellite navigation (Sat-Nav). The outlook of the hatch has also been enhanced, with black on black finishing, which now gives it a sporty attitude with the touch of expediency. It will be available in 3 colors, black, white and red. 12.30 lakhs will be the starting range for the Tech.
The Reaction will be powered by a 1.2 liter 12V petrol block that can pump out 68 bhp, with a mileage 21.3 Kmpl. The hatch will also get features like AC, leather steering wheel with 3 spokes, 16 inch comet black alloys, detailed black roof, rear integrated spoiler, sunset glass and black grille and mirrors, as standard equipments. The Reaction has a starting price tag of 12.18 lakhs.
The Skoda brand director of the U.K Mr. Alasdair Stewart said that, the brand is always looking for new ways to attract customers. The two new editions of the Fabia will do exactly just that. He said that the company is very confident, that the new features and looks of these hot hatches will definitely make heads turn on the road.