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by Matt Campbell

The drawn-out, puzzle-like reveal of the 2015 Skoda Fabia continues, with two new images of the Czech brand’s city car released over the weekend.

The latest images – the fourth and fifth teasers, respectively, for the new Skoda Fabia that will debut at the 2014 Paris motor show in October – give a little more away about how the cars side panels will look.

Gone are the flattened, rounded surfaces of its predecessor – strong character lines run from the headlight towards the rear of the car. Sculpted wheel-arches add some muscle, while colour-coded door handles and side mirrors with integrated indicators add a little extra flair.

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The rear-end gets further sharpening, with a more pronounced belt-line kick from the door into the glass. The more rounded body of the new model sees the D-pillar thinned out and with more of a slope to it than the current car, while an understated rear spoiler sits atop the rear windscreen.

We’ve already seen glimpses of the new model’s front end, include a shot of the Fabia’s headlight, as well as a pair of images of its grille.

Skoda has confirmed some details for the new Fabia, with the new model – which will be built on a variation of the existing car’s architecture – to borrow plenty of components from the facelifted Volkswagen Polo. Not only will it share 1.2-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol engines with the VW model, but infotainment and interior bits are set to be spread between the two cars, too.

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Stay tuned for more on the 2015 Skoda Fabia – hopefully including a full-car image, rather than another teaser or sketch – in the coming weeks.

See spy images of the 2015 Skoda Fabia here.

Are you sick of teaser images? You’re not alone. Read Mike Costello’s rant about teaser pics.

 




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