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Skoda Fabia to launch in spring; 'Snowman' SUV production for Czech Republic

The third-generation Skoda Fabia will launch in spring before reaching Australian showrooms in 2015. Reports from last month linked Skoda’s all-new city car to a Geneva motor show unveiling, though it now looks likely to debut in Paris at the beginning of October...

Skoda Fabia replacement : concept model to debut at Geneva

A new concept that will point the way to the next generation Skoda Fabia is reportedly set to debut at the 2014 Geneva motor show. A report from UK publication Autocar suggests the new Fabia concept car will be revealed in March, with a production-ready car due for launch later in 2014, possibly at the Paris motor show...

Skoda Fabia RS facing the axe: report

The current generation Skoda Fabia RS will be the last according to a UK report, with a senior board member confirming the demise of the sports variant for the next-generation city car due next year. Speaking with Autocar, Skoda board member for technical development Frank Welsch said, "A lot of people think the Fabia vRS (as it is badged in the UK) is a great car, but we cannot work on cars that everyone likes but only a few people buy"...

2013 Skoda Fabia, Roomster updated with new badges

The Skoda Fabia and Roomster will be updated with the brand's new logo and badges this year as the Czech manufacturer embarks on its most important product rollout ever in Australia in 2013. The updated logo – first revealed almost two years ago at the 2011 Geneva motor show – features a new chrome winged arrow on a matt black background...

Skoda Fabia RS: $27,990 hot-hatch released

The Skoda Fabia RS hot-hatch has been released in both hatch and wagon styles, sparking a chain reaction that sees the Fabia line-up now expanded to eight variants, with all models now available with the brand's seven-speed DSG gearbox. Included in the line-up expansion is the wagon variant of the Skoda Fabia 77TSI, available for the very first time...

Skoda Fabia on sale in Australia

The Skoda Fabia has gone on sale in Australia, becoming the smallest car in the Czech brand’s local line-up.   The Skoda Fabia shares its underpinnings with the previous-generation Volkswagen Polo, and has been positioned to compete with the more upmarket offerings in the light class, including the current Polo, Ford Fiesta and the Mazda2...

2012 Skoda cars to get standard Bluetooth: Includes Fabia, Yeti

The full range of 2012 Skoda vehicles will come equipped with Bluetooth phone connectivity, audio streaming and phone book display as standard. Bluetooth-equipped Skoda cars started arriving in Australia in August, and all new Skoda vehicles sold from now will come standard with the new tech...

2011 Skoda Fabia at Australian International Motor Show 2011

Skoda has debuted the new Skoda Fabia at the 2011 Australian International Motor Show in Melbourne. This is the first time the Fabia has been shown Down Under and it will be Skoda Australia's new entry-level model. The Fabia showcases various fuel-efficient Volkswagen-derived engine options and trim levels. Starting with the 1...

Skoda Fabia vRS 2000 unveiled at Worthersee

Skoda has unveiled a new concept vehicle called the Skoda Fabia vRS 2000 at the world's largest Volkswagen and Audi show at Worthersee, Germany. The car is based on the company's Super 2000 world rally car, presented in a stylish chop-top roof design. Fitted with four buckets seats, this is perhaps the first ever four-seater convertible rally car...

Skoda Fabia Greenline drives over 2000km on a single tank of fuel

Gerhard Plattner, an economy driving expert, has just accomplished what some may think impossible - driving a standard passenger car from Austria to Denmark and back again on just one tank of fuel, covering an amazing 2006km. His car of choice was the Skoda Fabia Greenline, a 1.2-litre three-cylinder, turbo-diesel making a modest 56kW and 180Nm...

Skoda Fabia confirmed for Australian launch in July

The Skoda Fabia has been oficially confirmed for an Australian launch in July. Coinciding with the Australian International Motor Show in Melbourne, Skoda Australia will launch the Fabia alongside the Yeti to shift its brand focus from traditional buyers to a younger demographic...