Skoda previews sleek new Fabia hatch

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2015 Skoda Fabia

The Škoda Fabia has been on the world market for seven years now, which means it’s about time for replacement. And that’s just what Škoda has in store.

The Czech hatch is based on the Volkswagen Polo, but offers a bit more space for a bit less money than its German counterpart, making it a compelling proposition for European buyers. For the next generation, the Fabia will grow a little wider, sit a little lower and look a bit more determined.

Previewed in the rendering above, the upcoming third-generation Fabia draws inspiration from two sources. On one hand is the VisionC concept car, a sleek five-door “coupe” unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year. One the other is the Fabia rally car that has dominated the European Rally Championship and the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, setting the stage for the VW Polo R WRC that’s currently in the lead to defend its World Rally Championship title.

The new Škoda Fabia looks sleek and taut, which only serves to underline what a shame it is that we won’t get it Stateside. Expect the new hatchback to make its debut at the upcoming Paris Motor Show in October.

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