Skoda is celebrating the 100th year anniversary of the Monte Carlo Rally and the 110th year anniversary of the brand’s motorsport efforts with the launch of the special edition Fabia Monte Carlo. This new version will make its first public appearance at Rallye Monte Carlo on January 19th-22nd.
The special edition will be distinguished by a piano-black body trim extending over the wheel arches and down the full length of the car, a black roof, black door mirror covers, a black radiator grille top, smoked headlamps, and black 17" lightweight Trinity alloy wheels.
For the interior, customers will get to choose between all black or red and black sports seats which boast additional side support. Both versions come with black roof lining, a perforated leather steering wheel with red stitching, leather handbrake, and a gearstick gaiter with red stitching (with the red-black interior option). Silver kick plates and steel pedals are also offered as standard.
The Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo will be based on the standard SE trim and will be available with either a 1.2L engine producing 68hp, 85hp, or 104hp or as a diesel producing 74hp and 104hp.
The special edition Fabia will go on sale on January 24, 2011 with prices starting at £12,755 (about $17K at the current rates) for the entry-level model and ending at £15,000 (about $20K at the current rates) for the top version.
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