Skoda has announced the Fabia Monte Carlo that was unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show in March, in the UK. The Monte Carlo trim will be available in both hatchback and estate bodystyles.
The Monte Carlo trim gets additional rally-inspired exterior elements along with a sporty interior. The sporty trim offers 16-inch ‘Italia’ black alloy wheels along with a blacked out grille and door mirror caps. It also adds LED daytime running lights, panoramic sunroof, Monte Carlo badging on the Bi-pillar, front fog lamps, sunset glass and a body coloured rear spoiler. The estate will also feature the addition of black roof rails.
Noteworthy interior features include a multi-function sport steering wheel, customised front seats, Monte Carlo pedals, personalised floor mats with red stitching along with black decorative trim and a cherry red centre console.
The above mentioned features of the Monte Carlo trim will be in addition to the equipment offered in the SE trim. The SE trim includes a ‘Bolero’ infotainment system with a 6.5-inch colour touchscreen with DAB radio and ‘SmartLink’ which lets users pair their smartphone to the system. Additionally the SE trim offers the ‘Front Assist’ emergency braking system along with other safety and assistance systems.
The engine options will be carried over from the regular Fabia hatch and estate range featuring three petrol and two diesel engines options. The engines can be mated to either a 5- or 6-speed manual transmission, or a 7-speed DSG automatic transmission.
The base trim of the hatchback with the 1.0 Litre MPI engine is priced at £14,645 OTR while the top-spec 1.4 TDI version is priced at £17,875 OTR. The base version of the Estate featuring the 1.2 litre TSI engine is priced at £16,140 OTR while the top-spec 1.4 TDI estate will be offered at £18,740 OTR.
2015 Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo prices (UK):
|Fabia Monte Carlo||CO2||MPG||Insurance grp||BiK 2015/16||P11D value||RRP OTR|
|Hatch||1.0 MPI 75PS||108||58.9||3E||16%||£14,590||£14,645.00|
|1.2 TSI 90PS||107||60.1||8E||16%||£15,220||£15,275.00|
|1.2 TSI 110PS||110||58.9||12E||17%||£15,870||£15,925.00|
|1.2 TSI 110PS DSG||109||60.1||12E||16%||£16,870||£16,925.00|
|1.4 TDI 90PS||93||78.6||11E||16%||£17,220||£17,275.00|
|1.4 TDI 105PS||95||76.4||12E||17%||£17,820||£17,875.00|
|Estate||1.2 TSI 90PS||107||60.1||8E||16%||£16,085||£16,140.00|
|1.2 TSI 110PS||110||58.9||12E||17%||£16,735||£16,790.00|
|1.4 TDI 90PS||94||78.5||11E||16%||£18,085||£18,140.00|
|1.4 TDI 105PS||97||76.4||12E||17%||£18,685||£18,740.00|
More information is available in the press release below.