Skoda Motorsport has emerged as the great ruler of the category WRC2 of the World Rally, not only by his triumphs as a team official, but because the Skoda Fabia R5 is the favorite choice of riders who want to buy a vehicle in this category. Maybe your sales volume is not as high as that of the Ford Fiesta R5, but the model has done a magnificent niche in a competitive market in which it is not easy. To maintain this competitive pace, and sales, Skoda will spend the five ‘jokers’ that has a great evolution of the engine of the Fabia R5.
this has been recognized at least Ales Rada, head of engineering for Skoda Motorsport, in recent statements, the half-German ‘Rallye-Magazin’. In the same, the technician of the brand explains the reasons for this decision: “The main focus of our work is in the engine, because there is more to extract from him. Can we get more power and torque, as well as a better range of power delivery. Homologaremos several parts, not only the new camshaft. To me, it makes a lot of sense to use the five wild symbols in this area. In the end, to update the engine, it is easy for our customers and that you have the latest version of the car”.
it is Worth remembering that the Fabia R5 equipped with a 1.8-liter engine source Volkswagen with the internal name EA 888. This thruster MODEL has been adapted to the regulation that marks the category R5, and therefore presents a cubicaje of 1620 cc. The reliability, performance and margin improvement that have this propellant also allows you to also is the soul of the Volkswagen Polo GTI R5, one of the models R5 that are new in 2018. A year in which to debut the Citroën C3, R5 and the Proton Iriz. In addition, with these ‘jokers’, you expect some kind of update to the Ford Fiesta or Hyundai i20.