A few months ago we met the Skoda Fabia R5 rally version of the new checho utility. So far, the model had not gotten the FIA approval, which will be the that can compete in major competitions to harvest better than the Skoda Fabia Super 2000 which will replace.
The most important change of Skoda Fabia R5 with its predecessor is found in mechanics. Debuts new 1.6 Turbo instead of the previous 2.0 and uses a new AWD system and a box of five-speed sequential gearbox. It has taken more than 15 months of development to finar this vehicle as stipulated by the FIA, has a weight of 1,230 kilos.
There have been more than 10,000 kilometers of development for this Skoda Fabia R5, a process in which they have collaborated drivers like Jan Kopecký, Esapekka Lappi, Freddy Loix and Raimund Baumschlager. The tests were conducted in countries as diverse as the Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Italy, France, Greece, Spain and Finland as well to find a wide variety of weather and terrain conditions, which will ensure the effectiveness of this model all terrains .
Despite its great aesthetic resemblance to the Skoda Fabia we can see on the street, the R5 is a car that has changed almost everything just to make it effective in competition. Your body and reveals a major road widths, the aerodynamic kit or internal security measures such as roll cages. The Skoda Fabia Super 2000 has been a car that has set a high standard for this Fabia R5. Thanks to the skilled pilots who have been at the controls, since 2009 has achieved nearly 50 international and national titles.
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Article The Skoda Fabia R5 is already approved by the FIA has been originally published in Current Motor.