SkodaIndia unveils new Fabia 1.2 MPI model

May 2nd, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by admin  


Pune, May 2 (IANS) With Fabia establishing itself in the Indian car market, ScodaIndia Friday unveiled yet another version of its popular hatch-back model, Fabia 1.2 petrol version, in three variants - Active, Classic and Ambiente. This new version has been competitively priced between Rs.486,795 and Rs.580,174 (ex-showroom).

The new Fabia model comes with 1,198 cc petrol engine and with high torque performance (HTP), expected to enhance fuel economy and ensure low emissions. It sports a 1.2 litre engine with 4 valves per cylinder and a double overhead cam (DOHC).

The vehicle will have dual airbags, rear wash and wipe and collapsible steering wheel as standard features. The Fabia 1.2 MPI is engineered to deliver high standards of performance, drivability and riding comfort to meet growing customer expectations in the market.

Fabia 1.2 MPI will be available in colours such as candy white, cappuccino beige, brilliant silver, magic black, satin grey, corrida red, tangerine orange.

Thomas Kuehl, board member (sales and marketing) of SkodaIndia, said: “With the introduction of Fabia 1.2 MPI, we are expanding the opportunities for SkodaIndia to become a meaningful part of our modern customers’ lifestyle. It carries all the attributes of the Fabia range, which have been so well appreciated in the market place.”

“I am delighted to present the Fabia 1.2 MPI with HTP engine that significantly enhances drivability and fuel efficiency of the car to our Indian customers,” he added.

The company has sold over 3,500 units of Fabia till April 2008. The target sales of Fabia product line is 10,000 units for 2008 wherein the share of Fabia 1.2 MPI is slated at 40 percent. SkodaIndia is confident to surpass the annual target of 25,000 units.

SkodaIndia is a fully owned subsidiary of SkodaAuto a.s. Czech Republic (Volkswagen Group) and has been operating in India since November 2001 with its manufacturing facilities at Aurangabad and Maharashtra.

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