The first official photographs of the Skoda Fabia Scout have been unveiled. The new addition to the Scout family will make its world debut at this year's Geneva Motor Show.
The design of the brand new Skoda Fabia Scout includes distinct features and attractive protective elements, giving this functional and economical car, new emotional dimensions. A uniquely-shaped bumper and plastic cladding give this new version of Skoda's popular estate enhanced, robust features. In addition, protective elements on the sides of the body and a silver roof-rails underline the Skoda Fabia Scout's bold shape.
Four engines will be available for the new Skoda Fabia Scout - two petrol and two diesel units. The petrol engines will consist of a 1.4 litre, 63 kW (85bhp) engine with fuel consumption of 6.5L/100km (43.5mpg) and 1.6 litre, 77 kW (105bhp) with a fuel consumption of 6.9L/100km (40.9mpg), available with a six-speed transmission.
The two diesel engines are a 1.4 litre, 59 kW (80bhp) engine with fuel consumption of 4.6L/100km (61.4mpg) and the top-of-the-range 1.9-litre engine offering 77 kW (105bhp) and fuel consumption of 4.9L/100km (57.7mpg).
Scout-specific upholstery brings the Skoda Fabia Scout styling to the interior along with floor mats bearing the Scout logo. The Scout logo also appears on the vehicle's tailgate. Other Skoda Fabia Scout features include the pedals with stainless steel surfaces and anti-slip, heavy-duty rubber elements.
The Skoda Fabia Scout is fitted with lightweight 'Arktos' alloy wheels designed especially for this model. It is fitted with sixteen-inch alloy wheels as standard and customers can choose seventeen-inch wheels of the same design as an option. Other distinctive features of the Skoda Fabia Scout include fog lamps (with corner design) and tinted windows.
Extending the very popular Skoda Fabia Scout portfolio, the vehicle will be available from late May 2009.Published 19 February 2009