In a rather shocking relocation, Skoda has actually revealed the brand new Fabia being available in 2021 will certainly be restricted to the hatchback body design for the time being. While the extra functional Combi body design has actually been verified for a future generation, it’s mosting likely to be a long haul given that it will not be revealed together with the supermini.
The disclosure was made by the business’s employer, Thomas Sch äfer, in a meeting with German publication Auto Motor undSport He disclosed the strategy is to maintain the existing Fabia wagon for sale till completion of 2022 as well as release its substitute at the start of 2023. It indicates Skoda will certainly market 2 generations of a nameplate at the exact same time for virtually 2 years in a step that advises us of the moment when the first-gen-based Octavia Tour quietly co-existed with the second-gen Octavia for some time.
It resembles Skoda will certainly be taking its pleasant time restoring the long-roof Fabia, as well as while this choice will certainly disturb followers of little yet functional automobiles, we need to see the glass fifty percent complete. After all, the Czech brand name is amongst the extremely couple of car manufacturers to still have a subcompact wagon for sale after Renault eliminated the Clio Sport Tourer, Dacia the Logan MCV, as well as SEAT the Ibiza ST. With no huge competitors to bother with, Skoda can pay for to stay with the existing Fabia Combi for a pair extra years.
In the exact same meeting with AMS, Thomas Sch äfer disclosed the Mlad á Boleslav brand name will certainly release the future generation of its pint-sized Citigo with a burning engine. It will certainly take on the lately found 2022 Toyota Aygo as well as various other little city automobiles component of a threatened A-segment in Europe as a result of more stringent exhausts guidelines.
Aside from the Fabia hatch, 2021 will certainly likewise see the launch of a coupe-esque Enyaq GT completely electrical SUV as well as we’re likewise anticipating the Kodiaq huge SUV to undergo a neck and neck.