2003 Skoda Fabia vRS 1.9 turbo diesel from UK and Ireland
A real life performance car, that a 21 year old can insure and run!!
It all works!
This car is beautifully made.
Performance is very good at 130 bhp, but it has now been chipped by BBRGTi to 170 with 330 ft torque; that's more than a WRX Scooby.
It pulls like a train, 40 - 80 is extremely rapid, and it will outrun a Clio 172 or Mini Cooper S.
The handing is accomplished, although the limit is hard to judge. The standard tyres are not that great.
Price wise, and for what you get, it's near on unbeatable.
I would suggest adding cruise and Xenon headlights to the package.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 21st March, 2004