The Fabia strategy: Skoda’s Monte Carlo hatchback lacks punch but rallies to impress nonetheless
The Fabia Monte Carlo model isn’t really a proper hot hatch, but it makes up for it with its good looks and comfortable interior
Think of Monte Carlo and undoubtedly supercars, yachts, helicopters and everything else that goes with the jet-set lifestyle of the super-rich and famous comes to mind.
What’s less likely to make it onto that mental mood board is a practical five-door hatchback from a Czech car brand. But hang in there and we’ll get to the connection.
Skoda didn’t choose Monte Carlo as the launch venue for the high-spec version of its already excellent Fabia ...