The 2015 Skoda Fabia has been spied wearing minimal camouflage while testing in the Alps.

The 2015 Skoda Fabia has been spied wearing minimal camouflage while testing in the Alps (and towing another prototype).

Featuring a very familiar design, the Czech hatchback is undergoing its final testing phase ahead of a confirmed fall launch and as you can see its angular styling clearly echoes the bigger Rapid as well as the more expensive Octavia. It adopts the corporate front grille along with a sportier C-pillar and a different greenhouse. We also notice a roof-mounted spoiler, a stylish tailgate and headlights & taillights resembling those fitted onto the Rapid.

Rather than using Volkswagen's MQB platform, the third generation Skoda Fabia will ride on an updated PQ25 and will borrow the engine lineup from the Polo facelift. A wagon version will join the range while a decision regarding the sedan is still up in the air. Skoda already announced there won't be a vRS model due to weak demand.

The 2015 Fabia will be introduced in October at the Paris Motor Show and should go on sale before the end of the year.

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2015 Skoda Fabia spied with minimal disguise