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Old 16th December 2004, 10:02   #1
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Hi Guys, I am planning to buy a Viva Crdi sometime during next month but I have heard that Skoda Fabia could be released sometime during the first quarter...Is this true? if yes is it worth waiting for it....Please let me know...Thanks in advance....
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Old 16th December 2004, 18:58   #2
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As per what i have heard Fabia will be launched in the end 2nd or 3rd Quarter of 2005
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A couple of months ago I emailed Skoda India asking them when Fabia is coming and got a stiff reply to the effect that they will not tell.
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Skoda any day
Autocar praises its build quality etc.
afterall it is solid ,safe German v/s flimzy, cheap Korean !!!
obviously the german.
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Well, according to the Skoda company newletter, the Fabia and the New octavia should be out this year. However, I've been hearing that for 2 years now!

On the flip side if you can wait, I think the Fabia would be well worth it! Can't compare the Viva to the Fabia, they are world's apart in every area, except the price maybe.

Also, I think the regular Accent sedan would make a better buy as I don't think the Viva hold's its value very well. Don't see too many of them around either.
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I too am eagerly awaiting Fabia's launch(hatchback) and have got solid feedback from my friend who have driven it in the UK.

SWIFT/GETZ/FABIA/AVEO ...hope they are launched in the first half of this year..

Guys please keep updating this topic on any info you happen to get on the launch of these hatchbacks

I hope they launch TDis/CRDis/Multijet ones along with the petrol ones...and not like petrol now and diesel after a year or two
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safe German v/s flimzy, cheap Korean !!!
obviously the german.
German?!!! Its Czech....
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German?!!! Its Czech....
Skoda is owned by Volkswagen, hence German parentage, CZech residency.
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But can it be called a German car??
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Yes atleast half german, coz they do share a lot from the parts bin of volkswagen. Infact the octavia is based on the VW Golf platform.

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think mahavir motors in hyderabad
started taking the boookings???
no clue yet,this was a told to me by some one
will find out
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my octavia has more OOOO parts than VW! The engine is lifted from a OOOO. the plumbing is all OOOO. even the front 2 seats are from a OOOO. the logo is all over the car. it is safe to say that Skoda is less CZ than Opel is German (there is more german engineering in a Skoda than there is American engineering in an Opel which is good too!).
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Hey Navin,

Just wondering, is your car more OOOO (Audi) because its a vRS? say as compared to a TDi ?

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Well, how VW is an Audi! The circle continues....
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thanks a lot may i will wait till the fabia is released I am not in a hurry anyways....aadix are you sure that mahavir has started taking bookings...

I also would like to know the price tag that it is going to come with....
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