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Old 2nd November 2007, 16:54   #76
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Guys.. this car has not been launched in delhi???
If yes.. can anyone tell me what's the OTR price... please...
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I 'll be posting the pics very soon . Yup thats still a mystery why they didnt offer the red color as an option in the L&K and Elegance . infact, even today the Corrida red is available only in the Ambiante version but this is one color that really enhances the look of the Laura . IMO even better than the Black .(i 've to say this cos i own one) .
Bit odd

Ambiente is availalbe in white, silver, light blue, and red (similar to the octy rider colours)

Elegance - while silver or dark gray

LK - black, silver, white blue
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Old 2nd November 2007, 17:55   #78
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Guys.. this car has not been launched in delhi???
If yes.. can anyone tell me what's the OTR price... please...
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The car has everything one could ask for at a price of Rs. 14.25 lacs OTR
Congrat's beemer
If ambiente variant was just launched 1 week earlier than it's launch date, then i might have bought it yet instead of civic :(

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Thanks anandpadhye and unknown .

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LK - black, silver, white blue
Blue color in L&K was discontinued long back . It looked good but didnt sell well in numbers . The current line up is black ,silver ,white and C beige .

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If ambiente variant was just launched 1 week earlier than it's launch date, then i might have bought it yet instead of civic :(
It was purely luck that i got the red ambiente ... I had booked the white elegance on 4th oct and if i hadnt recieved a e-mail from Skoda people ,i would have bought the elegance on 19th.
Luckily just a couple of days before the delivery ,i got a e-mail from Skoda Auto regarding the ambiente launch(the same day they informed the Skoda dealers all over india) . I recieved a brochure on 17th Oct via e-mail and loved the features ,price, everything and above all the red color just blew me away . I instantly called the dealer and told him to cancil the booking for the elegance and make a fresh booking for the Ambiente . The sales people denied about the launch as they didnt know about it ,i had to speak to the GM who confirmed that he too recieved the same e-mail from Skoda ... Thats how i got the 1st car delivered in india . All thanks to the skoda people .
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After googling like mad and reading up on all things Laura (and Octavia II), I have placed the order fro the red beauty. The Accord dudes in Bangalore were ready to give me a lakh off on a black accord 2.4 but I could not be convinced. The Laura is a better deal. The Car is now in Bangalore and will be delivered next week.

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The Accord dudes in Bangalore were ready to give me a lakh off on a black accord 2.4 but I could not be convinced.

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Signs of the new Accord around the corner???
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After googling like mad and reading up on all things Laura (and Octavia II), I have placed the order fro the red beauty. The Accord dudes in Bangalore were ready to give me a lakh off on a black accord 2.4 but I could not be convinced. The Laura is a better deal. The Car is now in Bangalore and will be delivered next week.

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Congrats vkiran_2000 . Choice well made . I can guarantee you the moment you 'll take your beauty out of the showroom ,the accord ,embera,civic owners will stare at your red beauty like hell . .(no offence to any owner/s).
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I asked for a test drive of ambient, and had to take a drive on L&K, as the dealer didn't have ambient. He told, once I go to his showroom, he could give me a test drive on one of the available new ambient. Great Indian Idea !!

I read whole article in this forum. Now confused should I really go for ambient. 1) Will PD engine be phased out and 2) Will driving comfort be affected by lower wheel diameter
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1) Will PD engine be phased out and
Yes for sure. VW as a group has abandoned PD. But hey, CRDI is a very generic name. It doesn't mean a particular model of CRDI engine of any manufacturer is going to be in production longer than PD. If anything - CRDI is changing faster than electronics these days. Obviously it will help the manufacturers to say "we are CRDI"
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I read some more on PD. Issue seems to be being compliant to Euro
emission standards version V. Bharat III is eq to Euro 3 and Bharat IV
is to be implemented by 2010. Bharat V is not yet defined. So I guess
we are safe with PD.

Any thoughts on smaller wheels. I called Skoda to find out whether they
have made any adjustments to gear ratio. They are yet to get back
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Here's the laura in red -
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I just went on Skoda's Website - Strange site - does not have prices anywhere !!
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There's an add today on Hindu about ambiente. Not sure whether
they has show the Laura L&K as ambienete.

I am kind of dropping my plan to buy this car. There's a thread which
talks about how expensive is this car to maintain.

Civic seems to be better.
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After googling like mad and reading up on all things Laura (and Octavia II), I have placed the order fro the red beauty. The Accord dudes in Bangalore were ready to give me a lakh off on a black accord 2.4 but I could not be convinced. The Laura is a better deal. The Car is now in Bangalore and will be delivered next week.

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Did you get your car. Any comments..
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Did you get your car. Any comments..
Woohooo, got my red beast last evening ! Was a tense drive in evening traffic from the showroom (Tafe access) to home. Looks like the 15" alloys are not bad after all, I could see no perceptible issues with road noise, rider comfort etc.
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