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Old 4th November 2007, 19:21   #1
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Default New Skoda Octavia

Heard That The New Octavia Is Coming
A Face Lift. Saw the News In Autocar last month i guess.

Anyone Has Got Any Pix or any News About the Same

Also Is there Any RS Variant in the Offering?

Tell me , Because I am gonna buy a RS soon , so will have to make the purchase if the newer one doesnt offer a RS
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I do not think any pics of the new Skoda octavia are available.

Knowing Skoda - expect it to be launched not until late 08.
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Heard That The New Octavia Is Coming
A Face Lift. Saw the News In Autocar last month i guess.
Isn't the Laura the new Octavia ??
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Indeed is. But what the thread starter is talking about is a facelifted Octavia that is apparently coming soon.
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Indeed is. But what the thread starter is talking about is a facelifted Octavia that is apparently coming soon.
They are just going to give the current Octavia a facelift?

Magnum still scores in many areas! Wonder what Skoda has up its sleeve!
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Maybe skoda india will launch a further more stripped down variant of laura called "Rider" & replace it with octavia ?
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Maybe skoda india will launch a further more stripped down variant of laura called "Rider" & replace it with octavia ?
The Ambiente and The Rider is One and the Same thing

Earlier base model of Octavia Was Called Ambiente
but then later changed to Rider

I'm Uploading the Pictures I Found In A Community In Orkut

Think It May Help

Not A Laura From The Front , Though the Back is quite Simiklar

SOURCE : http://www.orkut.com/CommMsgs.aspx?c...072790&start=1

Pics :





Thats The Pics I Got , So Dont Blame Me For the Quality
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i guess the superb is gonna get facelifted not the octy....
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@abhinav.gupta - These photos if I am not mistaken are they not the Laura RS or the ' New superb ' ?

I think out of these two.
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its probably the superb... coz i can't see any sporty bumpers nor the vRs sign...
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Don't know how many countries are selling the old look octavia. But the ACI article clearly mentioned that the Octavia we have in India (and not the Laura) is getting a facelift because the design is getting dated in comparison to the competition. My brother is keen on buying an Octavia, but I have asked him to wait for a few months. I think, it should just be the bumper/grill combo that will change.
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The Octavia is still sold in plenty of other countries in Asia and Europe ( including UK ) - The only difference is Skoda here sells it for a Bomb whereas other countries probably get it cheaper compared to other cars.

I think the Laura here is sold as the Octavia mostly around the world.
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IMHO, most europeans car makers are not into 'facelifts'? it is VERY unlikely that skoda will give an upgrade to the old octavia only in India. Not a single part in Octy is localized - so a facelift that is designed and implemented for indian market is unlikely. But i could also be plain wrong.
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High time for the facelift of the Skoda Octavia but is it happening? If it is then it is probably the best kept secret of the Indian automotive scene thus far with none of the magazines delivering a scoop on it.
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Dude Dont Know whether Its the New Superb But Definitely Not the Laura

I Think Its not the Superb Either Because the Light Styling is Different in the Superb and a Superb would definitely have the power washer . I would Try To Scan The Superb Pics From the Autocar of this month and upload it here

But There is Definitely A Facelift on The Octavia(Read : Not Laura )

Obviously the Superb Is Also Coming in A New Design

Cheers To Skoda If This is the New Octavia

Hope A RS Variant is Offered!
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