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Old 7th December 2008, 11:58   #61
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This is A5 Laura based on Golf V platform. This is not an all new car based on the recently launched Mark VI golf platform.
This is just a face lift of Laura i.e. Skoda Octavia of international market.
We have a thread on this in " Indian Car Scene ".

Why is this car mentioned in the indian car scene threads? There isn't even any talk about launching this car here anytime soon. And it's based on the Audi A3 (Golf V PQ35 floorpan) not A5 platform.


This car was revealed to the international market a couple of months ago.
Launch date in europe is Jan 2009.
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You are mistaken. This is not the laura! The second gen octavia is called laura in india. This is the third gen octavia. Get your facts right.
It will be a very over crowded Skoda showroom not necessarily with humans with the Indian car company's having a penchant of selling the older version alonside the new version. I am just imagining the situation of the sales rep having to expain to the customers the virtues of the 1st,2nd and 3rd generation Octavia.
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You are mistaken. This is not the laura! The second gen octavia is called laura in india. This is the third gen octavia. Get your facts right.
See the site for more details which mentions octavia (laura in india) and new octavia. And i know what i have mentioned in the other thread. That was for his info if he wants to wait for this car to be sold in india.
So you mean to say- this car which is a facelifted europeon Octavia(facelifted version of Current Laura) will be positioned below the Laura replacing Octavia(In India).

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There's already a thread on this.
https://www.team-bhp.com/forum/india...w-1-4-tsi.html

Request the mods to merge these.
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So you mean to say- this car which is a facelifted europeon Octavia(facelifted version of Current Laura) will be positioned below the Laura replacing Octavia(In India).
No. Either it will replace the laura or will be positioned between laura and new superb. I guess
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Ewww.
Loved the hard square looks of the old octy.
Hate this one.
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1) Why is this car mentioned in the indian car scene threads? There isn't even any talk about launching this car here anytime soon.

2)And it's based on the Audi A3 (Golf V PQ35 floorpan) not A5 platform.


3)This car was revealed to the international market a couple of months ago.
Launch date in europe is Jan 2009.
1) IMHO, In the hope that Skoda will launch it here.

2) The PQ35 is also called A5 and the Audi A3 is also based on A5 i.e. PQ35 platform.

3) Doesnt look like to me that this is based on MK VI golf. There is not news on new Jetta yet.
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Guys today I saw a dark green laura with full white camouflage near woodys hotel in Bangalore.I said Octavia at the back.
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Is this a A5 Laura based on Golf V platform...
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