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Old 10th May 2006, 01:10   #61
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Indian public has been waiting for fabia since 2004 ,though i dont think it will be launched this year but when its launched it will definitely shake up the midesize market and with skoda having such good reputaion in indian market i wont be a tough battle for skoda india.

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Default Skoda plans to roll out Fabia next year

From the economic times article:

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/...ow/1523083.cms
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I dont think Fabia will be launched anywhere in 2006, maybe mid 2007 is more realistic,...
and for the price quoted , not many people might go for that....
anyway, i had enquired at a Skoda dealer,.. they also confirmed it will be comming only in mid 2007....
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Clearly the Fabia is still a long way off.....'some time in 2007' is what the officials have stated in the ET article. By which time there would be much more competition.

Obviously they have the get the price 'right' to win in this segment. As with the Octavia they cannot rip off customers with high cost of spares.

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the fabia hatch back being launched in 3 months from now. and in two months a 1.3 ltr diesel SWIFT being lauched.
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the fabia hatch back being launched in 3 months from now
Are you sure about this because i've been waiting for this car for a very long time.....
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Are you sure about this because i've been waiting for this car for a very long time.....
thats what the news quoted.
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i saw a car all covered up , was able to see just the rear lights and they looked kinda fiesta lights and also the car was about the size of fiesta i guess it was a fabia but im not sure
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Any new update ? If it's a sedan that would be great !
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I had spotted a Fabia being test-driven by 2 Skoda employees in early 2006 in Aurangabad during one of my business visits there. It was solid blue, very dusty and had no camouflage. And it was a sedan, if I remeber properly. The suspension was "Indianized" too much I felt, with the car looking jacked up. It was driven near the Man Mandir junction heading back towards the 5-star MIDC where Skoda's factory is located.I think folks who are looking to own the Fabia for its racy looks will be misrepresented- IMO, after seeing it myself.

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