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Old 15th June 2005, 16:03   #16
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I already looked at City, Corsa as options
Corsa has nice shocks but no pickup, I thought I have retired for last 5 years when I drove a Corsa.

City has nice feeling, but din like the steering, too light for my taste.
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Old 15th June 2005, 16:12   #17
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bimmer,
betweent the poor pickup and light city what would you choose?
have u tried the petra (service?) , ikon (rough ride?), or accent?
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Old 15th June 2005, 18:40   #18
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I will choose City offcourse

and yes I have looked at Petra, Ikon, Accent.

Also I have looked at other options such as switching to small car just now and then switching again when more cars like Febia, Focus etc are launched.

BTW, I currently drive a auto 1997 Zen, definitely time for a change
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Supposed to be a new Fabia on the way - perhaps, they will come in with that !
If your source is right, then this could very well be the mystey car spotted at ARAI in Pune.
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Old 15th June 2005, 20:51   #20
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http://www.dancewithshadows.com/skod...2005-india.asp

This is what I found on web.

It quotes Skoda Auto India Managing Director Mr Imran Hassen saying it will be launched around Oct 2005.

So the information Pune dealer gave can be right?
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Bimmer if you planing to buy a NHC please go through this thread.. What are you looking at?? NHC is not the best car going around. Even the Fabia wont be the best.. It is cramped and looks some what Ikonish.. But Petra is a very good car.. take a look at that..

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/showth...ed=1#post91442

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Bimmer if you planing to buy a NHC please go through this thread.. What are you looking at?? NHC is not the best car going around. Even the Fabia wont be the best.. It is cramped and looks some what Ikonish.. But Petra is a very good car.. take a look at that..

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/showth...ed=1#post91442
Just read the posts
Thanks a ton.
I was looking at NHC as a serious option
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Old 6th July 2005, 14:42   #23
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People who are waiting for Fabia over Swift/Getz read this info. I guess GM(Chevy) Aveo will come sooner than Fabia.

http://www.cybersteering.com/news.asp?id=n10739


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Thats bad for the buyers as well as Skoda. I think even the new accent will be launched next year only. Please correct me if i am wrong.
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How foolish can Skoda get!!...
Maybe VW wants to enter the segment.
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skoda is loosing it to VW...and if fabia is released in 2006, i dont think it will be able to hit the market, unless it is Vrs diesel version......


we indians are made to wait really long
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Forget the Fabia. The current version is way too small for india. I presume they are waiting for the next generation Fabia before bringing it to India.
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How foolish can Skoda get!!...
Maybe VW wants to enter the segment.
It indeed is foolish on Skoda's part not to launch Fabia in India. However, VW has decided to hold its India plans because of corruption issue within its ranks. There is also a separate thread created for that news. I believe Skoda is planning to localise Fabia heavily, or it is waiting to release the new Fabia.
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Grrrrrrrrr!!!!!!!
Shame shame Skoda!
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Looks like Skoda are satisfied with one success story and doesnt want to go beyond.
They have to consider seriously launching sub 10L cars too.
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