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Old 26th June 2008, 16:59   #31
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The rear i feel looks like the ford while the front seems to be a beemer. Well the vehicle looks good and hopefully will attract customers to it now.
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Great scoop. I absolutely love the color. I think maybe first time in a Skoda. The front grille though looks BMW'sh it also had a great similarity to the Laura's grille.

If they price it like how the new accord was priced, it will be a sure shot winner.
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Old 26th June 2008, 17:17   #33
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Guess they would price it something like 1.3-1.5 times of the Accord price. Knowing Skoda to overprice and have bigger margins rather than, more volume with lesser margins
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Originally Posted by GTO View Post
Does anyone think that the Superb has lost its "Skoda" identity? The rear looks just like any other sedan while the front is so BMW. Simply put, Euro manufacturers are known to retain their identity across different generations....look at the rear of any Mercedes, BMW, VW etc. and you will not mistake them for any other. This Superb, on the other hand, is breaking away from the standard Skoda rear light arrangement.

Fantastic scoop, RedRage! Thank you for sharing these pictures with us.
Very good insight GTO. I am sure the lotsa people will have something to say about that.

Apart from that my first impression was wow! ALthough the rear looks very uneuropean to me


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Old 26th June 2008, 17:33   #35
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i think superb is also entering the 'confusion city' as far the exterior styling in concerned. merc/bmws have already given generous dose of funky curves to their cars. i'm hoping audi at least keep those straight lines for few years.
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Old 26th June 2008, 18:05   #36
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Originally Posted by lamborghini View Post
Is it just me or does the rear remind people of the Renault Laguna?
Front Beemer, Rear Renault.

Everyone's running out of ideas these days, but yeah this looks good. Hope they price it like a Skoda and not an Audi.

This will sell well though because of its wannabe 7-series looks.

Originally Posted by abhinav.gupta88 View Post
2. Push a button and then the other to join the boot with the glass and then it opens the way Octavia's boot opens

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Old 26th June 2008, 19:08   #37
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Fantastic photos redrage. Cant make out its a Skoda from the rear but the front is a dead giveaway. The rear looks wierd but I quite like the front. This should be a nice car.
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I think it will be the same.
Skoda generally does not fiddle with the interiors.

is the superb a cbu?
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I personally like this new design from Skoda . The old Superb was too plain-jane for a car of its segment . Hope they price it below passat and camry .
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It looks stately alright. No one can mistake it for the Octavia now.
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I had been following this car for a long while now probably jan.
Launching date as what was told to me then was sept.

A feature of this car is it boot opens up as a normal sedan type plus like a liftback(with the glass).
The car is expected to see some real high pricing, so as I figure it out that in 23L range we already have passat and company wouldn't like a competitor to their own car. (VW skoda same group) So I am pretty much comfused how will they price. Above passat? closer to merc maybe 25L or something. what say?
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Old 27th June 2008, 09:21   #42
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Overdrive has published the pic of the same car I guess in July issue.
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Originally Posted by Steeroid View Post
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It is a very good looking car! But lots of bits inspired from others...rear 3/4 is so A6-ish, the alloys remind me of the prev gen 7-series, the roof line is passat-ish....

But good news is that it all seems to concoct very nicely.

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Old 27th June 2008, 10:04   #45
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This new gen superb is a huge step up from the previous gen. The blue car looks good, would've looked even better in a gunmetal colour, not too crazy about the wheels though.

As far as pricing goes correct me if I am wrong, it will be priced at 24L (?)
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