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Old 4th September 2006, 14:00   #1
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Default Skoda octavia scout - Rich man's adventure?

Check this out....! Looks awesome...

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Old 4th September 2006, 16:06   #2
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Seems like an Audi Allroad in drag.
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Old 4th September 2006, 17:02   #3
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if its an AWD then surely its geared for adventure. but surely it looks hot machine.
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Old 4th September 2006, 22:16   #4
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i Happened to see one of these in b'lore ..looks great
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Old 5th September 2006, 12:22   #5
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Looks awesome..........
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It definitely looks good, but what engine does it use and is exactly based on which Skoda platform ??

Is it an SUV or an upgraded Octavia Combi !! Being Skoda everything looks apprx the same.
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great pic. nice looking car.
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It looks great.Its a combi version of the Laura..

(But I dont know why to me this looks like a photoshopjob..)..or have I gone mad after stooping to make cars through ps...
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Any idea when the scout going to debut in India ... if at all ??
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Any idea when the scout going to debut in India ... if at all ??
First let them get the FABIA here before even thinking about getting something like this down here... quite a looker though!
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heheh...but once they bring in the Roomster, since they are going in for a global launch of that particular model, I doubt if they would want to undercut sales of the Roomster by bringing in a better looking 'Scout' !

As far as the Roomster is concerned, I am very 'underexcited' by its lines. They look assymetrical and I am sure of the Indian public 'underappreciating' such a feature. And that combined with an almost 'amby' like benign front...will underwhelm potential buyers even further.
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Old 6th September 2006, 15:49   #12
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I agree with SRK, its the Skoda Laura Scout..
the Skoda Octavia Combi's already in the market:
here's the link: http://www.skoda-auto.co.in/octaviacombi.html

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Default 'New Octavia' scout will smoke the CRV

The 'New Octavia' based Scout will smoke the CRV, Scorpio CRDi, and most definitely the Hyundai Tucson and probably the Endeavour.
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