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Thursday, October 06, 2011

By Pranjal Gera

Skoda Lauretta to launch tomorrow

The reliable and influential brand, Skoda Auto is currently in a pleasant state with last month’s sales hitting a nearly 13 percent increase. And now to extend the celebration, tomorrow i.e. 07th of October, the Czech automotive producer is geared up for the launch of its awaited new compact sedan “Lauretta”. It is said that the name of this sedan is inspired from Skoda’s Laura and cousin Volkswagen’s Jetta sedans. Skoda Auto, the subsidiary and division of Volkswagen Group eyes to re-create the success of its initial sedan Octavia, which pulled out massive sales numbers soon after its roll-out. Developed on the Mission L concept of design, disclosed just ahead of this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, the Skoda Lauretta arrives with a mammoth displacement of 1598 cc and will fall in the C-segment of sedans.

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The Indian car buyer, who is now brand conscious too, is sure to get attracted by the tempting price tag of INR 7.5 Lakhs to 9.5 Lakhs, this festive season which is a good omen for brand Skoda.

The compact sedan offers both petrol as well as diesel run engines as choice. The Double Over Head Camshaft (DOHC) 1.6L petrol engine capable to generate peak power of 150 bhp along with 153 Nm of peak torque with a five speed manual transmission. The diesel variant comes with CRDe (Common Rail Diesel Engine) 1.6L engine that yields out a top power of 105 bhp with 250 Nm of top torque, the transmission offered is same as offered in petrol variant.

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Apart from the alluring price tag the sedan is sure to offer attractive exteriors along with class leading interiors and enough safety features, which has always been the main concern of the group.

The company in India sells Skoda Laura and Skoda Superb along with its compact SUV Skoda Yeti which launched sometime back.

Comments (2)


Friday, October 07, 2011

It's great news for skoda car lovers, Lauretta is available in six colours, but i want to puchase lauretta in Brilliant Silver colour


Friday, October 07, 2011

Skoda Lauretta is going to launch today, i am very excited for the launch !!

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