Skoda India Board Member and Director of Sales and Marketing in India, Thomas Kuehl has quoted in his interaction with media
We had announced to roll out one new model every year. As part of this strategy, we will enter the volume segment and will launch a small car in early 2012,”. “It will be below the Fabia… Our aim is to price in the Rs 3-5 lakh category.”
The launch of the cars will be quite sequential one after another in coming two years and these launched are expected to increase Skoda’s hold on India car market share.
Skoda Yeti Launch By Diwali, November 2010
Skoda Yeti has been showcased at the Auto Expo 2010 in Delhi this year and will hit the showrooms around October or November of 2010. For detailed review of Skoda Yeti, check out – Skoda Yeti Specifications, Features and Price Details
Skoda Fabia Stripped Down Version By End Of 2010
Skoda Fabia is a premium hatchback from Skoda which is not in the price bracket of the other small hatchback cars, for this reasons the sales of the Fabia are not impressive enough. To counter this situation, Skoda will come up with a cheaper and stripped down version of Fabia by end of year 2010. The new Fabia will be optimized and stripped down to keep the cost lower and price it competitively to boost sales.
Skoda Octavia Replacement Sedan By 2011
Skoda Octavia has been a very popular sedan for long time, but with time its long pending for a replacement or an new avtar. Skoda will replace the Octavia sedan with a new sedan which will be based on recently launched Volkswagen Vento since Skoda is a part of Volkswagen group, so this kind of re-use of technology makes a great technology and financial sense. This car may debut anytime end of 2010 or early 2011.
Skoda Joyster or Volkswagen Up Based Small Car By 2012
Skoda Joyster will be a small car which will be based on Volkswagen Up concept and will be a compact urban car with engine capacity of about 1.2 Litre. This car is being developed in both mpfi petrol and crdi diesel engine variants. The car will debut in India in year 2012 at an attractive price tag to compete with popular hatchbacks like Hyundai i10, Maruti Wagon R, Maruti Ritz, Ford Figo, Volkswagen Polo and Chevrolet Beat. To read more about Skoda Joyster, check out – Skoda Joyster Small Car In Making – To Compete With Indian Small Cars