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Skoda Roomster successor scrapped

The Skoda Roomster has been thrown on the automotive scrapheap, with the Volkswagen-owned Czech brand confirming it has cancelled plans for a successor to its quirky compact MPV. The decision to axe the second-generation Roomster comes at the 11th hour, with development of the new model all but complete...

New Skoda "Roomster" spy photos

The second-generation Skoda Roomster or a new small van for the Czech brand has been spied on the streets of Europe undergoing testing. Even though its body is obscured by a disguise that dresses the car from head to toe, the prototype that was spotted by our spies is clearly a prototype for a Skoda van or van-based people mover, as it sports both temporary Czech Republic plates and a version of Skoda's corporate grille up front...

Skoda Roomster axed again in Oz

The quirky Skoda Roomster city car has been pulled from sale in Australia ... again. The Czech brand's oddball wagon was reintroduced to the country mid-2012 having been discontinued three years after its 2007 introduction, but has now been axed again due to poor sales...

Skoda Roomster: compact MPV returns with new engine, lower prices

The Skoda Roomster has been relaunched in Australia with a new engine, refreshed styling and sharper prices as the Czech brand takes another shot at the local compact MPV market. Skoda Australia initially introduced the Roomster in October 2007 but failed to make an impact with the uniquely styled five-seater, which was priced from $26,990...

Skoda Roomster prototype unknown variant spied testing

We're not exactly sure what model this is specifically, even our overseas photographer couldn't clarify what model Skoda Roomster it was. All we can tell is that is has slightly more sporty bumper bars than the just-face-lifted model. The prototype was caught testing in European alps, more specifically, doing brake tests up and down the mountain...

2010 Skoda Roomster, Fabia revealed, neither confirmed for Australia

Skoda is using next week’s Geneva Motor Show to unveil the updated 2010 Roomster and Fabia ranges, with new engines and refreshed exterior styling among the highlights. European markets will get a choice of five engines across both ranges, while the Fabia also gets an entry-level 44kW 1.2-litre petrol. Three other tunes of the 1...

2007 Skoda Octavia and Roomster First Steer

2008 Skoda Octavia and Roomster First Steer - by Paul Maric After a lengthy break from the Australian market, Skoda has returned offering two models catering for varying audiences. The Octavia and Roomster models – both built in the Czech Republic – arrive offering proven reliability and affordability, with stylish looks and practicality thrown in for good measure...

Skoda Roomster - Surprisingly Practical

It's not quite a car, not quite a van - so what is it? As you now undoubtedly know, Czech car manufacturer Škoda have entered the Australian market, and this quirky looking car is the first of their offerings - the ŠkodaRoomster...