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Old 30th January 2006, 18:58   #31
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India is diesel country... Fit a diesel engine to my @$$ and even I will sell.
emission tests could be painful i guess....
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Old 30th January 2006, 19:05   #32
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From my old knowledge base, if I recollect correctly, I think, ABS was actually invented for stopping planes - especially war planes on bad runaways?

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I think you are referring to disc brakes, but I could be wrong.

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Old 30th January 2006, 19:13   #33
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Mercedes Benz invented ABS. Would you not buy any other car with ABS?
People are misreading what I was trying to say. Using that logic, Ford invented cars, does that mean I will only buy Ford? ABS is different from a entire engine. ABS doesn't give the car it's soul, the engine does. I don't mind marrying a Italian (Palio JTD/Idea JTD) but have reservations about marrying a Japanese-Italian (Swift JTD). When I buy a car I like to capture the soul of the car. Whether you agree or not, every car tells you something about the history and culture of the country and it's people. A Italian engine is different from a Japanese engine, is different from a German engine is different from a Korean engine is different from a Chinese engine etc etc. And before people come with another set of arguements, I am NOT talking about HP, Torque, NVH etc. It's difficult to explain the 'soul of an engine and car' factor in words. I have owned Japanese, Korean , Italian and German cars. I know what I am talking about.

I would buy the Swift JTD IF Fiat was not selling in India but since Fiat is here I'd like to stick with them. And I would have said this same thing even if I didn't own a Fiat. Let's get back to the topic.
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emission tests could be painful i guess....
Experience speaks?
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Using that logic, Ford invented cars, does that mean I will only buy Ford?
Umm, Ford DID NOT invent the car. Henry Ford taught the world the beauty of mass production. The first gasoline powered car was invented by Karl Benz.

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A diesel swift?? well if its priced right, i'll have one. and i guess the new generation diesel engines are efficient...
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