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View Poll Results: Worst Indian Car?
San Storm 108 19.46%
Chinkara 37 6.67%
Ambassador 20 3.60%
Mahindra CL Series etc. 11 1.98%
Mahindra Scorpio 24 4.32%
Tata Sumo 46 8.29%
Maruti Omni 207 37.30%
Tempo Trax 37 6.67%
Fiat Palio Stile 1.1 23 4.14%
Other (Please specify) 42 7.57%
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Old 6th December 2007, 21:03   #76
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From the list - OMNI.

Otherwise - SIPANI cars, especially the D1.
Sipani Dolphin I was told was a pretty fun car. Its only that Sipani motors did not have the resources to carry things forward.
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Has to be Omni.

I often wondered does it have any suspension
On highways, there is too much roll and minor braking could give you shivers.
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Seems Omni is leading as the worst car on indian roads:

However, interestingly- it is 5th largest selling car (as of Oct. 2007) with 8,022 cars sold in a month!
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Old 6th December 2007, 21:18   #79
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If i have to really pick a bad vehicle then i would pick the new Rhino, it sukz (looks only please) what were they thinking when they put it together!!
They were thinking "Here's a QUALIS from us for all you Qualis fans!"

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I would say the worst car on Indian roads today is Maruti Swift. The so called new design is directly lifted from Mini cooper and to make ugly they add bums to the mini cooper roofline.

That contraption they call new design is an utter failure when they launched it in East asain countries, couple of years before they launched in India. I saw it in Malaysia and i hated it in the first look itself. I rate it the ugliest car available in the Indian market today.
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How can San Strom be the worst. Its the only sports car of India.
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That contraption they call new design is an utter failure when they launched it in East asain countries, couple of years before they launched in India.
Couple of years?

The swift debut was in the Paris Auto Show in Sep. 2004. In India, it was launched in May 2005. What couple of years difference?

Can you please tell which country Swift became a failure?
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I rate it the ugliest car available in the Indian market today.
There are people who hate the looks, but then there are people who love the looks as well. The swift is one of the biggest success stories among recent launches, currently selling near to 8,000 cars a year.
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currently selling near to 8,000 cars a year.
You meant 8,000 a month right Crazy.
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The ugliest, dumbest car ever - the Omni. Has the worst interiors and exteriors, absolutely no safety features and worst of all - had to be a commercial vehicle but turned out to be an 8-seater!
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I would say the worst car on Indian roads today is Maruti Swift. The so called new design is directly lifted from Mini cooper and to make ugly they add bums to the mini cooper roofline.

That contraption they call new design is an utter failure when they launched it in East asain countries, couple of years before they launched in India. I saw it in Malaysia and i hated it in the first look itself. I rate it the ugliest car available in the Indian market today.
What if I said Swift is one of the best looking cars in India, it was surprisingly well accepted in the developed world. Most people have only good things to say about the Swift. Some magazines pit the sports version of it directly with the Civic Type R etc. Only grouse being that in India most versions dont come with the right tyres. Well most stock cars come with bad tyres to start with.
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vaspro, it is the worst car we're talking about, not the worst looking car. Besides, looks are subjective - if you find it to be ugly, you are very much entitled to your opinion.
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vaspro, it is the worst car we're talking about, not the worst looking car. Besides, looks are subjective - if you find it to be ugly, you are very much entitled to your opinion.
Hi,

I second the statement.We are not discussing here about looks of a car.
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I dont get it guys, how could you not make the ambys win this poll? they are slow, cant handle, cant brake, are noisy, belch smoke and make our cities unliveable. there are die hard amby fans in kerala who buy new ambys!!! and think a floor mounted gear shift is a modern accesory. these are alos the people who drive the new car straight to the workshop to do a complete strip down and re-welding of the body so that it does not fall apart at the first bump/ pothole
what infuriates me further is when people say(still) that the amby is the best car for indian roads.

DIE! DIE! DIE! please, just die!
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people please don't get angry at me i know i am stupid but i have never heard about the chankra and sandstorm, what type of vehicles are these?
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people please don't get angry at me i know i am stupid but i have never heard about the chankra and sandstorm, what type of vehicles are these?
Angry? Why?
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Chinkara Motors is a Mumbai-based auto manufacturer, which makes a 2 seat sports car called the Chinkara Roadster 1.8S, and the Jeepster, a classic 1940s Jeep look-alike. The cars have been developed indigenously by a husband-wife team at Alibhag near Mumbai, India.
More details on Chinkara Motors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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San Storm is a two seat convertible sports car from San Motors in India introduced in 1998. It was designed by the French Le Mans Group
More here San Storm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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