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Old 27th June 2008, 11:27   #181
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I wish the Vectra was launched today, IMO it was launched way early for the market.
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Old 27th June 2008, 14:44   #182
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I feel the Vectra was launched too early in the market. At that time, the price at which it was launched for way too high, even for the InfoTech fellows.

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I wish the Vectra was launched today, IMO it was launched way early for the market.
i Agree, a modified relaunch may work well in the B and C class cities.
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Old 27th June 2008, 18:24   #184
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[quote=thiyags22;882715]I feel the Vectra was launched too early in the market. At that time, the price at which it was launched for way too high, even for the InfoTech fellows.

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Vectra if launched again will definitely have takers. The looks are way ahead than most D-segemnt cars even today.
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i had taken a TD of the vectra and the accord then. first it was the turn of the accord and i came out very impressed. but when i sat in the vectra, it just blew me off. the solid build and the german feel of the car was oh-so-nice! the huge list of electronics, the cosy ride quality and the super silent engine still rocks! wish the engine had a bit more performance to boast and the interiors should have been more jazzy or stylish. but still i loved the interiors. the seats were supremely comfortable and the dash was "different and functional to the core". i just love that car man.
also, many has cribbed about its styling but i still prefer its styling over the present gen accord. it looks terrific.

a bit of OT: a technician from GM told me that GM is planning to reintroduce the opel brand in india and come up with the latest corsa soon. i wish it happens!
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Can the Sumo Grande be considered as a Flop?
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looking at its present sales, its certainy on the lower side, but i dont think its a flop!
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looking at its present sales, its certainy on the lower side, but i dont think its a flop!
Poor sales means..its a Flop..right?

I saw one on the Roads in Coimbatore so far, But it had a KL registeration.

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i had taken a TD of the vectra and the accord then. first it was the turn of the accord and i came out very impressed. but when i sat in the vectra, it just blew me off. the solid build and the german feel of the car was oh-so-nice! the huge list of electronics, the cosy ride quality and the super silent engine still rocks! wish the engine had a bit more performance to boast and the interiors should have been more jazzy or stylish. but still i loved the interiors. the seats were supremely comfortable and the dash was "different and functional to the core". i just love that car man.
also, many has cribbed about its styling but i still prefer its styling over the present gen accord. it looks terrific.

a bit of OT: a technician from GM told me that GM is planning to reintroduce the opel brand in india and come up with the latest corsa soon. i wish it happens!
Open Vectra (was on the Indian roads for quite a few months) was the best appealing car to me ever. I wish if I can own even a preowned.

I do not think Opel would reintroduced, as I think the plants are converted for Chevy products.
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yes, the sales are very poor, but not negligible like the opel vectra. i heard the vectra sold only 14 units in 2 years! ask me, the grande is almost a flop, but i think not many would agree on this.

keeping fingers crossed that GM re-introduces opel in india...
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Ambassador Nova was not a flop. It sold in good numbers.

I think it is too early to call Sumo Grande a flop. I am beginning to see the vehicle more frequently since last fortnight.
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Poor sales means..its a Flop..right?
I saw one on the Roads in Coimbatore so far, But it had a KL registeration.
I don't think so. Of late I have been seeing quite a few Grandes on Bangalore roads.
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my cousin took a test drive in the sumo grande-and said that it moves also complained that its CG(centre of gravity) is not correct! i was like what. well i better believe him because he's in honda UK as a senior Test driver. he said overall the ride quality is mediocre-was not happy with it-rated 3/10.
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Sumo Grande has started apearing on Delhi roads. I have seen 4 of them so far.

Well it looks impressive. Dont know why it is not selling? May be it will take time to establish itself.
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Even Rhinos started appearing on roads in the south. I havent driven one so far but I have seen the interiors but was not impressed. Dont know the fate of the vehicle in the north where it was launched earlier.
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