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Old 19th July 2006, 16:32   #31
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Saw one on the dealership today. Will try & get some pics.
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Hey guys,

The new Wagon R has been launched. Check www.marutiwagonr.com


Looks like a scaled down Escalade from the front!
Cheers

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Site seems very slow at the moment... Trying for last 10 minutes but can't see anything apart from a blue strip on top! :(
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open rediff.com. They have a flash for the new wagon R
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open rediff.com. They have a flash for the new wagon R
Now I can see flash saying 'Changing...'. It reached 98% but it stuck right there. Moreover its not asking any plugin neither in IE nor in FireFox!

Let me check the new plugin anyway!
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Hey guys,

The new Wagon R has been launched. Check www.marutiwagonr.com


Looks like a scaled down Escalade from the front!
Cheers

Himanshu
Hey HImanshu, you missed the thread already started on this one...

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/indian...ighlight=wagon
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Old 19th July 2006, 18:07   #37
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the Front look with those new Big Lights & new Bumpers
isnt that gr8. it might look better in real but its not looking good in the PIC
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Old 19th July 2006, 18:07   #38
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the Front look with those new Big Lights & new Bumpers
isnt that gr8. it might look better in real but its not looking good in the PIC
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Very Cadillac Escalade.
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overall much improved car in terms of exteriors and interiors. bigger and electric ovrms, roratory ac controls, 3 spoke steering wheels, remote tailgate opener, redesigned ergonomic seats are a BIG BIG relief.

But IMHO Maruti should have tweaked the 1061cc engine a little like Hyundai did with Santro (erlx) to make it more peppy.
Nonetheless, a much improved car, and now a five seater, so Hyundai will have to plan a lot of strategies now that the wagonR looks much better overall car the Santro xing erlx.
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If the newspapers are right, there is no price hike for the new models. The Duo will be more expensive though. The article I read did say Maruti will be hiking prices across the board shortly.
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was just reading HT today morning when i came across this news article about Maruti's "rounded" wagonR to be launched this october. I hope its an upgraded version of the wagonR.

Any one with some spy pics and more information?

Hey,

They''ve released this apparently "new" Wagon-R. The best part abt it I love is the new steering wheel. Its awesome. Rest of the car looks alright
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saw one today........ on an whole nice changes, but front seems to be bit overdone with those lights n grill.
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overall some major changes are visible. I can certainly think of upgrading from our current wagonR vx to the new one with cng(57hp)

Roof rails are look excellent

Gear box still looks the same and I hate that stick.

The grille is outdone otherwise the frontal looks good.

the removal of the individual rear seats is a drawback. But I hope it still falls forward for space coz the tyre is now out in the boot.

ABS and Airbags a good feature.

overall I would give it 8.5/10 for the effort with my current wagonR experience. Is a perfect younger brother to the swift. cant see the santro surviving with that interiors. Indica is albeit safe with diesel.


Now where will they place the New zen though?

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ABS, Airbags, ERVM and new interiors without any price increase.... I am waiting to see how Hyundai is gonna respond to it.
For santro to sell, Hyundai will have to fit airbags and probably revamp the interiors. If not the new wagon r will kill the santro.
Nice move by Maruti.
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