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Old 14th May 2007, 23:04   #106
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The new Kia Ceed is very welcomed by european journalists.They tell it is a real competitor against VW Golf , Honda Civic, Ford Focus.
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Old 15th May 2007, 05:54   #107
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Oh, how I want Acural TL (based on European Accord) to be in India! That car is the most 'practical' luxury car.

I am not sure how Honda might position it in India. The dimesnions are smaller than Accord, however Honda should sell it either at same price as Accord or slightly higher as a more driver oriented car.
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Old 15th May 2007, 12:07   #108
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How about the GMC Suburbans and Grand Cherokees in India.. Perfect for our roads right?? Ha ha
All these American guzzlers wont sell in India due to low FE, so they are not practical, if you want to run over rickshaws get your self the SAFARI
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Old 17th May 2007, 11:53   #109
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We should have the

Mitsubish EVO -25 lakhs
Nissian 350 Z - 35 lakhs
Subarau WRX - 25 lakhs
Mazda RX 8 - 20 lakhs
Acura RSX or the HONDA Civic SI
Laura RS

We are missing out on so many cars. I can just cont. the list.
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Old 17th May 2007, 12:31   #110
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We should have the

Mitsubish EVO -25 lakhs
Nissian 350 Z - 35 lakhs
Subarau WRX - 25 lakhs
Mazda RX 8 - 20 lakhs
Acura RSX or the HONDA Civic SI
Laura RS

We are missing out on so many cars. I can just cont. the list.
These prices are before import duties or after?
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Old 24th August 2007, 18:03   #111
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Default What cars do you thinks should be sold here in India

In most of the threads on this forum you will find that we somehow
get into a debate,talking about a manufacturers inactiveness in the country,its wrong placing of the cars,improper exploitation of segments etc etc so i have come up with this thread to know which cars do you think are compatiple for indian market,which car in the respective company can strengthen its position in the country
(Please understand that this thread is not about what we like to see sold in india, its about which car you feel will stratagically do well in the market or will catch an unexploited segment)

to start with will mention these car(which i feel are compatible) in india

Renault
1>Megane
2>Kangoo comercial version(not the passenger one)
3>logan station wagon
4>clio

Toyota
1>Yaris
2>fortuner
3> Rav 4
4>Hilux
5>Hi Ace
6>celica
7>crown

Hyundai
1>trajet
2>sante fe

Ford
1>focus sedan , hatchback,station wagon

Chevrolet
1>Malibu
2>HHR
3>relaunch Cielo(if possible) against esteem
4>suburban/blazer


Suzuki
1> jimny

Honda
1>jazz
2>CRX

Mitsubishi
1>galant
2>outlander
3>challenger


Holden
1>commodore

guys now i need you to add to the list or tell me which car from my list is not suitable
give me your veiws guys

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Old 24th August 2007, 19:09   #112
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Mods i actually did the search but could not find this thread for some reason
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i would like to see the
LAMBORGHINI LM 002
FORD MUSTANG
CHEVROLET CAMERO
and the list can go on and on i'm never satisfied
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Old 25th August 2007, 08:02   #114
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Here is my list....

1) Nissan Altima Coupe ( 2008 Nissan Altima Coupe - Nissan USA Official Site ) -Any car with the Nissan VQ series engine in it. (Rated by Ward's as among the 10 best engines in the World, 12 years in a row!!) - I used to own a Maxima with the VQ 3 litre engine. It was a blast.

2) Lexus GX470 ( GX | Overview ) - A high-riding SUV with a solid feel that surrounds you with leather and bird's eye maple wood interior. Bullet-proof reliability of Toyota.

3) Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 ( Ford Vehicles ) - I drove a Plain-Jane V6 Mustang and that car handled nicely and emitted the right kind of exhaust sounds. Can't imagine what the GT500 would be like!

4) Mini Cooper S John Cooper Works ( MINIUSA.com ) - You could actually make a u-turn on a 2-lane road just like a go-kart. It will mange Indian traffic nicely while putting a silly grin on your face every time you get behind the wheel!

5) Nissan Quest ( 2007 Nissan Quest Minivan - Nissan USA Official Site ) - There should be a law against minivans this sexy . It has the same VQ 3.5 litre engine as the Maxima and Altima. Top speed.... 126 miles/hour ( 202 kms/hour ) Insanity!!
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Supersyn,

The Acura TL is a completely different platform. My brother-in-law owns one and it's a great car... First car to have a DVD based audio system.
There is actually a souped-up version for this year called the TL Type S.

The European Accord is actually the Acura TSX, still a fun car but, smaller and not as upscale as the TL.
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Old 31st August 2007, 14:21   #116
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Guys,
in this side of the south east asia there is a new model of Lancer being launched called Lancer EX. the looks are very good. Hope this makes it up to India.Engine: 1,998cc
Gearbox: 5-speed manual or 6-step CVT
Max power: 155 hp @ 6,000 rpm
Max torque: 199 Nm @ 4,250 rpm
0-100 kmh: 9.6 secs (M), 10.5 secs (CVT)
Top speed: 200 kmh
(source - motoring.asiaone.com)
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Cool Can we have these cars in india please ?

Hi Friends ,

We all will agree that we have so many types of nice cars in india today and we all are certainly enjoying the choice that we have today compared to premier padmini and Amby days. But recently when my wife wanted to buy a car I did not find any which can suit her requirements well and hence this thread. I am sure there are many others with specific requirements as we all are getting very demanding and choosy. So i started thinking over and thought of sharing them with you all.

Please note the car I imagined for my wife and feel should be produced as below as many other women would love it , do let me know your comments friends.

1) Type A : Specifically for Girls and Ladies

Possible Manufacturer : Maruti / Tata / Hyundai

Car details and features

Body Size , type and shape : Hatch ,appx. 10% smaller in size than the Alto

Outer appearance : cute and animated like , distinctive head lights.

Bonnet : End to be strictly visible for driver.


Parking sensors and help : Absolute must.

Color : Totally new type of colours , possibly bright ones like the nano yellow one

Engine : Diesel only

Steering wheel : small and powered one

Transmission : Auto only

Suspension : Soft

Tyres : Tubeless / run flats

Interiors : 2-3 colour options to match body colour and decent place for handbag / purse under the seat , lots of small cubby holes , space for glares , big rear view mirrors , child lock for doors , mobile charger , hands free kit for mobile in sync with music system ,easy to clean upholstry , key less entry.

Drivers seat size : Reasonably big

Seating height : Not very high and not very low for average indian woman

Safety : Air bags , ABS etc.

Cost : Below 5 L on road


regards
Amol Athalye


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