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Old 30th September 2017, 14:38   #91
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Quick update - 2 months and 2 days post booking, my wife's Urban Blue Baleno Alpha CVT left the factory yesterday from Manesar. Will take delivery around 10-12 days from now.

Finally.
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Update : After the instance of the zeta to alpha conversion of cvt variant at a dealer in Pune and no word on the delivery date and harrowing experience, happened to cancel the booking. But the one at the other dealership still stays.
Question : does it dent the RM and his targets? From the very first day, the dealership guys uttered the word cancel and full refund more than on time and delivery!

P.S. the dealer has already delivered the original booking zeta cvt car to someone.
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Finally I got the car allotted to me yesterday after an agonizing 10 weeks wait.

Phew!!
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After an agonising 10 weeks the Ray Blue Alpha CVT Baleno is here !!



Initial impression is excellent except for the bumpy ride quality and a few unusual sounds emanating as a result of the light build of the car.

But this is a smooth and hassle-free ride with promising fuel efficiency (13.5 kmpl in pure city driving).Am absolutely thrilled with its refinement and seating comfort.

Have to recheck the tyre pressure which if higher than recommended could be the cause of a slightly jarring ride !

More updates soon. Pictures to follow in a day or two !
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congratulations! I'll be taking delivery today or on Monday, waiting for RTO number allotment SMS.

surprised about the ride quality comment, given that suspension changes have happened in 2017 balenos.Most likely it's the 40 psi tradition of overinflation..

what make are the tyres?

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congratulations! I'll be taking delivery today or on Monday, waiting for RTO number allotment SMS.

surprised about the ride quality comment, given that suspension changes have happened in 2017 balenos.Most likely it's the 40 psi tradition of overinflation..

what make are the tyres?
All the very best buddy ! The Vahaan system is quite cool...mine took 2 days to generate the number.

With 2 people in the car the rear is jumpy. With a full house yesterday (5 adults and 2 kids) the ride was very good.

I did reduce the tyre pressure as soon as i took delivery. Found pressures to be 47 and 43 . Had them reduced to 29 but i think i will have it rechecked. Does feel like its slightly higher than necessary. Maybe the caliberation of that particular unit might be off.

The tyres are Apollo make on my car.

Hope you enjoy this creamy car !
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took delivery today. Nice ride quality, some bit of roll. But got comfortable instantly. the CVT, despite me being used to DSG+paddle shifters is surprisingly decent to drive briskly. the car came shod with Apollo acceleres. liked the osram bixenons as well. a couple of pictures..
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