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Old 15th November 2006, 18:21   #16
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Hehe .. Nice joke Maruti .. Now, where's the real special edition yaar ?
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Old 15th November 2006, 18:51   #17
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feel its high time guyz @ maruti should wake up, the wierd coloured caps for the wheels are an absolute disaster...also the graphics
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Old 16th November 2006, 09:19   #18
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While anyone can live with the weird graphics after a while... if i were 'ever' to get one of those, the first thing i wud do is get rid of those wheelcaps..!!!
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Old 24th November 2006, 05:30   #19
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Although Alto Xfun is dearer by Rs.8000, I think it only costs about Rs.2000/3000 more in the real sense since inorder to get even the body coloured bumper we've to shell out about Rs.3000. And also, it's having very nice seats and a sylish beige dashboard which is better than even WagonR/Santro.

So what do you think, is it value for money ?
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Old 24th November 2006, 07:46   #20
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What? A thread just to discuss this?

Yup, this version of Alto is best kept in the wacky mod jobs or bad car day!
One of the most disgusting special edition ever. Reminds me of the unholy days when Maruti brought out the Zen classic.

The sad part is, Our Janta still bought it.
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Old 24th November 2006, 08:14   #21
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A limited edition car with:
1) No tacho.
2) No alloys.
3) Poor graphics
4) yuck rims
5) No choice of a black colour (when they are trying to keep a sporty image in some places)

I already hate this version!
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Old 24th November 2006, 12:12   #22
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My friend already started looking at xeta after having just one glance at the new Alto limited.
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Old 24th November 2006, 12:52   #23
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... are they assuming that by just putting some weird stickers,painting the B-pillar and the wheel disc they can sell a cramped car? Wake up Maruti!!!
Errr... Wake up Raajiv. The Alto is the highest selling vehicle in India today... They don't need to do this to sell or to make money. It's just a celebration for them, that's all.
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Old 24th November 2006, 14:08   #24
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They don't need to do this to sell or to make money. It's just a celebration for them, that's all.
But celebration too is supposed to be decent, no? Why making a decent car look like a joker? I think its the most terrible celebration version of any car ever launched!
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Old 24th November 2006, 14:53   #25
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Yeis,Rightly said.Elf,yes i do agree to the fact that it is the highest selling car,but why make such a highest selling car to look bad.Also,whenever the company decides to celebrate,something must be special and i do not personally feel there is something special in this fun car apart from the regular ones.
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Yes, a terrible Celebration version of Alto, though interiors looks cool, exterior with painted half-wheel cups & graphics suck!They could have atleast done the following: A 1000cc Zen engine, Alloy wheels or atleast Wheel Caps, rest what they've introduced in this Fun version.
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Yipee - just what the Indian car market wanted - another limited-edition Alto
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Old 25th November 2006, 12:46   #28
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the only thing justifying the high sales of Alto is the price factor today. Other than that, monopoly of maruti in that range. Given a choice without the money factor, ppl wud definately prefer the Santro or Swift or Getz. '

good to see Maruti is still trying out different styles with the Alto, keen on how their diesel engine performs in swift.
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Old 25th November 2006, 13:07   #29
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Alto is a good entry level car. The biggest favour Maruti can do to that car is to relaunch the VXI version of it. Even if it's in limited numbers, celebration or whatsoever!

The last thing we want is this X fun or XXX from this humble car. Nay, it's too young for X & XXX thingy!
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what is a celebration version of a samll hatch,is it special enough for a special edition and given the looks of this thing many wont make out of the dealerships.
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