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Old 12th June 2007, 11:58   #136
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Did you drove it in stop and go traffic? Just wanted to how easy/hard to drive her in those conditions (ofcourse with A/C on).

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Congrats rodeo :-)
how much did you get it for and what discount or free accessories did he give you ? How was the dealer and the car buying experience ?
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Congrats Rodeo on your new car
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Old 12th June 2007, 18:42   #139
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Congrats rodeo :-)
how much did you get it for and what discount or free accessories did he give you ? How was the dealer and the car buying experience ?
Kun was giving me freebies worth 5k but Orange did not give me any thing. But cost of the car was 4k less in Orange (surprising). I got platinum metallic color. Dealer was very helpful but they took long time for entire process... I think they took close to 2 hrs for entire process.


Now i need to upgrade my speakers... Please can someone suggest me. I was planning to go for component crossover from JBL. I have got Pioneer 4 channel amp (6200). I also have a 1000 watt woofer. I will be upgrading the main unit after a month or so.
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Kun was giving me freebies worth 5k but Orange did not give me any thing. But cost of the car was 4k less in Orange (surprising). I got platinum metallic color. Dealer was very helpful but they took long time for entire process... I think they took close to 2 hrs for entire process.


Now i need to upgrade my speakers... Please can someone suggest me. I was planning to go for component crossover from JBL. I have got Pioneer 4 channel amp (6200). I also have a 1000 watt woofer. I will be upgrading the main unit after a month or so.
So end of the day you spent 1k more to get your car 3-4 days earlier, not bad IMO

Why dont you post in the ICE section ???

Congrats once again.
Take it easy during the run in period !!!
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So end of the day you spent 1k more to get your car 3-4 days earlier, not bad IMO

Why dont you post in the ICE section ???

Congrats once again.
Take it easy during the run in period !!!

Thanks to you once again to give info on color availbility... Will go easy on it.
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Thanks to you once again to give info on color availbility.
No Problemo .......................
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Old 12th June 2007, 19:00   #143
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Congrats Rodeo for a fantastic car. I love its 5 MPH bumpper.
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Old 15th June 2007, 01:56   #144
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Interesting comparison with international spec...I think this is the first a car is been launched here in India without being detuned at all...
That torque figure is quite intimidating..Imagine what will happen if Pete's plonks its box in this...

There's no ad of the magnum in TOI delhi....!

OT.... not really the first. The Swift DDIS launched in India with Fiat engine is actually overtuned to 75 hp as opposed to the 70 hp the engine is tuned for in the rest of the world.
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Old 28th July 2007, 17:31   #145
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Guess what! Chevy plans to launch the Optra Magnum Diesel with an automatic transmission featuring a 5 speed Auto.

Betcha it'll be cheaper and faster than the Skoda Octavia!


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Chevrolet's Optra Magnum diesel at Straight Frm The Heart

karthi [SIZE=2][COLOR=#0000ff]Jul 24th, 2007 at 9:34 pm[/COLOR][/SIZE][SIZE=2] [/SIZE]
It’s automatic transmission for optra magnum:
General Motors is planning to introduce an automatic version of the chevrolet optra magnum. Chevrolet optra magnum may get a five speed auto box to take on Skoda octavia automatic
source:autocar india
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Old 28th July 2007, 23:29   #146
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Is the Octy Diesel Auto doing well in the first place that Chevy are thinking of a Auto tranny for the Magnum ?
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Old 29th July 2007, 00:16   #147
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Frankly I doubt it'll cost em much to fix an auto tranny into the magnum, since they already have an auto gear box in the petrol optra. So why not - that way they'll have a square shot at fully dethroning the Octavia (if possible)!
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Congrads Rodeo, we need pics and a detailed (New) User Review.
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frankly speaking

after almost a month of launch.. i saw the first one on the road 2day..


i am seeing more teana's on the roads in mumbai than this one.
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As usual chevy goofed up the supply and made more base models than the LS. There are 350 LT's(top ends) in waiting in Mumbai alone..got a friend who works at GM. Once this backlog is cleared i'm sure we will see more..and why not? its a stonking car..!! thinking of getting one myself!
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