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Old 12th March 2004, 03:01   #1
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Hey all

The new Accord V6 has been launched today by Times of India. Its got all the power we need and its gonna cost around 17 lakhs. CAnt wait for it to get to the showrooms .. Will certainly go down for a test drive.. err Team-bhp RIP

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3000cc V6, 221bhp. Sounds cool!

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/...how/551733.cms
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That my friend, is what you call, a car!! 3ltr, 221bhp, V6........wow.

Gonna get my hands on the first one that comes to the Honda showroom in Blore. At 17 lakhs, it's a real bargain. never know, we might even go for one.

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Old 12th March 2004, 12:41   #4
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221 bhp. wow.
now what will happen to the Superb?? Do you think Toyota will respond with a V6 Camry??? I read somewher abt a TC Petrol Octavia producin 150 bhp being launched in India. Now isnt that also cool.
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Imagine getting the Accord V6 TC'd, that should get it somewhere.

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Old 12th March 2004, 14:18   #6
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ur never satisfied shantanu.
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Old 12th March 2004, 14:23   #7
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The Accord V6 is just Hondas way of extending its domination over the mid and premium segments. One of the main reasons that the V6 is priced so competitively is that the I-4 version is 14.65...which in itself is a bargain and absolute value for what you get.

Honda started with just the City and look at them now. In a span of three years, they have researched and made some fantastic decisions for their Indian product mix. First the old city got replaced by the controversial new one. While the old 1.3, 1.5 and Vtec did apprx 800 units a month (combined), the new City is doing 2500+ units a month..and thats with only one single engine on offer. Theres a 3 month wait on the new City and the new Accord in Bombay alone!! Even their Cr-V, which I honestly dont think too much of, is doing pretty decent in the marketplace.

Their next move is the Civic, and I for one can hardly wait.

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yeah guys.......V6 accord is surely going to kick some butt ! i can't imagine what would happen to the camry's & the mondeo's hope this leads to a price war in the luxury segment...already the vectra has been cut by 3lakhs...this should really b interesting

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But this is going to be Automatic. No fun driving an Auto V6.....
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The main factor about the Accord V6 is the killer price and like RJ said it should trigger a price war . A V6 200 + bhp for 17 lakhs .. It doesnt get better than this.. .Keys please???

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what do u say v all meet up & go for a mass test drive of the Accord.. imagine in what shape the car would b after being ripped by so many ppl..
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Gang rip my friend

Hehehe They showed the Accord this morning on NDTV and it sure is amazing

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So is this available already? does it also come in manual?? but i think on india roads auto is good..if you are not the one driving..but in any event they should give an option for manual..if say someone like my dad buys it..it wouldnt make sense to have a manual..but if i were to buy it..manual is what i would want..so it shouldnt be hard for them to take out both vers at the same time..its just being brought in from outside right so how does it matter..

anyhow..i have to check this out..dad was talking about getting an accord sometime soon..so hope he gets this..i would love to drive one..l8r
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Ripping a Honda? Give it a try, you'll get tired but the car won't. The higher the revvs, the more it feels at home

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Right now its only the auto. Will try for test drive soon

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