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Old 24th February 2004, 12:23   #16
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Quote[/b] (v12 @ Feb. 24 2004,10:11)]hey guys , theres more to this.
"Going to production, the HCD-8 could spawn a new Tiburon, or, if softened a bit, a Sonata coupe (both the Tiburon and a new Sonata coupe are due in 2007).
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http://www.thecarconnection.com/index.asp?article=6740
The last I heard....there already was a Sonata Coupe...oops...the Accord Coupe V6, wasnt there?

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Old 24th February 2004, 22:00   #17
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hi there !

when i saw the pics first i was almost sure that it would be sonata 'coz if u look at the first pic then on it is written something which could b made out to be korean language & i thought it would b sonata though i also mistook it for an accord to which it resembles horrbily & shockingly ! really honda should sue these idiot *******s !
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SHUCKS! First the Europeans, then the Japs, who's next? What will Hyundai copy next? What will happen when they finish flicking designs from every other car manufacturer in the world? I won't be surprised if a Sonata looks like a mixture of an old VW Beetle, an old Rover Mini and an old Ambassador someday.
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Hey GTO, I didnt think the sonata back seat experience is that bad, we own one and I have been sitting in the back for a long time now and I havent felt that way at all..but yeah I know sonata is a cheap rip off of most desirable cars..so now they are going after the accord, I was so sure that this is an accord, but turns own its sheer ki khaal may billi

Anyhow I still think the current sonata gives its owners something of a design, but this one is too plain..

I am dying for Honda to come out with the Acuta TL model in Japan, so that we can get it in India, the current accord is nice, but too plain in comparison to the TL, TL rocks, It is so freaking powerful and styling is deadly...

The accord in Japan/Europe is the Acura TSX in US and the accord in india/US is called Inspire in japan...

Another cool news is that one of the best SUVs of US the MDX is now launched in Japan as the Honda MDX..which is awesome, cuz now it can be a cheaper/better alternative to parado, pajero etc..

Anyhow, Hyundai needs to hit it on their own design and not steel..

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Old 27th February 2004, 12:20   #21
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Dont you think that Acura is going just so European (In a very good way) with its latest designs. Nice nice nice...

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The Acura TL is sold as the honda Accord in europe -
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I am sorry thats not correct, if you read my post..the Acura TSX is the Accord in europe..it use to be the case that TL was accord..but not anymore...

Just thought will let you know..And GTO i agree with you..about their styling...love it..

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Yep, I stand corrected, don't follow the US market as keenly
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I am not surprised by Hyundai's design. Even the Santro was a copy of the original tall boy the wagon R! This unfortunately is the second most respected car company in India after the Japanese. Hyundai must be laughing all the way to the bank. They copied Europeon merc c class and jag for their current sonata and are more respected than europeon car makers in india! (courstey J.D.Power Survey):angry:
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Hi guys ,
Here are more spy pics of the Hyundai Sonata NF. Pics too big so i've posted the link.

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/iipcache/3086.jpg

http://autospy.intizen.com/autospy....f21.jpg
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Im gonna say this :

I have a feeling a lot of honda and toyota dealers are worried about this launch
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hey ..i m new to the site...where do i click to view the pics at the start of the topic...the pics posted by V12..........interior ..rear view...etc
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Dipen hiya,
Welcome home,
Though i dunno what pics u want but there's some pics on this post too,

Click here for another Sonata post
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