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Old 25th June 2007, 22:25   #1
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Default Honda Fit in Feb-March 2008.

I'm told the to expect the Fit in Feb-March 2008. Wish they get it with the CVT a la NHC. It'll be wifey's perfect car!
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Old 25th June 2007, 22:47   #2
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Navinji is this from a reliable source? honda claim that the next gen city will not have the idsi and only the vtec.
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hope they get the price rite

if it comes in a cvt form i would love it
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Thumbs down no too excited about fit

i know it would be a good car as it is honda. but it looks just too average. the interiors are just like the city, nothing new. it looks ok from outside, i mean just like honda city, some people like it and some dont. it is not as imposing as the other upcoming hatches like skoda fabia and grande punto.
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I hope it comes with at least some of the specs from the international variant. I was looking at it just yesterday as it was in the list of the top 10 fuel efficient cars. But I am more interested in it if it comes with the CVT.

Btw, your sources are reliable?
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I'll double check.
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The Fit Jazz with body kit looks real cool.
Now we have car for men - SX4 and women - Fit Jazz.
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dude the fit looks damn coooool. . and also the mod possiblities are crazy on this car.

also this will be good competition to the Fabia.

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also this will be good competition to the Fabia. .
that is the idea.
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man honda entering the small car segment would mean trouble for all...
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Honda Siel Cars India is planning to enter the small car market in India, attracted by the impressive 25 per cent growth rate in the segment.
The Japanese car maker is studying the segment in India and plans to introduce a car with a sub-1.2-litre engine capacity. The company may come up with a new model for India altogether. However, a time frame for the launch is yet to be worked out, company officials said.
A Honda spokesperson in India said, “This is going to be a premium small car.”
Honda is already present in the small car segment in Japan and the US. Company executives said the Indian car would not be a variant of any of the existing models, though it could be replicated later in China or even in Europe.
In India, Honda sells the Civic and the Accord, which are in the family coupe and sedan segments. But the market for such cars in the mid-sized and executive segment is small in India compared with that for small cars, which accounts for nearly 70 per cent of the market.
Other car makers are also eyeing the lucrative small car market here. Toyota Motor Corp is planning to manufacture small cars for emerging markets, including India. Tata Motors is already working on a low-cost small car in Bengal. Nissan Renault has also unveiling plans for a Rs 1.25-lakh car for the Indian roads.
Honda has a joint venture with the Shriram Group and has no plans of any new tieups right now as its stake in the venture is a little over 99 per cent.
It also has a separate company manufacturing two- wheelers for the Indian market as well as a joint venture with the Hero group for motorcycles.
Last year, more than one million cars were sold in India. Sales figures are expected to rise by 12 per cent for another 10 years, according to analysts. This makes India an attractive market for international car giants.
Maruti remains the largest player in both the overall Indian auto market as well as the small car segment. It enjoys a 55 per cent share of the market here. In 2006-07, it registered a growth of 21 per cent against 16 per cent in 2005-06.
Last year, Maruti sold over 5 lakh small cars out of a total 6.3 lakh sold in the domestic market. After exports, the sales figure rose to 6.7 lakh. Besides the Maruti 800, Maruti sells the Zen, Alto and Swift in the small car market.



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Artist's impression from a Japanese magazine Auto Sohu on the new Fit

都会国产?惊爆下一代飞度 雅阁 CR-V(图)-搜狐汽车

The CR-V rendering was very accurate.
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The Fit Jazz with body kit looks real cool.
Now we have car for men - SX4 and women - Fit Jazz.
FIT for women? not necessarily

What were driving 15 years ago? An 800 right?

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I think the Honda Fit would be a good buy in India. Its already getting poplular in the US, with more number of people moving on from longer sedans , to the smaller sporty 4 door cars..

There was some talk about getting minor variations in the styling, and these would be factory fits. It got the typical Honda looks, and the size would work best for Indian roads.

Some pictures from Google.





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I'm told the to expect the Fit in Feb-March 2008. Wish they get it with the CVT a la NHC. It'll be wifey's perfect car!
hi navin,

is this confimed news ??? about the FIT. am excited about it.

then there will be 3 rocking cars coming our way
- fiat linea
- skoda fabia
- honda fit

cheers.
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