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Old 2nd September 2004, 09:57   #16
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If they got rid of the rear windows and marketted it abroad as a cheap urban van, it would be a hit - not as a lifestyle estate
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Old 2nd September 2004, 12:45   #17
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To call it UGLY would be an understatement !!
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Old 2nd September 2004, 13:20   #18
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looks like they mated teh sierra to the indica.
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Old 2nd September 2004, 14:06   #19
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Quote[/b] (navin @ Sep. 02 2004,11:50)]looks like they mated teh sierra to the indica.
................and got a mongrel

politically more correct !



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C'mon guys....its not thaaaaaat bad! It really looks better in person than it does in the pics. Its definatly more balanced than the Indigo.

Infact, I feel it looks better than the Siena wagon. I just wonder what kind of market there really is for a wagon? They really have a terrible image all over the world, unless we're talkin of the Audi's, Beemers, Benz or Volvo wagons. And ofcoure, the Magnum!

I guess it would make the perfect taxi right? Or would that be the Indigo?

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hmm.....dint appeal to me at all.....the rear end is a bit too huge and the chrome strip gives the feeling that that it's trying to hide it's backside (read that as undi**) !!

the best looker amongst the SW is the Altura. it looks good...the fiat comes in a close 2nd. that my opinion though.

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Quote[/b] (normally_crazy @ Sep. 02 2004,13:25)]the best looker amongst the SW is the Altura. it looks good...the fiat comes in a close 2nd. that my opinion though.

Aultra looks really good......even the Corsa Swing looks good.
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Old 2nd September 2004, 17:03   #23
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Be it altura v/s the baleno, the swing v/s the corsa or the marina v/s the indigo, I personally feel all these estates look far better than their sedan versions...

but if a comparison between the estates is called for than i would rate them in the following order of preference :

1) Altura
2) Marina
3) Swing
4) Palio Weekend



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Quote[/b] (rtech @ Sep. 02 2004,12:47)]C'mon guys....its not thaaaaaat bad!...I guess it would make the perfect taxi right? Or would that be the Indigo?
1. never said it was bad. just said it looked a sierra-indica cross (take a look at the rear "quarter glass" section).
2. i have always maintained that Tata should build a basic Indica to replace the Premier cabs. Time we upgrade this part of our public transport system.
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well on the express way it looked better.....
anyways when t comes to looks here is my list -
altura with alloys and meaty rubber
swing with alloys
palio adventure
marina - coz of its trunk....

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It looks ugly especially the rear portion.:angry:
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I feel that instead of getting the Marina , they could have relaunched the Tata Estate with improved looks and quality. What u say guys??
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Quote[/b] ]I feel that instead of getting the Marina , they could have relaunched the Tata Estate with improved looks and quality. What u say guys??
Yo're not serious are you V12! The Tata Estate! Thats one step away from a Tempo traveller! The Marina is leagues ahead of the Estate and thanks to modern packaging, I think it will have more space inside that the Estate did, while being smaller on the outside.

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Quote[/b] ]they could have relaunched the Tata Estate
u mean that mini truck ??
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Hmm....the rear looks kinda ugly.But its not all that bad either.Overall its bout average.
I wont be surprised to see the Tourist Guys lining up these Marina`s.If priced affordably and F.E is good enough.
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