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Old 14th August 2007, 02:47   #31
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She finds the Skoda's doors far too heavy.
I second that and they don't open to perfection also.

Cant say anything on this topic as i am not married yet Good to be a bachelor...
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Old 14th August 2007, 02:56   #32
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Interesting thread!
My wife likes the Tata Safari the most, and luckily our likes intersect
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My wife loves the ikon , the old crv and the safari
Same pinch, Samarth. Another case where both people's likes intersect.
My wife also has affection towards the Fiesta. Looks like she's a Ford fan now, considering she likes the Endeavour, the Ikon, and the Fiesta too.

As for me, i am more of a SUV kinds guy and would anyday love to own one, like the LandCruiser perhaps.
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My GF loves the last generation Pajero. She used to point it out always and show it to me. She even likes the new Accord, and some Infiniti that she saw!
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Wife's likings vary starting from the "Reva"!! Asked why? Typical answer - its small and so cute and can be used to go about grocery runs etc!! Also likes the Lexus SUV, Porsche Cayenne etc Imported SUV's basically, then what about the Safari and Scorpio? Scorpio is good however is very jumpy cant drive that thing above 100Km/hr but then where are you going to drive above that speed? (Didn't know on the expressway I zip at 120-130km/hr in our SWIFT while she's snoozing, Ignorance is bliss haha), Safari? its really big but not very zippy!! Also it is TATA vehicle cant really trust that one, the DICOR looks good but then there is not much of a difference between the Safari and Scorpio however Scorpio is better??!!

Asked - what about the mid sized cars ? Answer - all look the same.!! Whats the point?

Asked - What about Merc? Very good too big to drive around but merc is a merc.

Asked - What colour for Safari if we ought to buy one? Champagne looks stylish or Black looks good.

Music system? Can be a good expensive system but don't like loud music better to talk during the drive!!!???

So there you have it Hot cars and point blank reviews.
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No wife or girlfriend, but my sister at one point was in love with the Ford Astra!
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Here is my story guys -

Wifey simply loves the CRV, a friend has one and he came to pick us up sometime back, we went for dinner that day in the CRV. I personally hate HONDA for their overpriced cars.

My wifey later that nite -

Wifey - '' Wooow, kitni achhi gaadi thi - tum kyon nahin lete ?? ''
I am like thinkin in my mind '' Paise to garden mein ugte hain, tod lo, CRV le aao ''
Thori der baad - '' waise ek baat kahoon ''
I say '' haan kaho ''
she says - '' gaari to bari honi chahiye - like a Tata, CRV, Innova, waise tumhari gaariyan bhi acchi hain BUT ab tumhe yeh gaariyan leni chahiye ''
I say - '' haan, le loonga ek din, jis din paise thore zyaada honge ''
She says - '' Yes, woh to hai - BUT gaari lena to Bari hi - SUV jaisee ''
I say - '' tumhe bara interest ho gaya hai gaariyon mein ''
She says - '' Haan, thora bahut jaanti hoon ''
I say - '' Tumhe pata hai Safari / Innova kitne ki aati hai ? ''
She says - ''Haan - Safari - 8Lacs, Innova - 9 Lacs ''
I say ( suddenly interested ) - '' Huh ? how do you know this ? ''
She Says - '' bas pata hai ''
I say - '' do you know what fuel this runs on ? ''
She says - '' kya bewakoofon waale sawaal karte ho ? Diesel & Petrol - Moron - but buy it only in diesel ''
I am now completely attentive - '' Where did you learn all this ''
She - '' you got a stack of magazines racked up near the toilet seat, I also read these at times - been reading articles for more than a year now ''

Me completely stunned now - looking at her - hmmmm - never underestimate yr better half !! I was impressed that day. Now I chat with her on long drives whenever I see a certain car. best part is when I travel abroad with her, she is like - Wow !! what car is that ?? I act like a pro that time

Here I am now looking at Safari 2.2 ( soon to be launched ), Innova & other SUV's, my heart says - skoda, verna etc. saloon kinds - but my better half says - SUV.

What is it with girls liking these kind of cars ??? I fail to understand !!!
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No wife or girlfriend, but my sister at one point was in love with the Ford Astra!
hahaha! So which car was she referring to, the Escort or the Astra?
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What is it with girls liking these kind of cars ??? I fail to understand !!!
Maybe size matters. Just maybe.
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My wifey is hooked to the Palio. She said the Swift looked like a frog, but somehow took a liking to it after buying, because it is now OUR car.

Before she used to like the 800, but I talked her out of it saying old design, unsafe car etc.. She didnt approve the idea of buying a sedan or an SUV because of parking issues.

She was a vehicle illiterate before marriage, but last I heard, she has become a mini auto consultant at her office.All credit to me !!
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hahaha! So which car was she referring to, the Escort or the Astra?
Search me...her descriptions were equally vague.
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Maybe size matters. Just maybe.

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Old 14th August 2007, 21:18   #43
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Ever experienced this...?Imagine..
Driving on the freeway...a corvette (almost any model/color)pulls up in the lane next to me.. an then starts the drooling ceremony.
whoooooooohoooooooooooooo!!!!!!!! wooooooow!!!!!!!!!!! ohhhhhhh boyyyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!! whooo whoooooooooo!!! .... now multiply this reaction 4-5 times, and presto!!!! thats how my wife reacts every time she sees a Vette on the streets!

she's crazy about them, and her standard line after all the reaction is this- ' 1 day...i'll drive around in a corvette..that too in style'..!!

err...ok ma'am!! drive safely.. imagine driving a corvette when you get into your Kia optima..

hehehe..
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My GF likes the Toyota Innova, the Mahindra Scorpio and the Bajaj Pulsar. Ofcourse, she's a non-auo person. Personally, I'm not planning to get either of these vehicles. There's something else on my mind and as of right now, it's not a Jaguar. Keep guessing.
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And need I mention that I feel proud when she says she likes my car
That's because your car is built like a tank!
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