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Old 26th August 2007, 12:53   #1
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Default Ford Verve - The New small car for India in 2008

The Ford Verve which is the 2009 fiesta[hatch] is going to be launched in 2008 in India is what moneycontrol.com reports,Details not available only a mention has been made in the title.

The verve is said to share platforms with the Mazda2 and will also have the same Japanese engines.

The concept will debut in this years Frankfurt auto show

Heres the link:
Moneycontrol India :: News :: Ford's small car, Verve, to hit India by end 2008 :: :: Business :: Ford ,Verve,Mazda Motor Corp,GM ,Chrysler ,Ford Aspire,Honda Fit,Toyota Yaris,Kia Spectra ,Chevrolet Aveo



Picture taken from paultan.org.
More pictures here:Ford Verve Concept previews 2009 Ford Fiesta



Ps: Launch in India might be at the end of 2008 or 2009 beginning

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Well the Concept looks real nice but let's see how much of it translates to the production version & more importantly what version we get in our market, if we do get it at all that is.
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and this is the video of how they made it
Ford Verve Concept
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Ford's new design language seems to be working well. But if the production car looks anything like the concept, i wonder what the sedan version would look like...
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Ford's new design language seems to be working well. But if the production car looks anything like the concept, i wonder what the sedan version would look like...
Ford Europe's design language is good unlike the ford NA which brings out boring designs... ford fiesta is a good car n hope this future fiesta comes to india... just bothered if this can be in an affordable price range, if it comes...
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guys the concept looks really nice. but it is a coupe. we would be getting a four door version and how good would the production car be from the concept. what would be the engine specifications and the priceing and if it does even come to india
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Typically concepts are not known to find their way into developing markets within 2 years of their showcasing.

Even if this concept broke the mould, Ford India would have a trying time fitting this into their existing product lineup
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good design. i like the front end! its more or less like punto very jazzy. from the pic i see a two door so is that coming down to india? whatever ford brings in, i believe they must change their customer attitude a bit to regain their ratings on jd customer satisfaction survey once again.
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The design is pretty cool..except for that large grille...looks awfull.iam sure that would change coming to india
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looks like a coupe... its time some one introduces atleast a 2 door in india
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Dont think it will come to India as a hatch!

But... Our next Fiesta (if it happens) could be the sedan version of the Verve!
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This is what happens when you mix a ford with Aston!
Naah!! Too dim chances of this being a small car in India. It would be the next version of Fiesta or maybe launched even higher. Fusion may be reconsidered too.
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Very unlikely that this will make it to India so soon. We havn't yet got a spy pic so far.

Maybe they will launch the Ikon based hatch with the Verve name, which might have confused the reporter.
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I dont think Ford's small car for India is going to be this radical. I feel its going to be based on the Ikon platform, rather than the Fiesta's.
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Cool look, will definitely seem like a car of future. But if it is based on Ikon platform not Fiesta, it is not good IMHO.
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