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Old 9th January 2008, 20:46   #121
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Pic are already up on Cubic Capacity
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Old 9th January 2008, 20:47   #122
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Certain parts looks very cheap in terms of quality. Look at the door opening lever for god's sake!!
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Old 9th January 2008, 21:29   #123
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Decent job there! The interiors look much better than any of the pervious TATA vehicles!
Good job guys.. Its a treat to have reports/pics/scoops on T-BHP the minute something's spotted/launched!
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Yes this is a quantum leap for the tata sumo. The pricing also seems to target and take on the lower end scorpio
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Old 9th January 2008, 21:35   #125
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hmmm 3rd row front facing seats..looks cool, still retains bit if it's boxy look.
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Old 9th January 2008, 21:37   #126
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body looks awesome. But Interiors looks OK to me. Also the tyres may have to be upsized by looking at the above pics.
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Old 9th January 2008, 22:04   #127
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video/ADVT of Sumo Grande
Tata Sumo Grande Premiere at India's Auto Expo
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Old 9th January 2008, 23:11   #128
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You have a pic of a WRX in your icon and you are not even able to tell if they are leaf springs at the back?
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OT: So I have a pic of WRX in my icon?? Hmm.. If you cant differentiate between a Subaru Impreza WRX and a Maruti Baleno.. I can't help you mate !!

Tit for tat!!!! well said mate!!!
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Old 9th January 2008, 23:12   #129
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The car looks quite good to me, except the rear! The rear vew reminds me of the "hotpoint' Fridge that was at my grandad's place years ago!!!

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Old 9th January 2008, 23:20   #130
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Front has got an aggressive look while back reminds me of a scion Xb,while lights could have been more agressive.interiors are ok but expected as for a sumo.nice to see that alpine music system also,is it an offer along with car??
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I really like the wooden dasgboard fit and finish + this time the steering wheel and Gear knob looks real classy.. well done Tata,one proud indian car mfg
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I totally agree with Suman, 120bhp is too much for the cabbies. They should launch a cab version with the dicor engine at a cheaper rate for the cabbies.

Knowing Tata we will have one.They cannot afford to lose out on the cab market.
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Old 10th January 2008, 00:02   #133
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Knowing Tata we will have one.They cannot afford to lose out on the cab market.
The old Sumo and new Sumo are to co-exist in the market.

Going by the TV interviews, it seemed that Tata want to position the new Sumo as a family car with the looks/space of a SUV, refinement/ performance of a car and the specific mention of the small turning radius for City driving. Looks like they are targetting the Innova and the yet to be launched Ingenio

It seems probable that they will not want the cabbies to buy the new Sumo at this point of tim. They should continue to buy the old Sumo.

It seems quite a few BPO Sumo/ Indica's in Bangalore are being replaced by the Tata Winger
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Uhuh... this Sumo is not meant for those call center runs thats for sure. Its not cabby material. Not with those electrically operated mirrors, leather wrapped steering and gear knob, Alpine HU and analog clock. haa haa haaaa... It will be too much of an overkill for the cabbies.
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love that analogue clock on the dash, looks great, it should have had a backlight display though, that would have been great.

cant see the cabbies going in for all these goodies.
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