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Old 20th February 2008, 17:24   #16
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Thought they were gonna launch it with a 100bhp 0-100kmph in 15sec engine.
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speedzak is going to them for a td.he may throw a surprise for all of us here.the engine is a crdi sourced from rover-i believe.i am waiting for his confirmation.
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the quality of the product seems to be pretty ok.
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It is too early to judge that. The product needs to stand a full life cycle of abuse before coming out triumphant. Qualis did that. 2-3 yr old commercially abused cars displayed the ability to start every morning without any clatter or whine, run as if it has been just out of the showroom. Although a few rattles did develop but nothing substantial.

The quality that you are talking about is the initial look and feel, but I recall having seen a qualis in its first "look and feel" campaign. It was nothing sort of great. None of the car, actually visually appealed, interior or exterior. But what stood out is the way the car was manufactured. The panel gaps, the feel of the steering wheel the plastics on the dashboard, under the hood. In contrast the homegrown competitors looked like displaying china sourced electronic product feel of the time.

Infact the "touch and try" campaign was a brilliant concept as just the "touch" told you this was a logical evolution from something we had only seen earlier in the DCM DYNA.

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Well when i was in mico for a project they had the rhinos testing in the premises of the company. Well looked like a cross breed between the scorpio and qualis. Guess bosch has something to do with the Sonalika group. Wishing them luck and hope they get the looks right.
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bosch definitely has so many things to do with the sonalika.they are bringing in the crdi version of some renault engine.if the news on that is true it will sell in good numbers for sure.
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can any one shed any information on the rhinos sold in the north.at that time we dint have them down south and they have just set up the dealership now for the south.
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