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Old 12th March 2008, 11:36   #31
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I cant reveal more jerry,but you can expect this product to be launched in india this year itself.
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So A star in oct 08 and honda jazz launch in india around same time , is this just the coincidence ?
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So A star in oct 08 and honda jazz launch in india around same time , is this just the coincidence ?
Regarding Honda Jazz at first the launch was supposed to be last quarter of '08. But sometime back they had said they have plans to launch it in Late 2009. Too confused!!

Here is the Link regarding late 2009 launch:
India eNews - Honda's 'Jazz' small car in India next year
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Doubt whether jazz competes with a-star.Still a good comparo.Launches galore is the word for this year.
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Old 12th March 2008, 19:50   #35
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As the heading goes its still a concept car.I dont think it will be into production in the near future.
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I cant reveal more jerry,but you can expect this product to be launched in india this year itself.
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Yes 1100D,you can say that its evolution of knowledge,lol.It has not started buzzing anywhere in a serious note.Not supposed to reveal more buddie.
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so ram, the car has moved from concept stage to 'to be produced' stage. My gut feel says, splash could be a replacement for Wagon R and A-Star would be like a premium vehicle priced around or slightly more than Swift. Hope it comes in diesel as well then we have a hot hatch inside out.
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so ram, the car has moved from concept stage to 'to be produced' stage. My gut feel says, splash could be a replacement for Wagon R and A-Star would be like a premium vehicle priced around or slightly more than Swift. Hope it comes in diesel as well then we have a hot hatch inside out.
Splash will not replace Wagon R (which is still doing good numbers) it wil rival the i10 and hence will sell at a premium when compared to Wagon R. A-star is a different story alltogether, they still have to figure out where to place it in their product portfolio. Btw if i remember they had an order of 50000 splashes from Nissan have they started dispatching against that order.
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If its going to be launched by Oct'08, my 1st car could very well be the A-Star
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since the old images dont show you can either go here for photos:

Suzuki A-Star Concept: 2008 Geneva Auto Show

or try to look at these:
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New Suzuki A-Star concept to be produced in India-astar_1.jpg  

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This one looks terrific and is sure going to gun the sales chart for sure.come oct 08 and i hope we see this beauty on road.
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Has anyone noticed how the waist line goes up near the C pillar and narrows the rear window? If Suzuki retain this design then the car would be pretty claustrophobic inside wouldnt it? I wonder how many chauffer driven owners would be comfortable with that?
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Most hatchbacks now a days dont care for the rear passenger. But that would be fine for a two door. Looks pretty claustrophobic.

By the way, thats (1st picture) got to be the best model I have seen besides a car !
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The A-Star does look great! I just hope the company gives a color option instead of the girly pink
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Has anyone noticed how the waist line goes up near the C pillar and narrows the rear window? If Suzuki retain this design then the car would be pretty claustrophobic inside wouldnt it? I wonder how many chauffer driven owners would be comfortable with that?
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Most hatchbacks now a days dont care for the rear passenger. But that would be fine for a two door. Looks pretty claustrophobic.

It'll feel terrible sitting in that rear seat. Like the world has closed up on you or something
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