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Old 31st January 2005, 16:16   #16
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No problemo btw yeah even me had bad exp wid the Uno very :(
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Old 31st January 2005, 16:18   #17
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It has to be the old Tata Indica DLE. I remember the first time I drove one. It belonged to a friend. I started the car and manged to get it moving. I drove for rougly 4 meters and then hit a speedbreaker. The car stalled and that was it. The rubbery feel of the gear lever and the unresponsive engine were enough to convince me that this was the worst car I had ever driven. Even the old Ambassador Diesel and Premier 137D had more responsive engines.
The Maruti Omni was another character. Driving it made me feel as safe as dangling by a thin rope from a cliff.
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Old 31st January 2005, 17:03   #18
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For me its the Tata Sumo and Indigo.
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Old 31st January 2005, 20:12   #19
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Hey,

Santro - Was making a right at 60kmph around worli,and i felt like im fallin off a chaiwallahs stool.eeks,will never sit in one ever.

Indica - The car is like a bulldozer.

Sumo,Safari - Hell,these cars can never be steered.The run in their own direction.****ty scary control.

Maruti Van - Press the brakes hard,and chances are that the bumper might fall off,with ur right foot dangling out!!!!

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Old 31st January 2005, 20:56   #20
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Worst driving experience: Tata Indica DLE (friend's )
Best driving experience: Skoda 1.9TDI (again friend's )
Average driving experience: Maruti 800, Maruti wagonr (mine )
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Old 31st January 2005, 21:06   #21
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Average driving experience: Maruti 800,
the M800 is one fun to drive car man!! U should see the way my friend's M800 slides. It's very controlled and you can hold a slide for a long time. It's nowhere close to being the fastest or the grippiest, but you can have a lot of fun in it.

And for a huge guy like me, M800.........Go Kart.............same difference. LOL

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Old 31st January 2005, 21:16   #22
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Hyundai Santro we almost toppled at the end of expressway to Pune on the sharp right handed curve at around 60 kmph..... Mahindra Classic (Actually the car had a problem) my friend who owns the car prefers not to grease the steering joints and everything related to the steering at all to keep it hard as he has to use it on his farms without any roads... I drove his car and felt my arms, forearms and wings having bulged by atleast an inch.. man I should hire this car for a drive and I might challenge Arnold someday.... (No offences GTO) .. and the last one is the Sumo.... would never drive it again...its a scary experience
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Old 31st January 2005, 21:27   #23
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I drove his car and felt my arms, forearms and wings having bulged by atleast an inch.. man I should hire this car for a drive and I might challenge Arnold someday....
Then you should drive my Amby in stop and go traffic.
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Old 31st January 2005, 21:45   #24
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I sure will ... I like amby's dont care how bad they are.. They have an amazing suspension, the car doesnt care for pot holes and according to me it is the sturdiest car manufactured in India and it doesnt rattle like the new monocoque shelled cars available now... if your car does let me know.. :-) Amby's rock man... no slangs intended please ...
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Old 31st January 2005, 22:14   #25
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Well the worst cars i have ever driven...
1) Mahindra mm540
2)Maruti Jypsy
3)Tata Sumo
4)Old Tata Indica
5)Volks Wagon Jetta C
6)Fiat Uno
7)Tata Safari
8)Fiat Premier padmini
9)Ford Escort petrol
10) Hyundai Santro
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Old 31st January 2005, 22:37   #26
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Worst one i've driven is

a very old mahindra jeep (dont know which model), but it had just three forward gears. Top speed was around 50kmph....that is if you were patient enough to let it reach that speed. The suspension was almost non existent. It even had trouble going up the incline at the gate of my building.

Fiat Uno is also one car i would not like to drive again. That car was awful, pathetic performance, the steering was really heavy, however it had good space and even the suspension was not too bad

all i can say is...who needs the gym if you were unlucky enough to drive one without power steering ...

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Old 31st January 2005, 22:54   #27
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indica.. it is..... ....
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Old 31st January 2005, 23:15   #28
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Till date among the cars i have driven i think Versa is worst. I think Addy can put some light on it. The gear box was horrible and same goes for indica and indigo. Indigo, the car is good except for the notchy gearbox.
Its fun to drive Maruti van and 800.
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drove my santro zip drive not more than 20 times in the 2 years we had it for .
that says it all .
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Hey not bad, we curse Hyundai but the bottom line from this topic is that Tata cars suck as a driving experience
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