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Old 21st August 2008, 09:57   #556
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So is this the price for top end model?? when did they say booking will start??
they say thailand launch in september, followed by india launch in october.
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Honda City 2008 SV model:

* Switch steering
What's switch steering?
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What's switch steering?
a locking system that locks the steering column? I hope it is not this http://www.halfbakery.com/idea/steer...erse_20switch\

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The new Honda City looks so much better than the current one which looked too pansy IMO.
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now to convice my wife (who prefers hatches) that the New City is indeed a hatchback ("see honey it looks like a notch back and a notch back is very much like a hatch back..."). :-)
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^^^ could it be switches on steering. audio controls etc..
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Default Some Pics of the New Honda City - found on Flickr

Hey Guys,

Just saw some Photo's of the New Honda City on Flickr,
Here is the link to the Photo's

Flickr: wou1wou2's Photostream

It looks Grown up, and like a baby Civic.
Nice Colour too. Hope it's on Indian roads ASAP.

Enjoy!
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Just saw some Photo's of the New Honda City on Flickr,
Here is the link to the Photo's

Flickr: wou1wou2's Photostream

It looks Grown up, and like a baby Civic.
Nice Colour too. Hope it's on Indian roads ASAP.

Enjoy!
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I like the looks. Thanks for posting the link Mash
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The City looks great enough to give the cars a segment above a run for their money especially the Civic/Altis.

The interiors look great and the car looks grown up and bigger than it actually is.

With the direction in which fuel prices are heading a peppy 1.5 ltr. engine might make more sense than a 1.8. That said Honda might price the City in such a way that it does not chip away Civic sales.
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If priced right, this has the potential to kill practically every other car in the 7-11 lakh bracket. I anticipate that it'll steal sales from a segment lower too, leave alone from the higher (civic/corolla) segment
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This will be closer if not more than 9 Lac on road. Let us not forget that the hatch is also coming. The hatch will take the space arounf the current City.
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Hey Guys,

Just saw some Photo's of the New Honda City on Flickr,
Here is the link to the Photo's

Flickr: wou1wou2's Photostream

It looks Grown up, and like a baby Civic.
Nice Colour too. Hope it's on Indian roads ASAP.

Enjoy!
Mash
time to see how stingy honda india is now. europe has to get top stuff since they dont like crap stuff while india buys crap stuff so they make more money off us. the damn thing also has paddle shifts. id buy this for 10 laks but i have a feeling this will go in 11 laks same thing shown to india

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Hey Guys,

Just saw some Photo's of the New Honda City on Flickr,
Here is the link to the Photo's

Flickr: wou1wou2's Photostream

It looks Grown up, and like a baby Civic.
Nice Colour too. Hope it's on Indian roads ASAP.

Enjoy!
Mash
the car look nice,,hope it comes with a nice powerful engine.
ive always wondered why in different models of the same company some cars have alloys with 4 holes (like in the scoop pic) and some with 5 holes (civic, crv). how exactly do manufacturers decide on this? i have 17inch alloys on my swift which i was hoping to put on the new city,,but now not possible.
anyone have any idea how this works?
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the new honda city is stunning
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Thumbs up New city rocks!

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Hey Guys,

Just saw some Photo's of the New Honda City on Flickr,
Here is the link to the Photo's

Flickr: wou1wou2's Photostream

It looks Grown up, and like a baby Civic.
Nice Colour too. Hope it's on Indian roads ASAP.

Enjoy!
Mash
Mash: Awesome cool find! Thanks for sharing!

This is really a baby Civic! Toyota brings in Altis that looks like Baby Camry. Now, Honda does the same to get new City as Baby Civic. Way to go!

I hope these babies do not cost the same as their parents

This car has potential to trouble a wide range of car buyers. I am sure Honda will overprice it, but this should still, sell. I was pretty sure I'd wait for Fiat Linea. But if they launch this car soon enough, it might be tough to wait for Linea (assuming this launches earlier)

I remember the times when SX4 was launched and Maruti published letters in all leading news papers apologizing for the delay, and how buyers from other segments too had chosen SX4. I am sure if the top end of the car is loaded with features, people will not hesitate to choose this over the lower end variants of Civic / Corolla / Optra.

The only way for competitors to survive would be to bring in their diesels *and* price them competitively. I am sure Maruti need to work on plonking the MJD into SX4 with a VGT and make a 90 BHP SX4 DDiS. (I would do that if I were the boss of Maruti - I also know that they are having troubles completing their existing Dzire and Swift DDiS orders)

I didn't expect Q4 of 2008 to be this hot in auto market!
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Awesome find Mash. It doesn't look like the UK version as the speedo doesn't have the dual reading (mph/kmph); it's got to be the Thai version, with the Shell Helix floor mats.

Wouwou had done a great job; only wish he had clicked the side profile & the rear seats too

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Old 23rd August 2008, 19:43   #570
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Great job mash,so now i guess it is a difficult decision for buyers in the 7-10lac segment because of so many competitors,the fiat linea is also coming next.

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