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Old 30th September 2008, 14:37   #16
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Why should Bolero owners rejoice ?
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Good that they have given the CRDe heart to Balero also. Now, we have some serious competition in the MUV segment.

If they do not acheive the sales target, then M&M should plan to replace all the Govt and other department Bolero's with the new heart.
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Why should Bolero owners rejoice ?
You are a owner of a Bolero?

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@rjstyles thats why we ended up buying it. Well the only drawback i faced was the powerless engine of the xd3p before. Want to take this for a drive.

Is this engine with a turbo setup as even the rhino has one
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You are a owner of a Bolero?
Used to be an owner, aint it John ?
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Bolero owners rejoice.
Why would the owners enjoy ? Its the perspective buyers that should be happy
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Old 30th September 2008, 15:06   #22
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Mahindra Bolero

I stopped by to check the prices in Bangalore - surprising that Karnataka is not mentioned in the drop-down menu.
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A long time coming.

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Used to be an owner, aint it John ?
You are right riju.

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Why would the owners enjoy ? Its the prospective buyers that should be happy
I am still figuring that one out.
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Old 30th September 2008, 15:15   #24
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I believe it is expected in BLR in a week/ ten days.
Likely cost Ex Showroom here is about 7.2 - 7.4 L
Add Road Taxes and Insurance etc and the vehicle will cost about 7.8-8L OTR BLR.

Now that the LX Scorpio is priced at about 9.17 L OTR BLR, this differential of 1 lac odd between the TOP END BOLERO VLX Crde and the Lowest end Scorpio LX will surely see many utility/ value seeking buyers migrating towards the BOLERO VLX Crde.

While these new developments are first class, a couple of things they could have taken into account are:

1.to provide split foldable rear seats in this new VLX version
2.to introduce a VLX 4WD version reasonably soon
3.to introduce it with nice 5 spoke alloy wheels like they did the Scorp VLX.

Maybe they could also consider at a slightly later date, a Bolero Crde VLS version too and offer that without some of the cosmetically inclined trimmings but with 2WD and/or 4WD versions - now that would be a killer!

Am waiting to test drive it once it gets introduced here in Bangalore!

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Am glad this Crde Bolero VLX has finally seen the light of day!
expected I believe to be launched in BLR in a week/ ten days!
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@Shankar: We have a test drive planned soon. I will keep ypu informed.
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Mahindra should launch cheaper variants with the same engine,i would never suggest a bolero at this price even if comes with a mhawk engine.The pricing is too high for a bolero.
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Sweet...The Bolero finally gets a common-rail!! Though the DI Turbo's are torquey, I preferred the drive characteristics of the XD3P (only 4x4). Alas, 2WD buyers simply had no choice but to opt for the DI turbo. This common-rail diesel should perform at a different level altogether. Not to mention, the torque is 40% more than the DI.

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Now that the LX Scorpio is priced at about 9.17 L OTR BLR, this differential of 1 lac odd between the TOP END BOLERO VLX Crde and the Lowest end Scorpio LX will surely see many utility/ value seeking buyers migrating towards the BOLERO VLX Crde.
I hope the pricing is competitive. Couldn't see numbers on the website, but for a 1 lakh rupee differential, the Scorpio does offer a lot more.
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If 7.2lac was its ex-showroom price then atleast it should come with alloy wheels and tubeless tires
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Finally we saw the CRDE Bolero. Any lucky souls in the forum got test drive?
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