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Old 20th November 2008, 22:02   #16
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These "limited editions" are an Indian car manufacturer's trait, not to be found in any other developed country. Its the same set of "exclusive" features such as body-colored bumpers/mirrors that reinvent themselves as the Alto X-fun, Alto Flash, Santra Limited Edition etc.
In US I find every alternate car to be Limited Edition, be it from Ford, Jeep, Toyota or any other brand.
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Old 20th November 2008, 22:07   #17
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In US I find every alternate car to be Limited Edition, be it from Ford, Jeep, Toyota or any other brand.
Ha! Ha! That is unlimited “limited editions
Just a way of stretching the model/variant sales
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New engine....
(A remote possibility) even if they come with a 1.1ltr engine as a limited edition option the car will sell like hot cakes.
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Old 20th November 2008, 23:31   #19
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Its actually Xcite!
Maruti Suzuki’s new Alto Xcite limited edition | Vicky blog | Indian Automobile blog
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Will the limited edititon come up with new engine etchnology or will it only be a revamped version.
An Alto coming Limited edition coming with new engine technology? You kidding . Same thing with body colored bumpers and wheel caps, art leather etc. Maybe year end is near so they want to clear the current year stock.

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(A remote possibility) even if they come with a 1.1ltr engine as a limited edition option the car will sell like hot cakes.
F.Y.I. They already have a 1.1L Alto. Its the Alto Vxi, which comes fitted with the same engine thats doing its duty in WagonR and Estilo.
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I clearly heard radio ad for Alto 'Flash'. The link posted by you is 'Xcite'

Oh no! No two 'limited editions' at the same time!!

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F.Y.I. They already have a 1.1L Alto. Its the Alto Vxi, which comes fitted with the same engine thats doing its duty in WagonR and Estilo.
Alto Vxi is phased out long back.
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I clearly heard radio ad for Alto 'Flash'. The link posted by you is 'Xcite'

Oh no! No two 'limited editions' at the same time!!
And the funny thing is, there are no google search results for either Alto Flash or Alto Xcite! Could these be dealership offers???
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F.Y.I. They already have a 1.1L Alto. Its the Alto Vxi, which comes fitted with the same engine thats doing its duty in WagonR and Estilo.
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Alto Vxi is phased out long back.
I know it Vinit. I said just in case, if they do it again will it sell like anything. Infact Bouncer has updated your information on that one.

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A-star is the replacement for current Alto world wide.

in india a-star is placed just below swift.

same way verna is replacement for accent worldwide, but in india the accent still continues.

i10 is the replacement for santro/atos world wide, but in india the santro still continues.

its the same with A-Star and current Alto in india!

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in india a-star is placed just below swift.

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Just makes one wonder how they are going to position the splash!
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Just makes one wonder how they are going to position the splash!
splash between swift and SX4!
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What Limited Edition? These days every other company comes up with some limited edition.

Besides whats limited edition if they make 1000s and 1000s of pieces of it!
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What Limited Edition? These days every other company comes up with some limited edition.

Besides whats limited edition if they make 1000s and 1000s of pieces of it!
That's true. I remember a previous generation Toyota Corolla had a limited edition. They probably sold a million of them.

BTW, if anyone's interested. Saab has a nice Turbo X (based on the 9-3 sedan) limitd to around 600 piece in the U.S.
Also, Porsche had a few special edition cars recently -> the Boxter & Boxter S Special Editions for 2008 (limited to 250 models and sold-out), and the newer Boxter S Design Edition 2, and the Cayman S Sport.
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As someone has mentioned in the previous post, this limited edition could be just to boost the sales further or just to clear the old stock with the company/ dealers.
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One of the new features in the xFun is 'Sporty gearknob in beige color with Fun written on it' - LOL
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