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Old 25th November 2008, 20:41   #16
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Wait for a while and you will see more such offers from all manufacturers. Cheapos who wouldnt even give you rubber mats in the car will have to start offering alloys and other goodies to move cars.
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I have seen the same car. (i.e. at Pratham) Not impressed at all. All the extras are done by the dealer as turbanman has already said. And it shows, the quality of work done is not up to mark. The fitting of seat covers is not great and the paint shade matching (for door handles and OVRMs) is not exact. The stickers spoils the design form of the car. Didn't notice the ill positioning of antena though.

And all these things as a aftermarket fitment will cost less than 35K, and then one gets to choose.
I wonder if all this stuff has been done with the approval of TATA motors?

I mean, to a regular Joe they will coolly tell them that this is coming from the company.
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Old 25th November 2008, 22:10   #18
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I wonder if all this stuff has been done with the approval of TATA motors?

I mean, to a regular Joe they will coolly tell them that this is coming from the company.
To be honest the dealer was very up front about the fact that the "Sports" was their doing and TATA knew about it and that it would not affect warranty and such like. They even said it was "Exclusive" to them. I wonder if other TML dealerships across the country are doing or going to do the same. What ever happens I think this could be the start of the "Make your own car" days for the Indian Auto Industry.

....wishful thinking I know.
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customized cars - answer to my prayers!
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i wonder if they can retrofit things like the rear defogger aand wiper
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i think for that they have to replace the rear windshield, which would be too much of a bother and push up cost too.
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Tata is soon going to launch a special,limited edition variant of the Aura model.
Things which can be expected are
- A better music system
- Alloys
- Better upholstery.

Ohh, and a special Pearl White colour will also be offered. It will I think be offered at the Aura's current price only.

Source : A friend working with TML.
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To be honest the dealer was very up front about the fact that the "Sports" was their doing and TATA knew about it and that it would not affect warranty and such like. They even said it was "Exclusive" to them. I wonder if other TML dealerships across the country are doing or going to do the same. What ever happens I think this could be the start of the "Make your own car" days for the Indian Auto Industry.

....wishful thinking I know.
When, one of my friend wanted to book the Aura model and wanting for immediate delivery( there was a waiting period of 6 weeks) I spoke to Regional Product Manager(south), and he offered the same like adding the same HU and some other accessories which are available in Aura to Aqua model and would deliver within 2 days, As Aura is not available in stock and got overbooked.

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Tata is soon going to launch a special,limited edition variant of the Aura model.
Things which can be expected are
- A better music system
- Alloys
- Better upholstery.

Ohh, and a special Pearl White colour will also be offered. It will I think be offered at the Aura's current price only.

Source : A friend working with TML.
Certainly a bad news for me.
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PS: Now I know why K&N stickers are so expensive.
Let me guess- they're priced based on if they're stock-replacement, universal, high-performance stickers!
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Certainly a bad news for me.
A total of 2500 cars are going to be offered. So people can book now..
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Don't such customised jobs affect the quality of fit and finish? Can it really be compared to factory fit/finish? Such jobs I had seen even in V2s. Can we have the pics here to judge the quality?
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It has been nearly 8 weeks since I have booked a Safire Aura and still counting. There is not even a tentative date by which I can expect the delivery. When I last spoke to TML's territory manager, news he gave was that they are right now clearing booking for month of Sep, mine is an Oct first week booking and hence he was hinting that this would be taken up only in Dec
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Certainly a bad news for me.
Me too.... my Vista arrives tomorrow. cheers:
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Any news on ABS and airbags on the vista ?

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Tata is soon going to launch a special,limited edition variant of the Aura model.
Things which can be expected are
- A better music system
- Alloys
- Better upholstery.

Ohh, and a special Pearl White colour will also be offered. It will I think be offered at the Aura's current price only.

Source : A friend working with TML.
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