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Old 18th December 2008, 16:58   #61
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Any news on the launch date and the price.
I am very much interested in the Ritz. I think it goes head-on with the i10 - another car which I love and am considering buying.
Sales guy in a Chennai showroom says Splash will be coming in March-April 2009, and SX4 diesel in the 2009 end. But he has no surety on these data.

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Old 19th December 2008, 18:36   #62
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IMHO this is the worst designed car if its to be launched, worse than the first gen Santro honestly i don't understand why they should bring a new car in the best selling Swift platform when they could not meet the demand of already launched models like Dezire & A Star, its better for them to introduce the Diesel SX4 to boost its falling sale instead of introducing new models frequently
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Maruto Eeeks would do it justice, honestly. Ghastly little thing, this!
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In UK, Suzuki is going to introduce an entry-level Splash model with A-Star's 1 litre KB series engine! That means India also have a higher chance of getting this engine under Splash's hood.
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My GOD that thing is hideous!!!
Seriously, I would rather keep this in my rear view mirror than be in his. Front is ok-ish but the back is ... I am at a loss of words here!!
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My GOD that thing is hideous!!!
Seriously, I would rather keep this in my rear view mirror than be in his. Front is ok-ish but the back is ... I am at a loss of words here!!
But many cars with horrible rear-design, have performed well in India. Example: Wagon-R, Santro, and Indica.
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Any News when this car is going to be launched?
 
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Any News when this car is going to be launched?
Not sure, but when launched, there will be a good competition between i10 and Splash. Waiting for it!
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Im not sure that this has been seen or not , but i found UK's splash website
Suzuki Splash - Fits Your Life
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I waited for Astar, I did not liked for the cramped space... Now again waiting for Ritz...
 
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Guys , came across some info on splash from suzuki global website , with Specs and engine options looks like Maruti has got another ace up its sleeves after Swift .

Specs in mm



Splash Getz Prime i20 Length 3720 3825 3940 width 1680 1665 1710 height 1590 1515 1505 wheel base 2360 2455 2525


Engine Options:
1L petrol - 48kw(65ps)
1.2L petrol - 63km(86ps)
1.3 diesel - 55kw(75ps) ; same fiat engine.

Safety features include :
a) 6 airbags ( 2 front + 2 seat side + 2 dual cutain airbags ) may find it way to our shores ...need to wait & see
b) Front Seat-belt pretensioners / force limiter
c) energy absorbing trims on pillar & roof side rails
d) ESP - ?? in indian models .
e) ABS / EBD

your thoughts fellow bhpians ..
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Already the waiting time for Diesel cars from Maruti is so long.. I dont think they will provide the diesel engine as the initial offering.
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This could be an ideal hatch - with the driving characteristics of the Swift, but with some more legroom and boot space.
The ugly rear is such a let down though.
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Whaaaaaaat? Another new model, doesn't maruti have enough already?

I would really like them to focus on current models with improvements on the Astar as I heard it isn't really a hot seller.

Plus I would think they would be working day and night trying to find a way to get the alto to kick nano's but.

Also where is that diesel sx4? I'm sure people will line up to buy it and also prospective ANHC/Verna buyers may shift to it.
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It is always good to have more offerings in the busy crowded segment, as it turns in favour of buyers.

Splash is more potential player than ugly looking A star, so Maruti Sales team will not be having problems selling it.
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