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Old 29th January 2009, 18:29   #16
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Small cars - Fabia
Midsize - New 3 Honda City/ Linea
Upper midsize - Civic
Luxury - A4
SUV - Q7
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Old 29th January 2009, 18:29   #17
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I'm suprised no one mentioned the Maruti SX4.
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Old 29th January 2009, 19:02   #18
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Chevy SRV among hatches.
Toyota Camry among luxury sedans
To add to that,
Linea in the sub-10L bracket.
LC Prado or Pajero in the SUVs
... and Gypsy when the road ends ..
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Old 29th January 2009, 19:53   #19
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hatch backs: indian (indica) all (chevrolet SRV)
sedan: Audi a8, BMR 7 series, Merc S class,
SUV: hummer, endeavour, old crv frm honda,
super exotic: maybach 62, maserati GT
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Old 29th January 2009, 20:15   #20
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Small car - red palio anyday, best looking hatch

medium car - fusion

SUV - sumo grande, ford endeavor

large car - lancer, camry.
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Old 29th January 2009, 20:25   #21
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to add to that international brands
Hummer,
Phantom,
Bowler,
gallardo,
murchielago,
landcruiser prado,
mc laren f1,
to name few
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Old 29th January 2009, 20:41   #22
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Hatchback: Chevy SRV & probably i20
Sedan: Has to be Fiat Linea
Luxury Sedan: New Accord, Passat & Laura
Premium Segment: Audi A4, BMW 5 series, Merc S class
SUV: Audi Q7, Honda CRV, Toyota Prado
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Old 29th January 2009, 22:12   #23
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My 2 bits to this list

* Small Car / Hatchbacks - A Star
* Premium Hatch - Cheverolet SRV
* Entry Level Sedan - Ford Ikon
* Premium Sedan C+ segment - Fiat Linea
* Luxury Sedan - Toyota Camry
* Premium Luxury Sedan - BMW 5 series
* MUV - Toyota Innova
* SUV - Ford Endevour

International

Enzo
Carrera
Bugatti
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Old 29th January 2009, 23:59   #24
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'Road presence' doesn't mean that the car should be the biggest in that category. In the hatch segment, Swift has the best road presence. I20 is nowhere near to it.
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I've noticed that the Q7 always appears larger-than-life.
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I understand 'Road Presense' to mean a certain poise, elegance and grace, something like a dishtinguished gentleman or an elegant lady. They are not necessarily big & handsome or even pretty, but they have a certain quality that makes them stand out from the hoi polloi.

On this count my list would be:

1. Rolls Royce & Bentley,

2. The E class from Merc.,

3. The Skoda Octavia - particularly the RS with full kit,

4. The old Honda City

5. Opel Astra,

6. Ford Mondeo

7. Fiat Uno

8. Those Audis with their awsome 'beards'.

9. Mini (not Indian - but small).
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Yeah! the bentleys and the phantom RRs... this list is gonna go on and on...
You do realise that's a Chrysler!
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Old 30th January 2009, 00:53   #28
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More to the point, I think the Maruti Zen Estilo has the best "road presence" of all cars!

Imports Lambo LP640
Luxo barge RR Phantom
Middle age barge 5 Series
SUV Range Rover
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Old 30th January 2009, 01:45   #29
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i20
Linea
CRV
RR

Imports:-
Nissan GTR, end of discussion.
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hey how about we have our lists separated for Indian and non-Indian market cars?

well so far i think the safari, sierra have one of the best road presence as for the smaller cars nothing as of yet had stunning presence but for now may be the good old Contessa, first Sonata and old Honda city.

edit: the merc i mean the 80's merc dont remember the model the retro one in say red color and was a coupe that had some awesome road presence.

well cars abroad, Mustang mates, RR Phantom, Rugged old Humvee for me, i mean the one with pick up cab at the end.

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