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Old 9th May 2009, 00:38   #1
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it seems that GM india has discontinued the SRV due to disastrous sales.

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whats next? optra magnum to be replaced by cruze?

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Old 9th May 2009, 01:02   #2
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I really loved this car and when i get to see this car on roads i always wished if it had costed between 5-6L bracket,Im sure it would have been on the chevy hit-list car of india,what a lovely 1.6L car to own in that price range
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its a good looker - but i heard on tbhp itself that it has a useless transmission and hence its not for the performance minded.
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Old 9th May 2009, 01:43   #4
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Well it was a brave effort by GM.Too bad it dint work out.
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Ohh..This is Sad News. This has long been one of my Favourite Indian cars. And the only sub 10 Lak car with a supercharger option!!!
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Old 9th May 2009, 01:55   #6
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I really loved this car and when i get to see this car on roads i always wished if it had costed between 5-6L bracket,Im sure it would have been on the chevy hit-list car of india,what a lovely 1.6L car to own in that price range
Very well said. Even I liked the car. A bit lower price could have turned into higher number IMO.
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Is that official?

I think it's still there. Just click price and then check it out.
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Everyone loved the car and praised it when it was launched (even before the launch there was so much hype). But all the lovers never bought the car (of course it was overpriced). Interest died down. Now that it is discontinued everyone has woken up and started loving the car again. Let me ask you. Are you willing to buy it today?
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Everyone loved the car and praised it when it was launched (even before the launch there was so much hype). But all the lovers never bought the car (of course it was overpriced). Interest died down. Now that it is discontinued everyone has woken up and started loving the car again. Let me ask you. Are you willing to buy it today?

Exactly. GM has been selling us dubba gaadis all along. I'm glad they are bankrupt. Starting from the Tavera through the Optra via the Captiva and the Forrester. And they have the same issue abroad too.
Maybe that's why they are bankrupt? They don't have cars people want to buy!
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It had great pick up (inspite of auto mags saying to the contrary). But put it in first gear and then see what happens (at least the TD car had that problem).
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hey guys,
I am a regular visitor to sundaram motors in bangalore.2 weeks back sundaram deliverd a ferrari red(close to) SRV.i fell for the car.what a lucky guy.this is the best car to drift.rock solid in all aspects.if any one is looking for one i think sundaram is having stock(may be black or blue).i saw it in there godowns
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no arguments there but what about the one spark that they do have in their stables?


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Exactly. GM has been selling us dubba gaadis all along. I'm glad they are bankrupt. Starting from the Tavera through the Optra via the Captiva and the Forrester. And they have the same issue abroad too.
Maybe that's why they are bankrupt? They don't have cars people want to buy!
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It was a good car, nothing more. GM hardly sold any of these so doesn't make much of a difference if they pulled the plug on this one or not.

At at the way it was priced, no wonder it didn't sell!!
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I test drove it a few times. I was a poser. By the time it was moving it's revs were 3000+ and what a racket that made. It is ok for guys who just want a loud exhaust but for those who want to accelerate fast quietly there still is no substitute for the Skoda vRS (under 20L).
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Old 9th May 2009, 10:18   #15
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Too expensive for its segment. A couple of lakhs lesser, it would have done well i feel.
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