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Old 11th August 2009, 23:56   #16
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Is the nose on that thing for real!?
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Does the 107 has a huge interooler? why such a big grill?
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I would have thought that PSA will try and reenter India using their other moniker - Citroen. This does not have historical baggage to carry!
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Old 12th August 2009, 11:05   #19
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Peugeot's second coming to India. Am sure they will have a hard time convincing customers of their commitment to the Indian soil. They ruined their credibility by shutting shop last time. It will be interesting to check out their strategy this time around.
During their first launch the market was not that ready to accept foreign invasion !! That s how it was looked up at ! I hardly see any 309 s around these day s wonder where have all gone ? But i distinctly remember it had sheer accelerating power compared to those day s car s !!! Could someone put a date about last peugeot s venture??
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@m-hawk: I owned a 205LGL in the UK during 1989-91. It was a five year old car, but the performance was brilliant. I could cruise at 80+mph effortlessly all day. The 309 was the saloon version of the same car!
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It looks plain stupid with that silly gaping grille up front. And that MUV or whatever looks so ugly it makes the Xylo look sexy.
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During their first launch the market was not that ready to accept foreign invasion !! That s how it was looked up at ! I hardly see any 309 s around these day s wonder where have all gone ? But i distinctly remember it had sheer accelerating power compared to those day s car s !!! Could someone put a date about last peugeot s venture??
A good car but boxy and the company seemed to lack the will to take the opportunity seriously. I doubt if it were the foreign onslaught issue as Daewoo, Mitsubishi and GM with their cars were having a lot of fun in the premium segment. I think most of the peugeot's cars must have broken down by now due to non availability of support.

If I recall, the year was 1995. Am guessing though
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Are you sure the car you spotted test driving is a 207? An image of 308 attached.
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how is peugeot entering back in indian market is yet to find, but good to see their cars spied around.
isnt the rear similar to hyundai i20?IMO
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All Terrain is right. That is a 308.
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We still have a '96 309 GL (Petrol), unused though- thanks to the hefty maintenance it takes. But I would definitely like to have another Peugeot, what with the amazing ride and handling my 309 has...
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While in UK, i drove a Peugeot 207 for 2 days, the car was zooming like anything, i was easily touching 100 mph on the motorways. It was fun to drive that car. Good handling and brakes as well.
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@All Terrain - Yes the car looks similar but I distinctly remember the badging on the car was 207 ..
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