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Old 26th October 2007, 02:14   #181
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My feeling is a SAFARI is a SAFARI and SCORPIO dispite all the hype is still an improved Bolero.

I will any day choose a Safari.
So is the Safari an improved Sumo ?
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Old 26th October 2007, 10:06   #182
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So is the Safari an improved Sumo ?
Correct me if I'm wrong, but uptill recently, both the safari and the sumo shared the same chassis and the same engine. Even the front suspension was the same. But then the sumo is a good vehicle in its own segment.
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So is the Safari an improved Sumo ?
Drive all the four vehicals and you will no the difference !!!!!!!
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Old 26th October 2007, 11:55   #184
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Safari does not offer an 8 seater version.. And has crappily built interiors...

A lot more comfortable though...
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Old 26th October 2007, 12:05   #185
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For me the safari was always about supreme comfort and that classy & grand SUV look. Apart from that it has little to offer as far as driving is concerned. I cant really comment on the 2.2L. Reports suggest that it has problems. I am sure if TATA would solve these problems, it would be my first choice. But as of the moment, the scorpio seems a more "sensible" SUV.
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Drive all the four vehicals and you will no the difference !!!!!!!
I have not driven the recent incarnations but I have driven the Scorpio (turbo diesel) and the old Safari TD extensively. I thought they were on par with each other apart from when it came to the engine. The Scorpio engine had extra power especially when driving from stationary. The Safari was like a tortoise when trying to get away in 1st/2nd gear.
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but uptill recently, both the safari and the sumo shared the same chassis and the same engine. Even the front suspension was the same. But then the sumo is a good vehicle in its own segment.
Dude how can they share the same chasis when the wheelbase is different?
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Dude how can they share the same chasis when the wheelbase is different?
These are "classic" comments & inferences & at times I really think we should open a separate thread for these kind of illogical & baseless inferences - we could even give the thread a five star rating since, like Mastercard, it would be priceless

I'm also wondering about the "till recently" bit & the same engine

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Correct me if I'm wrong, but uptill recently, both the safari and the sumo shared the same chassis and the same engine. Even the front suspension was the same. But then the sumo is a good vehicle in its own segment.
As I said earlier, I was not sure about the chassis, and on that I mentioned that I could be wrong, and mite need correction. It was more of a question I posed, and was not stating any fact. Calling a post illogical,... well I would not like to state anything on that.
Also I am under the impression that the Sumo turbo shared the same engine as the non-crd safari.

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Fortuner: Now I wish the Toyota guys read this cause if they get this big guy into the fight, it could be the wild card here. A fortuner priced at about 10Lakhs can confuse the Indian SUV market out of their wits. Which I think could be possible if Toyota put their heart into it.
Hey JUDA,

If you are REALLY waiting for the Fortuner, should wait for another 10 months and be ready with about 1.6 Million INR +.
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Hey JUDA,

If you are REALLY waiting for the Fortuner, should wait for another 10 months and be ready with about 1.6 Million INR +.
Where did you hear that ? Is it a guess/hope/wish or informed speculation ?
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This video is for the Scorpio fans

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Old 30th October 2007, 15:12   #193
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This video is for the Scorpio fans
Great find Benny , wish it was a little longer though!
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Where did you hear that ? Is it a guess/hope/wish or informed speculation ?
This is an absolutely informed news. Fortuner to be rolled out along with the new Corolla in Sep 08.
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Is Toyota coming out with a new Innova with a Turbo diesel?
My cousin from Kolkotta was asking? since he wants to replace his Tavera.
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