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Old 12th May 2010, 06:48   #76
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But I believe it's going to be priced in the 6-7 lacs territory.
Isn't that a deterrent for buying one? And we also don't how the electrics would do in resale prices.
When Corolla (12L+) and Mercs can be taxis so why can't a 10L+ city be a taxi? many tour operators offers such premium sedans to foreign tourists!
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Much of this list looks too good to be true. Toyota for example may not launch so many models in a year!!

Kizashi looks good.
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Any news about the new Swift?
The only car that can slow down Swift sales is the new Swift.
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Any news about the new Swift?
The car will be showcased last quarter of this year. Expect it to hit Indian shores sometime next year.
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is the merc "A" class is gonna hit Indian roads in near future ?
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Any Idea when ford has plans to roll out the new Mondeo?
A friend of mine working for Ford told me that itn could hit markets by late 2011 or early 2012.

If Mercedes eventually launches the A-class in India I hope they launch the newer 2011 (?) version with a 2 litre engine .
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In it's current generation the A-Class will definately not make it but perhaps in the mid lifecycle of the next model you might see the market mature enough for Mercedes-Benz India to consider launching the car. Also the next gen should be a very good car considering they might have variants which include roadster, SUV , coupe etc.
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But I believe it's going to be priced in the 6-7 lacs territory.
Isn't that a deterrent for buying one? And we also don't how the electrics would do in resale prices.
Says who? When I spoke to Chevy (at the Auto Expo 2010), they insisted that the premium will be about a lakh rupees (or less) vis a vis the petrol Spark.
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Says who? When I spoke to Chevy (at the Auto Expo 2010), they insisted that the premium will be about a lakh rupees (or less) vis a vis the petrol Spark.
If they can manage that price then it is winner all the way. Basic version will be then 3.7 lakh ...wow not bad at all
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lots of launches were schedulaed for early 2010. early 2010 is long gone! any updates on wht has happened to those launches..?
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lots of launches were schedulaed for early 2010. early 2010 is long gone! any updates on wht has happened to those launches..?
Many cars have been launched in this period. What more are you expecting?
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If they can manage that price then it is winner all the way. Basic version will be then 3.7 lakh ...wow not bad at all
I doubt Chevy will offer a basic trim with the E-Spark, atleast not initially. It will be launched in the top-end trim, for about a lakh rupees of premium over the fully loaded petrol Spark.
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Says who? When I spoke to Chevy (at the Auto Expo 2010), they insisted that the premium will be about a lakh rupees (or less) vis a vis the petrol Spark.
And what would be your views on the resale of these electric cars?
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And what would be your views on the resale of these electric cars?
Look at it this way. The only electric car we've had in India is the Reva. Not a proper car, nor it is appropriately priced. The E-Spark, E-i10 etc. will hopefully be competitively priced. Now, Indians LOVE to save on fuel, and petrol / diesel simply cannot match the low cost of electricity. The i10 & Spark are "proper" 4 seater hatchbacks, while the range of 160 kms is more than enough for most of us. Heck, I can cover nearly 6 days of my home - office commutes (round trip of 28 kms).

As you can tell, I am VERY excited about the electric hatchbacks coming our way, and simply cannot wait to see how the market reacts to them.
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Any news about the new Swift?
The only car that can slow down Swift sales is the new Swift.

this page has the pics

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/indian...g-16-a-22.html (Spyshots: 2010-2011 Maruti Suzuki Swift 2. EDIT: More pics on pg 8 & pg 16!)
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