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Old 7th January 2010, 22:31   #91
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While the whole Team BHP was busy ridiculing the Eeco, MSIL came up with a master stroke; the pricing strategy of the year. A versa now at 2.5 L is simply awesome. In one stroke, they have done 2 great moves. Upgrade Omni buyers to a slightly higher price point and secondly breathe life into an almost dead Versa.

Great move MSIL. We have all been outsmarted with the G series Move
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Few more Eeco pics :

Maruti at the Auto Expo 2010!-p1030936.jpg

Maruti at the Auto Expo 2010!-p1030940.jpg

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Maruti at the Auto Expo 2010!-p1030935.jpg

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Old 8th January 2010, 00:40   #93
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Not even a single customised Gypsy or Vitara? Sad!
Here's one of the two customized Vitaras that were on display :
Maruti at the Auto Expo 2010!-p1030933.jpg

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Old 8th January 2010, 00:57   #94
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why do they have to add a cheap looking air scoop on the hood.
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Cheap scoops and two penny decals.
Why Maruti? Why?
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eagerly awaiting for the SX4 hatchback launch. Hoping it to be reveled today
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eagerly waiting for Swift, Alto and WagonR release with K series engine.
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Old 8th January 2010, 11:03   #98
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gosh those mods are horrible! the do not suit the car one bit. when a company tries its hand at moda i would expect something small, significant and something which makes the car look better but retains the original look as well. these guys have just fitted huge ugly bumpers, some dirty fake exhaust mufflers and paint on the dash.
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Oh come on! Some of the mods are quite cool. Go through the first page again. Surely, I'm not the only one who likes the Swift, Ritz, Alto etc. with the mods?
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Looks like a cheaper version of Versa, Not existing in any way. I was expecting some to to answer Innova and Xylo - Maruthi - the people's car manufacture could have come forward little further.
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Video added to post #3 as quoted here :

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1-minute video on the Microsoft surface used by maruti at their stall :

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Yeah I agree , the Eeco could be a masterstroke at that price . Small business wouldnt mind a much bigger car at a slight increase in price .
Eeco might just be safer than the three decade old Omni .
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I completely agree with nurni76. Not too many changes bought in the Eeco, but at that luring price tag I am sure there will be quite a few takers for it !
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At the mouth watering price of 2.5 Lacs, it will be a huge success. It will be one of those volume generating models for Maruti. Omni easily does 8000+units a month, EEco will increase it by many more.
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For someone who didn't even have a to-be-launched car on tuesday (Eeco was unveiled only later in the week), Maruti sure had a fantastic showcasing effort. Lots of cool stuff to keep you busy.....and a long list of eye-candy too (both kinds ). The Maruti pavilion was easily one of the most "fun to be" places at the Expo. Are Hyundai, Honda and Toyota listening?

I have been pleasantly surprised with the Eeco's pricing. Knowing Maruti, I knew it'd be a VFM price tag. But so much? Man! The people mover is cheap.
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