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Old 15th November 2010, 23:45   #76
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I guess this is a way to free up the ZEN brand for something that justice to the original that created that brand.

The association with this monobox has actually put a dent in the terrific recall of the ZEN name. So finally the Monobox has been named just Estilo. Should have been from the start.

Cervo could be launched as new ZEN given that the ZEN was the Cervo-Mode (4th generation) of its time.
Absolutely! Bring in the Cervo and lets see how the other cutie,the spark, handles it! MUL should have long ago launched the Cervo as Zen.
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Old 16th November 2010, 14:08   #77
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IMO its not Zen Estillo, as it has allready gone through a facelift recently and i think word "Zen" has been dropped. It does not make sense to put so much of effforts to generate a euphoria for a brand relaunch. (Relaunches are more foccused on additional new features, shapes etc.. etc..)

So what can it be, maybe Maruti "Alive" possibly a cervo launch is around the corner. The brochure & the "estillo.swf" file name can be a distraction.
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Old 16th November 2010, 14:20   #78
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Yuck all this excercise for the Estillo. Zen or no Zen, it was / is one mistake that has killed the zen brand, I don't think they will be able to use Zen again, and for Estillo the lesser said the better.
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+1 to ACM.

I find it difficult to understand Maruti's vision. For example, why kill a successful brand like zen which had great recall? And the replacement has no full blown top end variant either (just compare it with the new i10!)
Market Share wise, Maruti is the pinnacle a car company can hope to ever touch in any country across the globe. Maybe that's why they can afford to toy with lousy ideas just to see in case something works out to boost Estilo sales figures. God knows what their rationale is.
This teaser website has only increased expectations from Maruti (Read: Jimny, Kizashi, et al) and most people clearly appear disappointed now.
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Btw, I read in yesterday's paper that the "Estilo" ranges now starts from INR 2.95 L onwards.

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Didnt expect Maruti to do this.I was hoping for the next level high end sedan.
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That's the bare bones no PW no PS no AC version. Normal usable version is in the range of 3.5 only.
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Agreed. However, I am sure that there would be some people who might consider that version too. Not everyone wants an Eeco, eh?
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The TV commercials for 'new' Estilo are being aired. And to me it looks like they have made some mods to the exteriors - height reduced a bit, width increased a bit etc which makes the car a wee bit better to look at. Is this actually the case or just my feeling? The Estilo website does not mention anything about any exterior changes.
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Absolutely nothing is new. Not the interiors, not the exteriors, except the robots. Checked both the old and new brochures.
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Actually problem with estilo that no one has noticed this car since very first model so it is difficult to identify the little difference in tin shell MSIL has made this time.
BTW why (how) VXI version is 20mm wider than Lxi & Lx
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Actually problem with estilo that no one has noticed this car since very first model so it is difficult to identify the little difference in tin shell MSIL has made this time.
BTW why (how) VXI version is 20mm wider than Lxi & Lx
I think that might be due to ORVM as they are electric and have cover on them which protrude a bit, else there is no such difference in Lxi and Vxi
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Nope. The VXi is 20mm wider because of the rubber strips that it has on the sides.
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Maruti has couriered me a T-shirt for participating in that stupid teaser challenge. Maybe to cool down angered folks
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Maruti has couriered me a T-shirt for participating in that stupid teaser challenge. Maybe to cool down angered folks
I got one too black color right?
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