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Old 17th July 2007, 01:40   #1
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Default The New Mazda 2/Demio

The recently launched Mazda 2/Demio is one of the many innovative cars to have come out of a revitalised Mazda. Of late, Mazda has become the 'alternative' Japanese car maker.

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With its superb driving dynamics and sporty styling, one has to ponder if it would make sense for Ford to base its small car plans on the Mazda 2 platform. Plus, its got a gem under the hood, the ultra efficient 1.3 with CVT. Mazda makes exciting cars, it would be a pity if they dont have any immediate plans for the Indian market.

MAZDA:Mazda Commences Sales of Fully Redesigned Demio | News Releases
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Old 17th July 2007, 21:22   #2
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Ford Should bring the Mazda brand to India. This car needs to be seen by the Swift GETZ crowd.
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The next Ford Fiesta will be based on this car which is a new platform.

This car also comes with an optional Miller cycle engine for high FE.
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why does'nt ford bring more Japanese cars in here. ITs like what Coke did to thumbs up - they first tried to kill the brand, then realised its too big, so brought it back again. Same way - i think ford is trying to build the Ford brand but is it working?
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