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Old 25th February 2004, 21:11   #1
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has this car made an entry in the Indian market? It's THE hOTTEST car here in KTM....sales of it are going up by the day.....its costs as much as a corolla 1.5 and has a pretty good engine (in-line 4 cylinder, 2 liter) for its class.

If it hasn't made it wouldn't u think it would be worthy competition to the likes of its class?
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this is what it looks like from behind....
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I agree Pranay, The Mazda6 is really a solid automobile. Mazda as such does not exist in the Indian market, though Ford does have a very visible presence here. Maybe Ford India needs to attack the upper C segment with this...but thats only if the price indeed is in the Corolla territory

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the mazda 6 and 626 are the same cars , right?? even the Millenia is a good car. read abt it in "Motor Trend" long back.
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I think the 626 is the older car, its renamed as the 6, and yes 6 is awesome, and if this is available in india for under 10 lakhs, hell it will be the best seller in my opinion, it is the same price as an accord here, so I dont know how will they pull that off, but its a very sweet looking , fast sporty sedan...I like the 3 too, the hatch back and sedan..nice..pretty solid cars..

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Old 28th February 2004, 05:33   #6
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I have one right now in the US...its my daily driver. Mazda6s, V6-220+ hp (with cold air intake as one mod), Peformance white, fully loaded....Its a BLAST to drive, defitnetly the best looking midsize car available.
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Quote[/b] (CaliAtenza @ Feb. 28 2004,03:03)]I have one right now in the US...its my daily driver. Mazda6s, V6-220+ hp (with cold air intake as one mod), Peformance white, fully loaded....Its a BLAST to drive, defitnetly the best looking midsize car available.
Oh yes it sure is a looker!! It is one beautiful car. Rarely does a car come around that has virtually nothing wrong with its looks and this seems to be one of them!!

How about some pics of ur atenza!! we wld all love to see it!

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Quote[/b] ] Rarely does a car come around that has virtually nothing wrong with its looks and this seems to be one of them!!
I felt exactly the same way when I saw an E39 BMW 5 series for the first time in 2001. It was the 11th of September and my neighbour had just picked up a black example. I could not detach myself off the front of it for 2 full hours.

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Check the dash out.....superb! (especially the center console!)

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the Mazda 6 is a great car !! Great cheaper alternative to the accord/camry. And sportier than both.
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mazda have really turned around, and are coming up with some great cars. and since the Rx-8 has been getting rave reviews, there is no looking back for them. this car would be an absolutely hoot to drive because i read somewhere that the mazda 6 got its dynamics sorted very well and is fairly involving to drive. now only if they could price it right, would be a steal.
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isnt the 6 also known as the atenza?? really sharp lookin car and nice interiors too. from the ppl who gave us the miata/mx5, the rx7 and rx8, the atenza shud be a real handler too.
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Quote[/b] (manticore @ May 04 2004,13:17)]isnt the 6 also known as the atenza??
yupp.. hence "CaliAtenza"'s nick >>"I have one right now in the US...its my daily driver. Mazda6s"

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ohhh......okie.
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hmm nice centre console. like that chrome finish. hey i think the rx8 should also be here. great engine and great performance. a true technological wonder.

onw question ..how come mazda has more patents than their owners ford. guess it pays to do u r homework!!!!
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