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Old 29th September 2007, 00:22   #31
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Well what a way to start the 500th post..

Got the delivery of the FIRST VW PASSAT IN INDIA (As claimed by VW mumbai dealer) on 25th September.
I have seen a passat on 17th september in bangalore..!!..

what a car... I had it for 2 weeks when in US... excellent drive..!!..

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Old 29th September 2007, 00:30   #32
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congrats on ur new ride....nice choice
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Old 29th September 2007, 00:46   #33
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Congrats Dude , 1st Car , Royal Feeling Already?

Take care of the car and Drive Safe
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The car is White with Light Grey leather and Scratched aluminium inserts..
Not sure what scratched aluminum is. some pics might help.
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Old 29th September 2007, 05:18   #35
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But Hey! That car would have been beyond my means even when I was working in UK.

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Not sure what scratched aluminum is. some pics might help.
Most people in the UK will not be able to afford it, the company gives it as a perk

I think the term is "brushed steel" inserts
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Old 29th September 2007, 06:28   #36
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Hey EVO6 The Passat sounds like you have a rich experience of the car now...C'mon post some pics please..Cant wait to see the car.
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HEY EVO 6, Congratulations on your latest acquisition, but I also have serious about doubts regarding it being the first to be delivered in India, though I may be wrong. As I have seen one doing the rounds in delhi/ noida and no it wasn't the test vehicle owned by the dealer.

any how,Please do post some pics of the car & the brushed aluminum interiors.
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Not sure what scratched aluminum is. some pics might help.
probably brushed aluminum.. some kinda matte finish.
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Here is what the brushed steel finish looks like:

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Here are the pictures as promised..
Sorry for the delay as I was busy with work..














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hey.

tell me about the rear leg room and also the width of the car. because when i saw it and was sitting behind it felt smaller then the superb.
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Congratulations, Mr.Bush!
Merc, Audi and now VW. So, U have a penchant for german cars,heh ?
Well german cars are built like a tank. Rather perfect on Indian road conditions. I havent seen a german car making creaky interior noises..

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Not sure what scratched aluminum is. some pics might help.
Please see the pics below which might help you get an idea of it..

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HEY EVO 6, Congratulations on your latest acquisition, but I also have serious about doubts regarding it being the first to be delivered in India, though I may be wrong. As I have seen one doing the rounds in delhi/ noida and no it wasn't the test vehicle owned by the dealer.any how,Please do post some pics of the car & the brushed aluminum interiors.
Well there are 3-4 cars which the Company owns which are doing rounds of Delhi Mumbai and Bangalore for the launch. They dont belong to any customer..
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hey.

tell me about the rear leg room and also the width of the car. because when i saw it and was sitting behind it felt smaller then the superb.
Depends how back the front seats are pulled behind. Even with me sitting the front and I am tall, there is good space behind. I wont say its super comfort but not bad. You could be right that the superb is bigger but I doubt it as both the cars share the same Platform

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Congrats , do post some pics and how much on road price ?
Pictures have been posted.. It costed me approx. Rs. 29 lacs on road price..

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Congrats Bhushan !!!!
1st Car in India ! wow!
Whats the ICe setup like
Its a in dash 6 CD changer which components front and back.. Nice but nothing spectacular..

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Congratulations!! Cool car.
I have always found the dealer keep the tire pressure much higher than the recommended spec. See if the tire pressure is OK.
Thanx androdev. The tire pressure was a little high. After reducing it there was a big difference. Maybe after 1000km of driving the suspension will set in.

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Congrats on the car EVO6! Its not only the 1st Passat but the 1st VW sold officially by VW India. What influenced you to buy the Passat?
Firstly German Cars are German cars.

Comparing it to the cars in the same bracket viz a viz Camry or Superb, the rear seating is far more comfortable than the Superb. I am not too keen on the Camry coz I find the car too over priced, considering its in the same league as the Honda Accord. If it was CKD other than CBU then yes it would have been a good choice.

It came with a peppy 2.0 TDI engine and a DSG box so it has best of both the worlds. Auto Comfort for city driving and raw power and gear shifting for fun drives without loss in power and fuel economy.

Interiors are far swankier than many cars in that class.

Good rear leg space.. Camry might be 2-3 inches longer though.

Excellent handling. The car takes corners like they never existed.

TONS OF GIZMOS..
Its cheaper than the 3 series and the C class with either similar or more gizmos than the prior..

So all in all, it beats many cars in its class hand down.

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beauty !!! overwhelmed seeing this beast in white .. it just looks gorgeous .. congratulations for the buy EV06 and I am pleased that you have the first few which are CBU's and i guess would be made in Germany, right ?
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