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Old 21st March 2008, 12:56   #46
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Great job Eddy. Certainly not a bungled butt is it?! The potential buyer would certainly pick the Dzire over the Indigo and the more so the Logan. Tata might have found a new price point with the CS, but it might be raining discounts at the M&M showroom very soon...
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Hey look it's got a Bangle-butt!!

Good work Eddy!
hehe, now we got our own Bangle lurking in Maruti!!

But where are the concave surfacing??
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The rear looks good and dont feel like an extension of the hatch.But they should have made some changes to front also.Hope the pricing comes right.....Then the indigo and logan will have a tough time.
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naishhhhhhhhhh. superb jod Edd!
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Looks nice from the back. I kind of didn't like the front, especially the headlights, since we are used to seeing them on swifts, it looks quite odd on a sedan.

IMO, they should have atleast changed the front headlights to a different design and it would have looked cool.
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Eddy....Any idea if they had kept the length of car less than 4 meters like TATA did for IndigoCS
I remember reading somewhere that the length is 4132mm or so. Certainly not less than 4m.
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Hi,

> Yes, the tyres were definitely 185s but who knows, these might come only
> with ZXI and ZDI. The lower versions might not get them. But I dont think
> thats gonna happen.

The lower models come with 165/80R14.
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Very ugly looking backside ! Interiors look good though ! Alloys are tasteless !
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Old 21st March 2008, 19:06   #54
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are the rear lamps same as on the swift hatch?
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Wow! Eddy great work man. Car looks good in flesh. Not a looker but overall an average looks for a sedan.

Ok now can someone tell me when is TopSpeed aired on Star
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Nice work Eddy. Maruti guy's have done a good work.

With Mauti's aggresive pricing, it will give serious comptition to all the cars in it's segment, may be to Swift hatch it self.
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Tata did an awesome job with chopping the boot on the Indigo CS to bring the car under 4 mtrs.The car looks quite cute from the 3/4th rear angle..IMHO.
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I guess all critics have been silenced now. No PS images here, real car in the flesh.
The critics have not been silenced.
Picture abhi baki hai.

The real car (slated to replace the graceful Esteem) has turned out to be every bit as ugly as the PS images predicted. The rear is as ugly if not uglier than the Bangle BMWs.
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If the original Indigo (not the CS) looked like a boot had been hastily attached to a hatch, the Dzire (cant they come up with something more original for a name?) looks like sedan that had a hatch's nose stuck on. Still, a very good job of adding a boot. If they bring this out with the unrestricted, 90bhp version of the diesel engine I guess nobody would really mind the stubby nose.
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Well its in the segment of Logan & Indigo & by the looks of it Maruti has come out with a sedan modification (Dzire) on a successful existing product (Swift) with segment re-defining features at a competetive price (as per estimates) with both engine variants.

I find , it is a fitting replacement of esteem and likely to be worth the hard earned money.

In the bigger picture critics do not matter. What matters that the car appeals to the real buyers of the segment.
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