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Old 29th May 2009, 18:10   #31
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The dash looks better, smooth and uncluttered with the missing E.T. head like tacho!
Congrats on your buy!
I always thought Ldi was a smart buy as it gives a lot of chance to do upgrades as and when required and according to the owners taste.

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Old 29th May 2009, 18:11   #32
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Nice looking car! I think dark colors suit it much better than light ones. Are you comfortable with the driving position? I found the gear position to be a bit awkward when I sat in it. The left knee hits the dash as well.

The rims are sticking out like a sore thumb. You may want to think about wheel caps at least.

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Old 29th May 2009, 18:14   #33
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this car would have looked killer with cream dashboard and trim
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Old 29th May 2009, 18:23   #34
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this car would have looked killer with cream dashboard and trim
Exactly my thoughts. Chocolate and vanilla together. It could have done some wonders to the sales as well.
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Old 29th May 2009, 18:28   #35
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Nice looking car! I think dark colors suit it much better than light ones. Are you comfortable with the driving position? I found the gear position to be a bit awkward when I sat in it. The left knee hits the dash as well.

The rims are sticking out like a sore thumb. You may want to think about wheel caps at least.
I found no problem with the dash in fact found it should my my left leg on long drives.i don`t like the stock wheel caps will get the swift ones soon
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Congrats. Very nice color. I guess this is the first Ritz on the forum. Awaiting your initial ownership report.
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congrats on the new car. the stock tyres provide inadequate grip while cornering at higher speeds, go for wider tyres and alloys!
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COngrats. Nice colour. How is the on-dash gear. Does it feel better than the swift. (The swift has a real good gear position. HAs the ritz bettered it?)
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congrats damodar,

nice car and unusual colour choice but it looks really good though!!!

get some alloys on those wheels man!

stay safe and drive sane.
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nice color choice. Definitely needs an upsize and more imp, alloys. Deatiled report








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Old 30th May 2009, 01:06   #41
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Congrats ! Damodar On Your New Chocolate Pie. Keep Posting....
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Congrats Damodar. Enjoy your ride....
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COngrats. Nice colour. How is the on-dash gear. Does it feel better than the swift. (The swift has a real good gear position. HAs the ritz bettered it?)
Since the seats are a bit higher than the swift the gear lever location is very comfortable to reach.I felt the shift action felt more direct in the swift but the ritz is good if not sporty.The overall feel of the car compared to swift feels totally different but in a better way.If we are not looking for a car to drive at the edge all the time you will not miss the swifts handling.Ritz will compensate with a better suspension more direct steering which is light in traffic but weighs up beautifully at speed.Then the bigger glass area and more storage space on the dash elevate the interior experience.The luggage space also is more usable than swift because you can carry taller luggage since the boot height is more.There is also the flexibility of 60:40 seating even in LDI variant. The front seats are shaped subtly different from the swift and i felt the shoulder support and lower back comfort to be better.
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Congratulation on the new RITZ, fantastic and a brilliant choice of colour.

I am already seeing a number of RITZ on road in NCR, looking at it just got launched I suppose RITZ is selling like hot cakes.

As somebody said here, when you look at the picture, you will not like its shape and presence, but as soon as one would see one on the road the perception would change. Its really looks broad and strong.

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Damodar, congrats on your choco Ritz, surely looks good on its rear looks which is different then till now seen on our roads.
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