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Old 21st September 2009, 12:32   #16
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Long time since I am hearing of a premium ("on" as is the popular term amongst dealers) for a new car. Heard of some Nanos in Mumbai exchanging hands for 50,000 rupees over & above the original cost. Reminds one of the early M800 days, when the premium was worth 50 - 100% of the cars price!

Way back in '96, I remember the "on" for a Zen being as high as 30,000 & the Opel Astra 20,000 (early days).
I had paid 40k for my Silver Indica DLX as "on" in '99
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We paid 4.5lakhs for our MH410 Zen in 1996 with pioneer system,central locking,fancy number,sunfilm which were not common then.

What was the ex-showroom price of Zen then?
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After Sam & N_C's successful trip from Mumbai to Delhi in a Nano, what I want to ask is whether this car actually deserves the premium it is getting in the second hand market or is this a simple case of demand-supply gap?
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