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Mahindra Trucks - What do you think

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by wilsonpj, May 11, 2010.

  1. May 11, 2010 at 10:02 AM
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    wilsonpj

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  2. May 11, 2010 at 10:03 AM
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    NAAC3TACO

    NAAC3TACO Just east of crazy

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    I like the diesel, but they are kind of ugly IMO. They would make a good work truck, though.
     
  3. May 11, 2010 at 10:07 AM
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    tacomakid89

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    Doesn't sound like too bad of a truck. They just need to work on their looks is all.
     
  4. May 11, 2010 at 10:07 AM
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    JDMcQ

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    THey are growing on me. I would like to see one in person.
     
  5. May 11, 2010 at 10:10 AM
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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    If they want to become successful here, I would highly suggest working on how that truck looks. Looks ugly, and it looks like Kia made a truck.
     
  6. May 11, 2010 at 10:13 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    Looks like a 1st gen face with jeep grill, land rover cab and early 70's Ford courier bed. Kinda lumpy and weird collection of different body styles. The function should far outweigh the form if they're gonna sell many. Ugly but very functional/useful with decent pwr/mpg....that'd sell a bunch depending on prices.
     
  7. May 11, 2010 at 10:14 AM
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    wilsonpj

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    Agreed, I like the idea of them coming to the states. Then maybe Toyota will realize there is a market here for Turbo Diesels and would start selling their Hilux with an added straight axle and v8 option. :D
     
  8. May 11, 2010 at 10:14 AM
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    When i was in india 4 years ago this thing was just about coming out. by the way this is an Indian made truck (doesnt make it better worse or anything in between). I'll tell you one thing. These things dont fucking break. my family is from south india where the roads are just absolute garbage (like 6 foot around 2 foot deep potholes)and these things manage it no problem.
     
  9. May 11, 2010 at 10:17 AM
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    Looks like it might have what it takes to be a nice work truck.
     
  10. May 11, 2010 at 10:27 AM
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    somebody that's good with photoshop should put some AR rockcrawlers n a 3" lift on the truck. Kinda curious how this would look. With a satoshi grill, lift, wheels, and cab it may look halk decent!
     
  11. May 11, 2010 at 10:36 AM
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    Cause of this post I am subscribing. Some one is bound to post a pic.
     
  12. May 11, 2010 at 10:38 AM
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    looks like the bed was an afterthought.

    we're going to make an SUV......NO WAIT, A TRUCK!....just chop it off and put a bed on it




    reminds me of the Mitsubishi Montero........of 30yrs ago
     
  13. May 11, 2010 at 10:41 AM
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    I hope Mahindra's entry into the US market convinces a lot of other makers there's still a market for small, economical, utilitarian pickups here.

    My biggest gripe so far is that (according to the last news reports I saw ...) they're only going to import trucks with automatic transmissions.
     
  14. May 11, 2010 at 10:43 AM
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    derekp giddy up!

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    I like idea of the entire truck...but like most of you I think the looks will take some getting used to. I do, however, like the tie-downs on the bed...old-school style.
     
  15. May 11, 2010 at 10:46 AM
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    Mahindra Scorpio, which I think is their SUV:

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  16. May 11, 2010 at 10:50 AM
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    wiscdave

    wiscdave Lets Do It!

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    I can't Fricken WAIT!! Bring that baby over here so we can look at it. Hell I'd buy one in a New York minute just to create the market.

    Exactly what alot of guy want!! They will make it if they are realiable and according to reports everywhere this truck is sold it is very solid.

    And that price for a diesel...LOL BRING IT!
     
  18. May 11, 2010 at 10:56 AM
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    dgr540 I've got the FUNK

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    I was about to say the same thing. Also they may redesign the look for US consumers. Other companies change the looks for us all the like the 4 door for ranger got a whole redesign and mixed it with an explorer the named it a sporttrac. I like the idea though.
     
  19. May 11, 2010 at 11:02 AM
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    x2,they look to me like an old toyota
     
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