Go Back   Team-BHP > Buckle Up > 4x4 & Off-Roading > 4x4 Vehicles


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 13th August 2009, 11:12   #16
Senior - BHPian
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 2,026
Thanked: 373 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by pradkumar View Post
what mumbai police is going to do with this in dense urban warfare like 26/11 ?
Priority is to save life of high ups on monitoring mission in these Assault vehicles or actually to fight terrorists . May be bulletproof jackets , helmets and accurate rifles with lots of fire practice and commando training is what they need
amitk26 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13th August 2009, 11:19   #17
Senior - BHPian
 
esteem_lover's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Madras/Py
Posts: 7,554
Thanked: 433 Times
Default

Even that crazy contraption will not be sold (if sold) for anything less than 6 Lakhs.
esteem_lover is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13th August 2009, 11:41   #18
Team-BHP Support
 
Samurai's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: B'lore-Manipal
Posts: 22,042
Thanked: 13,490 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by condor View Post
There was one such vehicle displayed at VY 2009, powered by a Honda engine. But didnt have those two bars along the center line.
Yes, it was at Vahan Yatra 2009, that is the one. How did it look, any photos available?
Samurai is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13th August 2009, 12:15   #19
BHPian
 
Amar82's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Ludhiana
Posts: 290
Thanked: 4 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Samurai View Post
Guys, don't go fantasizing looking the image posted by Jaggu. May be only the name is common, I am told this is an ATV upgrade. No image is available until now, so let's not lose grip on reality.

BTW, since the vehicle is undergoing road trials in Bangalore, I am sure some people must have seen this. Something like this can't remain a secret.

Even looks like an ATV with a little bigger tyres and roof on top of it. But if the ground clerance is good, it will be one hell of an offroader as it would have the least weight among 4X4 vehicles in indian market.
Amar82 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13th August 2009, 14:25   #20
BHPian
 
Sabareesh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Ambarnath
Posts: 328
Thanked: 59 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by pradkumar View Post
This is the Mahindra Marksman.
Sabareesh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14th August 2009, 00:00   #21
Distinguished - BHPian
 
condor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Speed-brkr City
Posts: 10,317
Thanked: 3,658 Times
Default

Quote:
Samurai : Yes, it was at Vahan Yatra 2009, that is the one. How did it look, any photos available?
There wasnt much at VY to take me out of my slumber .. gave this one also a pass.

It's not very tall, small foot-print : something like a 800 / Nano. Couldnt go around to check the seating area.

Cannnot double up as a personal transport. Better suited to places like estates / jungle lodges etc.

IMO, let's Not get excited.
condor is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 14th August 2009, 09:17   #22
NIP
Senior - BHPian
 
NIP's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 1,147
Thanked: 80 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Samurai View Post
Yes, it was at Vahan Yatra 2009, that is the one. How did it look, any photos available?
Do you mean the recent Vahan Yatra that just got over ? I've taken pics of almost everything there...but did not see anything close to this. There were ATVs yes, but nothing radical like the pic in this thread. I can post the pics is anyone is interested...
NIP is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14th August 2009, 10:01   #23
BHPian
 
gonewithwind's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Trivandrum
Posts: 144
Thanked: 3 Times
Default

Nip, Please post some pictures.
gonewithwind is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14th August 2009, 10:08   #24
Team-BHP Support
 
Jaggu's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 17,491
Thanked: 6,768 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by condor View Post
It's not very tall, small foot-print : something like a 800 / Nano. Couldnt go around to check the seating area.

Cannnot double up as a personal transport. Better suited to places like estates / jungle lodges etc.
How is the ground clearance? Thats the crux and rest all looks ok for a fun offroader
Jaggu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14th August 2009, 10:29   #25
Distinguished - BHPian
 
condor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Speed-brkr City
Posts: 10,317
Thanked: 3,658 Times
Default

@Jaggu : was sufficient.

@NIP, pls post the pics.
condor is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 14th August 2009, 11:08   #26
NIP
Senior - BHPian
 
NIP's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 1,147
Thanked: 80 Times
Default

Ok I was there at the Vahan Yatra on the first day early in the morning, so I'm not sure if there was anything displayed at a later point. I'm posting all the pics of the ATVs I saw there:
Attached Images
            
NIP is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14th August 2009, 11:43   #27
Team-BHP Support
 
Samurai's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: B'lore-Manipal
Posts: 22,042
Thanked: 13,490 Times
Default

It can't be any of these. Anyway, we'll know by tomorrow.
Samurai is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14th August 2009, 11:52   #28
BHPian
 
Abbas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Visakhapatnam
Posts: 410
Thanked: 22 Times
Default

Superb pics of the ATVs. I saw one during my delhi - leh ride. It was on rohtang top. Just when we reached rohtang we saw a red ATV climbing a very steep hill. don`t have any pics, but we stopped their and watched it climb all the way.
Abbas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14th August 2009, 13:35   #29
Senior - BHPian
 
Blue Thunder's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Right here .
Posts: 1,630
Thanked: 328 Times
Thumbs up

Quote:
Originally Posted by Samurai View Post
Today morning I heard of a totally new offroader that may go on production for the Indian market.... The price is supposed to be within 5L. ...Here is the best part. It will be taking part in the Munzerabad Club offroad event to be held in Sakleshpur this weekend....
I read all this, and then instinctly check the system date...no, it is not April 1st. And I am flabbergasted.
Blue Thunder is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 14th August 2009, 13:55   #30
Distinguished - BHPian
 
condor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Speed-brkr City
Posts: 10,317
Thanked: 3,658 Times
Default

@NIP, None of those. These pics show a ATV.

The one we're discussing was displayed between the Toyota & the Chevy stalls.
condor is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tata Xenon A modern day offroader Tusker4x4 4x4 Vehicles 68 22nd June 2012 10:08
Mercedes-Benz Unimog : Best offroader amongst special-purpose vehicles hanmust 4x4 Vehicles 12 12th February 2011 17:50
From a mm540 to a wicked offroader.(the build is on). whicked wheels 4x4 Technical 118 26th June 2010 11:54
Dicor how good is it as an offroader ?? jango SUVs, MUVs & 4x4s 14 9th December 2006 12:20
Need Guidance to buy an offroader pradeep_mk SUVs, MUVs & 4x4s 13 25th July 2006 22:32


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 15:24.

Copyright 2000 - 2017, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks