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Old 12th September 2008, 23:31   #16
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a ferrari on taxi plates.

Gosh , Should i call it , insult for the babe , or respect for the taxis?
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Old 12th September 2008, 23:46   #17
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I believe the Phantom from Royal Orchid can be rented but not sure if it has yellow plates.
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Ishan you forgot the Ferrari 575 Marenello.

Ya man saw couple of them Ferrari's as Taxi's in Kerla and cochin is full of limos as taxis...thank you Dubai..
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Old 13th September 2008, 00:38   #19
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That Ferrari was just registered as a taxi to avoid the duties or so... And it was never used as a taxi as well. Its now rotting up in some customs office in Bangalore i think..

I think there was a post/thread on TBHP that BMW 7series can be rented for 7-8k per day.

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The Ferrari was brought under the EPCG scheeme and is for private use. I purposely left the All India Permit part on the plate so that it does not give anyone the immpression that it is a temp number. There are many cars for private use sporting Taxi plates. The Phantom and Bentley flying spur included.

Karthik the car is from the stables of one well known collector and is not rotting in some custom office in Bangalore. it stands in the owners Garage.

Here is a Bentley flying spur sporting Taxi plates and the picture was originally posted by Flyingspur in the Bentley thread.


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That BMW L7 is one luxury car...amazing features and space.
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Old 13th September 2008, 19:19   #22
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That Ferrari was just registered as a taxi to avoid the duties or so... And it was never used as a taxi as well. Its now rotting up in some customs office in Bangalore i think..

I think there was a post/thread on TBHP that BMW 7series can be rented for 7-8k per day.
It is not, it was mpounded by customs, the oowner kept his security detail around it, paid up the penalties and took it back
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I think there was a post/thread on TBHP that BMW 7series can be rented for 7-8k per day.
Doubt it will be that cheap. You sure?
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I think there was a post/thread on TBHP that BMW 7series can be rented for 7-8k per day.
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Doubt it will be that cheap. You sure?
Mercedes E class for 80 km is Rs 8000 and Rs 80 for every km after 80.
Surely the Bmw 7 series will be more then that.
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Here is a Bentley flying spur sporting Taxi plates and the picture was originally posted by Flyingspur in the Bentley thread.

Hey thanks speedy, haven't been watching this thread regularly and was about to re-post this snap at some point of time.

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Hey thanks speedy, haven't been watching this thread regularly and was about to re-post this snap at some point of time.
bangalore's got two phantoms on yellow 'taxi' plates'. one a black/wine red and the other a silver. the silver phantom belongs to Royal Orchid hotels.last i heard that car can be rented out too.
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Any idea which taxi stand has that L7 ? Love the E38 series...
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Old 17th September 2008, 19:42   #28
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@1400rpm here are the pics !!
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manish did you spot the passat taxis owned by royal orchid?

i saw a 5 series taxi for the first time on airport road today
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nope haven't seen them !!
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