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Old 11th September 2008, 00:48   #1
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Default Luxury & Star taxis in India.

India is growing on a very fast pase so as the Tourism & Star Hotel. The means of transport is improving with world class coaches, metros, new airways etc. Like wise the quality & standard of the Indian taxis are also came with lot of top end luxury cars & vans entering the fleet of taxi/rent-a-car operators and hotel fleet. Here are some of my contributions to this thread to begin with.

I was surprised to see a couple of new S500s & a Viano taxi plated cars at Hotel Imperial. They also have a large fleet of Ford Endevour.

At Caunaught Place, in front of a taxi operators office I saw a extended version of earlier 7, but driver was demanding some money to take its snaps, but won’t clear-up the other cars for a better view. Hence I shorted without his notice.
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MY MY!!! you have been on a msiive clicking spree havent you!! Good Pictures. Wats the model name for that VW van??
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Come on man. This is nothing. Just spend half an hour at the airport. You'll see every conceivable taxi
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MY MY!!! you have been on a msiive clicking spree havent you!! Good Pictures. Wats the model name for that VW van??
Thanks, the VW van is know as Carevelle or Multivan.

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Come on man. This is nothing. Just spend half an hour at the airport. You'll see every conceivable taxi
Oh thats good, so try to snap some when you come accross some. I'm not a regular visitor to Delhi.
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awesome vainos and vw multivan i love them both
thanks alot for the pics hanmust

you've come up with nice threads
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Thanks hanmust, I have seen a lot of Camry's being used as hotel vehicles as well. Of course, the Mercedes and BMW's must be for those who are some class above the Toyota Camry riff-raff.
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Next time I'll get you some pics of a Phantom & a Bentley CGT taxi!
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Yaar, we can run a weekly thread here - choose your exotic and we'll get a pic of it being used as taxi. How does it matte - same vehicle, yellow plate. No value add, saar.

That said, saw a Viano and a S350 latest one morning :0
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All of these are imported duty free by the hotels under the EPCG scheme to promote tourism.
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@ esteem_lover and promote yourself too .

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Ishan you forgot the Ferrari 575 Marenello.
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That Red ferrari was probably temporary registeration rather than a taxi.
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It was not a TEmp registration. It was brought in using the EPCG scheme, hence the taxi plates. But I think the owner sorted it out by paying the duty later on.
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Really ?? wow ! tell me which city please , at least i can afford to sit in a phantom just by paying the taxi fare !!
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That Red ferrari was probably temporary registeration rather than a taxi.
If you zoom in on that pic , you can clearly see ' All India Permit ' written above the numbers
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