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Old 12th September 2011, 00:51   #331
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It is time I updated this 6 year old post. I don't have any of the vehicles I owned then.

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1984-1988: Hero Cycle
1986-1991: Dad's Lambretta scooter, mostly I drove it during this time.
1991-Present: Kinetic Honda, haven't driven in many years now, still have it.
1993-95: Toyota Corolla, my first car. (1985 model Used car)
1995-96: Maruti Omni (Used car, year don't matter since nothing ever changed in them)
1996-97: Mercury Sable (1991 model used car, an identical twin of Ford Taurus)
1997-98: Maruti 800 (1997 model new car, my first new car actually)
1998-00: Chevorlet Malibu LS (1998 Model leased car, average performance but great value, never gave any trouble)
2000-04: Acura 3.2TL (2001 Model leased car, 225HP V6 VTEC sports sedan, best car I've ever had)
2003-Present : Hyundai Santro Xing AT (2003 Model new car, wife picked it, now it is hers)
2005-Present: Baleno Lxi BSIII (2005 model)
The Kinetic Honda got sold in 2005, the Baleno in 2007 and the Santro in 2011

New cars:

2007-Present: Suzuki Grand Vitara, the badroader.
2008-Present: Mahindra CJ340 Jeep, the offroader.
2011-Present: Hyundai i10 Sportz Auto, the city hatch for wife.
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Old 29th September 2011, 14:03   #332
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Here's mine:
1988 - 93: Atlas bicycle
1995 - 2001: Hero Honda Splendor
2001 - 2003: Maruti van
2003 - 2004: Honda CRV (US)
2004 onwards: Fiat Palio Sports
2010 onwards: RE Bullet Machismo 500 cc
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Old 4th October 2011, 13:47   #333
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Cars that we owned - Still looking for the snaps of the old vehicles.

1981 - 1985~86 : Premier Padmini
1986 - 1989 : Maruti 800
1989 - 2001 : Mahindra CJ340
2001 - 2002 : Tata Indica (Petrol mpfi)
2002 - 2005 : Hyundai Santro
2005 - Current : Toyota Corrolla
2010 - Current : Hyundai i10
2011 - Current : Mahindra Thar

Bikes -

2000 - 2007 : Kawasaki Bajaj RTZ (Sold)
2001-2002 : Bajaj Calliber (Sold)
2002 - 2006 : Bajaj Pulsar 180 (Sold)
2006 - 2010 : Bajaj Avenger (Sold)
2010 - 2011 : Enfield Classic 500 (Sold)
2011 - Current : Enfield 350 Std

Cycles :

1982 - Tobu Cycle
1985 - BSA Champ
1992 - BMX 750
1996 - Hero Ranger Juniour
2010 - Maxit

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My past rides -

Hero Bicycle
Hero Puch (2 Gear)
Suzuki Samurai
Yamaha RXG
Chevrolet Optra
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The travel I came all the way are
Hercules Bicycle in 60s
BSA Gear Bicycle in 70s
Bajaj Super in 80s
Bajaj Chetak export Model in late 80s
Hero Honda CD100 in 90
Yezdi Road King in 92
Kawazaki Bajaj in 94 to 2002
Alto in 2000s
2004 Bolero
Indicab in 2006
Wagon R in 2007
Ritz VDI in 2009
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Bajaj Chetak export Model in late 80s
Export model huh?

What extra features did that have? Disc brakes? Tubeless tyres?
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Export model huh?

What extra features did that have? Disc brakes? Tubeless tyres?
It was in 1989. Those days For Indian Market only Super was sold by Bajaj. Later only they brought Bajaj Chetak for Indian market. Indian market Chetak was not having side indicators and we were using hand signals only. Being working in abroad I was given preference and delivered an export model Scooter. Of course the payment was in Dollors.Even those days the scooters were given on quota. After 87 only the two wheeler market trend changed with the arrival of Yamaha and Hero Honda and Kinetic Honda. The failed ones are LML bikes only.Even Jawa and bullet were doing well.

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^^@Navan49

His query was about the Chetak export model!
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Previous:

Fiat Uno 1.6 Diesel White 96
Maruti 800 Navy blue 91
Hm Trekker 98 1.5l

Now

Ford ikon 1.6 2000
Santro 1.1 Eco

All good cars except the HM Trekker. Saw it literally falling to pieces in front of my eyes.

Sweetest car - Ford ikon 1.6 - long trips
neutral - Santro - city malls

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Old 21st October 2011, 16:31   #340
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Have been driving since last 3 yrs only .

My first Car : Hyundai Getz GLe ,preowned ,make 2006.

jan'2008-Dec'2010 - learned driving this car ,lovely color and couple of memorable long drives.
Jan'2011 - till date - Scorpio SLe
Hopefully next upgrade Toyota Fortuner in next 3 yrs

Bikes :
2000 - till date : Hero honda splendor ,currently still in use at chennai 70k kms stil going strong.
2004 - 2009 : Hero Honda splendor bought at B'lore and gifted to a relative
2009 - till date : Royal Enfield ThunderBird .

Next upgrade 600cc sportsbike ( yamaha or honda )
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started my driving/rides with a Kinetic Honda in 1998! Graduated to a LML Vespa in 2001! Thereafter, spent ~ 6 years (engineering college and grad school) on various bikes ranging from the evergreen Hero Honda Splendor to Yamaha RD 350! personally owned a Bajaj Calibre!

Bought my first car in 2007 - Maruti Zen 2003/04 model! Its still with me although driving am Civic these days!
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My list
1969-1971 Hindustan 14
1971-1973 Premier Padmini & Ambassador
1973-1974 Ford Escort (Mk.I) 1100
1974-1976 Ford Escort (Mk.I) 1300L
1976-1979 Ambassador
1979-1988 Premier Padmini DX
1988-1989 Maruti 800
1989-1991 Peugeot GL (1184)
1991-1995 Premier 118NE
1995-2002 Maurti Esteem VX
1999-2005 Maruti Zen AT
2002-2010 Hyundai Accent GL
2005 - Hyundai Santro AT
2010 - Honda Civic AT
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My past rides:
BSA Champ
Hercules
Bajaj Super
LML Vespa
LML T5
Maruti 800

Current:
Honda Activa
Maruti Suzuki A-Star
Maruti Suzuki Ritz
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Old 24th October 2011, 16:01   #344
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1984 and before: Fiat Padmini, 1100 and Standard Gazelle
1984 - 1993: Maruti 800 - (4 of them)
1993 - Maruti 1000
1994 - Zen
1999 - Matiz, Santro, Astra
2001 - Accent
2005 - Swift, Indica, City
2007 - Swift VDi, U-va
2008 - U-va
2009 - Ritz VDi
2011 - Beat D

Coming Soon: Jan'12 - Swift D (3rd gen.)
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These are the rides my dad had and since I had started knowing about automobiles:

Earlier Rides:
HM Ambassador (1961 - 2003)
Maruti 800 (1990 - 2000)
Maruti Suzuki WagonR (2000 - 2008) - Started and learnt driving on the WagonR
Maruti Suzuki WagonR (2008 - 2010)
Honda Unicorn (2006 - 2008)

Current Rides:
Hero Honda Karizma (2008 - Present)
Maruti Suzuki Ritz (2010 - Present)
Dad drives a Maruti Suzuki SX4 VXi.

A total Maruti Suzuki Family!
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