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Old 24th March 2007, 20:06   #1
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Evidence that the over-popular San Storm is still around. Clicked this on the way to office today. San Storm body shells being elegantly transported. 1 year's production worth- all 4 of them - in a mini-lorry. Like packed sheep.


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Old 24th March 2007, 20:20   #2
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The last i heard about san storm way it was getting a new heart

me always like this car but don't think it would be practical
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Old 24th March 2007, 21:58   #3
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It does look different!!!.. is there a change somewhere??

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Old 24th March 2007, 22:49   #4
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They should dump the Renault 1.1L engine and look for something more powerful. I think if they manage to get a deal with either Maruti (Baleno's 1.6L Engine) or Fiat (1.6L Engine)...it can do wonders for the car. All the Auto mags love the car but hate it when it comes to performance....instead of importing an impotent engine if SAN tries to make a deal with some domestic manufacturer...it will be better for the and even better for the ones who wanna buy this small wonder.
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San should get their hands on the Fiat 1.3 JTD. Should keep their bankers happy till the next decade.
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San should get their hands on the Fiat 1.3 JTD. Should keep their bankers happy till the next decade.
Have you lost you mind Atul! Ever seen the panel gaps on the damn thing? I could squeeze YOU through one of them!!!! I wouldn't bloody buy it even if it came with the E46 M3 engine
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Have you lost you mind Atul! Ever seen the panel gaps on the damn thing? I could squeeze YOU through one of them!!!! I wouldn't bloody buy it even if it came with the E46 M3 engine
At 5.5 lakhs (i guess it is its prices) i would by a san storm with E46 M3 engine take it out of the san storm and dump it under the hood of a contessa and will send its body back

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Interesting! The factory is in GOA and the bodies are coming from Bangalore.
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Have you lost you mind Atul! Ever seen the panel gaps on the damn thing? I could squeeze YOU through one of them!!!! I wouldn't bloody buy it even if it came with the E46 M3 engine

Hahahaahaha.

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Old 25th March 2007, 01:55   #10
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Interesting! The factory is in GOA and the bodies are coming from Bangalore.
I think final assembly is in Goa. San Engg and Locomotive, or whatever they're called, have been in Whitefield for decades. They're opposite ITPL.
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if they sold me just the bare rolling chassis along with the bodywork, I swear to God I can make a competitive speedrun car in the Indian open category. Anyone with a little bit of common sense can, but obviously no one's looking.
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All the Auto mags love the car but hate it when it comes to performance....
A Sports (?) car that doesn't perform. Wonder what about it is there for one to like. Even by the Auto mags.

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1 year's production worth- all 4 of them - in a mini-lorry. Like packed sheep
@theMAG, are you sure you posted this in the correct thread? Just in case you missed, this thread isnt the "Official Joke Thread" ..

San Storm - a Sports car Sans the Storm ..

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Old 25th March 2007, 10:15   #13
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There is a guy working near to where I stay has 2 brand new San Storms (In Pune). One in RED and one in BLUE. I believe it has 1.1/1.2 "SPORTY" engine to pull it off... But honestly... people around just watch this car as they feel it to be something really "MEAN machine"....

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AFAIK there was a San Strom which a foreign engine and yes it was first in its category. Which engine was it running??
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did see one yesterday after a long time on nh7 people were surrounding it went to see what was that.
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