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Old 24th February 2008, 12:21   #121
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I find it quite easy, intuitive in fact.
Hehehe! genuinely amusing!
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Old 24th February 2008, 17:40   #122
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Cool Spotted the twins!!!!

Spotted both the Scagliettis outside C.S.T. station at 3:35pm on the way back from the HAIG rally. They were being followed by a mini truck kind of a thing (which I did not bother to look at) which was loaded with media photographers. One of them was later revved up a bit at a signal....what a roar, or rather neigh that was.
P.S.: No pics since cellphone's battery was down.

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Old 24th February 2008, 18:04   #123
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Ok now I am seriously confused. If Tata is the only official dealer then where does NG figure in?
NG will figure no where. Tata plans to open new dealership just for Ferrais. Obviously they wont be selling Nano's and Ferraris side by side.

The plan is IMO to sell Jaguar, Land Rover and Ferrari vehicles through a chain of dealerships for these exotics only, which Tata will themselves set. Just as the same case they are planning to set dealerships just for the Tata Nano.
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Old 25th February 2008, 09:58   #124
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More here

no mention of National Garages
The illustrious Mr Arora etc
No plans of selling directly in india just yet

So it looks like the grey market is the main source for now
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im bored here instead of texts does anyone have pics of the real cars that were there for sure. did anyone go to check it out at all ?
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Old 25th February 2008, 12:35   #126
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im bored here instead of texts does anyone have pics of the real cars that were there for sure. did anyone go to check it out at all ?
Its starting today right? People living close to marine drive please can you share some pics of the Ferrari 612? GTO, your office is close by, did you see the 612s?
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Just saw the flag off on NDTV a while ago. Looks like they have started the journey. Should be quite a sight this especially in the rural areas of India.
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where can we track this event ? i mean can we see the daily updates, blogs. . .whatever. .
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Old 25th February 2008, 16:57   #129
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Here are a few Low Res(my u/l speed is pathetic) pics. I haven't included
pics of the Fiat 500, Bravo and the Iveco which were also present at the event.

































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Saw the cars at the Taj before they started.
Wasnt able to take a pic in all the crowd blockage but the paint job they have done is horrible. I dont mean the finish but the design and colour combination of EEYUUCCKK Marone and dirty cream. The Ferraris have lost all the presence that a Ferrari demands. Also i guess it was because personally i feel the 612's dont seem like a beautiful Ferrari design. They had UGLY mudflaps.

There was also a Red Hummer like truck with 22" wheels and was over 6 Feet in height with a satellite like thing on top. Guess it was for communication and safegaurds.

The Fiat 500 (Cherry ReD) was also there parked in a corner and not getting any attention. No Fiat Bravo though. Had to leave in a few minutes as the crowd was getting dispersed and thought of following the cars but have no idea where they went?

Floored it and waited at Marine Drive also but they had dissapeared!

P.S. - Also worth a mention is that they had a Grand Flag Off.

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Ofcourse they had a Fiat Bravo, you should've moved around a bit :P
The truck was not a Hummer it was an Iveco. Also heard a few kids there call one of the Scagliettis an Enzo (told him to go back home) Pics :



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Ofcourse there was a Fiat Bravo you should've moved around a bit :P

The truck was an Iveco and not a hummer.
I think XEHaust said it was a "red Hummer like truck" and not a Hummer truck itself!
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I guess i should have moved around a bit, but the heat was slowing me down :P

Thats right Guess? Hummer LIKE
But id love to own this IVECO in mumbai. Just salivate at the thought of scaring the god damn cabbies, bus's even

Oh, and rghai, Thank you for the pictures.
hehe, Enzo, India ki aam janta. Hehe

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Had been to local TATA dealer.... They said Ferrari would not come here....( Till yesterday it was news that all cars would come at the dealer)... Disappointing...
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Had been to local TATA dealer.... They said Ferrari would not come here....( Till yesterday it was news that all cars would come at the dealer)... Disappointing...
Yup, they were originally supposed to be at bu bhandari's. The plan has been changed and they are now checking into Hotel Blue Mountain at around 8.30pm today and will be flagged off tomorrow morning from the same.
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