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Old 30th May 2008, 09:33   #1
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I was driving to work this morning when at the Jahangir Hospital signal I noticed an odd looking car 4-5 cars in front of me. It looked almost BMWish but was not a BMW. On closer inspection I noticed it had a red UP plate and no badges.

Intrigued, I tried to catch up but traffic is pretty heavy even at 8:30 AM. I finally managed to catch up with it at the RTO signal. I took a few I edged around it and the moment I saw the side profile I realized it was the new City.

By now the driver had realized I was taking pictures and gesticulated at me. I smiled and give him a ‘thumbs up’ and mouthed ‘cool car’.

He started edging forward and I stayed alongside him, even though the light was red we soon found ourselves in the middle of the intersection. He took off before the light changed to green, I followed, he then dramatically slowed and came to a stop in front of the Indian Airlines office, I stopped as well. He then accelerated frantically, it took me a second or two to react but I raced after him, at the end of Sangam bridge he pulled a screeching u-turn (ok it wasn’t quite screeching, but it was very aggressive ) I duly followed.

As we approached the RTO signal he was in the right lane alongside the divider and I was alongside him, he tried to intimidate me by turning into me, but I held my ground and at one point my mirror was less than an inch from his door. The light was red so he had to stop; I managed to get in front of him and managed to click a couple of pictures.

At this point I decided to disengage, he was driving very aggressively and I figured it wasn’t worth getting into a confrontation.

I will format and post the pictures later today.

EDIT : Your pictures have been uploaded to the first post too! Thanks!
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Old 30th May 2008, 09:47   #2
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Good catch and chase but you should be careful, they are driving a test vehicle but your is not

Waiting for the pictures, do not forget to put small watermarks before posting.
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Wow.... seems this is the first time we have caught NNHC testing..
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So Honda has now started testing city. Great.
Please post images ASAP ( As Soon As Possible )

Which car you were driving. We can have an approximation of the powerplant of NewNHC.

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Please watermrk the pics before putting it up
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Phew !! Finally some spy pics. Thanks awarty ! Looking forward for the pics.

PS : Plz don keep us waiting for too long
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Omg this is great news! new Honda city coming to India soo soon!

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Yes please do post the pics thanks
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Thats awesome. Since you have taken so much efforts in clicking the snaps, you should send those photographs to ACI. Waiting for photogrpahs...
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After a long wait we should have pictures of the most awaited new City. Please do watermark the pictures completely before posting them up.
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This would be a fantastic scoop and would probably be a first in Asia. Eagerly awaiting for the pics. Like other said, please don't forget to watermark your pictures before posting them.
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As we approached the RTO signal he was in the right lane alongside the divider and I was alongside him, he tried to intimidate me by turning into me, but I held my ground and at one point my mirror was less than an inch from his door.
Most test cars are not driven that aggressively. "They" would normally risk a few spy pics than damage.
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Risky and Good job awarty. Waiting for the pictures, Should we call it as a NHC or NNHC or HC08/HC09 ?
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please post the pictures,eagerly waiting for them
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Hey dear, can you please please please upload the pics. I am eagerly waiting to see how NNHC looks.
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Man, thats good news. Put the pics soon please
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