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Old 13th March 2009, 12:53   #31
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saw this abomination in Scotland! ESTEEM!
I've seen quite a few of these Swift hatchbacks in North America. Apparently they are still popular with some people since they are so frugal. They were mostly sold here as the Geo Metro by GM.
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The most unlikely vehicle I have caught, in the most unexpected of places, was an LML Verpa (or was it a Bajaj Chetak) in a Boston superbikes showroom. Somehow, it felt good to see a desi product being displayed in the midst of the finest from Japan. The owner told me that beach resorts (including from Hawaii!) place bulk orders for Indian scooters.

I do have a picture, but will have to hunt for it back home. Will try sourcing.
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Here is an Ambassador being pushed through the Kolkata traffic on S.P. Mukherjee Road!
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Here is an Ambassador being pushed through the Kolkata traffic on S.P. Mukherjee Road!
Pardon me, but whats unlikely in this picture? Is it very unlikely that an ambassador is pushed in kolkata like this?

It happens all the times in my state!

The most unlikely thing that I saw;
1. An ambassador abandoned on a street of Brunei!
2. A royal enfield bullet on the streets of NY! - (well, actually felt very good about it!)

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Was surprised and happy when saw Hero Honda Splendor in London.
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Pardon me, but whats unlikely in this picture? Is it very unlikely that an ambassador is pushed in kolkata like this?

It happens all the times in my state!

The most unlikely thing that I saw;
1. An ambassador abandoned on a street of Brunei!
2. A royal enfield bullet on the streets of NY! - (well, actually felt very good about it!)
At least please help the thread by posting their pictures and not merely quoting.
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The most unlikely thing that I saw;
2. A royal enfield bullet on the streets of NY! - (well, actually felt very good about it!)
Royal Enfields are quite popular in North America. Now that they are not made in the UK anymore, a lot of them are exported by Eicher to Enfield fans all over the world, and there was a nice article about them in a bike magazine here as well.

I've seen a few here in Canada during the summer, but didn't have my camera with me.
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Clicked another Premier Padmini taxi in Kolkata last week.Sorry for the picture of the Premier not being fully visible as it is camouflaged by an Ambassador.Premier taxis are very, very rare in Kolkata as a matter of fact!
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Almost all the pics are of taxis ,are they that unlikely vehicles in any place for that matter?The alto accident picture was great.Same is the case with the LHD maruti 800.The blue swift or shall we say esteem also has added value to the thread.
good going and nice topic.
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Pardon me, but whats unlikely in this picture? Is it very unlikely that an ambassador is pushed in kolkata like this?

It happens all the times in my state!

The most unlikely thing that I saw;
1. An ambassador abandoned on a street of Brunei!
2. A royal enfield bullet on the streets of NY! - (well, actually felt very good about it!)

Royal Enfield Motorcycles - The Official home of Royal Enfield in the USA

yes Enfield is available in USA. here is the official web site link
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Another one for this thread. Your beloved Maruti Zen, with a Maruti badge on it, in Hamilton, Bermuda's capital city.

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Stolen from Wikipedia: Bermuda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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A Kolkata policeman with a helmet (he salutes safety of course) and white dress on his Royal Enfield Bullet, on the right side of the road.
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@Anjan

Where is the Suzuki showroom shown in the 1st snap of this thread located?
City and locality please.
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@anjan, Nothing un-usual about that cop & his bike. How Much OUT OF THE ORDINARY is that ? It's not that we never ever see such things in India. Just like that Amby being pushed.
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@Anjan

Where is the Suzuki showroom shown in the 1st snap of this thread located?
City and locality please.
Civil Lines, Nagpur that is. But nowadays the Access is selling a bit well and maybe the same picture looks a somewhat dated. However thats an imprint on the sands of time.
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