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Old 7th February 2009, 21:11   #1
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The milieu in which most automobiles are spotted are familiar. there are a few exceptions to the rule like spotting a Premier Padmini taxi in Kolkata, an Ambassador or Santro taxi in Mumbai and so on. Here are a few pictures of such unlikely cars and two wheelers in unlikely places, to start with.
The one below is a Suzuki showroom.Adjacent to it, there is a Honda showroom. Both are reputed companies making two wheelers in India.The owners of these showrooms are brothers.Ironically, the front parking area of the Suzuki showroom is filled in by swarms of Activas, Dios, Unicorns, Shines and Aviators, that have been just serviced. The Suzuki showroom has very few two wheelers parked in this space.
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This is a Santro taxi in Mumbai
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This is a rare Premier Padmini taxi in Kolkata
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Ambassador Cool Cabs in Mumbai
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nice topic.. the most rare Taxi i saw in MUmbai was a Ford Ikon converted into a Cool cab and more recently a Swift and even an SX4 running as Cool Cabs.( Blue Ones)
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These uniformed men in BLACK on their HELL ON WHEELS had landed at a Vintage and Classic Car Rally recently.
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the fiat dosent look vintage or classic its a delux be see the vents below the front grill those were on the delux be for the ac
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7 YZF R15s in trilok puri JJ cluster
one dehati riding a suzuki intruder at tivoli garden
a hummer near a chai shop? like these?
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the fiat dosent look vintage or classic its a delux be see the vents below the front grill those were on the delux be for the ac
if you look closely it has no roof
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I saw a Shelbey Mustang GT500 in the middle of nowhere in Rajasthan on way to a Jain tirth (Ranakpur). Infact, there were 3 Mustangs from that era but I'm sure of only 1 being a Shelbey.
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if you look closely it has no roof

Thats why the men have positioned themselves in such a way that the body sag is hidden from our view.
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Thats why the men have positioned themselves in such a way that the body sag is hidden from our view.
Some more pictures: Here the guys camouflage the car in the first picture, whereas the car is seen in the next one.There are airguns resting on the backseat!
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A bit of deviation-here's a herd of stray buffaloes moving on a Pune road clicked by me recently. This should indeed be "Unlikely Animals in Unlikely Places". But Indian roads and cattle: how are they unlikely when they are a part of each other?
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These are parked below the SantaCruz flyover in Mumbai en route to the domestic airport from Bandra- dont know whether these are rotting? They are too young to rot! And these are caged. Sorry for the picture quality as my car was moving fast.
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This very macho and very British Land Rover appeared at a recent Vintage and Classic Car Rally
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Well iam sorry i dont have pics but yes i do have a video of a friends car in the most unlikely place doing the most unlikely thing.

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nice video with music effects 10 out of 10
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Well iam sorry i dont have pics but yes i do have a video of a friends car in the most unlikely place doing the most unlikely thing.
danlalan can't help giggling seeing that great Prado!
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