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Old 12th March 2010, 14:31   #31
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I am not sure about the car duster.

That cars displayed are:

Cruze
Camaro
Beat
VW Beetle
Polo
Safari
Manza
Toyota Supra (the 69 car)
Merc S class
X5

This is pretty much it.

Pirelli has a stall. Displayed some of their high end tyres like the P Zero Rosso and the P zero.

There are a few component manufacturers, there are a few colleges who have displayed their BAJA cars and a few accessories.
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That cars displayed are:

Cruze
Camaro
Beat
VW Beetle
Polo
Safari
Manza
Toyota Supra (the 69 car)
Merc S class
X5

This is pretty much it.
Appears like a damp squib. Very disappointing.
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Old 12th March 2010, 16:45   #33
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I was planning to visit, after seeing the update from Nikhil decided not to.

Camaro is the only +ve thing.
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Thanks guys,

You guys saved my precious weekend time

My friends said"we will go to auto expo" and i had told it will be again like one we have seen previous year "with 4 indica and 3 swift 2 i10 and one Dzire / Manza" and opted out

But still had thought if, i shuld give this a miss? but after reading this, surely i am giving a miss
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Ok, thanks for the heads-up. Have dropped all plans of going to the expo. Why do these guys keep disappointing us?
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Hey guys, I just got back from the auto expo. Like what Nikhil said, its quite lame. The only exciting car I saw there was the yellow Chevy Camaro. Apart from that they have this modified Innova in which the rear cabin is pimped out like a 1st class compartment with a TV set and other works. The Top Gear section is a major let down. I was hoping for some supercars, the only good car I saw there was a red Nissan 300ZX. Major disappointment. And there is no Booster Juice like advertised!! The only good thing which was even remotely worth the time was the Top Gear arranged fashion show
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The only good thing which was even remotely worth the time was the Top Gear arranged fashion show
I see some BHPians changing their mind and visiting the expo
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I see some BHPians changing their mind and visiting the expo
Hahahahaha, yeah, well, maybe have no other plans for the weekend anyway!!
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Even I am dropping it seeing the update...Why they call this a Auto Expo god only knows. I was expecting at least this time there would be many vehicles.
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There is only one REAL Auto expo in India. That is Delhi Auto Expo.

We all should understand that such small Auto Expos' are for the larger NORMAL crowd. Not many would be willing to go to every Automobile showroom and have a look at the cars. For Such people this Auto Expo is like one stop for all cars.

In a way its good that in such Auto Expo, if one is considering to buy a small car, he/she can sit in all the small cars and compare on spot and know the differences.

No point in bashing the Auto Expo. Its not for a real Petrol heads like us.
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Its disappointing auto expo, most of the stalls are still vacant .

Bought Jopasu Magic Glove , Magic Wipe , Mini Duster and Car Duster.
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In a way its good that in such Auto Expo, if one is considering to buy a small car, he/she can sit in all the small cars and compare on spot and know the differences.
That is exactly what I was looking for. I wanted to take family to this place and make them compare a few options. As you said, such Auto Expo gives opportunity to evaluate different cars within meters of each other.

But here looks like even that opportunity is not there.

This expo looks like some time pass for the evening/weekend crowd and good way to make money for the organizers. Is there an entry fee?
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Last time they charged 50 bucks to see i10 and Manza. How about this time?
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Its disappointing auto expo, most of the stalls are still vacant .

Bought Jopasu Magic Glove , Magic Wipe , Mini Duster and Car Duster.
Hi Wildon,

Is the stall available in Expo?

I was planning to visit just for this?

What was the cost?
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Hi Wildon,

Is the stall available in Expo?

I was planning to visit just for this?

What was the cost?
475/- for the car duster. With that you get a MF towel or mini duster or MF wash-mitt free absolutely
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