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Old 26th October 2008, 14:44   #1
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Just got lucky! I was in Sydney for a week and it so happened that there was an auto show in town. So me and my cousin spent a few hours ogling at cars (and cars only :P !!).

BMW and Mercedes were missing in action for this show. However, other manufactures more than made up for it. We got to sit in a few cars (not the exotics though). Only thing I can add is that the interior of Chrysler 300C really sucks. It looked like a cheap chinese imitation on the inside.

I'll let the pics do the talking. No prizes for identifying the cars .
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Old 26th October 2008, 14:46   #2
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Pics continued.... Just a few more.
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Lucky you Shailendra. I thought you moved out permanently. Nice pictures, hope you collected lots of brochures as well?

I second you on the 300C, once sat in a 300C cab in San Jose. The interiors are indeed horrible.
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Old 26th October 2008, 19:01   #4
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Gallardo
Murcelago
CTS
Pagani Zonda
Saleen S8
Commodore Coupe
Volt
Saleen
CGT
Monster Truck
Toyota Hybrid concept x2
GT racing Supra
...phew...rest are too easy
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Phew.
Amazing Man

Love the GT-R, EVO , Zonda .
The california looks cute.
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The Cali looks weird, bad almost. Yes, its a Ferrari, but still.

Looking at the fence, they didn't let you go anywhere too close to the GT-R did they? Afraid the carefully scientifically controlled bacteria free environment might get contaminated

And the Masers looking drop dead gorgeous as always.

Sigh. I feel so bad for myself
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The Ferrari California rims are very very similar to the ones from the Skoda RS.
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Ferrari California doesn't look like an Italian made car at all. No wonder they named it California.

The Maserati cars on show, on the other hand, are just beautiful examples of Italian design.
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Beautiful cars & wonderful pictures. Thanks for sharing spadival. Any specific reason why merc & bmw did not participate in this one ?
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Thanks for sharing the photos. Yes, the California is disappointing. We shall be posting our impressions on the car soon.
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The black Maserati GranTurismo looks amazingly evil and way too hot!!
The green colour on the LP640 looks yuk !!

@Mpower
looks like its not a CGT but a 911T with modified headlamps.
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I want that Commodore Coupe !
Lovely set of pics, shailendra. Thanks !

PS : saw your blue beaut again at the university road Central 2 days back. Were you back from aussie land by then Or anyone else drives it as well ? My 1755 was parked just 3 cars away.
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Superb pics there Shailendra. Thanks for sharing.

The black Maserati looks hot and the best of the lot has the be the Koenigsegg. Got any more pics of the segg?
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@Mpower
looks like its not a CGT but a 911T with modified headlamps.
Right. Thats a Gemballa modified Porsche 911T - Avalanche GTR 800 EVO to be precise.

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Koenigsegg. Got any more pics of the segg?
No more pics of the Segg. But it was a bit wierd painted yellow. Expected it to be painted silver like you see in auto mags.

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Any specific reason why merc & bmw did not participate in this one ?
Money. There is another annual auto show in Melbourne, earlier in the year. Quite a few of the manufacturers said they cant participate in 2 shows in the same year. Most of them made it to Melbourne :(.

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PS : saw your blue beaut again at the university road Central 2 days back. Were you back from aussie land by then Or anyone else drives it as well ? My 1755 was parked just 3 cars away.
I was gone for only a week. So that was me. And I wouldn't let anyone else drive it
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