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|25th June 2007, 12:50||#1|
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Jonga's & Shaktiman's
Hello, this happens to be my second post here after the fiasco of my first post which landed up in the wrong forum anyways thanks to a kind soul it is back it should be .... http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/what-c...sus-dicor.html
Fiascos apart I have been pretty lucky with cars to date,
I am 32 now started driving at 16 on my dads Amby moved on to a Maruti 800 (the original Japanese version) & army transport on the sly (Jonga's, Jeep's ... even the venerable Shaktiman once ) in school / early part of College.
... then a obligatory hotrod of a bike (a RD175 piston powered RXG with custom porting that did an easy 120 kmph and had a FE of 22 kmpl) during college
... then an Indyca (pre V2) though everyone warned me against going for one (this was the time when Tata's reputation vis-a-vis the Indyca was in the pits after the initial euphoria) I could not resist being part of India's motoring history, now 125K KM and 7 years later, do not regret that decision one bit since this baby and I have been to all that South India has to offer from heights of Talai Kaveri & Munnar to the beach fronts of Pondicherry.
... now I am looking to part with my Indyca and thus my first post at Team-BHP for possible replacements that have narrowed down to Swift VDi and Indigo LX DICOR
... all said and done my dream car would be a BMW 335i Coupe but being more realistic and with so much more of India yet to see I think my next car would be the soon to be launched Safari DICOR 2.2 or anything similar i.e. a rugged go anywhere SUV.
.... besides my trysts & interests with anything automotive as narrated above, I dig traveling and reading (guess you can consider them my primary pastimes), love Swimming and Tennis when time (& opportunity) permits
.... great being here and hopefully I can contribute to Team-BHP's cool columns in the days to come.
|25th June 2007, 15:45||#2|
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Hi Ajkail, Would be great to hear some Jonga experiences of yours. I saw it off-roading once in the Deolali army camp. Man, it can put any other 4x4 in India to shame!
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