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Old 10th October 2005, 11:17   #1
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Hi,

I was attending a tech seminar and i saw this on display. Sorry for the camera phone image quality..







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Old 10th October 2005, 11:22   #2
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Looks enlarged baby stroller...
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Looks suspiciously like Steeroid's avtaar !
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It looks way better than the real Reva. Looks cute, but will strictly suit only girls. Wonder if he has done anytin else to make it like a Smart Coupe'
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Looks suspiciously like Steeroid's avtaar !
You stole those words right out of my mouth. Steer?
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Uh huh...but that would mean admitting that my car looks like a convertible baby stroller!

Jokes apart, copied the Smart Crossblade almost to the T. See here:

http://www.smart-j.com/e/cb.html

http://www.gizmodo.com/archives/smar...nce-015338.php

http://www.ciao.de/MCC_Smart_Crossblade__1133531
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So DC would mean Damn Copycats. Hmmm.... Interesting.
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i guess there was a time when people thought DC was a wizard. but things have changed. people are realising he is not much good for anything other than styling film star's vans.

designs that previously used to be termed as "outrageously original" or "brilliant" are now seen for what they are. garish and hideous attempts, at times not even original.

but, to be fair, to give the devil his due, once a while he does pull off something decent.
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Have to agree with you Hell Rider. I remember seeing his Targa (I think) Maruti 1000/Esteem in Auto India and thinking it was one of the sexiest cars of the time, I really liked it a lot.

But I have been severely put off by his recent efforts and have been appalled to see what he has done to perfectly nice cars and made them look absolutely hideous. I think I started desisiting his designs since the E240 he modified some time back for the Geneva Auto show (I thought he had screwed up a perfectly normal car) and from then on it's only been downhill. I thought the Mid Engined Sports car (Infidel I think it was called) was absolutely crap too!

I think he should stick to doing Amby/Contessa Limos & Film Stars vans and not go into designing cars.
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Looks enlarged baby stroller...

That's a cracker Satish !
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Couldn't have said it any better!
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Does anyone have any idea about its expected date of launch and approximate cost ?
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Exactly! Thats what I thought when I saw the pics.
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This can make a very luxurious golf cart. Needs some adjustments, but, a very doable project. Maini motors should evaluate the golf cart market with this piddly.
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Well guys this is what i found on the net.A swift designed by Dilip Chhabria, and what is termed to cost close to Rs.15 lakhs.Well i dunno what to say.It is designed for a 13 year old kid as a gift.

Dc Design Minute



Courtesy : www.mumbaimirror.com

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