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Old 18th January 2006, 11:45   #121
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What about DONKERVOORT....a breed of donkeys I guess
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Old 18th January 2006, 15:18   #122
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the worse and most awfull name for a car company sassanyong ( i meant have spelled it wrong) its korean and they try to copy the cars made by mercedes....
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Old 18th January 2006, 19:02   #123
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Wasn't there a version called Premier Padmini President ? Or was it just President ..
It was the Premier President.
The Premier President was produced in only one year: 1973.

The 1972 model was a Fiat 1100D and the 1974 model was a Padmini.

AFAIK, the only distinguishing characteristics of the Premier President, were
a very peculiar stamped aluminium radiator grille (now a collectors item)
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the Yenkay instrument cluster which changed in 1973 and again in 1974.

I remember a Premier advertisement, proudly announcing that the Padmini has new "jewellery", a new instrument cluster!!!

The Padmini had 22-gauge steel, way thinner and cheaper than the 18-gauge sheet metal of the Fiat 1100D.

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Old 18th January 2006, 19:14   #124
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On the streets and highways of Tokyo and Yokohama, I saw familiar-looking Japanese cars with unfamiliar English names.

There's the
Toyota Crown Royal Saloon,
the Mazda Bongo,
the Nissan Cedric and Silvia.

Other unfamiliar cars in Japan include:
Nissan Big Thumb
Nissan Leopard J Ferie
Nissan Fairlady Z
Mazda Bongo Brawny
Mazda Proceed Marvie Wild Breeze
Mazda Familia Interplay
Mazda Autozam Carol Melady
Toyota Hiace One Day Trip
Toyota Land Cruiser 80 Active Vacation
Toyota Estima Lucida G Luxury Joyful Canopy
Mitsubishi Pajero Field Guard
Mitsubishi Delica Green Field
Mitsubishi Mirage Cyborg R
Mitsubishi Debonair Exceed
Mitsubishi MUM 500 Shall we join us?" -- (Yes, the question is part of the name.)
Daihatsu Rugger
Daihatsu D-Bag 4
Suzuki Escudo Esprit Fun-About 4x4
Suzuki Jimny Wild Wind
Suzuki Every Joy Pop Sound

Ref. my http://ramrao1.tripod.com
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Old 18th January 2006, 20:00   #125
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How about Safari Dicor? It sounds like an interior designer...
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Old 18th January 2006, 20:03   #126
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Another one, Another one
Peugot Doblo
Peugot Partner

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Old 18th January 2006, 22:33   #127
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How about Safari Dicor? It sounds like an interior designer...
U are next after BSM called it a dud.....
Watch out for a steer attack...
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TATA = Try Again, Try Again.
Ha ha! Thanks, Steeroid for the inspiration, this one's from me...

INDICA = Indians Never Deny It Causes Accidents
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Old 27th January 2006, 07:07   #129
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Another one, Another one
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yh peugot doblo and fiat petra...such dum names..
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Old 27th January 2006, 10:56   #130
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In Malaysia you have
Proton Wira
Proton Putra
Proton Saga
Proton Waja
Proton Perdana
Naza Ria
Perodua Kancil
Perodua Kembara
Perodua Myvi
Perodua Kelisa
Perodua Kenari
Perodua Rusa
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Old 27th January 2006, 18:38   #131
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Honda CRV (Sounds more like See Are We )
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ram
On the streets and highways of Tokyo and Yokohama, I saw familiar-looking Japanese cars with unfamiliar English names.

There's the
Toyota Crown Royal Saloon,
the Mazda Bongo,
the Nissan Cedric and Silvia.

Other unfamiliar cars in Japan include:
Nissan Big Thumb
Nissan Leopard J Ferie
Nissan Fairlady Z
Mazda Bongo Brawny
Mazda Proceed Marvie Wild Breeze
Mazda Familia Interplay
Mazda Autozam Carol Melady
Toyota Hiace One Day Trip
Toyota Land Cruiser 80 Active Vacation
Toyota Estima Lucida G Luxury Joyful Canopy
Mitsubishi Pajero Field Guard
Mitsubishi Delica Green Field
Mitsubishi Mirage Cyborg R
Mitsubishi Debonair Exceed
Mitsubishi MUM 500 Shall we join us?" -- (Yes, the question is part of the name.)
Daihatsu Rugger
Daihatsu D-Bag 4
Suzuki Escudo Esprit Fun-About 4x4
Suzuki Jimny Wild Wind
Suzuki Every Joy Pop Sound

Ref. my http://ramrao1.tripod.com
Wonderful post, and great link to the Japan page. Reminds me of my four childhood years there.
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Old 30th January 2006, 16:28   #133
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Talking Funny/Intermixed car names

I was just wondering how funny car names one can get if we intermix company name and car name:

For eg.

Maruti Optra

Chevorlet 800

Mahindra and Mahindra CRV

Tata S-Class

Hyundai Ambassadar

Toyota Reva



Any more from you guys?
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Old 30th January 2006, 16:56   #134
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Maruti with a leaking radiator - MARUTI SUSUKI

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Old 30th January 2006, 18:23   #135
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Mercedes Contessa.

Chevrolet S Class

Pagani Honda

Accent EVO VIII

Mercedes Laura
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