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Old 24th May 2008, 07:04   #1
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Default Chennai to Mumbai on a TD Car!!!!

Today I read in TOI that a person took a CAMRY from Lanson Toyota in Koyambedu, Chennai for a Test drive. The guy managed to take it all the way to Mumbai along with the sales person

Police is investigating why the sales person did not inform the showroom for last 2 days. He has called after 2 days quoting that he is in Mumbai.

Source: TOI, Bangalore.

We should get him for a review of the camry on Highways

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Old 24th May 2008, 09:20   #2
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chennai to mumbai !!

i think either sales guy and the other guy had planned this in advance or sales guy was under threat if he informs.

your suggestion for reviewing camry from him is good.
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I think the thread ought to be renamed as " TD car stolen and driven to Mumbai "

BTW as per the media ,it looks like the sales chap also was involved. Who knows ?
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Please provide the link to get more details on to it.
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Its on TImes Nation Pg 17 of todays TOI. I checked in epaper, but the 17th page is different for the same bangalore edition!!!

So, i tried the pictures... Hope it helps...
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Seriously whats up wid these TD vehicles these days. 1st some1 dips the Dzire into a lake. Now someone takes Camry it to Mumbai.
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Chennai to Mumbai in a Camry? Who paid for the petrol?
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Umm...people are thinking some of the unique ways to reach to the destination.
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Wow, that sure is a smart way to commute if one does not get reservation!
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I would love doing this to a Captiva or something.
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I would love doing this to a Captiva or something.
Careful. Riding such Captiva you may end up to be a Captive
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This happens all the time. ask any dealer/people in the industry. The number of people that are bumped off by TD cars is no less. The cars are left with a silent word to remain quiet else the dealers themselves will face a similar fate.
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Similar case in Bangalore, where some kids took a Merc C class to Mumbai, they pushed the sale person out of the car. The garage traced the car via toll booth cameras to mumbai. The cops figured out that the folks wanted to impress a girl in some college so they staked the college out
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Had heard some where of a similar incident and that too was a Camry.Some one had taken a car for a wedding out side the city on the pretext of a test drive.
Why Camry is receiving the beating all the time?
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Why Camry is receiving the beating all the time?
Just goes to show it's a good car, but doesn't change the fact that it's stupidly overpriced. Maybe if they reduce the price from 28.xx to 20.xx people will actually bother to buy it rather than flick it "for TD"
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