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Old 4th September 2016, 16:04   #991
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True Ratan. The whole car looked to be in good condition - no sign of damage whatsoever. But the amount of dust that had settled on it meant that it was kind of lying around somewhere and neglected for a long time. Not long enough though for the car to be squatting like other neglected S Class' I have seen.

Still a pitiable condition nevertheless.

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Over the past couple of days / weeks I have come across some imports that I feel could be of interest to some Petrolhead/Dieselhead/Offroader. They were not in the best of shape and looked like they are on the verge of being dumped.
  • 2011 BMW 325i
  • W220 Mercedes S500(?)
  • Mitsubishi Pajero (similar to Tejas' Pajero SFX)
  • Volvo S80 V8
  • E65/66 BMW 760Li V12....yes 760Li V12
  • Lorinser kitted W220 S Class
  • 1st Gen Hyundai Accent

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Over the past couple of days / weeks I have come across some imports that I feel could be of interest to some Petrolhead/Dieselhead/Offroader. They were not in the best of shape and looked like they are on the verge of being dumped.
  • Mitsubishi Pajero
Always heard of BarnFinds - here's a garbage find.

How can someone just leave a Pajero (or for that matter any car) to rot in a garbage dump .

If I were driving the BMC CleanUp truck - I would probably have taken this "garbage" home.
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Look what 6 years can do to a Porsche Cayenne.
What is the story behind this? I cannot understand why someone would abandon a car like this. Is there some mechanical problem or some issue for the owner to leave it?
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How can someone just leave a Pajero (or for that matter any car) to rot in a garbage dump .
Not to play Sherlock here, but the 'dent' on the windscreen (passenger side) is mighty suggestive.
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When you have tons of unaccounted money, this is indeed a good option -- to get rid of both the money and the car -- for free !
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Which car is this ? It's a two seater, Goa registration (GA 02 ) parked near Fortis, Mulund--Goregaon link road, Bombay. I see this car daily on my way to work.
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Thats a San Storm, Indian made.
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Found these images on Motroids. Apparently a Aston-martin has been abandoned in Uttar Pradesh . What might be the reason to abandon such an expensive car. More pictures here

http://www.motoroids.com/interesting...heartbreaking/
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Which car is this ? It's a two seater, Goa registration (GA 02 ) parked near Fortis, Mulund--Goregaon link road, Bombay. I see this car daily on my way to work.
Looks like a San Storm. Although I'm not sure if it was ever sold as a coupe. It appears like the convertible was given a hard top treatment, and then repainted.

P.S. completely missed that it has already been answered.

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The whole disc has been rusted pretty badly. Can this rust be removed or do the discs need to be changed? Do you have the remaining pics? They have been taken off from the link due to request from the owners. From this pic, the body and paintwork seems to be in good shape. Maybe anandoned or lying around waiting for spares.

Regarding the San Storme - yes a Coupe version was built and was called the San Streak - and it looked beautiful. But they never made it to 18004191151 or launched it ever. What you see above is a San Storme with a Opel Corsa/Sail top.
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The whole disc has been rusted pretty badly. Can this rust be removed or do the discs need to be changed? .
This is mostly surface rust. From what I have seen, rust goes away after you drive the car/bike for a few kms. I am not sure the extent of damage a disc can have when it is lying rusted for years at a stretch (not applicable in case of this AM).

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The san storm is a margao registered car, if iam not wrong san storme had a unit in goa manufacturing body and also assembling them here.
I maybe wrong but if my memory serves me right i have seen their factory board in one of the industrial estates here in goa for sure which had like a lot of FRP bodies lying outside.
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Rest In Pieces! The car was also up on auction on Facebook. Wonder how much it got sold for.

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Hey Aakarsh,

I too am not sure about the auction details. I Just did a search on Google and found that this car was being auctioned. I am sure it would have gone for <10L considering it was going to be written off or scrapped. Found an ad as of June 2015 quoting 14.95L for a well maintained BMW 7 series. Not sure what happened between these 6 months that resulted in its current state.

http://www.clicads.in/bmw_735li_high...32882d8365d3e4

Maybe the maintenance cost was too high.

Http://team-bhp.com/forum/super-cars...cult-expensive
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Got this pic from a friend. Seems like the car hasn't been scrapped yet. Although it's lost its front wheels and major engine components - rest of the car seems to be salvageable.

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Over the past couple of days / weeks I have come across some imports that I feel could be of interest to some Petrolhead/Dieselhead/Offroader. They were not in the best of shape and looked like they are on the verge of being dumped.
  • E65/66 BMW 760Li V12....yes 760Li V12
And while on the topic of the 7 Series - here is an abandoned E65/66 BMW 760Li V12. Yes you heard it right and you see it right...760Li V12.
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