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Old 9th March 2004, 00:16   #1
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Hi guys,
The new Rover Mini is here. My bro's friend took the pic of this car in Bandra. Pics werent allowed but having a cell-cam is an advantage.





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Isnt this the BMW mini..is it also called the rover mini??
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Hey V12 news for you

Kartik spotted another silver Mini Cooper at Carter Road this evening so that makes it 2 in Bombay

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I believe they are asking 25 lakhs for this - a car which costs that same as an Optra -phewwwwwwwww
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oh wow 2 of them. cool.
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25 sounds about right, the base seems to be like 18-19k or something like that in the US..so with options i am guessing 23-24k which boils down to 23-24 lakhs, but believe me you never pay even close to what someone asks for...TNT motors in delhi..u go to him and ask for 2nd hand price list of mercs..he will drive u nuts..adding a cool 5 lakhs on most cars..same goes for something like this..i would expect to pay no more than 21-22 or even less for this...

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is this the same guy who owns the SL 280, red colur removable hardtop too?
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Old 18th March 2004, 00:15   #8
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Quote[/b] (Dippy @ Mar. 08 2004,23:45)]Hey V12 news for you

Kartik spotted another silver Mini Cooper at Carter Road this evening so that makes it 2 in Bombay

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hey dippy i seen the silver mini today at that garage lane. gordy went to that guy and asked him if he cud take a pic. He said no. So we assumed he was the owner. we were havin a look at the car when he asked the girl accompanying him to take a seat in the drivers seat. He sat next to her. I cudnt help overhearin[or eavesdropping] what they were talking. The girl asked the guy "What company is this??". Guess what the guy replies?? "I am not sure which car this is. You see, I'm not much into this". * *

It was a brand new Mini. Temporary registration.
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That guy doesnt deserve to be anywhere near t hat Mini and on top of that he prohibits u from taking a pic. If he was in the garage lane I'll ask Suraj about it

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Guess What guys I drove the Mini Cooper S today. WHAT A BEAUTY.......although it was a Girlish colour
(Light Blue) the Looks were just mindblowing. Its Big from the inside as well. And what a DRIVEEEE I just loved it. It OVERSTEERED like CRAZY. The Bag End was swaying like no tomorrow. Sorry couldnt take Pictures. Loved to have owned it tough
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18000 USD * 45 Approx = 8,10,000
+ 101 % Duty = abt 16,20,000? Right? Pls correct me if im wrong but isnt 25L like too much? And im sure those wud be at a discount too in Eu??

Both ways MINI is cool!!
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There was also some research done by me on Choksis over-pricing of the Nissan 350Z at team-BHP.

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Any Idea, on how much the 350Z was sold at?
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i got a mini cooper. well i paid was rs 21 lakh for the export duties. my bro brought the car from dubai brand new....! and how come it costs so much when these other guys r involved
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S350L,

I guess you were calculating for the base style mini, *using the same calculations for the mini S it comes to 19L so that makes it slightly more understandable, but still overpriced!!

PS, here is the thread about the 350Z that GTO was talking about.

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