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Old 19th January 2010, 09:04   #3571
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@hani- Can you update me with the current status of Kelco garage ? A while ago it had a W220 S, X5(sold to Mr.BMW's relative), this ML, H3, New Gen TLC and Audi Q7(just heard about Q7 but never saw).
Kelco was all time exotic car fan even though he had studied only till second standard , heard that he had sold almost all the cars , just assume the reason.

He also dropped the plan to get the Masaretti.
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Old 19th January 2010, 09:23   #3572
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Kelco was all time exotic car fan even though he had studied only till second standard , heard that he had sold almost all the cars , just assume the reason.

He also dropped the plan to get the Masaretti.
Ohh! Kelco affected by recession! Wish its not true.
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@hani- Can you update me with the current status of Kelco garage ? A while ago it had a W220 S, X5(sold to Mr.BMW's relative), this ML, H3, New Gen TLC and Audi Q7(just heard about Q7 but never saw).
Vishnu - AFAIK, he now uses a black new TLC in which he is seen quite often. I was told that he is getting a new VW Toueareg white. I also guess that he have got another X5, not the black one you mentioned.
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Guys, pardon my ignorance but who's Kelco?
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Guys, pardon my ignorance but who's Kelco?
He's a rich businessman in Kerala, well known for his exotic collection and changes his cars every now and then. Actually, Kelco is his Co. name. All his cars have the 'KELCO' label in their rear glass.
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Guys, pardon my ignorance but who's Kelco?
What all Anand mentioned above are facts, but he ain't just another rich guy. He is one Multi Millionaire with very humble beginnings and is educated just to 2nd std. He went on a low wage work in Middle East just then the Gulf war broke out and he rented a tanker and made a fortune by trading diesel. Now he have numerous oil rigs, ships and a multi million dollar company in middle east, two things he is passionate about is the traditional cattle race(kaalapootu in mallu) and Cars. Has imported 100+ cars and buys every luxo mobiles available in the market and sells within a short span of time. Quite a Profilic garage he has/had. Even a film came inspired by his story and mannerisms. Exeptional humanitarian as he had taken atleast one person from almost every home to Gulf from his place (Vallapuzha). In short words ' a gem of a millionaire, and a inspiration for many ' .

I know i went terribly off topic. Apologies !
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Even a film came inspired by his story and mannerisms.
ahem, which is that film? Sorry guys, will stop this discussion with this.
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I would not mind seeing the photo of the new Reva in here.

Anyways , guys, a Mustang will soon hit the shores and yes its on Carnet.

There are 3 new imports on carnet in the state now, two TLC's and once red CLK. Didnt even bother asking for snaps.

I now feel, spotting a car on carnet isnt the same as the real deal

@Scorcher: Kelco does not own rigs. But he has a huge diesel trading company and a medium scale refinery now. Lets hope that he get a rig and we get to see more cars

Also he owned the second Q7 in the state. But with sad alloys. I think he sold it through Chirayath.

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I would not mind seeing the photo of the new Reva in here.

Anyways , guys, a Mustang will soon hit the shores and yes its on Carnet.

There are 3 new imports on carnet in the state now, two TLC's and once red CLK. Didnt even bother asking for snaps.

I now feel, spotting a car on carnet isnt the same as the real deal

@Scorcher: Kelco does not own rigs. But he has a huge diesel trading company and a medium scale refinery now. Lets hope that he get a rig and we get to see more cars

Also he owned the second Q7 in the state. But with sad alloys. I think he sold it through Chirayath.
Wow thats a great news to see a Mustang in kerala , expecting updates from your side . thank you for the info tough !!!
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@naushad - thanks buddy for the info, it was so i have heard.

And great news on Mustang. Is it a 2010 one ? And for the of best lucks, is it gonna be a Shelby ?
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Just spotted a Brand New, New gen Toyota Landcruiser which is registered in a Trivandrum Sub-RTO. It was sold by Toyota Cochin dealer (Nippon) since it had their stickers. Will post pics asap.

Also saw a Brand new New Gen BMW 7er(unregistered). Could'nt manage snaps as i was riding.

Both cars are white and were Drophead Gorgeous !
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Here you go with the TLC pics.

Luckily i managed to snap the 730Ld later today. It was parked at a Jewellery exactly where i used to see the owners S320cdi and TLCPrado, So it has to be theirs. If you ask for a clue on the jeweller, "Ellarum parayunnu 916, ****** nalkunnu 916"

But the 7er was in very bad state, rims very very messy with some blackish substance and very muddy/dusty exteriors. Maybe came after a long run.

Not striking the the no: of the 7 since its on Dealer/Temp number.
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So it has to be theirs. If you ask for a clue on the jeweller, "Ellarum parayunnu 916, ****** nalkunnu 916"

But the 7er was in very bad state, rims very very messy with some blackish substance and very muddy/dusty exteriors. Maybe came after a long run.
Vishnu, I got the Jwellers, their S is Carneal red, right? Do they still have it?

The black particle is the dust of brake pad wearing on hard brakings, that show that they not only went long, but also had some real hard brakings may be due to high speed.
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Saw a MH-regd VW Touareg (green colour) @ Vellayambalam, TVM. My friend told me that he also saw the same car near Style Plus and it was brought from Mumbai by the dealer for test drives.

Also spotted the new 7 series which Scorcher mentioned above.
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The house of the above mentioned jeweler is very close to mine.
Have seen a v10 toureg , TLC v8 , GL420Cdi etc around.
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