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Old 14th February 2007, 13:28   #1
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Default So long Maybach, Hello S600

Read in Mumbai Midday that Mukesh Ambani sent the Maybach to the UK due to the lousy roads and bought a merc S600

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Old 14th February 2007, 13:37   #2
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They mention this is the first S600 in India .. another one was mentioned in the Chennai Imports thread.

Is he really after all that V12 power or is it just for exclusivity of having the 'top' model ?
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I think the Rolls Phantom would have been more befitting of Mukesh butttttttttttttt when you compare his collection:

- Mercedes Benz S Class
- Hyundai Sonata
- Honda Accord
- Honda CRV (three)

to Anil Ambanis:

- Bentley
- Porsche
- Lamborghini
- Honda (a couple of them)

..............it figures.
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I guess it's more about having the top model of a marque as opposed to the power, dynamics or other factors of a V12.

The cost, quite obviously, is not even a consideration.
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Wonder what'll happen to the Maybach/who might buy a 2nd hand Maybach ? Not me. I cant even afford a 2nd hand Lamborghini

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Wonder what'll happen to the Mayback/who might buy a 2nd hand Maybach ?

sent it back to the Uk - 2 crores of duty down the drain
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sent it back to the Uk - 2 crores of duty down the drain
Wonder whether the British royalty wouldnt be too proud to buy a "pre-owned" Maybach
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Wouldnt he get a refund? Partial?
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Wouldnt he get a refund? Partial?
Doubt it, then there would be plenty of rich folks importing and re-exporting cars but with Reliance.....you never know
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umm i dnt thinks its the only S600 here,i have seen a dark green S600 at prabhadevi once....
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You guys are really hillarious! One wants a refund of the duty paid, the second wants to know if the Queen of England would ride around in a pre-owned German techno-tank!

I'm sure he's just going to use it when he's in England. Even if he sells it, there's definitely a market for pre-owned Maybachs. Yes, even in England.
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Even if he sells it, there's definitely a market for pre-owned Maybachs. Yes, even in England.
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Ya got relatives there? Can I ride in it if the same relatives oblige you to chaffeur it around ?
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What do u mean sentback.
He sold it back...i am curious, how exactly did it workout for him.
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hmm, i would have sent the 62 and bought myself a 57S, saying indian roads are not good for it is not a good excuse, but i guess he must be bored of it, so would i..
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Hey GTO, I suppose one of these guys even owns a white Maserati Quattroporte!
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