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Old 24th June 2007, 14:51   #61
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Default Rolls Royce Spotted in Chennai - Virgin Mobile!



Was driving down with my wife, and spotted this red and white rolls royce parked on the street, so bang - took a "u" turn, and went around to check again, thought my eyes were playing up with me... anyways, stopped by and was taking a picture. and he comes up and says " sir would you like to sit inside"!! i was AAAAAHHH! YHYAAA! so ran.

People... htat was bliss... the door opens, there is SOOO much space inside, they turn on the AC and music (which could have been better) and i was relaxing.... SIGH! somethings arent meant to be had!

Anyways, the car belongs to Essar, and they are using it as a promotional tool for the Virgin Mobile Shop, pretty cunning, because the target audience can instantly recogonize a Rolls!

Finally caught one more. Kicking myself that i did not take pictures inside.:(
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so there are two of these (red and white RR) now ??
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Nope only one. Going all over the country that too being driven across.

I remember Moralfibre saw on the mumbai pune expressway. This is the same probably on way to chennai.
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Sigh!! when th car engine started, it was aaaaaahhhhhhh!!! i wish i was the driver!
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U mean the "chauffeur".
This car lost its charm the very day it got stickers on its doors!
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Even a Audi A4 some under 50L car would have done the trick..

They just killed the spirit of that Phantom. Phantom reduced to a mobile billboard literally :(
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no, the person who drives it between cities, driver. i think he is the dude standing next to the car. well, i think once you are inside, the charm still remains!
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madan, lucky you man. Whatever people say, you got to sit in something which a few us can dream of .
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What a Novel way to advertize! This campaign may have costed them 10 cr (RR + Fuel) and gives more publicity than a serious advertisement campaign with movie stars and bill boards costing upward of 20 cr.
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madan, lucky you man. Whatever people say, you got to sit in something which a few us can dream of .
Exactly their point mate.. doin something only u can dream of... when i asked a company rep why they did this.. he said they wanted to open the door to the common peoople.. and that is what they do.. the car is gonna be all over India.. i guess its gonna head east towards Kolkatta and all..
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But still an ugly looking piece of sh!t..they could have done the same without such a lavish paintjob..

Anyhow someone said virgin mobile, isnt this Essar Telecomm's car, so Hutch or now Vodafone?
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I remember Moralfibre saw on the mumbai pune expressway. This is the same probably on way to chennai.
No buddy I did not see it on the MUM-PNQ expressway. It was on the Pune Bangalore stretch of NH-4 close to a place named "Karad". Here is the link - The Rolls Royce Phantom on its way to Belgaum (Monsoon Mania - June 2007)
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I saw another one... a brown RR, i was heading to work, and from the bus i spotted a dark brown, TN plates (i think) Well, this month is RR month for me! 2 days in a row, two different RRs. Yippie!
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Default Mobile Store's Rolls Royce Phantom

“It would be a shame to pass through life without entering a Rolls-Royce Phantom at least once.” - Jeremy Clarkson

Thanks to the Mobile Store's promotion for making it happen!!

The Spirit of Ecstasy stationed outside The Mobile Store in North Usman Road, T.Nagar today afternoon.
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@rubion, its good that you are following rules of the forum by erasing the numbers of the Phanthom but this same car is all over this section with its number plates on i think the number is 333 or something like that.. it used to come to the petrol bunk next to my home when it was in Mumbai, really miss this cute monster. (Phanthom)
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