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Old 7th August 2007, 14:26   #31
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I knew a Indian (-origin, at least) guy in London, big in the industrial design field, who was one of the designers who worked in the BMW Mini interior.

So there's Indian input in the car! Just thought you might like to know that
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thats great piece of information thad thanks. an Indian find his foot hold in every field. now the only thing left is for bmw to build the car here in India.
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information is absolutely correct,
the car belongs to toyato motors located at bandra close to candies.
had been there to show the owner of toyato the BMW320d that he was keen on buying. also saw a AC Schnitzer BMW at his place which had come for some work. also some classic bikes including a triumph and a BSA were there. guy is a big enthusiaist himself for sure.
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information is absolutely correct,
the car belongs to toyato motors located at bandra close to candies.
had been there to show the owner of toyato the BMW320d that he was keen on buying. also saw a AC Schnitzer BMW at his place which had come for some work. also some classic bikes including a triumph and a BSA were there. guy is a big enthusiaist himself for sure.
the guy is a very big enthusiast himself. he owns quite a few vintage and classic cars. there were two mini's at his place at one point. the blue mini cooper s and a mini cooper. the later was sold to an actor and the cooper s is in pune now.
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A Cooper S would be a really great car for here! Small(ish), quick, fun to drive!
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it is a great car lots of power style and easy to manuver in traffic. only thing that dampens the spirit are the potholes on the roads more like crators
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guys i know you beemer fans are gonna torch me for this,but that mini looks like an overgrown mini austin crossed with a swift from behind! i hope the front is not as disappointing.
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doctorkats dont worry no one is gonna torch you for your opinioun. here are some pictures of the mini cooper maybe they help change your mind.





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also a pic of a toyota celica i saw near esquare flyover in pune



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this celica if not mistaken is owned by a very respectable old gentleman who has more affection for cars than all of us put together....he also happens to own a couple of mustangs, impalas, a 1940s chevy....n grandfather of all cars..ford model T.
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