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Old 28th March 2013, 17:09   #5536
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And for my 100th post - Spotted this brand new Rolls Royce Phantom yesterday evening around 6: 40 PM.

Followed it all the way from Alwarpet to Nungambakam. Next to the Rolls I felt puny in my Linea . Apologies for the bad cell phone grade pictures.

A question to the forum members - How many other Phantoms are there in the city ?
Saw this baby parked outside the BMW showrooom on GST road. I was driving fast and couldn't manage a click.
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First, a big thanks to the person who's brought in Chennai's latest Phantom. May you live long, Sir! This was the only piece of satisfying news today for me atleast.

Great spotting, @Sree_Ganesh

Chennai's Phantom count -

1) India Cements - 1 (not sure if they are still keeping it)
2) Kalpathi - 3 EWBs
3) Obul Reddy's son's - 1
4) The new silver

6 in total. Wishing more EWBs are added


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I think at the least there would be 5 if I am not mistaken. One family owns 3(?) EWBs, plus a leading cement company owns one, and then this?
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Not aware of the ownership of this. Lets see if someone manages any updates

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Old 29th March 2013, 10:09   #5538
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A Lexus that was spotted recently
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A Lexus that was spotted recently
TN 31 reg? I've spotted it a lot on TTK road over the years, never could take a picture though.
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TN 31 reg? I've spotted it a lot on TTK road over the years, never could take a picture though.
Yes. It is the same one
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Spotted a white RR Ghost bustle up to outrun an auto this afternoon. Mad driver...
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There was an article in the Times of India Chennai yesterday on imported cars registered in TN. Most RTO officials are unaware of the various models of cars being registered in their offices. The reporter is poorly informed too and it is evident he scrimped on research time.

Two interesting facts -

1) Unnamed RTO official says '"Only 10 people have Rolls-Royce cars in the state, including the Phantom, Ghost and Spur,"

2) Among 898 imported vehicles registered in this state since 2007 there was one TVS 50 and one tipper trailer too

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http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/c...w/19268913.cms
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DL registered M6 at the Marina Beach and Chennai's first Jaguar XF
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Lurking in the dark!
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A Lexus that was spotted recently
The Lexus is one of Stalin's cars. Saw it in Outlook magazine coverign the raids
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There was an article in the Times of India Chennai yesterday on imported cars registered in TN. Most RTO officials are unaware of the various models of cars being registered in their offices. The reporter is poorly informed too and it is evident he scrimped on research time.

Two interesting facts -

1) Unnamed RTO official says '"Only 10 people have Rolls-Royce cars in the state, including the Phantom, Ghost and Spur,"



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http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/c...w/19268913.cms
10 is inaccurate wouldnt you say? There must be atleast 10 in chennai itself. I have seen many Rolls Royces in Coimbatore and Madurai also collectively.
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The Lexus is one of Stalin's cars. Saw it in Outlook magazine coverign the raids
I think there's an RX330 next to the Lexus LS500h. Hummer, Range Rover and Maserati were kept in another house.
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10 is inaccurate wouldnt you say? There must be atleast 10 in chennai itself. I have seen many Rolls Royces in Coimbatore and Madurai also collectively.
Grossly inaccurate. As I said, the article is half hearted attempt by the reporter but has given proof of the incompetence of our RTOs.
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Spotted a white RR Ghost bustle up to outrun an auto this afternoon. Mad driver...
I saw this guy at Kotturpuram ...was still flying. White RR, reg # XXX2
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I saw this guy at Kotturpuram ...was still flying. White RR, reg # XXX2
@neoranjit - great spotting. Saw him on TTK Road just after Benjarong cutting in between the auto and the red plastic traffic grader. The speed wasn't suprising he being the one who dragged his Bentley CGT against the Rapide at the track event. He also happens to be the owner of Chennai's first XF (picture posted a few posts back).
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