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Old 1st December 2011, 14:06   #241
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Taronish..Mr.Tata does not own a 458 Italia..his Ferrari is pictured above and thats a California LHD. He also has no stake in Ferrari please do get your information right.
Speedybhai, I have a video of him driving the RHD 458 on Marine Drive and even near Air India building.

And on the second part, my bad. He has ties with FIAT and hence has a passion for Fezzas, seeing as they are owned by the FIAT Group.
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He might have been invited to drive it,or maybe a taking a spin on a friends car. Isn't necessarily that he owns the car.
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Knowing the man he is, he isn't a person who keeps skipping from one car to another that often and is well known to have a much more personal relation with his cars, so a quick upgrade from the California is a bit unlikely.

Unlikely that is, not impossible.

Would love to see the video Taronish, mind sharing it on the forum?
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Speedybhai, I have a video of him driving the RHD 458 on Marine Drive and even near Air India building.

And on the second part, my bad. He has ties with FIAT and hence has a passion for Fezzas, seeing as they are owned by the FIAT Group.
Taronish if you do read on Mr.Tata. and his automobile related matter he clearly states he prefers cars in their country build specs..hence Ferrari local is LHD and thats what he brought down. If he does get a 458 it will be a LHD. I would like you to post the Video if its not a bother as this thread is for Mr.Tata and his cars. If i am not mistaken your talking of AP's car on marine drive.

Yes Fiat connection is there but the love does not come due to that. Mr.Tata knows his cars and invests wisely. His first Ferrari was a california when he could have taken the hot car then the F430 or even a 599. The V8 and the GC all matter to him. One more thing i forgot..Mr Tata was not present for the 458 coupe launch but was there for the Spyders Launch..
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Mr Tata was not present for the 458 coupe launch but was there for the Spyders Launch..
Has the Spyder been already launched here?
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Has the Spyder been already launched here?
He was talking about the international launch, RT was there at Frankfurt - Pic

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Taronish if you do read on Mr.Tata. and his automobile related matter he clearly states he prefers cars in their country build specs..hence Ferrari local is LHD and thats what he brought down. If he does get a 458 it will be a LHD. I would like you to post the Video if its not a bother as this thread is for Mr.Tata and his cars. If i am not mistaken your talking of AP's car on marine drive.

Yes Fiat connection is there but the love does not come due to that. Mr.Tata knows his cars and invests wisely. His first Ferrari was a california when he could have taken the hot car then the F430 or even a 599. The V8 and the GC all matter to him. One more thing i forgot..Mr Tata was not present for the 458 coupe launch but was there for the Spyders Launch..

The video is on my Facebook profile. I'll upload soon.
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Spotted Mr. Tata driving his California...

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sorry for the bad quality...taken from the phone
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Wow, so much speculation here regarding Mr.Tata and a Veyron. So I thought why not ask the man himself, might get a kick out of it anyway. So here it is:

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As discussed earlier in the thread, Mr Tata in his Civic.

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Speedybhai, I have a video of him driving the RHD 458 on Marine Drive and even near Air India building.
Video is still awaited!
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My cousin uploaded it to Facebook and has changed privacy settings to 'Friends Only' so have been unable to previously upload it.

Will be done soon though
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Here is a link of the 458 Driving by on Marine Drive :

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Here is a link of the 458 Driving by on Marine Drive :
Sorry dude, But i cant see Mr. Tata any where in the video. I mean i even tried to pause and see through but unable to.

Not doubting you but i am just saying that Mr. Tata cant be seen.

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Sorry dude, But i cant see Mr. Tata any where in the video. I mean i even tried to pause and see through but unable to.

Not doubting you but i am just saying that Mr. Tata cant be seen.

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The person driving the car seems to be an elderly gentleman with the salt and pepper hair Mr.Tata so famously flaunts. However, even I am not 100% sure it is him, purely speculation.
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As discussed earlier in the thread, Mr Tata in his Civic. Video is still awaited!
The car with its number plate (MH 02 YA 111) has been posted by in.com.The few pictures there question as to why Mr Ratan is driving a Civic rather than one from his own stable.

His predecessor Mr J.R.D. Tata as described in his biography "Beyond The Last Blue Mountain", never felt odd dropping in at The Oberoi Sheraton, Nariman Point, many a time, despite the fact that he owned the Taj Group.The idea was to find how the competitor is doing, first hand. Mr Ratan may also be feeling the silent revvs of the no-nonsense Honda engine here!

http://www.in.com/photogallery/spott...-50002089.html

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