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Old 23rd July 2008, 16:58   #121
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his car is white and the above pic has the wheel in the wrong place, also no mumber plates!!!
In fact, he buys only White.

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And this is the popular Bentley everyone in Mumbai knows about. I've sat in it, owners a client. Pic at Bandra East outside MMRDA.
I've see some real hot women in this car. It could have been another car with the same colour though. What's so popular about it?
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looks more like a Turbo R to me.
i think you are correct. they look very similar in front and the back. so it taught it s a mulsanne
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I've see some real hot women in this car. It could have been another car with the same colour though. What's so popular about it?
I don't know about the women yaar, lol. But AFAIK this is the only maroon Bentley Flying Spur in Mumbai. If you saw a bright red one, that one belongs to Mallya. Maybe that had the women you were talking about And I only said popular because people keep seeing it and posting pics of it here, thats all.
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Old 24th July 2008, 04:40   #124
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Spotted this in Delhi near CP in Summer 2007.
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Old 24th July 2008, 12:42   #125
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looks more like a Turbo R to me.
Yes it is a turbo R. and looks like a 89/91 model period.
Is it for sale, seems its come new to Mumbai, clean looking.
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Yes it is a turbo R. and looks like a 89/91 model period.
Is it for sale, seems its come new to Mumbai, clean looking.

really.. glad to notice that my knowledge is still perfect.. had a chance to drive one of those in 2001 when one of my bro's friends had visited us in the US and this Bentley stalled.

really awsome machine and huge too.
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Spotted this in Delhi near CP in Summer 2007.
It belongs to the owner of a travel agency on Outer Circle next to the Petrol Pump. Note the "Commercial Vehicle" aka "Taxi" number plate in white colour!

There's also a Black Phantom in Delhi which is on a "Taxi" number with white plates.
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Arent taxi number plates in black and yellow?
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Yes it is a turbo R. and looks like a 89/91 model period.
Is it for sale, seems its come new to Mumbai, clean looking.
isnt it the bentley arnage RL turbo posted on the forum long ago?

is it the same one?
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Arent taxi number plates in black and yellow?
Yes, and that's what I'm trying to point out. Both the FS & the RR have been imported under the EPCG quota (Travel Agency & Hotel) and instead or running yellow plates (as is the rule) they're running on white plates.
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That's the rage in Bangalore. 2 out of 3 Phantoms are registered as taxis. Worst part is that they sport the taxi plates. Waiting to see if the third will also give in to the 'cab craze'.
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Not sure if already posted on previous pages...but there is a tobacco family 30 odd Km from Kolhapur who have a Silverish Phantom (6 months old) and latest 4 door Bentley similar to one above. They have Landrover Disco 3, Porsche, Ferrari, Hummer H3....getting a lambo and are thinking of getting Bugatti Veryon...not sure how though..just say it on a oversea trip. Not mention a whole host of vintage cars in their factories in the neighbourhood! Also a LHD New Beetle and host of LHD cars old and new!!
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That's the rage in Bangalore. 2 out of 3 Phantoms are registered as taxis. Worst part is that they sport the taxi plates. Waiting to see if the third will also give in to the 'cab craze'.

They have to sport the taxi plates as the cars have been bought under the EPCG scheme/ under hotel licence.. i am sure they dont use it as taxi's
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EPCG scheme / hotel license - Black and yellow number plates
EPCG scheme - for a travel agent / tour operator - Black and white number plates.
Both have export obligation under EPCG and "Actual user condition"
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They have to sport the taxi plates as the cars have been bought under the EPCG scheme/ under hotel licence.. i am sure they dont use it as taxi's
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EPCG scheme / hotel license - Black and yellow number plates
EPCG scheme - for a travel agent / tour operator - Black and white number plates.
Both have export obligation under EPCG and "Actual user condition"
Didn't the DRI screw such guys a few years back along with Sunil Shetty? They still haven't learned, have they?

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