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Old 18th December 2009, 23:55   #31
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thats a fiat 850 coupe


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saw this vintage fiat at the Alankar hotel. looks stylish , typical Italian beauty.
can anybody identify the model?
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Old 19th December 2009, 14:53   #32
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Leela had a Porsche 944 sometime back. Not sure if he still has it. I guess Naren Kumar had a Mitsu Evo 7 in Coimbatore.
@//M - You are right. Leela previously owned a 944. This silver Carrera in the picture here belongs to ace tuner and ex-rallyist JA. NK owns a blue carrera of the same vintage.
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Old 19th December 2009, 15:01   #33
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There are quite a few exotics here in Coimbatore. I have a couple of pics around which I have to dig up and scan (no digital cam pics). I do have pics of a Subaru WRX, a 67 rally-prepped mustang, rally-prepped vintage 911s, and a few more (which were here for the London-Sydney Marathon in 2004) and pics of a Ferrari 308 GTS which was here in CBE for a while. I'll look for them, scan and post as soon as I get my hands on them. There are a couple of classics here like a 70s model Chevy Chevelle SS V8, which the late great Mr. Karivardhan drove, which I have seen personally (but have not taken pictures of).

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saw this vintage fiat at the Alankar hotel. looks stylish , typical Italian beauty.
can anybody identify the model?
The red one is a Fiat (Couldn't find its name badge) and the other one is an Austin 8. Also see a well maintained 1929 Ford in Alankar. Worth a visit. :-)
I have closure pictures. I will upload them sometime later.

Believe me, a person I know has a Porsche Boxter (pre 2005) and I was surprised to see that he was the mechanic for his Car. He takes is out only during mid night.

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Old 4th January 2010, 22:17   #35
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Coimbatore guys!!!

There's a black CBE registered Land Rover Discovery 3 doing the rounds, do keep a look-out for it... think that's the only Discovery 3 in Tamil Nadu
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Old 4th January 2010, 23:03   #36
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Coimbatore guys!!!

There's a black CBE registered Land Rover Discovery 3 doing the rounds, do keep a look-out for it... think that's the only Discovery 3 in Tamil Nadu
well if its the only Discovery 3 in TN , then there is a picture of it posted elsewhere in the chennai section thread. Good looking SUV, but i think the RR sport is the best looking range rover.
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Coimbatore guys!!!

There's a black CBE registered Land Rover Discovery 3 doing the rounds, do keep a look-out for it... think that's the only Discovery 3 in Tamil Nadu
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well if its the only Discovery 3 in TN , then there is a picture of it posted elsewhere in the chennai section thread. Good looking SUV, but i think the RR sport is the best looking range rover.
I think it was imported through a dealer in Mumbai who deals in Rolls Royce, pictures was posted couple of years back. If i am not wrong, it is TN 38 AE registered vehicle.
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Saw a Red Mazda RX8 today at RS puram .It didnt have plates and looks like it hasnt been used for a while. will upload pics soon ,some technical problems persisting.
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This was the RX8 i was talking about. The alloys look stunning! saw it at RS Puram.
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This was the RX8 i was talking about. The alloys look stunning! saw it at RS Puram.
Man its dirty as hell.Who the hell is the owner.No basic sense of how to keep up a car.
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I think that is the Rx8 which was on sale with an importer in Kerala. It was there in his showroom for long time with a 'not for sale' board. Then all of a sudden i heard it have been sold to a mallu guy but he is going to keep the car in his TN Garage. Which regn. was the car ?

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Hey, it is not in any garage.

This RX-8 has been falling prey to my eyes for quite a few months, but i was somewhat skeptical about capturing it with my lens as it was parked inside the owner's house.

This is just opposite the CCD in RS Puram right? That guy also has a Chevy CAPTIVA, Honda CIVIC and a few more Skodas.
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Then all of a sudden i heard it have been sold to a mallu guy but he is going to keep the car in his TN Garage.
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Hey, it is not in any garage.
I think he meant garage = parking lot, not workshop garage.
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The pics of the RX8 with Kerala dealer, notice the 'Not For Sale' thing.
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love the color, had seen a silver one in pune the other day and they look very pretty in flesh.

scorcher - any pictures of the interiors mate?
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