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Old 8th May 2009, 21:57   #226
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Same with the Beemers Nick. Parking lots seem so incomplete without a 3 or a 5 there. Just too many of them.
Too many Beemers?.. What will Chennai be without you, neoranjit?.

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Thanks!.

I haven't had the time to explore downtown Chennai yet , but here are some pics while driving around Chennai and the cars that i liked.
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Old 8th May 2009, 23:47   #227
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the benz in the last pic is parked right at the no parking sign!

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Old 9th May 2009, 20:08   #228
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the benz in the last pic is parked right at the no parking sign!

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Who gets to drive these fancy cars that one can buy in India nowadays?. Drivers. Can they read the signs?. Lucky the tow truck didn't come calling on that street at that time. Attached are a few pics i omitted to post yesterday.
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Old 11th May 2009, 12:44   #229
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@neoranjit

Maybe you're right after all. I'll start looking out for Super-10's and Vanguards from now on!.
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What was that red convertible in the 3rd pic in post 228 ?
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Old 11th May 2009, 14:58   #231
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What was that red convertible in the 3rd pic in post 228 ?
Boxster 987. Check out the side vents.
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Old 13th May 2009, 00:33   #232
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Finally, i had the chance to visit downtown and by the time i was done with the reason for me going there it was late evening and all i could manage were a few shots of the courthouse and the main streets. Next time i plan to take a walk through the historic streets of Armenian town and the bustling business district.Downtown is a fun place to hang out full of narrow streets selling everything from electronics to different kinds of food from all over the planet!. The infamous Burma bazaar is also located there and the one pic itook of a portion of this market got blinded by the evening sun's rays. Next time!.

This set of pics begins with driving in front of Fort St. George, which is the seat of the TN Govt. and legislature(didn't take a pic of the Fort complex as too many cops were hanging around near traffic intersection!.), the main streets of the downtown business district, the spires of the court through the thicket of trees and the last pic is of a stretch of Anna Salai(Mount Road) between Spencer Plaza and Tarapore Towers during evening rush hour. There's so much more to see.
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Old 13th May 2009, 10:15   #233
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@ Nick: Ayyah: Vannakkam ayya, Neenga enge irrukenga? Intha ooru thaana?
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Old 15th May 2009, 01:47   #234
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Whatever caught my attention as i was driving around today.
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Old 16th May 2009, 01:49   #235
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While driving in Alwarpet and RK Salai today. I'm a certified 'car freak'. I self annoint myself. Check out one of the pics in this post. You will understand.
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Old 22nd May 2009, 11:49   #236
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I never have any luck spotting imports. It's not that i go looking for them, but it is annoying that they always drive in the opposite direction!. I saw a metallic brown Porsche911 Carrera speeding by in the opposite direction on Nungambakkam High Road last Sunday, towards Sterling Road. Maybe 'mlcarrera' will know whom it belongs to!. Anyways, this is what i saw yesterday afternoon as i drove around doing some chores. Atleast, it will give you a feel of what's popular among Chennai-ites in the 4-wheel category!. Have a great weekend.
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Old 29th May 2009, 00:01   #237
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Nothing fancy, but what one finds on the road here increasingly nowadays among the newer entrants. Trends, maybe?.
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Old 1st June 2009, 22:32   #238
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A yellow Santro with "Pennsylvania" plates, the new Ritz already out on the streets, navigating through the maze that is Chennai, in this set of pics.All the cars one can see here?. Not even a percent, but i hope you like the ones i chose to click. I liked them!.I can tell about a city by the cars it keeps.
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A yellow Santro with "Pennsylvania" plates
We spotted this car in a petrol pump in Cathedral road on the way to our Fast and Furious movie meet. Looked weird.
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Is the Spencers Plaza on Mount Rd or Anna Salai? I have a vague memory of Chennai roads.
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