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Old 26th November 2007, 20:28   #1
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Automotive literature is immensely collectible. So much so, that there have been many eBay auctions of late pertaining to Indian car brochures. Here are a few of them I recently came across.

Premier booklets from the 80s.











Premier Dodge trucks.









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Weird na? Padmini with split / bucket seats and floor shift?

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The Hindusthan 10



Hindusthan 14







Landmaster











1958 Ambassador OHV.




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Ambassador Mark 2



Ambassador Mark 3



Ambassador Mark 4





Trekker



Contessa



Chevy truck, sold by Hindustan Motors.

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Thats the Deluxe. Original.
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That's Sangita Bijlani. One known face from those days. Good to see them back, Karlos.
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great work Karl. love to see more of the old brochures and collectibles. they sure have become collector peices and many people are paying hefty sums for them. i used to have some have to start hunting for them.
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GREAT thread, Karl! I just love going over classic ad/promo material. And when it has to do with cars...
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Great pictures Karlos!

I remember some of the Dodge and GM brochures used in my marketing classes. The product focus was so great those days that there used to be no masala in the advertisements. Some of the best advertisements from those times!

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Heres a rarity...the Sipani Dolphin



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Some of the configurations the Standard 20 Van was available in.















Standard Gazel and Herald Mark 3.





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WOW!!!! Great collection karlos!!!! Thanks a lot for sharing!! Eagerly awaiting more......

Any classic ad scans pertaining to the Indian automotive industry are welcome......
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Premier Dodge trucks.

One question though- was this the "parrot-beak" truck of the 50s like the remains of one that ram had posted pics. of lately....?
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On this is so nice i am transported back in time Karl !!!!
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Weird na? Padmini with split / bucket seats and floor shift?
No no, not weird. I remember this used to be called the Deluxe BU. And then people would fit a Super King AC in it. Way cool then...

And the car? It was built like a tank!
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