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Old 5th June 2012, 19:21   #1306
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And the maroon car should have hubcaps like the white car right? They just need to switch.

Also noticed the maroon car has VW design lights - were they ever shared?
Actually the Maroon car has the correct hubcaps for a 190, only the door bottom trim is missing.

If you mean the headlight pattern yes it is identical to a vw beetle headlight glass ( hella one) the size however is different very marginally. The vw glass Is marginally larger. How do I know ? Well once a pair of glasses were picked up from Chor Bazar that did not fit but were identical. Unfortunately because of an oversight I returned them:-( but headlight glasses for the ponton were made as replacement in india by sparco, I have a pair of those too!
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Finally traced the Coupe pictures.
The first two are as she was about 12-15 years ago. At least she was restorable, but the later two pictures are about six months old.
It will be a brave soul who will be able to spot a ponton Coupe in the stack of rubbish, but believe me it is there.

What a sad end to a lovely automobile.
Can anybody please tell me the location of this car and was it up forsale or is it by any chance. would be great to see one in the flesh & blood
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Can anybody please tell me the location of this car and was it up forsale or is it by any chance. would be great to see one in the flesh & blood
Karachi of course. Do you plan to visit there
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Just bought this 280se form goa and karanataka border. sent it over to
bangalore, as the rains are excepted in full form.
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Just bought this 280se form goa and karanataka border. sent it over to
bangalore, as the rains are excepted in full form.
This car is it dieselized? should have a column shift right?
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who owns the maroon 190 ponton. it looks cool
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Just bought this 280se ....as the rains are excepted in full form.
This car looks familiar. Dieselised, did you receive the books?
Please be careful, as you have said rains are expected, how about winding up those windows?

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Saw this beauty being driven quite spiritedly - in the Mumbai rush hour near the JJ flyover, a couple of days back. Was left staring and drooling as she passed me !!
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Saw this beauty being driven quite spiritedly - in the Mumbai rush hour near the JJ flyover, a couple of days back. Was left staring and drooling as she passed me !!
That is Abbas Bhai's car. Normally stands at the petrol pump next to Jazz by the bay.
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That is Abbas Bhai's car. Normally stands at the petrol pump next to Jazz by the bay.

Who is Abaas Bhai and is this a Diesel or a Petrol. Looks mint.
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Saw this beauty being driven quite spiritedly - in the Mumbai rush hour near the JJ flyover, a couple of days back. Was left staring and drooling as she passed me !!
That one is INSANELY AWESOME

An "Automatic" ..! And in Such MINT condition, very nice, Thanks Ravi sir for sharing such a sooperb set of pics
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Who is Abaas Bhai and is this a Diesel or a Petrol. Looks mint.
Must be Abbas Jasdanwala and its a petrol 300d Auto "Adenaur" Merc most likely a W189
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That one is INSANELY AWESOME

An "Automatic" ..! And in Such MINT condition, very nice, Thanks Ravi sir for sharing such a sooperb set of pics
Thanks guys !! Besides being Automatic, I loved the body style. Even with this battleship-rivalling length, she is Pillarless !! Will be a sight to see with all the windows rolled down !
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She is an ex-president of India car, if i am not mistaken. truly a lovely and rare car. What an opportunity to see her moving so regally on the streets of Mumbai.
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She is an ex-president of India car, if i am not mistaken. truly a lovely and rare car. What an opportunity to see her moving so regally on the streets of Mumbai.
Do you have any idea if it si fuel injected ?
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