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Old 23rd January 2017, 12:56   #3826
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Looks like a larger FIAT. "Kila Camp", Rampur District, ca 1930.
Same car at Belraien, Uttar Pradesh


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Plymouth outside Victoria Memorial Calcutta (Looks like a brand new car)

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couple of pictures from Calcutta, might have been seen before
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"New" Delhi, 1927
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A "Maharaja's" Ford Model T - Ford India, Worli built, ca 1920


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And then also found this............
This looks amazingly like the car Tintin used in Tintin in the Congo!
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Some pictures from Bombay

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Met a veteran rallyist. A few pics I found on his coffee table.

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Met a veteran rallyist. A few pics I found on his coffee table.

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Aside, anyone notice the car in the background in this pic., ME?O 333? Looks unfamiliar- some sort of custom-built body perhaps?
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Aside, anyone notice the car in the background in this pic., ME?O 333? Looks unfamiliar- some sort of custom-built body perhaps?
Shyam,

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This Car?

If so this is the Gondal Special of Maharajkumar Ganadityasinh Jadeja on the Sholavaram Track. Last it was raced in 1981 at Sholavaram, I think. If I remember right its a Formula 5000 TS11

He bought it in 1977 or so from UK, one of the cars built by the great racer John Surtees himself. In his last outing at Sholavaram, he piped Mr Mallaya for the title.

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Aside, anyone notice the car in the background in this pic., ME?O 333? Looks unfamiliar- some sort of custom-built body perhaps?
That is a Scootacar - the short lived Indian built version of the Fuldamobil. Stay tuned for more next week
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That is a Scootacar - the short lived Indian built version of the Fuldamobil. Stay tuned for more next week
OK. That's clear now.

Thanks Karl

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Aside, anyone notice the car in the background in this pic., ME?O 333? Looks unfamiliar- some sort of custom-built body perhaps?
MCO 339 i think...

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If so this is the Gondal Special of Maharajkumar Ganadityasinh Jadeja on the Sholavaram Track. Last it was raced in 1981 at Sholavaram, I think.
Last "raced" at the 2006 Speed Run actually

More pics & info on the Surtees TS11 here: http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/super-...tees-ts11.html (Mahraja of Gondal's Surtees TS11)
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Last "raced" at the 2006 Speed Run actually

More pics & info on the Surtees TS11 here: http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/super-...tees-ts11.html (Mahraja of Gondal's Surtees TS11)
Thanks Rehan. Who was driving it on the "speed run" ? Maharaj Kumar Ganadityasinh Jadeja or Himashu Jadeja ?

Met Mr. Himashu Jadeja at BIC when he had come to accept felicitations on behalf of Late "Race Driver" when the "Legends of Indian Motorsport" were felicitated during 1st Tata Truck Racing Championships in 2014.

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Sharing this lovely one from the 2017 Cartier Concours thread:

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And Kasli has just shared this picture of the Hukumchand Daimler back in the day. That's his father peeking in, and then himself in the new shot


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Thanks Rehan. Who was driving it on the "speed run" ? Maharaj Kumar Ganadityasinh Jadeja or Himashu Jadeja ?
I was not in town during the 2006 Speed Run. The timing sheets lead me to believe it would probably be the latter.
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