Team-BHP > Vintage Cars & Classics in India > Post-War


Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 20th March 2008, 00:19   #1
BANNED
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: London
Posts: 5,010
Thanked: 169 Times
Default Morris Oxford...Beautiful

Hey Guys,
I spotted a beautiful Morris Oxford today in town today. Was on a scooter but managed to take a few pics.
Attached Images
  
Cyrus43 is offline   (1) Thanks
Old 20th March 2008, 02:12   #2
BHPian
 
egangsta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: thane
Posts: 365
Thanked: 9 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ramie2400 View Post
Ive seen this car many times
Ramie,Do you know where this car is located ???
egangsta is offline  
Old 20th March 2008, 10:05   #3
Distinguished - BHPian
 
Stanher's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Hyderabad, AP
Posts: 6,464
Thanked: 1,980 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JayD View Post
Btw, is that a taxicab Or is it just the paintjob?? Or is it due to the quality of the pic that it seems to be one??
True, I too felt the same way!
Anyways, I was expecting this to be the 60s Farina Oxford until I opened the thread....but its ok, 'long as its very much a classic!
Stanher is offline  
Old 20th March 2008, 10:12   #4
BHPian
 
prabuddhadg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Mumbai
Posts: 732
Thanked: 48 Times
Default

Taxicab? Is that black or is that green? In any case, that is a very elegant posterior.
prabuddhadg is offline  
Old 20th March 2008, 10:13   #5
Distinguished - BHPian
 
karlosdeville's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Pune
Posts: 10,336
Thanked: 11,965 Times
Default

Cyrus what makes you say thats an Oxford rather than a Landmaster? The Morris badge on the boot is from a Morris Minor anyways, so it isnt original. I LOVE that colour scheme for the Landy though.
karlosdeville is online now  
Old 20th March 2008, 10:38   #6
Team-BHP Support
 
moralfibre's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: MH-12
Posts: 7,698
Thanked: 9,624 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by karlosdeville View Post
Cyrus what makes you say thats an Oxford rather than a Landmaster? The Morris badge on the boot is from a Morris Minor anyways, so it isnt original. I LOVE that colour scheme for the Landy though.
Exactly, because we saw an Amby in Goa with an Oxford badge as well. Does that make it an Oxford?
Attached Thumbnails
Morris Oxford...Beautiful-img_2704.jpg  

Morris Oxford...Beautiful-img_2705.jpg  

moralfibre is offline  
Old 20th March 2008, 10:42   #7
Distinguished - BHPian
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Yes
Posts: 5,252
Thanked: 6,219 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sam Kapasi View Post
Looks to me like the Oxford is quite on the road, not on a scooter. See properly, all 4 wheels are on the road. What are you talking about?
Sam is in the 'Rapidex English' mode


Nice car.
Sankar is offline  
Old 20th March 2008, 10:45   #8
Distinguished - BHPian
 
karlosdeville's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Pune
Posts: 10,336
Thanked: 11,965 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by karlosdeville View Post
I LOVE that colour scheme for the Landy though.
He has taken a leaf out of Kasli's book perhaps, like his Packard.
Attached Images
 
karlosdeville is online now  
Old 20th March 2008, 10:54   #9
Distinguished - BHPian
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: MUMBAI
Posts: 3,060
Thanked: 4,943 Times
Default

Karl - how good is the Pune Landmaster with the sticker of who's next on the posterior ?

Best regards,

Behram Dhabhar
DHABHAR.BEHRAM is offline  
Old 20th March 2008, 10:57   #10
Distinguished - BHPian
 
karlosdeville's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Pune
Posts: 10,336
Thanked: 11,965 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DHABHAR.BEHRAM View Post
Karl - how good is the Pune Landmaster with the sticker of who's next on the posterior ?
Nothing special, it has a diesel engine, Amby dash, and essentially needs a ground up resto. You interested?
karlosdeville is online now  
Old 20th March 2008, 11:02   #11
Senior - BHPian
 
ramie2400's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Mumbai
Posts: 1,900
Thanked: 61 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by egangsta View Post
Ramie,Do you know where this car is located ???
when i used to work in colaba,on my way i have seen it 4-5times..dont know where the car is located as never followed it
ramie2400 is offline  
Old 20th March 2008, 11:05   #12
BHPian
 
SohailPistawala's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Mumbai
Posts: 431
Thanked: 22 Times
Default

I see one classic almost everyday, at the same road , during my ride to work at colaba... , Nice pic, have seen this too!!
SohailPistawala is offline  
Old 20th March 2008, 12:15   #13
BANNED
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: London
Posts: 5,010
Thanked: 169 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by karlosdeville View Post
Cyrus what makes you say thats an Oxford rather than a Landmaster? The Morris badge on the boot is from a Morris Minor anyways, so it isnt original. I LOVE that colour scheme for the Landy though.
There were Morris Oxford badges On the Front Quater Panels and on the boot. So either he has got them from somewhere for his Landy or it is a proper Oxford. Your interpretation Karloose...
Cyrus43 is offline  
Old 20th March 2008, 12:31   #14
Distinguished - BHPian
 
karlosdeville's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Pune
Posts: 10,336
Thanked: 11,965 Times
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by GTA View Post
There were Morris Oxford badges On the Front Quater Panels and on the boot. So either he has got them from somewhere for his Landy or it is a proper Oxford. Your interpretation Karloose...
Hmm, the Morris Oxford script on the boot is certainly not original, it belongs to the Oxford 2 generations later. The boot Morris badge above the numberplate light if from a Minor or earlier gen Oxford. It appears to be trying too hard to be a genuine Oxford, its most probably a Landy. The only way to tell is to look under the bonnet.
karlosdeville is online now  
Old 20th March 2008, 12:33   #15
Distinguished - BHPian
 
Sam Kapasi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Mumbai (but wat
Posts: 6,997
Thanked: 1,695 Times
Default

Hey I thought that a Landy was a LandRover. Make up your mind you crazy car enthusiasts!
Sam Kapasi is offline  
Closed Thread

Most Viewed
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Copyright 2000 - 2020, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks