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Old 25th April 2022, 22:33   #1606
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How old are these images? If I am not mistaken, that Volvo wagon was seen in Chennai over the weekend looking fresh and running. Unless of course, there's another TN reg car in the same blue.
These were taken around the last week of March. I can check if the Volvo is still there when I visit the parking next time.
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Old 26th April 2022, 23:15   #1607
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How old are these images? If I am not mistaken, that Volvo wagon was seen in Chennai over the weekend looking fresh and running. Unless of course, there's another TN reg car in the same blue.
The car that you saw last weekend is a different one. Did you see it in ECR Road? So far I have seen 3 cars with TN37 registration Volvo station wagons with the same color.
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Old 27th April 2022, 14:18   #1608
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These were taken around the last week of March. I can check if the Volvo is still there when I visit the parking next time.
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The car that you saw last weekend is a different one. Did you see it in ECR Road? So far I have seen 3 cars with TN37 registration Volvo station wagons with the same color.
You're right, that was a different car. TN37 plates but a different number, turns out that one belongs to a gent in Chennai with a tasty youngtimer/classic car lineup. Didn't know there were three in the same color!
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I saw this abandoned Mercedes diesel near Sholapur Road, Bijapur. It was next to a very clean Sierra. The paint was slowly chipping away and the car had no headlamps, grill ornaments or badges either.
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I have never understood why cars like these are parked on the roadside. The car shows it is registered to a real estate developer and I am sure they will have some enclosed property were they can park the vehicle.
More like it belonged to a real estate developer who then sold it off to someone who didn't bother changing the registration details on the car and soon found out that he is totally incompetent at maintaining this whale of a car because every thing costs 10 times as much as it should.

And so, he/she dumps it on the road because he can't find another chump who would take such a horrible deal.
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My friend spotted this Toyota Corolla in Delhi:

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Spotted this modified Toyota Hi-ace with a TV and a fridge. The van was at a resort. The staff there told me that it has been abandoned due to unavailability of parts.
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Chanced upon this older Range Rover in Nungambakkam, Chennai, with a KA 03 registration. The fact that it is an out of state registration leads me to believe that it could be in running condition, and the fact that it looks well maintained reinforces it. However, the tyres worry me!
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