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Old 29th July 2007, 13:10   #16
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I think the RR fellows would really have their eyebrows up with this particular customer. I dont think as a brand they'd like their car to be used as an advertisment portal, i believe they did raise a question to this officially? Reminds me of the classic story where the maharaja used RRs as a dump truck.
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Yuck. Like taking a dreamliner to transport goats. Disgusting.
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that swift looks good!
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Old 30th July 2007, 02:10   #19
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Yuck. Like taking a dreamliner to transport goats. Disgusting.
Mmm... i dont know. I think its a good thing.

People are getting to see a RR in the flesh, even take rides in it.
Its giving them a taste of something that is probably unlike what they have ever experienced before, and probably making their day.

Imagine if Ardiana Lima went around the country having dinner with people. Wouldn't that be great? If her modelling agency always insisted she wear prada, but while doing this she was wearing clothes she bought on the street, i dont think it would take away much from the experience.
Infact it might even get more people to appreciate her, and see the quality goods represented by her agency.

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Mmm... i dont know. I think its a good thing.

People are getting to see a RR in the flesh, even take rides in it.
Its giving them a taste of something that is probably unlike what they have ever experienced before, and probably making their day.

Imagine if Ardiana Lima went around the country having dinner with people. Wouldn't that be great? If her modelling agency always insisted she wear prada, but while doing this she was wearing clothes she bought on the street, i dont think it would take away much from the experience.
Infact it might even get more people to appreciate her, and see the quality goods represented by her agency.

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, a lot of people who might not even see a Phantom up close, let alone sit in one are getting a chance to see the car

PLUS everyone will be talking about the Mobile Store for a long time cos of the Phantom.

Therefore IMO - a win win situation
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that swift looks good!
I agree...can we have some more pics of the swift karthik ?
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Wonderfull RR Phantom pics on the thread & now guys want pics of yellow swift.
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/492820-post162.html
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/492763-post147.html
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/492771-post148.html

the above posts contain the pics of the car
if intrested its up for sale as well

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/indian...uki-swift.html
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Not got much to do with RR what the customer does with the car after they buy it... But what an ugly thing to do to such a handsome car.

Would have been less of a disaster if they'd just stuck with the red --- but the red and white is just horrible.
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, a lot of people who might not even see a Phantom up close, let alone sit in one are getting a chance to see the car

PLUS everyone will be talking about the Mobile Store for a long time cos of the Phantom.

Therefore IMO - a win win situation
win - win i agree - 1 fancy car - 2 new name. Mobile store is not known - now everyone is talking about the mobile store. hence it can demand a premium. pretty funda. BEtter than investing 1 cr in TV and other campaigns. I am sure the returns are better. plus being a business - its a depreciation that they can write off... lovely idea.
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here is a news flash

RR Phantom LOOSES its rear Wheel hub

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Old 31st July 2007, 02:29   #26
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Imagine if Ardiana Lima went around the country having dinner with people. Wouldn't that be great?
It would be nicer if she came home with me for a nightcap.
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, a lot of people who might not even see a Phantom up close, let alone sit in one are getting a chance to see the car

PLUS everyone will be talking about the Mobile Store for a long time cos of the Phantom.

Therefore IMO - a win win situation
Yes, it's a beautiful idea. I hear they invite you to sit inside the car as well. Though I'm sure they're paying another crore or so for fuel!
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Old 31st July 2007, 03:46   #27
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Is the car actually driving down between cities? or is being transported in some container truck. Now It is good that a common man is getting to see the splendour of Rolls, but what I am thinking is that what huge strategy there is for the ad agency that is doing this. Can they sell this car? Or will it be brought by some museum at a premium to say this majesty had rubbed shoulders with the commons.

Even in that scenario a Mobile store might not command the same legacy as that of a Maharaja (who converted a rolls to a garbage truck)
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Is the car actually driving down between cities? or is being transported in some container truck.
It is being driven across. No container truck or the likes. Here is when I snapped her being driven to Belgaum from Bombay RR Phantom
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Xinome doing his usual 'thing'- Trying to see if his T-shirt matches with the Phantom's red.


Don't know who this is! From the dress, seems to be the DRIVER!


My WagonR and the phantom.


What is he doing? Well! Am not so sure...


(RR missing a wheelhub, and my car missing a wheelcap. Police suspects a guy who was seen peeping around the cars)


RACE? (- Dont ask me who won!)


PS: Xinome, really sorry I couldn't turn up. I know someone is gonna kill me in the next meet.

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Old 31st July 2007, 07:55   #30
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Not got much to do with RR what the customer does with the car after they buy it... But what an ugly thing to do to such a handsome car.

Would have been less of a disaster if they'd just stuck with the red --- but the red and white is just horrible.

color combination looks like a disclaimer: those who sat in it actually were lucky enough to find the promotional vehicle. and did not own them.
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