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Old 22nd October 2017, 11:56   #31
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A Premier Station Wagon from Ambalavilakku, 1980 Malayalam movie. The movie was shot in Trivandrum. This one looks more like a local conversion

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I am not sure whether it is a local conversion,because I remember seen a similar Safari during the 90's .also there were quite a few safaris in Trivandrum then. Also the location is Trivandrum Central railway station ,Thampanoor.
You seem to be a classic malayalam Movie buff ???

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I am not sure whether it is a local conversion, because I remember seen a similar Safari during the 90's .also there were quite a few safaris in Trivandrum then. Also the location is Trivandrum Central railway station ,Thampanoor


The one from the movie looked different from the Star line one to my eyes. Thought it is a local conversion job

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You seem to be a classic malayalam Movie buff?
Watching old movies is fun. Feels good to see vintage & classic vehicles and how the cities used to look back then
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Old 30th October 2017, 13:37   #33
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Default Re: The Premier Padmini Starline 'Safari' Station Wagon

Another one in Kolar, Karnataka

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Here is an original leaflet dated 1982 for the Premier Safari Drive-away chassis

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Stumbled upon this one in OLX Hubli

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Here's one of the later models posted recently on facebook. Survival rate of regular wagons is poor, these must be near extinct! Seems to retain the rare STARLINE script badge on the front grille. Can anyone help source me one for my car?

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Stumbled upon this one in OLX Hubli
More pictures from the updated ad :

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Padmini Starline Wagon looking good!
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Padmini Starline Wagon looking good!

This car is owned by our bhpian Karlos
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A brochure for the Drive away chassis on which the Starline Safari was based

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Had spotted it around 30th December 2017 in Dharwad.

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A brochure for the Drive away chassis on which the Starline Safari was based
Looked nice, IMHO! 'wonder why they never caught up!
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Seems to retain the rare STARLINE script badge on the front grille. Can anyone help source me one for my car?
Isnt the logo bent ? From what I remember, the logo was straight.

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Had spotted it around 30th December 2017 in Dharwad.
Looks like the car has been / is being abandoned. Can you try to get the logo for Karlos ?
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Corroborating what Behram had mentioned about the first car being delivered to Shatrughan Sinha. It seems the event was the opening of the Tardeo showroom, 2nd June 1974.

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A rather rakish version was built by Kamal & Co, Jaipur, for the Director of Small Savings & State Lotteries, Government of Rajasthan.
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Forlorn and forgotten somewhere........Rajasthan perhaps ?

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