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#34962 of 38556 Re: Euro-style> [fintail]
Nov 18, 2012 (10:46 am)
Same style as Cameron's car in Ferris Bueller's Day Off. It had starting problems.
I thought Cameron drove a gen I VW Jetta.
#34963 of 38556 Re: New> [andys120]
Nov 18, 2012 (11:33 am)
2013 Porsche Cayman.
#34964 of 38556 Re: Euro-style> [michaell]
Nov 18, 2012 (12:07 pm)
It was an Alfa 2000, here's a shot:
Does resemble the Jetta
#34965 of 38556 Re: New> [robr2]
Nov 18, 2012 (1:03 pm)
2013 Porsche Cayman
AKA Type 981 coupe.
Nov 18, 2012 (4:07 pm)
#34967 of 38556 Re: . [fintail]
Nov 18, 2012 (4:12 pm)
Hello Fintail - hope you are enjoying your trip.
The camouflaged jeep is a VW 183 Iltis - they did sell them on the civilian market, but most were sold to NATO armed forces - there were even a couple of thousand built under licence by Bombardier in Canada, for the Canadian Armed Forces. If this one is civilian registered it probably belonged previously to the Austrian or German military I suppose.
#34968 of 38556 Re: . [magnette]
Nov 19, 2012 (1:01 am)
Yep, having a great time, another long fun day ahead. Sadly, it is almost over, but have knocked off a few car-related bucket list items, so it has been productive.
I also saw a couple boxy military looking 4x4 kind of things in Austria, I am assuming older Steyr or Pinzgauer products. Seems to be more rural dwellers there who actually need off road capability. Oh yeah, saw a G-wagen with a snorkel too.
#34969 of 38556 Re: Taxi!> [andys120]
Nov 19, 2012 (8:13 am)
Is that a Trabant? Didn't know they made 4 door models of those.
It's jacked up, too.
The World's Worst Sport Utility Wagon.
#34970 of 38556 Re: Taxi!> [andys120]
Nov 19, 2012 (9:08 am)
This is a Premier Padmani, the Indian Licence-built version of the late '50's Fiat 1100. They always seem to be taxis in the films.
#34971 of 38556 Re: Taxi!> [ateixeira]
Nov 19, 2012 (1:15 pm)
Nope, not a Trabant, not even close. Magnette got it right.
It's jacked up for a good reason in that it's an old European design modified for taxi service in a Third World country where the roads are bad.
The familiar Padmini will soon be gone from the streets of Mumbai since they passed a regulation that Taxis can't be more than 25 years old(!).
Interesting none have air-conditioning!
The Millecento may be the best car Fiat ever made.