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    A Bentley is a Bentley!

    Pradeep Gooptu A silently purring engine, unbelievable build quality promising decades of trouble free motoring and magnificent bodywork - by all standards…
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    Till Death Do Us Apart

    Pradeep Gooptu Motoring in the first half of the 1900s was popularised in equal measure by the British and the rich-and-famous of…
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    A Small Wonder

    India loses approximately 1,50,000 lives on its roads -  every year! It is imperative for us to address the impossibly high traffic…
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    Tagore’s Humber: Ravaged By Time

    Durga Pujas in erstwhile Zemindari families in rural Bengal have a charm of their own. Steeped in tradition, these pujas are held…
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    The Car Uttam Kumar Drove…

    Rustic Heart of Newtown The term 'urban village' does sound paradoxical yet the new Eco Urban Village at Newtown Rajarhat, the latest…
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    A Royal Car: Studebaker President 8 State Limousine (Fa)

    Distance from Kolkata: 96 km Driving Time: 2 hrs Road Trip: 1-2 days The word ‘heritage’ has a deep connotation intercalating history,…
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    Bentley Continental GT Convertible Classy British Craftmanship

    Name: Bentley Continental GT V8 Variant: Convertible Engine Type: Petrol No. of Cylinders: 8 Max Power: 500 BHP Max Torque: 660NM Nearest…
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    “The Auburn was ours just for a pot of Raabri”

    The gates of this mansion open to a majestic marquee. Antique is too less a word to describe Bose Nilay, its artefacts…
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    'Lady Bird is my most prized possession'

    That is how city-based vintage car collector and restorer, Sanjay Ghosh, describes his 1932 Ford V-8 De-Luxe Phaeton that till date has…
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    This car has never bluffed me on the road

    Mr. G. C. Dey has more sides to him than what meets the eye. A retired police officer, devoted follower of Lord…
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    Lamborghini Gallardo India Serie Speciale LP550-2 A Limited Edition Raging Bull

    Name: Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 Variant: India Serie Speciale Price: `3.50 crore Engine Type: Petrol No. of Cylinders: 10 Max. Power: 550 BHP…
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    'As a young boy, the Stoewer was my favourite hiding place'

    Ever since his childhood, vintage-car collector and restorer, Pratap Chowdhury had dreamt of restoring his grandfather's custom-built Stoewer. The dream came true…
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    Giving Shape to Dreams

    City based vintage and classic car restorer Sanjay Ghosh shares the experience of his most challenging restoration job – Hemant Kumar Ruia's…
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    The Grand Old Four-Wheeler

    Vintage and classic car connoisseur Shrivardhan Kanoria shares the tale of his most prized possession – 1906 Renault Freres in a free…
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    “My mother christened her Q’marri”

    Cars have always held him under their spell. Growing up while witnessing his father, the late Suresh Kumar, build customised cars and…
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    “I hold this car close to my heart and never want to part with it”

    An avid rallyist during his younger days, Subrata Sen learnt to drive at the tender at of 11. The 1934 Mercedes Benz…
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