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A Bentley is a Bentley!

Entrepreneur and vintage car connoisseur Gulam Momen shares the tale of his 1938 Bentley 3½ Litre Tourer. How did you develop a passion for vintage and classic cars? (Smiles) The love for cars runs in the family. My

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Till Death Do Us Apart

Entrepreneur and vintage car connoisseur Prahlad Agarwalla shares the tale of his 1928 Lancia Dilambda How did you acquire this 1928 Lancia Dilambda? This car was purchased by my grandfather and came into our family

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A Small Wonder

Entrepreneur and connoisseur, Rishi Kumar has always been fascinated by small cars. He owns an impressive collection of 45 small pedal cars and around 200 dinky cars which he had collected since childhood. But his prized

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Tagore’s Humber: Ravaged By Time

A black 1933 Humber stands forgotten in a glass case at the Uttarayan Complex in Santiniketan, its days of wandering firmly over. It is one of the two Humber sedans that was bought by Rathindranath, the bard's elder son

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The Car Uttam Kumar Drove…

In a candid chat with Team WHEELS, classic car connoisseur Udayaditya Dutta speaks about his prized possession –the 1959 Rambler Super Six History The Rambler was arguably the most important car built by Americ

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A Royal Car: Studebaker President 8 State Limousine (Fa)

The 1928 belonging to the royal Family of cossimbazar, is not just a vintage car but only one of its kind in world. A fine example of the American expertise in automobile Engineering, the car also  boasts of an American

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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 Dealer: Exclusive Motors Bentley in Delhi Tell us about your car The

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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 Max. Torque: 540 NM   Elite Car Club of Kolkata (ECCK)

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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 1919 Minerva Type NN History In 1883, a young Dutchman, Sylvain de Jo

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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 Kinny Lall racing them at the Barrackpore and Alipore Mint Tracks, he was struck by sp

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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 wheeling chat How did you develop an interest in vintage and classic cars?

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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 Jagannath and a lover of exotic birds and dogs. In a candid conversation with Joydip Sur, he shares the stor

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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 130 H is one of his most prized possessions. How did you develop an interest in vintage cars? M

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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 in 1998. Read on to know how... Did the Stoewer or

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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 won 58 trophies at the Calcutta Rally Was Lady Bird, as you lovingly call her

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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 and its priceless anthology of legendary cars. The nine vintage and classic cars are the Bose family'

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