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Visitors impressed with 2013 Mumbai International Motor Show

Niharika Ghorpade Photography by Kunal Khadse Posted on 26 Jan 201331,285 Views Comments

The 3rd edition of the MIMS features some stand out cars and bike models, like a Cheetah skinned SUV, a swanky racy Hyundai hatch, a motorsport pavilion featuring rally cars, race cars, a Go Kart, some unique Italian classics, sports bikes of almost every make and car makeover experts. But what really stands out for the countless visitors visiting the auto show this year? We find out



MINI stand at MIMS 2013




A truly sensational start to the MIMS this year with Bollywood actor John Abraham and rally legend Hannu Mikkola inaugurating the opening ceremony. The entrance to the exhibit this year is a delight for visitors, with the MINI Cooper parade lined up on the left featuring the Countryman, MINI Cooper S and the Convertible Cooper. The Audi enclave in the center features a stylish line up of the RS5, TT, S4, Q5 and Q7, and Honda’s Accord, City ad Brio lined up to the extreme right made an appealing entrance to intrigue the visitor as to what else is in store. 


The Hyundai pavilion features a racy hatch, the Veloster, which has not yet made its way to Indian shores, only to keep the visitor’s curiosity meter ticking. The Veloster is Hyundai’s first ever Crossover  Coupe featuring  curvaceous styling blended into the Hyundai’s fluidic design language and an eye-catching chrome finished twin exhaust incorporated to the center of the rear bumper. 




Renault stand at MIMS 2013




The Nissan 370Z at the Nissan stand is also drawing enthusiasts in big numbers at this years show. The 2012 ET ZigWheels Car of the year, the Renault Duster is a definite show stopper at the Renault pavilion featured alongside Renault’s most recent launch, the Scala sedan.


A British lady Lisa Baooanine visiting the show with her family said “We’ve been to shows before, this is a small one but a lot of variety under one roof. My husband and son wanted to buy the Skoda Yeti so we liked the Skoda stand where got to see the car.”



  • Motorsport pavillion at 2013 MIMS
  • Classics stand at 2013 MIMS
  • Classics stand at 2013 MIMS
  • Motorsport pavillion at 2013 MIMS
  • BMW bikes at 2013 MIMS
  • Hyundai Veloster
  • Hyosung bikes at 2013 MIMS
  • Mahindra XUV5OO
  • Mahindra Thar at 2013 MIMS
  • Ghost Ryderz
  • Ghost Ryderz
  • MINI stand at 2013 MIMS
  • Skoda pavillion at 2013 MIMS
  • Yamaha
  • Meiyang Chang
  • Daljit Auto design stall at 2013 MIMS
  • GoPro stand
  • Luxury yatch
  • ZigWheels stand at MIMS

The third edition of the Mumbai International Motor Show had an impressive line-up of vehicles for auto enthusiasts to ogle at including the DC Avanti sports car that was on display at the ZigWheels stall.

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