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Anand Mahindra reminisces about 'good old days' when Fiat cost only Rs 9,800

Anand Mahindra reminisces about 'good old days' when Fiat cost only Rs 9,800

The Mumbai-based business tycoon shared an old ad of the iconic Fiat 1100. In this ad, the small family car is being sold at Rs 9,800

The ad shared by Mahindra dates back to 1963 when the model was launched The ad shared by Mahindra dates back to 1963 when the model was launched

Mahindra Group chairperson Anand Mahindra took to Twitter to reminisce about the "good old days" when a car used to cost below Rs 10,000! The Mumbai-based business tycoon shared an old ad of the iconic Fiat 1100. In this ad, the small family car is being sold at Rs 9,800. "Ah the good old days…," Mahindra tweeted.

The ad shared by Mahindra dates back to 1963 when the model was launched. This car was an updated version of Fiat's 1100E model and was manufactured in Mumbai by Premier Automobiles till the end of 2000. Fiat 1100 was available with two petrol engine options-1,089 cc and 1, 221 cc.

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The latest tweet also made users nostalgic about their old days and vintage cars. A user named Samuel Premkumar shared an old advertisement of Mahindra's Willys Model CJ 33 Jeep. In this ad, Mahindra Group can be seen announcing a Rs 200 reduction in the price of the Willys Model CJ 33 Jeep.

A user shared a bill wherein 5 litres of petrol cost Rs 3.60 and wrote "Were these both at the same time period…"

Another user said buying a car was a dream 60 years back and will always remain improbable for India's common man.

The Mahindra Group chairperson has a dedicated social media fan base due to his unique takes on various events-be it Harleen Deol's jaw-dropping catch or the drone attacks in Jammu. Anand Mahindra has 8.4 million followers on Twitter.

Edited by Mehak Agarwal

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Published on: Jul 15, 2021, 9:18 AM IST
Posted by: Mehak Agarwal, Jul 15, 2021, 9:11 AM IST