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    Salaam everyone.

    Presenting "Carla"

    So it's been quite a while since I bought the Prius but never got time to create a thread for it specifically, although shared its pics in several forums.
    It is a 2010 model, S-Touring Edition in Barcelona Red color, imported in end 2013 and with me since 16th January 2014.
    I bought it from one of the few reliable importers out there, that is, @Sharabhi a.k.a Shahzaib Rasheed bhai. The deal went real smooth, I saw the pics of the car on his Facebook page JDM Imports and called him up. After a bit of discussion, he sent me every possible detail he had of the vehicle even before I made any commitment to buy the car. The details were the original auction pictures, original Japan yard pictures with odometer pictures of the actual mileage, original auction sheet (which I got verified from my own person in Japan and it was as it is) and container unloading video and pictures. Some days later my friend who lives in Karachi and owns a Prius himself combined with all sorts of knowledge he has acquired about hybrids in his 2+ years of ownership, went and inspected the car and gave me the verdict that this is the car to go for. I made the token payment to Shahzaib bhai's friend here in Islamabad and after a day or two, the car got loaded on the truck and reached Islamabad in the next few days. When it arrived, I along with my mother went and took a test drive of the car and reached the decision of making the payment the same day. Some hours later we came with the pay order and took the delivery of the vehicle.
    I am well-aware of the JDMs that are being brought into Pakistan and this car is absolutely not like them, it is a class apart. When I was buying this car, many friends said me to buy a MarkX, a brand new Civic or a 2006-07 Mercedes C180 and even though they are good cars, I needed a car which looks good, drives good and is easy on my wallet, and Prius was the ultimate choice.
    Even being a 2010 model, the car feels brand new Masha Allah, the drive is highly comfortable, the road grip is far beyond the local sedans, high speed cornering is a piece of cake in this vehicle Alhamdulillah, and among all the other luxuries, it is fulfilling the one Prius is well-known for, it's fuel consumption
    I am in no way a hypermiler and many times I have to drive like a maniac while getting late for University or some friends gathering, and AC is on all the time, still the car fares far above than other cars like Civic or Altis. To be very honest, I cannot be more satisfied in another car after driving this beauty. Even though the price tag was higher than the so-called market price (of the accidental cars), the car is worth every penny I tell you.

    1. Recent Islamabad pictures Page 1.
    2. Fuel average 20 km/l over 145 km Page 2.
    3. Original Japan Auction pictures, Day 1 Islamabad pictures and multi-info speedometer display pictures Page 4.
    4. Interior Pics Page 8.
    5. Pics with our new 11th Gen Corolla GLi AT Page 10.
    6. Detailing products arrived from Ahmad Yar bhai Page 13.
    7. Extensive detailing sessions pics Page 13 & 14.
    8. Carla got new tints and horn Page 17.


    Here you go with the pictures, please do not forget to say Masha Allah
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    Quote Originally Posted by CrashD View Post
    Tyres are gr8 in grip and ride is excellent plus had just HIDs installed in fog lamps & tints looks pretty good!
    Share some pics


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    Will this body kit look good on Carla? Need suggestions and from where can I source this Tom's kit for a cheaper price? Original version is too expensive.


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    Quote Originally Posted by aliusman420 View Post
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    Will this body kit look good on Carla? Need suggestions and from where can I source this Tom's kit for a cheaper price? Original version is too expensive.


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    Whats the price for orignal version?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rabeel_fariq View Post
    Whats the price for orignal version?
    I guess around $2,500.


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    Quote Originally Posted by aliusman420 View Post
    I guess around $2,500.


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    Thats way too expensive

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    Quote Originally Posted by rabeel_fariq View Post
    Thats way too expensive
    Yes not worth it.


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    try dubai autos otherwise next best option is get one made from G10 prius is too low wont the bodykit scrape too much!!!
    BUG ME AND I WILL CRASH INTO U!

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    BUG ME AND I WILL CRASH INTO U!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrashD View Post
    The body kit for Prius on this page was available in plastic at Al-Sheikh F-10 but I was not impressed by the design.
    Yes it is too low and chances of body kit scraping are high but I want to change something in the looks of this car, can you suggest anything?
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    Default Carla - The Red Prius - aliusman420

    So guys today Carla came to me two years ago today, Happy Anniversary to us!


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    Quote Originally Posted by aliusman420 View Post
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    Awesome ride and great color choice. as i also own red just a brotherly advice. why dont u get this fender repainted as the color is totally different.. it will make ur car look more dashing...
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    Quote Originally Posted by asim510 View Post
    Awesome ride and great color choice. as i also own red just a brotherly advice. why dont u get this fender repainted as the color is totally different.. it will make ur car look more dashing...
    It has already been repainted back in November
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    Quote Originally Posted by aliusman420 View Post
    It has already been repainted back in November
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    Can u show me day light pics?? Same Angle. It is 100% match. As i also one to get one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by asim510 View Post
    Can u show me day light pics?? Same Angle. It is 100% match. As i also one to get one.
    Not a 100% match but still much better than before. Perhaps it's the nature of the color.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aliusman420 View Post
    Not a 100% match but still much better than before. Perhaps it's the nature of the color.
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    This color is v v tough :/ my car color is habanero pearl red :/ driver side half fendor got paint. No one can trace difference under shade. But in direct sun light its so obvious.
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    Quote Originally Posted by asim510 View Post
    This color is v v tough :/ my car color is habanero pearl red :/ driver side half fendor got paint. No one can trace difference under shade. But in direct sun light its so obvious.
    Why did you have to get it painted?


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    Quote Originally Posted by aliusman420 View Post
    Why did you have to get it painted?


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    While parking the car a rusted bend rod slightly scratched area near light. Around 4inch long and 6inch tall. There was no bent at all. So i just resprayed half of fendor. :/ no putten no denting nothing.
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    No one can trace it in shade. But in sunlight it so damn clear .
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    Quote Originally Posted by asim510 View Post
    No one can trace it in shade. But in sunlight it so damn clear .
    Same in my case bro


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    Quote Originally Posted by asim510 View Post
    No one can trace it in shade. But in sunlight it so damn clear .
    Are you in lahore?

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