Autorickshaw, India, 1982.
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'Bajaj Autoriksha', model type 24 made by Bajaj Auto Ltd of India, registration no DLR 6575. Highly manoeuvrable and able to dodge between larger vehicles, these mini-taxis are popular in Indian cities. The motor rickshaw is built round a motorbike with a two-stroke, air-cooled engine, and is available in petrol, diesel, CNG and LPG versions.