The Gazel was designed in India and engineered to use a mixture of entirely indigenous parts.
This Mark II Gazel demonstrates the array of styling differences (by Nasir Hussein) that distinguish it from the earlier Herald. There were many engineering differences too, not least the use of the Toledo live rear axle.
Top photo courtesy of Shyam Krishnamachary’s image gallery
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