Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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Spotted an Xm on high at a disused garage between Tregunc and Concarneau this week, was also dark blue! Garage is used for a couple of large motorhome storage now by the looks of things, also spotted a good number of Xantia, mostly silver ones, coupe dark blue, one in the lovely light blue! Will pull pictures of the phone and camera dreckly, - got in at 11pm last night.
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Wow ! Iv'e been papped ! At the Festival of the Unexceptional. The 509 van is in actual fact a 305 van and I am the proud owner for the last 17 years. Does this make my van a sleb ? And will he be invited into a jungle at some point, and and and will I become a trophy owner ? The future is looking gooooood !
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Silver S2 Xantia Estate heading into Southern Bristol early this afternoon.............
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Two interesting ones on Friday.

Both heading towards Oxford on the A34 (I think). Earlier on in the day was a Pug 309 and later on a violently bright green Citroen Dyanne. Can't remember the last time I saw one of them in the wild.
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Pug 309 was possibly the most under-rated Pug ever... They were excellent. Just a big 205 and they felt and drove like a 205 too...

The 309 GTi, especially in 'Goodwood' form - all wood and leather - is now very sought-after...

The 309 was one of the early recipients of the XUD engine too...
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It may not be a surprise, but I just spotted my Xantia and XM on Google street view. Picture taken about August this year.

http://street360.net/france/#47.02054;4 ... 6;20;1;h;0

http://street360.net/france/#47.02040;4 ... 9;20;1;h;0

If you rotate the second image to the building on the right, you can see the mapping car reflected in our front door
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xantia_v6 wrote: If you rotate the second image to the building on the right, you can see the mapping car reflected in our front door
I like it :D
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That's nice. Properly "on the map". You have arrived!
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W plate gunmetal Xantia HDi in the Bletchley Ikea car park today.
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Thats Ace!
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V plate (I think) silver S2 Xantia Estate spotted this morning on the A422 between Banbury and Buckingham around 10:30. Not one I think I've seen before.
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Spotted nothing interesting of a French nature on my 33 mile bike ride today but I did pot an immaculate dark green Morris Minor Van.

I really must get a helmet cam for my bike so I can show interesting cars spotted when out on the bike...
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Cycle droid !
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Stickyfinger wrote:Cycle droid !
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LOL!!!
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