Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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aerodynamica wrote:Looked nice - I get a wee pang of excitement when I spot a Xant nowadays!!
Indeed, I know what you mean Graeme - they're starting to get quite scarce... I still see one L reg sinker in regular use in Cranfield but they are the rarest of the lot.

When did you last see an XM on the road though? Now they really are getting a rare sight...

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jgra1 wrote:Maroon with a cream roof, 4 door, 1950's or 60's maybe..
very quirky
Sure it was a Citroen by the way the rear wheels were half covered.

the main noticeable feature.. the back window had inverted rake...
Ah the Ami 6, brilliant design - looks like a Ford Anglia on steroids. :P

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Saw a very clean looking XM Estate VSX (?) dark metalic green reg S42--- (not sure if I should put complete reg no on here) on the A21 near Pembury this afternoon. Driven pretty assertively along the bypass. I didn't have my camera with me though.
The estates look really good on the road, think I prefere them to the hatch in some ways.

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I saw a maroon Xantia on an N registered this afternoon, no idea what it was because I had to follow in. Before turning off

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I don't usually bother to post about Xaras or Xantias as they are a still common sight around where I live.

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Saw just one Xantia today on a 350 mile run between home, Somerset and home again via Reading...

The Xantia I saw was a X reg Silver HDi and the numberplate looked very similar to James HellRazor's. I'm sure the last three letters were identical. Seen heading northbound on the M1 between junction 9 and 10 at about half 5 this evening and fairly toeing it too.

Couldn't have been James as there was not a filcker of recognition when a sliver XM flew past the Xantia in question at a speed somwhere well north of 80mph... Nor any when I backed off and the Xantia flew past me again and disappeared into the night..

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CitroJim wrote: at a speed somwhere well north of 80mph... the night..
Is this why it says "a very naughty boy"?

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Fake Concern wrote:
CitroJim wrote: at a speed somwhere well north of 80mph... the night..
Is this why it says "a very naughty boy"?
It's just one of many reasons... :lol:

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Nope, it wasn't me. I was working this evening, and only got home at 19:30 (and I was driving a white Pug Partner van).

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Hell Razor5543 wrote:Nope, it wasn't me.
Good, otherwise I'd have had to report you for not concentrating on your driving James. It's not every day you see a XM and if you'd not spotted me I'd have been very worried indeed...

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Friday evening I followed a silver Xantia from the A2 onto the M25 clockwise, didn't see where it turned off as it went much faster than I wanted to. Registration started S44... Anyone on here?

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Spotted this in Morrisons car park in Worthing last week, seen it round the town so is a local car.



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Thats Brilliant! Love it!

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Very interesting, thats quite a wheelbase for a 2cv :lol:

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On the way to IKEA today passed a C6 in black going west
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Then at IKEA Croyden saw a nice red Avantime! (I got a dash cam for my birthday!)

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BTW my daughters bought all sorts of rubbish at IKEA!