Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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I must keep an eye out for that one Zel...

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Will keep my eyes peeled. It headed off towards the A421/M1 from Tesco though, so might well not be a local car and was just passing through. Obviously if I see if again I'll post here.

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This qualified as an interesting spot today while we were out for a wander I think.

The DS3 in this spec gets points from me for just being utterly bonkers in the very right way. I mean, take a black car that is already shaped so that it looks like something out of a computer game, then cover it in random fluorescent orange graphics...Oh...and colour the dask the same. It's utterly bonkers, and for that I salute it. Not 100% sure I'd buy one...but seeing them makes me smile.

What doesn't really come across in the photo is that everything here that's orange is proper dayglo, highligher fluorescent orange.

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At least it is an Autobot, and not a Decepticon!

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Got to agree about the DS3 Racing Zel..

I love that colour scheme and the car... It works a treat! It shouldn't but it does...

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There's one of those orange and black DS3s down at my local dealers.

Whilst I was there today I saw a C6:
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Looked like it could have done with a clean though (not really apparent in the picture since that was taken from my car) I only noticed it due to seeing the guy who parked close to me in his C5 Mk2 went over and took a peek.

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I saw a dark blue XM sailing down the river M27 today, near to Portsmouth. M434 HOV.

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Didn't get any details sadly, but as I was pulling out of our drive this afternoon saw a dark coloured ZX hatchback drive past the end of our road. Not seen one of them in quite a while now I think about it.

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Some excellent spots today.. Two whilst on my bike.. Just a short and gentle ride today... 15 miles at an average of 16mph but it did include four of my very favourite (read steep) hills...

Anyway, spotted a cream BX in Emberton (near Olney) and then on the way back, spotted a black XJS soft-top in Lathbury, near Newport Pagnell.

Later I spotted a MK1 Cavalier in a petrol station in Milton Keynes...

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Nice ones Jim! Is the Cavelier a pale metallic green one? If so I've seen it around Bletchley a couple of times.

My only spot today was around 1900, an F plate red Renault 5 turning into the City Centre Sainsbury's underground car park. Sadly I was on the clock at the time or would have circled back around for a better look!

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Zelandeth wrote:Is the Cavelier a pale metallic green one? If so I've seen it around Bletchley a couple of times.
That's the one Zel :-D

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L plate silver Peugeot 405 this evening in the XScape car park.

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Another good spot out this afternoon on my bike..

A soft-top Sunbeam Alpine :-D

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I saw a silver XM today on the M25, about midday. No further on it, as we were going in opposite directions.

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Hell Razor5543 wrote:I saw a silver XM today on the M25, about midday. No further on it, as we were going in opposite directions.
Maybe still on its way home from the Chevrons rally :)