Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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What must be quite a rarity these days spotted today. F plate AX diesel in solid red spotted heading out of Bradwell Common. Looked tidy and completely stock. Not a car I've seen around here before.

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I spotted a white N reg XM estate travelling between Ringwood and Southampton this morning. Looked tidy.

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\My area is covered in 2Cvs at the moment !, tin snails every turn you take :)

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Well i can say that after just spending 2 hours reading all 95 pages of this thread. I ain't ever been spotted over the last 5/6 years. :rofl2:

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A green V-reg Xantia estate looking very presentable driving into my estate as I drove out on one of my magical mystery tours.

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Spotted the Practical Classics works van, Nr Boston

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Genuinely worthy of a place on the Classics thread now, saw this rarity being driven in a spritely fashion, by a lady from the Netherlands. No doubt heading for the ferry from North Shields to Amsterdam and it took all of Luton's finest's 150 bhp Fiat engine to catch up and take a picture... :-D

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An XM by the looks of it :)

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The pic doesn't do it justice Jim...Very nice one and a nice colour in my opinion, deep blue I would describe it as.

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Looks green in the picture Neil...

That'll be Mauritius Blue then. A lovely colour :D

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CitroJim wrote: That'll be Mauritius Blue then. A lovely colour :D
First item up on a google search this mauritius blue XM from Norev.

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Well into classic territory...

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Just gorgeous... Unusually that's an S2 model...

Wheels and wing badging suggest it may well be a late PRV V6, the one with the 90 degree V6...

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A top shape, beautiful XM (dark colored) spotted while it was cruising down the Porland St. in Manchester. If was evening time and I didn't have my camera with me.

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Saw a dark blue Mk1 Xantia V6 parked up in Louth, Lincolnshire, yesterday. Anyone here? Looked like the suspension was on mid height....

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Could well be Paul (FatherJack?)