Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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A late Series 1 1.9TD SX spotted in Olney today during my bike ride... Xantias are now getting very rare in the wild...
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It looks very tidy and well maintained...
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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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Didn't get a piccy but on Friday in a different town, my Fred formed a mini convoy with another silver xantia. Also saw a dark blue one.

There's still a green one and a silver that I see regularly in my local town.

I'm going to start beep beeping and waving!
Fred, a silver 1998 1.9TD SX Xantia.
Gwin, a white 1994 1.1 AX.
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Oh and there are still AXs around, mostly white like my Gwin.
Fred, a silver 1998 1.9TD SX Xantia.
Gwin, a white 1994 1.1 AX.
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Jaf wrote: 28 Nov 2022, 18:24 Oh and there are still AXs around, mostly white like my Gwin.
There are, like my Bluebell - out and about on a sunny day last week...
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We need to see a picture of your Gwin Jaf ;)
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I was in Woking today (work related), and this caught my attention.
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James just out of curiosity is that the retail car park that has Pets at Home, forget the name of it.:)

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Lion Retail Park, Oriental Road. It was around 09:00 this morning when I saw that DS21.
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Yes that's the one sad i know but recognised the layout for the goods inwards to the left in your picture, was there on Tuesday to collect a 20' storage container.
Darn good picture of a cracking car out in the wild :)
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I spotted a red Citroen AX Debut K reg on the M25, clockwise, between J18 and J19 (exiting at J19).
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Sweet :D
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In today's news on the Beeb, that looks suspiciously like one of those Citroen SM things.
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I think you will find the white car is a Jensen Interceptor second from front and a cheeky Mkiii Cortina poking it's nose out further back. The next white car could be a Mk10 Jag and the first car might be a Granada Coupe but it is not easy to get the rear window shape. The third white car is proving difficult to identify. Currently going down the Bentley route.
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Other options for third car could be Ford Zodiac - trying to chase down the front window shape.

Idle hands and all that.
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Probably pushing it now but the Yellow vehicle between the buses looks like a Ford 105E van (GPO?).

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Bit late.....about 11am ish. Sunday 29 Jan heading from Lincs to Milton Keynes so somewhere south of Peterborough on the A/M1 or south of Bedford on the A421. My son spotted it before me! I caught the rear end. We were in my Mauritius blue X2 Xantia and I believe this one was the same colour. We were in the left lane having just overtook a broken down car in the left lane and it was in the fast lane. Didn't see more than that! First I've seen on the road whilst I've owned this one.