Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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the 2 605's are just past the cross roads on the St.Stephens to summercourt road, turn off for fraddon or grampound road, they live in the converted chapple there, have done for Years! he also owns a celica, modern version,
used to pass them most days when was living in St.Austell and driving to Redruth everyday,

there are quite a few older cit's and pugs about down here, [eople tend to hang onto the cars a little more, that and having a few citroen and pug garages in the county helps!!

i did spot a dark blue Xant hatch in portreath on sunday, was chatting to the bike club (mountain bike) guys as we'd been doing a charity run for a local lad, and had the camera with me so thought grab a quick snap!
sadly, when i uploaded the pictures from the card i forgot that one and deleted them all! ooooops!

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How often do you see two V6s parked next to each other like this apart from at rallys?

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One's my V6 and the other my old V6 now in possession of its potential new owner...

This sight can be seen most days at our place of work....

He loves old V6 :D

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Very nice 8-)

I guess 'New V6' will be pressed into daily service once 'Old V6' has moved on?


I saw an early 406 saloon wearing S1 XM wheel trims the other day, I bet the owner doesnt know how rare they are :lol:

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I don't know if this link to a collection of photos at www.franco-oldtimers.org has been posted here before, but is the best collection of french rust that I have seen for a long time (note the "next >>" link at the bottom of each page).

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Not a spot, but we were spotted! :lol: :roll:

Passing through the other end of town this afternoon and davetherave's brother spotted dad and I in the Prestige!

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As I was out in the XM today I overtook a stunning 2cv, two-tone grey on a C reg in fantastic condition, it looked like a new one. As I passed the lady driver turned into a retail park or I would have got a picture.

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Went down for a wonder at the beach over the weekend, saw this and had to take a picture!!
w reg c15 camper! Not so sure on the colour mind!
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Wow.

A colour I always call "Greek landlord green" as it seems to be the ubiquitous colour rollered over every surface of somewhat rundown older inner-city houses here, that are tenanted. Even the light switches get rollered over...

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It did look a little hand painted! Interesting choice though!

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Guessing it uses the bx floor pan over the van??
That or the guy doesnt know masses of citroens!!!

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That would be nice if it was based on a BX, though its just a C15 :lol:

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Post by Deanxm »

That bx van is isle of wight reg, and rebodied over here too.

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I saw a very tidy circa 1995 Xantia 1.8 16v today, in silver on French plates, Paris area registered. It was in Stockon pulling into the Asda carpark :lol:

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Post by Trainman »

One end of the spectrum to the other tonight, MkII Xantia Est, MkI Xantia Est, C6 and a BX Estate