Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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Spotted the grey Renault 21 again this afternoon but it was going round the opposite side of a roundabout so no chance of any details again.
I also followed a C5 estate for a while and it is very obvious how compliant the suspension is compared to most other cars on the road - especially the stretched Rolls-Royce that I observed crashing along like an Insignia. Must have been something terribly wrong there.

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There is a local "Hot Rod" meet the second Wednesday of each month.
Held at the MetroCentre which is close to IKEA.
I was in IKEA anyway and took my grandson along, his mother joined us when she finished work.
She has a Clio that she dislikes, too small for her and she's fancying an American car.

Lots of interesting stuff there, a lot that I was completely unfamiliar with - like the Shelby Mustang, took me ages to work out what it might be.

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Very poor representation from French cars but there was a very nice valver there.

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We both liked this:

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It isn't one that rings a bell straight off, not many of us with yellow fogs! Only a handful, will jave a look on our forum and see if anyone has posted there!!

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Citroening wrote:Mike posted this beauty on the Visa Forum! :lol:
Mikee wrote:...somebody sent me these today Franklin and I thought of your Special. The art of disguise eh:

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Mikee wrote:...never did like the graffiti decoration - this much better:

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It's changed...again!!!

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AUGUST 1997 CITROEN 1998cc XANTIA ATHENA R191DWV by Johns Car pictures and scans pages., on Flickr

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AUGUST 1997 CITROEN 1998cc XANTIA ATHENA R191DWV by Johns Car pictures and scans pages., on Flickr

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Just looked on their website and there's a few more pictures of it:

http://www.soft-touch.org.uk/site/pages/home_1.php" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
What we do

Soft Touch's mission is to use the arts to offer people with limited opportunities the chance to work together to effect positive change for themselves and their communities.

We are a Leicester-based participatory arts and community development organisation. We offer opportunities for involvement in enjoyable and challenging creative projects. Our projects make a difference to people’s lives through personal development and gaining new skills. The empowerment of communities and individuals is at the core of our business, using the arts to enable people to reach their full potential and achieve positive life outcomes. We have a strong reputation for achieving beneficial results with ‘hard to reach’ young people such as young offenders, looked after children, Gypsies and Travellers and other excluded groups.
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Used to be green...

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Another from Flickr:

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AUGUST 1997 CITROEN 1998cc XANTIA ATHENA R191DWV by Johns Car pictures and scans pages., on Flickr

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Look at this hanger full of H vans!

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 913wt_1398

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I see that Ad quite often on my ebay classic citroens link, Really fancy an Hvan! No need for one but would be Awesome!

That Xantia ^^ is plain Wrong! Lol

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Timmo wrote:
That Xantia ^^ is plain Wrong! Lol
Wrong? :evil: :evil: :evil: So wrong it should be a punishable offence!!!

I'd make the miscreants drive a Nissan Pixo for the rest of their driving careers :twisted: :lol:

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CitroJim wrote:
Wrong? :evil: :evil: :evil: So wrong it should be a punishable offence!!!

I'd make the miscreants drive a Nissan Pixo for the rest of their driving careers :twisted: :lol:
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Or a C1!

They could have at least done it to a diesel! Not a petrol Athena!!

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Two facelift Loeb's in two weeks!!

Spotted this afternoon in the sleepy village of Broughton, Cambs.

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I had to hire a van yesterday to pick some stuff up and typically spotted a couple of great cars, first was a silver P reg XM estate in St Helens, Then a dark grey Vel Satis on the M6 then a blue S2 Xantia estate again on the M6, a red C15 van but to far away to get a plate number, Just been to take the Transit back this morning and spotted a Brand New Belingo van that they are change to to replace their fleet of Transit Connects.....

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I spotted a good 5 Xantias on the A303 today along with a Traction which was bombing along.

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Its not French but this is what I saw today,

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He has a thing for Skylines...

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CitroënDave wrote: He has a thing for Skylines...
I'm rather partial to them myself :-D

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Yeah me too, they are great cars.
passed a French registered MK2 Silver Xantia just down the road from my house on the way back from work today, i was in mine and it was moving so i couldnt see the wheels but having a glance in my rear view i thought i saw and definatly heard its big bore exhaust system, very high chance it was an Activa but im not 100%.

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