Whatsthisthen?.the impossible one

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Re: Whatsthisthen?..James Bond Special!

Post by myglaren » 29 Feb 2016, 18:27

Stickyfinger wrote:Nope, its a Bike

But this IS an estate car you could carry it in :)
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only 420k Swiss Francs to you Sir
My son bought another mountain bike yesterday, in Jedborough, and went off to Scotland with his younger brother to hurl themselves down mountains, as is their wont :roll:
The bike won't fit in his year old Seat Leon Cupra so he's binning that and looking for an estate.
I mentioned this one to him and he says "Oh, one of my neighbours has one of those"!.
He does live in a bit of a posh neighbourhood, round the corner from JK.
I recommended a Maserati Quattroporte to him a while back. He says there is one on nearly every driveway there - shopping car :|

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Re: Whatsthisthen?......-new Feb 28th

Post by Gibbo2286 » 29 Feb 2016, 18:42

Here's an easy one for you.

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Re: Whatsthisthen?......-new Feb 28th

Post by myglaren » 29 Feb 2016, 18:59

Talbot Solara?

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Re: Whatsthisthen?......-new Feb 28th

Post by Gibbo2286 » 29 Feb 2016, 19:16

myglaren wrote:Talbot Solara?
No, sorry

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Re: Whatsthisthen?......-new Feb 28th

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 29 Feb 2016, 19:36

Gibbo2286 wrote:Here's an easy one for you.

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First impressions, front end looks like its copied from a Morris Ital. Resorting to the dark arts of the whatsthisthen? found that the reviews weren't that kind, and its just the type of car to fade away without anyone remembering much about it. Not very good for the business of selling cars, but the perfect candidate for a whatsthisthen? :-D

Here's a bit from Wiki which hopefully doesn't give the game away, but is typical of the general view.
The XXXXXXXXXXXX featured tempestuous mechanicals and indifferent build quality courtesy of XXXXX,[5] married to a XXXXXX body of questionable build and frumpy styling, with insipid handling common to XXXXXXXXX.
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Re: Whatsthisthen?......-new Feb 28th

Post by Stickyfinger » 29 Feb 2016, 21:28

Go on then......tell me
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Re: Whatsthisthen?......-new Feb 28th

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 29 Feb 2016, 21:38

Would maybe have to have a visit to Bremerhaven to get a closer look :-D

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Re: Whatsthisthen?......-new Feb 28th

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 29 Feb 2016, 22:14

...bit more...
Another variant, but unnumbered officially was formed by those Sd.Kfz.11 transformed into ambulances for the German Organization for the rescue of victims of shipwrecks on the beaches
Sd.Kfz. 11 (Sonderkraftfahrzeug - special motorized vehicle) Wiki info

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Re: Whatsthisthen?......-new Feb 28th

Post by Stickyfinger » 29 Feb 2016, 22:25

poo



thought that may of taken you a little longer

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Re: Whatsthisthen?......-new Feb 28th

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 29 Feb 2016, 22:26

The whathisthen? camper van reached £7,400 (reserve not met). The same seller had another 2 "interesting items". A Citroen HY Van 1957 split screen, and a pair of cottages in a village in the Loire for £20,000 :!: Voila

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Giving it away now here's a front view of the camper, yes the VW is undoubtedly iconic, but in general its overpriced, and these look very good value in comparision Leboncoin has quite a few.

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Re: Whatsthisthen?......-new Feb 28th

Post by BenC5HDi » 01 Mar 2016, 04:27

It's an Alfa Arna. Made with the worst bits of a Nissan Sunny and the worst bits of an Alfa 33.

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Re: Whatsthisthen?......-new Feb 28th

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 01 Mar 2016, 07:00

BenC5HDi wrote:It's an Alfa Arna.
Only 2 left in the UK, both on SORN so somewhere, someone (or 2 someones), has a very rare vehicle.

Well worth 999 points on I-Spy Classic Cars! if you happen to catch a glimpse of one in a garage or on a driveway poking out from underneath a car cover. Might make a semi-interesting feature for the curious to track down the last two ARNA's on UK soil to tell the story. Maybe I should pitch it to the new "Top Gear". The ARNA did feature on the old Top Gear, but met with an unfortunate end.

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Re: Whatsthisthen?......-new Feb 28th

Post by Gibbo2286 » 01 Mar 2016, 11:08

NewcastleFalcon wrote:
BenC5HDi wrote:It's an Alfa Arna.
Only 2 left in the UK, both on SORN so somewhere, someone (or 2 someones), has a very rare vehicle.

Well worth 999 points on I-Spy Classic Cars! if you happen to catch a glimpse of one in a garage or on a driveway poking out from underneath a car cover. Might make a semi-interesting feature for the curious to track down the last two ARNA's on UK soil to tell the story. Maybe I should pitch it to the new "Top Gear". The ARNA did feature on the old Top Gear, but met with an unfortunate end.

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Nearly right, it's an Alfa Arna but Nissan Cherry not Sunny, Sold under the name Nissan Cherry Europe, I had one pass through my hands back in 1993, took it px for £70 and traded it out for £120, it wasn't really as bad as made out, Nissans were pretty well made and it had some of the Alfa Sud mechanicals. They just weren't a good match.

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Re: Whatsthisthen?......

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 01 Mar 2016, 19:27

Here's an incarnation of the camper in the film TAXI 4, quite a good film for the french car spotter.

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Re: Whatsthisthen?.....Given away Peugeot j9!!!

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 02 Mar 2016, 18:29

Here's one from Morbihan in Brittany for sale on Leboncoin.....and yes its a Peugeot J9

asking 4500 euros

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