A nice 2-tone

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10"

Post by CitroJim » 04 Jan 2016, 02:12

Now why can't buses be that pretty and stylish today? Those Bedford SBs are positively gorgeous :D

Such a difference from the horrid, ugly square things we get today :(

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10"

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 04 Jan 2016, 07:26

Bit of a fascinating fact I came across to slip in when conversation lulls at a cocktail party...

The original Bedford "Griffin" didn't carry a flag

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Then it got a "B" and a flag

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Before it got the corporate "V"

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Re: A nice 2-tone, here's a Renault 4CV as a "starter for 10"

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 02 Feb 2016, 17:52

Antiques Roadtrip is on again.....this very minute....this time a nice two-tone Zephyr

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Re: A nice 2-tone

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 07 May 2016, 20:05

Saw quite a nice Renault Captur the other day sort of bronze with cream on top, and here's another modern 2-tone.

Its also a very fast and very expensive 2-tone, and as well as being a 2-tone, its a 2-motor :)
The i8’s performance is quite frankly astonishing for a car with a three-cylinder engine. Generating 227bhp from the petrol part of the hybrid-drive system and 129bhp from an electric motor it can deliver a 0-60 time of just 4.4 seconds......

Take that extraordinary fuel economy figure of 134mpg with a pinch of salt. The standardised EU test leans heavily in favour of hybrid cars and few buyers will replicate the profile of it in normal driving...
I am not a great fan of the "supercar", and an A30 Van is more likely to turn my head to be honest, but there is no doubt that this grabs your attention.

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Re: A nice 2-tone

Post by myglaren » 07 May 2016, 20:28

May not be the same one but there was one of those floating around Team Valley last time I was there.

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Re: A nice 2-tone

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 07 May 2016, 21:12

...Tourist from Staffordshire, Steve if the dealer sticker is anything to go by!

£104,950 OTR :!:

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Re: A nice 2-tone

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Re: A nice 2-tone

Post by CitroJim » 08 May 2016, 10:46

Stickyfinger wrote:Image
I go exactly like that after a period in the sun... If I am well enough later for a bike ride I'll definitely look like that at the end of today!

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Re: A nice 2-tone

Post by Stickyfinger » 08 May 2016, 14:18

You see lots on the beach in Akrotiri...Airman's beach uniform :)

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Re: A nice 2-tone

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 08 May 2016, 14:26

My step father was a lucky sod. After a day in the sun he looked like a boiled lobster. The following day he looked like he was hewn from mahogany!

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Re: A nice 2-tone

Post by CitroJim » 08 May 2016, 16:46

Stickyfinger wrote:You see lots on the beach in Akrotiri...Airman's beach uniform :)
Don't I know it. I got terribly sunburned in Cyprus a few times...

Been out for a decent bike ride today and I really, really ought to have splashed the old factor 50 all around my exposed bits.

Against that though I won't half of generated some vitamin D :wink:

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Re: A nice 2-tone

Post by daviemck2006 » 08 May 2016, 17:16

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Re: A nice 2-tone

Post by CitroJim » 08 May 2016, 17:40

daviemck2006 wrote:You'll get arrested exposing yourself
It's all right, it was only my arms, face and legs.. All else was enclosed in skin-tight Lycra ;)

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Re: A nice 2-tone

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