I-Spy Classic Cars-What have you spotted?

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by Zelandeth » 21 Sep 2015, 21:11

Yesterday spotted an immaculate J plate Saab 900 Turbo twice. Got a cheery wave from the driver both times (I was in my 900 at the time as well). Lovely looking car, especially in the dark silver colour of that one.

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 21 Sep 2015, 21:23

addo wrote:Yellow 240 sedan, speaking of quirky spots. And a tidy P6 V8 in that classic Rover green.
Extra points fit if was a tidy rat...

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The Rover P6 V8 in classic Rover Green. 15 Points doubled up to 30..........60 if it was this shade....

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by Stickyfinger » 21 Sep 2015, 21:44

Roof chop does not look right to me, too heavy looking.
but.....LOL, that Rover colour is truly applauding....lol

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by CitroJim » 22 Sep 2015, 04:29

A yellow Volvo and a P6 in the gorgeous Avocado (yes, I really love it!!) is heaven for me...

I still have a hankering for a V8 P6...With a vinyl roof and the spare wheel on the boot. An Avocado one would be perfect!

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 22 Sep 2015, 16:18

Zelandeth wrote:Yesterday spotted an immaculate J plate Saab 900 Turbo twice. Got a cheery wave from the driver both times (I was in my 900 at the time as well). Lovely looking car, especially in the dark silver colour of that one.
SAAB 900 gets an official 10 points as it does make the 120 in I-Spy Classic Cars, double that up to 20 for the end of season offer. Extra points would have been on offer for a beryl green one :)

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 22 Sep 2015, 17:19

CitroJim wrote:A yellow Volvo and a P6 in the gorgeous Avocado (yes, I really love it!!) is heaven for me...

I still have a hankering for a V8 P6...With a vinyl roof and the spare wheel on the boot. An Avocado one would be perfect!
Found this link which shows examples of the good old Rover P6 in all its colours. From almond, apricot and avacado, through paprika and saffron, to spanish olive, turmeric and tobacco leaf. I wouldn't say no to any of them.

Paprika is striking, while Spanish Olive is more subtle

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by myglaren » 22 Sep 2015, 17:21

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That is identical -colour and everything - to my youngest daughter's first SAAB.
Only difference is the one pictured is shiny :)
Hers was an Aero SE and went like the clappers. So did the petrol :(

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by CitroJim » 22 Sep 2015, 17:42

NewcastleFalcon wrote:
Zelandeth wrote:Yesterday spotted an immaculate J plate Saab 900 Turbo twice. Got a cheery wave from the driver both times (I was in my 900 at the time as well). Lovely looking car, especially in the dark silver colour of that one.
SAAB 900 gets an official 10 points as it does make the 120 in I-Spy Classic Cars, double that up to 20 for the end of season offer. Extra points would have been on offer for a beryl green one :)

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Zel is going to love that one :-D

As I love these..
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I don't recall a paprika P6 but I do like it :-D

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by Zelandeth » 22 Sep 2015, 21:19

Very nice. Nearly bought a 2-door one in that colour a few years back but the seller was asking too much for it and wouldn't budge. I know what you mean about the rate at which they drink fuel...that's the one thing I wish I could change about mine! ...not that I do enough miles these days for it to matter really.

Spots today were an early Morris Minor (not sure exactly how early - but early enough to be still using the sidevalve engine), followed a few minutes later by a British racing green chrome bumper MGB GT.

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by VertVega » 22 Sep 2015, 21:44

NewcastleFalcon wrote:
addo wrote:Yellow 240 sedan, speaking of quirky spots. And a tidy P6 V8 in that classic Rover green.
Extra points fit if was a tidy rat...

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My weekend spotting, increasing 240 by 2 = A Volvo 242D sedan 8-)

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 22 Sep 2015, 23:44

VertVega wrote:
My weekend spotting, increasing 240 by 2 = A Volvo 242D sedan 8-)

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Thats very nearly a Spanish Olive :!:

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Extra points for that standard 10 doubled to 20, and redoubled to 40 for the colour.

Maybe its a sign of age but I am drawn to the Rover P6 version of beige.....but its not ordinary beige......its "Tobacco Leaf" and its strangely addictive...

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 22 Sep 2015, 23:56

So, to the end of September, as well as the end of season double points, a further triple points is on offer for the spotting and pictoral evidence of an interesting beige vehicle, and a genuine "Tobacco leaf" well....thats going to be a 999 from me :-D

Yes the Beige Bonus has arrived :!:

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by Stickyfinger » 23 Sep 2015, 01:07

Not a Rat, more a Dung Beetle
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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 23 Sep 2015, 07:28

How do you take the car off the wheels?

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Re: Classic car summer season-what have you spotted?

Post by addo » 23 Sep 2015, 11:38

A blue T3 "ute" just like the one in Wikipedia but different plates, yesterday's spot. And an XJ-S in good fettle.

VV, that Volvo is a cracker. I'm waiting to see a 262C without a V8 in it.