The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

This is the place for posts that don't fit into any other category.

Moderator: RichardW

User avatar
NewcastleFalcon
Posts: 15856
Joined: 25 Feb 2009, 11:40
x 1587

The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

Post by NewcastleFalcon »

In the interests of easy participation a simple thread. Lets see how it goes

You can even take a photo of your own vehicle!, or it can be an easy spotting thread...although a C5 on the road or in the car park isnt that common a sight these days.

Of course creativity is encouraged, interesting locations, compositions, nightime shots, beach shots...anything.

Just imagine what are the chances of the joy perhaps of strange juxtapositions in the car park?......

Three in a row....... a C3/C4/and a C5 parked next to each other or maybe a .
Five in a Row for a poker hand......C1/C2/C3/C4/C5.

Well lets get off to the most boring start possible, a silver estate....apologies to silver estate owners :-D
.and if autotrader is to believed that is a CITROEN C5 VTR HDI 2011 (September 2011 reg)
nf own work
nf own work
Regards Neil

Gibbo2286
Donor 2020
Posts: 5200
Joined: 08 Jun 2011, 18:04
x 1059

Re: The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

Post by Gibbo2286 »

Last year/this year
Attachments
Oh blow!.JPG
IMGP1668.JPG

User avatar
NewcastleFalcon
Posts: 15856
Joined: 25 Feb 2009, 11:40
x 1587

Re: The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

Post by NewcastleFalcon »

Decent start Gibbo, with mine that makes a pair of High pressure Direct Injection VTR Estates....in Silver!
My example has a 1,560 cc engine and 129g/km emissions.

I found this site to decipher the "Citroen Acronyms" used to decribe their models.

Citroen Acronyms explained in full: what do all those letters mean?

So if its right The VTR bit is the Standard Trim level of the C5, followed by the VTR+, and then the Exclusive.

Regards Neil

Gibbo2286
Donor 2020
Posts: 5200
Joined: 08 Jun 2011, 18:04
x 1059

Re: The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

Post by Gibbo2286 »

Here's my previous one, a hatchback.
Attachments
IMGP1632.JPG

User avatar
Stickyfinger
Donor 2016
Posts: 10006
Joined: 28 Mar 2013, 22:05
x 735

Re: The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

Post by Stickyfinger »

Image

Image

User avatar
Paul-R
Donor 2020
Posts: 5333
Joined: 07 May 2009, 16:24
x 740

Re: The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

Post by Paul-R »

I've posted this before but here's our old Mk1 C5 carrying logs:
BILD1207.jpg
BILD1206.jpg
BILD1205.jpg
And here carrying stuff down through France:
BILD1226.jpg

User avatar
mickthemaverick
Donor 2019
Posts: 6501
Joined: 11 May 2019, 17:56
x 1766

Re: The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

Post by mickthemaverick »

And my C5's so far:
Own work
Own work
Own work
Own work
Own work
Own work
Own work
Own work
Own work
Own work

User avatar
NewcastleFalcon
Posts: 15856
Joined: 25 Feb 2009, 11:40
x 1587

Re: The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

Post by NewcastleFalcon »

THis was a nice one of the red one Mick which you put up on the "How Many Miles?" thread recently :-D
mickthemaverick wrote:
01 Mar 2020, 09:40
723 in C5
Image
REgards Neil

User avatar
mickthemaverick
Donor 2019
Posts: 6501
Joined: 11 May 2019, 17:56
x 1766

Re: The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

Post by mickthemaverick »

Yes I prefer that picture myself Neil, but I put up the one next to my mysteriously disappearing lampost to match up with the silver cars. Then I decided I really didn't like that shot with the back of the MX3 in sight so I added the full profile to be different!! :-D

User avatar
NewcastleFalcon
Posts: 15856
Joined: 25 Feb 2009, 11:40
x 1587

Re: The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

Post by NewcastleFalcon »

mickthemaverick wrote:
13 Mar 2020, 14:21
Yes I prefer that picture myself Neil, but I put up the one next to my mysteriously disappearing lampost to match up with the silver cars. Then I decided I really didn't like that shot with the back of the MX3 in sight so I added the full profile to be different!! :-D
Its a pity the google street view cameras weren't there to capture the moment too, and add a c5 to the street scene :-D

https://www.google.com/maps/@53.2340693 ... 312!8i6656

Regards Neil

User avatar
mickthemaverick
Donor 2019
Posts: 6501
Joined: 11 May 2019, 17:56
x 1766

Re: The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

Post by mickthemaverick »

It was indeed having a nice meander, but back to Hertfordshire from Lincoln where I bought it and collected it from. That's why it is so clean!! :-D

User avatar
NewcastleFalcon
Posts: 15856
Joined: 25 Feb 2009, 11:40
x 1587

Re: The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

Post by NewcastleFalcon »

..and don't forget C5 spotters.......the C5 remains part of the Citroen stable of new cars in 2020.....in the form of the delightful C5 Aircoss SUV....You can even get it in a plug-in hybrid.......and the hybrid is £10,000 more expensive than the non-hybrid but it does have a claimed range of 31 miles from its electric bit. I couldn't be less impressed.

Here's the video if you can stand it, but if they manage to sell any and you spot one in a car park an original photo could well qualify for a booby prize on the thread :-D



Regards Neil

User avatar
Paul-R
Donor 2020
Posts: 5333
Joined: 07 May 2009, 16:24
x 740

Re: The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

Post by Paul-R »

I realised that I don't have many photos of the X7 but here's one of the car in 2016 shortly after I bought it on our first trip down through France in it. Pictured here in a car park in Thiers.
IMG_1102a.JPG

User avatar
mickthemaverick
Donor 2019
Posts: 6501
Joined: 11 May 2019, 17:56
x 1766

Re: The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

Post by mickthemaverick »

While visiting the old Vanden Plas HQ building in Kingsbury:
Own work
Own work

User avatar
mickthemaverick
Donor 2019
Posts: 6501
Joined: 11 May 2019, 17:56
x 1766

Re: The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

Post by mickthemaverick »

While I am here maybe I should put up a picture of my C5 convertible as I used it in March. (It is an original :-D )
Own work
Own work