The "C5" Gallery (Originals please)

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maxxo wrote: 14 Jun 2021, 17:58 Well i now own a C5

nice example i must admit, and drives utterly beautifully! very very rare cars these days
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Lovely welcome to the thread Maxxo :-D .

A nice picture of it on the Transporter Bridge would make a nice photo for the Gallery :-D

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I have one of it in front of a bridge a little further down the river!

might go and grab some pics tomorrow
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Now here is quite a rare one i spotted

VTR sports back installed, and i spotted the mesh grille at the front

i imagine it looked very very weird for 2 red mk1's to be in a row these days!
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My second c5. Cant find a pic of the first one.
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My three..
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Two C5 estates. The older one belongs to a local luthier and the X7 is mine.
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Sebastian Tombs wrote: 14 Jul 2021, 15:57 Image
Welcome to the thread Sebastian, nice artistic shot there :-D

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another photo of mine, whilst i was driving!

i didn't realise just how rare this is in this colour and spec, HDi 110 VTR auto estate, 40ish HDi autos in VTR spec......estimate 15 maybe are estates.....how many are red

plan to do a proper restoration on this
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Pretty ordinary photo of little artistic merit, but a spot of a C5 on the road (well in the car park!) and a reminder that there is a thread for a vast variety of subjects on the Off Topic Chat Lounge including "The C5 Gallery".

Join in with your own "brochure shots", on the road or in the car park spots. The C5 is now a pretty infrequent sight on the roads of Northumberland.
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NewcastleFalcon wrote: 12 Aug 2021, 08:07
Join in with your own "brochure shots", on the road or in the car park spots. The C5 is now a pretty infrequent sight on the roads of Northumberland.
It is indeed. Saw an X7 a couple of days ago, first in months. Driving so no picture.
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Every day, I keep spotting C5 mk1 all over the place, mainly in rather good condition. Followed a V6 for a few km this morning, which overtook the truck in front decidedly swiftly up a mountain B-road.

Is it possible the Mk1 has become a durable survivor, and will outlast the others?
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white exec wrote: 12 Aug 2021, 10:12 Is it possible the Mk1 has become a durable survivor, and will outlast the others?
Mine didn't, although my first one, which I assumed would be bean tins by now, is still pottering around.
Or was earlier this year, DVLA can't find it.
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actually seen quite a few "c cinqs" this week

all spotted from my MK1.....a rather rare VTR HDi auto estate

quite a few X7's in the north east i've noticed, i'd say a daily sight
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came out of a restaurant today and it seems i'd made a friend!
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on the way home from picking my C5 up from getting the rear arm bearings replaced (transformed the car i might add!)

i happened to stumble accross the C5 V6!!!!!!!!

exclusive SE no less
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