Interiors and Dashboards (interesting and awful!)

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old'uns wrote:
10 Nov 2020, 15:18
You forgot to scrub out the RS logo on bottom of steering wheel.....
TT I assume?
It was a cabriolet of some generation, and was up for sale or an old sale listing, and I think it had an oldish UK plate on it "W" reg or something. Not a TT but somehow from stumbling across it last night, to this morning, I can't find it again, and google image search doesn't come up with the goods.

It was a long, reasonably nice looking thing maybe something along these lines but a deeper shade of yellow.

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I'll have to put out a Trivia Investigation Team post to find it. :-D

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The only Audi I've ever see that looks fairly easy on the eye... Maybe because it's a yellow one :lol:

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it appears the interior looks like an Audi 80....must be custom trim?
i've seen a pic of an A4 with yellow squabs and trim but not full on banana

* it seems Audi did offer said colour scheme in an S4 along with Blues etc

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Here is an image of a 1991 Audi 80 Coupe RS in standard colours confirming the layout and wood trim:
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Trivia Investigation Team finds Audi

And it is....an Audi 80 Cabriolet 2.8 V6


Different pics here... Gallery of 50 odd pics here https://albumizr.com/skins/bandana/index.php?key=NKg4#1
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Matthewsons have this interior up for sale this coming weekend....

https://mathewsons.co.uk/auctions/aucti ... lvo-740-gl

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Now if the delvings into the Audi 80 Cabriolet have tickled your taste buds, and the wizard's advice about them being an appreciating classic, here is your chance :
https://mathewsons.co.uk/auctions/aucti ... 96-audi-80

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mickthemaverick wrote:
11 Nov 2020, 12:40
Now if the delvings into the Audi 80 Cabriolet have tickled your taste buds, and the wizard's advice about them being an appreciating classic, here is your chance :
https://mathewsons.co.uk/auctions/aucti ... 96-audi-80
I noticed that Mick too not a fan of the colour but someone will be able to do a job on it. It should go for a price that gives you a chance if the wizard is right, but with all these things the price and effort of a decent restoration is going to hit its current price ceiling pretty quickly.

I think there would be more enjoyment from buying the yellow one even at at over £10,000, doing a spring/summer 5,000 miles in it and selling it at the next springs auction if necessary. Even if it drops in price by a couple of thousand it would be far better that buying a restorer of unknown restoring expense with countless hours of toil and little on the road pleasure.

Of course if you enjoy the restoration process, have the gear, the premises and the contacts and don't mind getting your hands dirty its a different matter.

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If I still had the workshop I had when I did the Stag I would happily take it on. I like the colour being a fan of British Racing Green, Brooklands Green and similar shades in general but I'm not keen on the car, mainly because it is an Audi with the Germanic ride quality and rather brutish looks. I expect it to make in the £4-6k region and will be worth £12kish with around £4k spend and loads of hours. I do all the work myself with the aid of my super-mechanic mate when 4 hands are needed and it keeps me off the streets! :-D

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Well the clocks and the steeering wheel arent too bad, but quite a stretch to put the radio on, and one for the plastic purist.

https://aston.co.uk/static/clients/1/ca ... eaff9a.jpg

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Is that the DS23 you spotted? :)

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mickthemaverick wrote:
13 Nov 2020, 13:33
Is that the DS23 you spotted? :)
It is....just about to splatter it across the nice 2-tone thread :-D

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
13 Nov 2020, 13:38
mickthemaverick wrote:
13 Nov 2020, 13:33
Is that the DS23 you spotted? :)
It is....just about to splatter it across the nice 2-tone thread :-D

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Ironic then that a car that could really do with radio controls on the steering wheel hasn't got anywhere to put them!! :-D

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Now if this thread is going to be the finest collection of interesting/awful car interiors and dashboards on the net its going to have to include some yellow clocks....

The yellow MX5 mick highlighted for sale at Mathewsons today has the very thing..

viewtopic.php?p=663414#p663414

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Ferrari occasionally liked a yellow rev counter
and sometimes red
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