Wheel meet again!!

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MGR V8? :)

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Not RV8 although similar. That B is for Bertone, isn't it?
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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
15 Feb 2021, 17:31
Far too difficult with just this to go on unless you really know your wheels...so straight off a bit more of a clue.

There will be better wheels, but this is a £450 car, and the wheels themselves with the patina are unique to this version of model.
So Whats this then :?: clues/more revealed with guesses. Precise model and version name required.

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mickthemaverick wrote:
15 Feb 2021, 17:49
MGR V8? :)
Some way off Mick so here's a bit more
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Paul-R wrote:
15 Feb 2021, 18:27
Not RV8 although similar. That B is for Bertone, isn't it?

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This is the full monogram, not Bertone
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Next guess I'll tell you precisely what the colour is....
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The dash looks very Renault Clio'ish :?: :)

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mickthemaverick wrote:
15 Feb 2021, 19:43
The dash looks very Renault Clio'ish :?: :)
Yes very very warm Mick, but which version :?: Très cher!

The colour was one of 5 available and was Nordic Green...

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and maybe of more help the Renault 5 and the Renault 25 also had "special" editions using the same name as the Clio

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Renault Clio Baccara 1.8i
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mickthemaverick wrote:
15 Feb 2021, 20:10
Renault Clio Baccara 1.8i

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That's the one, more expensive when new than the Clio Williams.

Came across it on Petrolblog


Well done!

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Looks to be a very comfy small car but probably went pretty well!! I had a 1.4 RT Auto for a while and it was a decent drive:
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Where's this from then? The answer is the same as the one on the lights thread here!
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mickthemaverick wrote:
15 Feb 2021, 22:08
Where's this from then? The answer is the same as the one on the lights thread here!

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We I guessed a SAAB convertible on the Lights thread so I'll stick with that.

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Spot on nice colour I think:
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Weird, my daughter had one of those too - even in the yellow of the first image. Never occurred to me that it might be the SAAB.
She likes her cabriolets. Called the SAAB the Bananamobile.