[CGAT] Anyone remember a flip painted CX Turbo that used to go to car shows?

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[CGAT] Anyone remember a flip painted CX Turbo that used to go to car shows?

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There was a flip painted, predominantly yellow, CX turbo that I used to see at a few shows in the early naughties, it was sitting on Azev Type A wheels, enginebay a sea of polished alloy, would like some pictures of it, and also to know what happened to it if anyone knows the car / it's owner?

Found little more about it, it's the legendary CGAT that I'm talking about:


Any more pics / info about this awesome machine would be very welcome :-)
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Re: [CGAT] Anyone remember a flip painted CX Turbo that used to go to car shows?

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I believe it's still going strong and improving by the year like a fine wine... It's a very stunning car... I've seen it at many rallies over the years :)
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Re: [CGAT] Anyone remember a flip painted CX Turbo that used to go to car shows?

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If you look through the pictures from rallies over the past years it often featured prominently.
I think I have some but they could take some finding, my filing system leaves a lot to be desired and I am going to be out most of today.

In the meantime, there may be some in the owner's posts
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Re: [CGAT] Anyone remember a flip painted CX Turbo that used to go to car shows?

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It's been many a year since I saw it last, but it always left an impression on me, a lot of the pictures I've been able to find of it show more of the blue/green/purple flip part of it's flip spectrum, but my memory of it was always predominantly yellow like these ones:
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Of all the cars I seen at numerous shows over the years, CGAT is the one I remember most...
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Re: [CGAT] Anyone remember a flip painted CX Turbo that used to go to car shows?

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The car is still very much in the club and attends multiple rallies every year. It’s owned by a chap called Neil Hotham. He’s a regular poster on the CCC Facebook group.

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Re: [CGAT] Anyone remember a flip painted CX Turbo that used to go to car shows?

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I’ve got pictures of it when it was silver! It also had a rack fitted to the rear that stuck out about 60cm. It looked good then but nothing compared to how it is now.
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Re: [CGAT] Anyone remember a flip painted CX Turbo that used to go to car shows?

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It all depends on the light ;)
It's still about, in semi retirement though.
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Re: [CGAT] Anyone remember a flip painted CX Turbo that used to go to car shows?

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Though it has continued to evolve to where it is today.
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Re: [CGAT] Anyone remember a flip painted CX Turbo that used to go to car shows?

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Cool!!! Glad to see it's still going strong :-) But I've got to admit that I think it suits the Azev alloys better than the new ones, however that's a personal choice, and the rest of GCAT is stunning, loving the new engine bling :-D Have you ever considered getting the Azev Type As polished?