Classic cars on the road

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Re: Classic cars on the road

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Spotted these two racing towards Exeter earlier!

After the DB5 blasted past I realized I recognised the driver!

Car was on its way to the 'Three Castles Rally' in Wales

The car is well known after completing the Paris to Peking rally

(Note the ironic road sign!)


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THREE Ferrari 250GT California's

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Imagine my amazement at seeing this lot in the pub car park in Bledington (Cotswolds) on Sunday night!
Not one, not two but THREE, plus a Maserati Ghibli and a Jaguar XK140

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You didn't get that sort of class in Edgbaston!

Has Zac got his fingers trapped in the window again, and is waiting for the AA to free him?
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What an amazing chance encounter!
Apart from the UK registered cars, where were the others from?
I'm usually pretty good with plates, even reading them upside down from down under but I can't work those ones out!
The 250's may have the value but I think the Ghibli Spyder is rather fabulous!!!!
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The plates are norwegian. Not only Jensens touring UK this summer then.
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not 3 ferraris but a very nice volvo, outside of milano. we did see more than a dozen parked lamborghinis as passed a rest areas later on.
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and today in zurich:
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Felix, delightful photos above with nostalgic Kodachrome yellow tint to them making them look like they were taken in the early 1960s.
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felixkk wrote: and today in zurich:
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What are the chances of a Fiat Topolino crossing a junction while a Jensen C-V8 is waiting from the opposite direction?
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Goodness!
I hadn't noticed that........only the Fiat.
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I got excited when I saw that, but then rationalised that Felix must have had a reason to be waiting on that street corner with a camera. If the C-V8 is unconnected, it would be remarkable.

Incidentally, "quite interesting" fact of the day: in Italian Topolino translates as Fiat "Mickey Mouse".
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well done chris! I wondered if anybody would notice. equally well done stephen- you are absolutely correct. I met up with andi, who returned my C-V8.
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Some cars from the recent Bournemouth Wheels show.

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The Cortina needs polishing... otherwise quite nice.
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more hidden cars...

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Is that a hidden Tony on the right?
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