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by ChrisL » Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:44 am

This just down the road from our new office yesterday.
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I have never seen one before. Alfa 33 4wd station wagon (=estate).

And used daily by a bookshop owner for deliveries.
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by shaun » Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:54 pm

Just found these whilst looking for something else. Taken in York in September 2012.
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by Martin K » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:58 pm

In Kaysersberg just this minute while on my way to the Swiss event
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by Richie » Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:37 pm

Called in at the local brewery yesterday ... their promotional ex ice cream van.
And just down the road from there, a Morris marina pulled alongside me.
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by shaun » Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:07 pm

A few pictures taken around Bude this weekend. The Triumphs were on their around Britain bi-annual reliability run. The red estate and yellow saloon are not Triumph 2000's but are actually Stags and are very rare. Saloon is believed to be the only surviving one of three built. There were 26 estates but again very low number of survivors.
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by Barrie » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:38 pm

A visitor from Australia
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A Leyland P76 I think
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by Barrie » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:57 pm

Fascinating about the 4-door Stags. I never knew they existed.

Seen in Warminster, Wilts
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This is one of my favourite re-creations based on a shortened chassis of a Bristol 406
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Elegant Bristol 407 5.1 litre V8. The best looking of the V8 Bristols I think.

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A Bristol 406 left out too long under a cover
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by Grant » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:05 pm

It looks like they are trying to charge the battery there Barrie :shock: .. Not sure they are going to have much luck getting that started though :? >>>
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by cannonball » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:49 pm

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by sespie » Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:58 am

Barrie wrote:A visitor from Australia
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A Leyland P76 I think


Wow - a P76 in the UK. Fancy that.
There are few nice ones around here - including a mint example of the ultra-rare Force 7 coupe version. Annoyingly, I've deleted my photo of it.
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by Kevin Birch » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:59 pm

shaun wrote:A few pictures taken around Bude this weekend. The Triumphs were on their around Britain bi-annual reliability run. The red estate and yellow saloon are not Triumph 2000's but are actually Stags and are very rare. Saloon is believed to be the only surviving one of three built. There were 26 estates but again very low number of survivors.


I thought they were called triumph 3000s, not Stags, a great idea probably not put into production due to the engine issues at the time that we are all aware of. Time has proven they are great reliable engines when looked after properly, just a good design before their time. I know the chap who has the only Triumph 3000 FF estate, there was a FF saloon too, and a number of FF stags.
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by colin7673 » Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:30 am

Entering Morges Switzerland last Sunday
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by felixkk » Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:27 pm

Two in one! The Manta driver did a handbrake-downhill-drift in a hairpin (loud, tires screetching), 200m further down the police where standing, sternly looking at us ( :roll: ) as we drove by. Manta drivers... haven‘t changed since the 80s?! Gave him a thumbs up nonetheless as I passed him on the motorway.

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Plus a friend of mine sent me these:
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by witkowski » Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:09 pm

I showed the Jensen at the annual high end show, primarily of European cars, at Americana, here on Long Island. The Jensen gets a lot of attention despite the competition from multi-million dollar classic Ferraris, Lamborghinis etc.
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by Pymmie » Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:41 am

A few classics parked outside a local garage in Paignton , Devon this week.

The garage also run a Rover P6 in classic races...

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