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by VFK44 » Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:10 pm

Standard Atlas van. They've painted it black to disguise it, but it was noticeable for a bulbous skirt that ran around the van covering most of each wheel, which didn't help the turning circle.

Perhaps the influence for the vehicles in 2008 Doctor Who episode "Gridlock"??

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by Kevin Birch » Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:03 pm

Really surprised when this came wandering down my cul-de-sac yesterday, the original Interceptor's little cousin.
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by shaun » Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:17 pm

Saw this a couple of days ago. Looks like it was going to be saved from the crusher.
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by Richie » Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:03 pm

I had a mk1 Golf convertible...instead of saving it from such a fate, I was frequently tempted to put it in a crusher!
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by SRS2000 » Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:47 pm

A few car spots from little break in Florence this month. Mamma Mia...

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by Pymmie » Wed May 01, 2019 8:26 pm

Spotted this in the car park of my local tonight ..

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by sespie » Thu May 02, 2019 3:59 am

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by NorbertB » Sat May 04, 2019 12:52 pm

Today M3 on my way back to Germany :-(
Ignition fails and Info not find why or „where“ the loose connection is

Now on the road again, the ignition lock caused the problem
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by David Devine » Sat May 04, 2019 4:22 pm

Hi Norbert

I hope you did not have to wait too long for help to arrive. Not a nice place to be.

On the M40 today I spotted this Ford but it's a bit out of focus

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by Pymmie » Sun May 05, 2019 9:10 am

Spotted in my local supermarket in Newton Abbot

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by felixkk » Sun May 05, 2019 5:05 pm

Not many classics on the road today!
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by Pymmie » Sat May 11, 2019 6:05 am

A couple of spots from yesterday heading up to the JOC

Spring Break in Llandidrod Wells.

The Bentley type car flew plast us and we weren’t hanging around.

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by Jorrocks » Sat May 11, 2019 3:24 pm

Spotted this in St Valery, not sure what it is though. The badge was a letter f in a slightly gothic looking typeface.

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by nem » Sat May 11, 2019 3:49 pm

Fiat 124 Spider designed (and build?) by Pininfarina, having the ‘f’ in their logo after the founder Farina. Most likely a post 1975 model.
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by Steve Payne » Sat May 11, 2019 4:18 pm

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This was on the A34 on Thursday, USA reg and the people in it looked like they were out of a Western.

Seems an odd vehicle to travel in.

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