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Offline schattenblau

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Re: The Official Spotted Thread
« Reply #241 on: December 30, 2019, 01:40:40 pm »
e-golf in a spot normally full of leafs and hyundais.

with a leaf in the other bay, the golf driver had to do some manoeuvring to get his car into position to plug in.

why didn't vw put the plug access up front like other EVs ?

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Re: The Official Spotted Thread
« Reply #242 on: December 30, 2019, 02:36:38 pm »
e-golf in a spot normally full of leafs and hyundais.

with a leaf in the other bay, the golf driver had to do some manoeuvring to get his car into position to plug in.

why didn't vw put the plug access up front like other EVs ?

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Conversion of an ICE I suppose although I think the ID3 is the same.................maybe they are trying to set a new standard?
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Re: The Official Spotted Thread
« Reply #243 on: February 17, 2020, 06:01:58 pm »
Spotted a mint, UK plated RHD Lancia Flaminia GT coupe in white heading south on the motorway.

Not sure of the model, a search suggests anywhere from '59 through to '66.


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Re: The Official Spotted Thread
« Reply #244 on: March 28, 2020, 08:00:33 pm »
Aston Martin DB11 2018, White with blue.

Trucking along the NW from Pt Chev in the S8, saw it in the middle lane as I peeled across to the fast lane, I thought gotcha and let rip up the rise and under Patiki bridge, but as we went around the next corner I moved to the left (to go off at Tat) and this flash went past and got fifty clear of me and peeled across 3 lanes to beat me up the Tat off ramp in the most smoothest manner possible, like a F1 car without the noise   .....   :P
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Re: The Official Spotted Thread
« Reply #245 on: April 21, 2020, 02:25:19 pm »
very nice Triumph (probably) TR4 (on wires so less likely TR5) in a good strong yellow, parked in Milford with the top down in light drizzle, mint!

not unlike this:
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Re: The Official Spotted Thread
« Reply #246 on: April 22, 2020, 09:04:52 am »
Always liked that generation of TR.

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Re: The Official Spotted Thread
« Reply #247 on: September 09, 2020, 05:41:58 pm »
Another beautiful pearl black mk4 R32 this morning around 10:30 opposite Botany centre leaving the VTNZ / Repco parking area. Had a lovely exhaust note, definitely not stock exhaust. Owner a VASK member?
Current: 2004 Golf mk4 R32 black, 2010 Audi A4 2.7 TDI silver.
Past: 2009 Audi S3 white, 2004 Audi A4 B6 1.8T blue, 99 Golf mk4 GTI black, 2005 Audi A4 B7 2.0T black.

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Re: The Official Spotted Thread
« Reply #248 on: September 11, 2020, 04:42:02 pm »
this thread back from the dead!!

new Land Rover Defender on Esmonde Rd this afternoon!
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Re: The Official Spotted Thread
« Reply #249 on: September 11, 2020, 05:36:18 pm »
this thread back from the dead!!

new Land Rover Defender on Esmonde Rd this afternoon!

I saw one at the weekend and I was not too impressed........too poncey  to be a workhorse but far too ordinary to be an urban statement.
I think the short wheelbase version will look better but may be the Ford Bronco might be the better choice.
I can't see it lasting 70 years as did it's predessor.
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Re: The Official Spotted Thread
« Reply #250 on: September 15, 2020, 01:03:16 pm »
Bit pricey too

Defender 110 range:

    D200 - 2.0-litre diesel (147kW/430Nm) $89,900
    D240 S - 2.0-litre diesel (177kW/430Nm) $107,900
    D240 SE - 2.0-litre diesel (177kW/430Nm) $114,900
    P300 SE - 2.0-litre petrol (221kW/400Nm) $114,900
    D240 First Edition - 2.0-litre diesel (177kW/430Nm) $125,900
    P400 SE - 3.0-litre petrol (294kW/550Nm) $126,900
    P400 First Edition - 3.0-litre petrol (294kW/550Nm) $137,900
    P400 X - 3.0-litre petrol (294kW/550Nm) $164,900

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Re: The Official Spotted Thread
« Reply #251 on: September 15, 2020, 02:18:39 pm »
Bit pricey too

Defender 110 range:

    D200 - 2.0-litre diesel (147kW/430Nm) $89,900
    D240 S - 2.0-litre diesel (177kW/430Nm) $107,900
    D240 SE - 2.0-litre diesel (177kW/430Nm) $114,900
    P300 SE - 2.0-litre petrol (221kW/400Nm) $114,900
    D240 First Edition - 2.0-litre diesel (177kW/430Nm) $125,900
    P400 SE - 3.0-litre petrol (294kW/550Nm) $126,900
    P400 First Edition - 3.0-litre petrol (294kW/550Nm) $137,900
    P400 X - 3.0-litre petrol (294kW/550Nm) $164,900

I assume that is a joke :o
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Re: The Official Spotted Thread
« Reply #252 on: September 19, 2020, 02:40:56 pm »
triple threat - poncey, pricey and will break down

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Re: The Official Spotted Thread
« Reply #253 on: September 20, 2020, 08:22:57 pm »
Spotted a Shelby GT500 Mustang in Oakura - Carjam search shows it to be a proper one, driven about 400 miles a year since being imported in 2006.
Worth 7 figures?