Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 30 Apr 2018, 17:34

I spotted an maroon/burgundy XM in the High Wycombe area. N121 RAC.

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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

Post by Stickyfinger » 30 Apr 2018, 20:28

Blue S1 Xantia in Frome with Activa wheels on, it was....err....a tip inside and had rust high on the rear arches.

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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

Post by myglaren » 02 May 2018, 20:37

For the first time in absolutely ages ( a couple of years I would estimate) a Xantia.
Passed in traffic and failed to get a reg or type but seemed to be in excellent condition.
Dante red with no apparent lacquer peel!

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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

Post by Mandrake » 04 May 2018, 10:31

myglaren wrote:
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Dante red with no apparent lacquer peel!

Must have been a mirage.... :-D

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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 04 May 2018, 15:57

Red BX, F reg, near Maidenhead.

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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

Post by xantia_v6 » 09 May 2018, 14:15

A local auction house is selling 4 fairly rare examples at the end of the month:
http://www.interencheres.com/fr/meubles ... 15133.html


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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

Post by CitroJim » 09 May 2018, 14:30

I do rather like the black Traction :D

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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 09 May 2018, 17:49

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Florides/Caravelles seem to attract a decent price "abroad". On the whole the Floride as pictured is the prettier of the stable.

Also saw a nice a burgundy/maroon Citroen Traction avant on our recent jaunt to Lincolnshire.

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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

Post by CitroJim » 10 May 2018, 16:21

Saw a very clean and tidy Dante Red HDi Xantia today in Milton Keynes - with no discernible lacquer peel as far as I could see...

Registration T***BVC I think...

Spotted between New Bradwell and Newport Pagnell...

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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

Post by xantia_v6 » 10 May 2018, 17:52

Spotted on LBC a Mk1 C5 V6 Carlsson which looks cheap until you get right to the bottom of the ad and discover that the 4HP20 has died.

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https://www.leboncoin.fr/voitures/14281 ... tm?ca=12_s

Still could be worth repairing...

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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

Post by CitroJim » 11 May 2018, 05:41

xantia_v6 wrote:
10 May 2018, 17:52
Spotted on LBC a Mk1 C5 V6 Carlsson which looks cheap until you get right to the bottom of the ad and discover that the 4HP20 has died.

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https://www.leboncoin.fr/voitures/14281 ... tm?ca=12_s

Still could be worth repairing...


You know what to do Mike ;)

I could being the HP20 special tools out with me in June!

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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

Post by xantia_v6 » 11 May 2018, 10:18

It would be a good project, but I have no budget or space for another car at present. Was the Carlsson sold in RHD?

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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 11 May 2018, 16:18

This falls into the "other French Stuff" category sub-category gorgeous 1970's Coupes


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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

Post by Stickyfinger » 14 May 2018, 07:24

Light metallic blue C6 spotted at Warminster/Salisbury roundabout yesterday

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Re: Spotted Xantias! (and other French stuff)

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 16 May 2018, 08:26

I spotted this Xantia HDi Estate in the Asda carpark this morning;
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