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Post by philbo909 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:10 am

I love that they're taking on lotus, yes I'd prefer a V6 and manual box, but with current buyers and environmental regulations those times have gone.
As for the brand snobbery, I've owned three Citroëns and all have been just as reliable as my bimmers. No water pumps or suspension refreshes up to 100k, so maybe more reliable
They also know how to make a light car, unlike the Germans, who just add more power
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Post by ocrx8 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:18 am

I haven’t seen one in real life but it doesn’t do it for me at all from the pictures.

However, I wasn’t particularly bothered by the 4C and then I saw a couple at a PistonHeads meet. Now I can’t get the idea of one out of my mind.
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Post by MrPT » Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:46 pm

ZermattV wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:56 pm
Evening all .... long time since I popped by ... good shout Beedub .... we’ll ive become smitten by this little French Coupe and one is hopefully on its way .
Well done. Saw a couple at FoS for the first time in the metal and I think they're are a really special little car, especially if they drive as well as all the reviews suggest. :thumbsup:
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Post by ZermattV » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:15 pm

Well it turned up .... won’t be to everybody’s taste .. but it is mine ; running it in at the moment but it’s much more refined than I expected .

Off for PPf and GTechniq next week
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Post by srhutch » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:23 pm

Looking forward to seeing what you think after a few miles.
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Post by metal licker » Mon Aug 27, 2018 7:22 am

Congrats :thumbsup: That's going to be fun when you've got it run in
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Post by philbo909 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:14 am

Looks good!
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Post by philbo909 » Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:48 am

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Post by Nictrix » Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:45 am

It looks like a Porsche that has melted a bit :thumbsdown:
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Post by MrPT » Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:24 pm

Umm, can you post some more pics and words about your new car please? :poke:
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Post by Jembo » Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:45 pm

The dark side with a //M Hell Bronze Sepang Coupe :happyclap:
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Post by Beedub » Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:17 pm

ZermattV wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:15 pm
Well it turned up .... won’t be to everybody’s taste .. but it is mine ; running it in at the moment but it’s much more refined than I expected .

Off for PPf and GTechniq next week
YESSSSSS!!!! come on man can we get more pics, like full details everywhere?? engine bay, load areas, cabin, Everything please!

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Post by ZermattV » Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:17 pm

Still running it in at the moment and it’s been away for PPF and GTechniq.

Running in should be finished in the next week or two, so far my thoughts are pretty positive - you really feel the lightness in the body and it glides through bends even at less than 3500 rpm.

I got a long drive of one in France before I bought and the car comes alive once it’s set into sport and you can exploit the top of the Rev range. The issue for perspective owners will be getting s long enough test drive to judge the car, 15 minutes out from a dealer is not going to do the car justice.

The downsides are the media console is pretty rudimentary in comparison to the 718 and packing for a European trip is going to be fun, although more space than the F-Type there is nothing like the luggage space of a 718.

The car is an interesting size being as wide as a 718 but a good deal shorter.



Anyway some photos ...
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Post by ZermattV » Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:24 pm

Beedub wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:17 pm
ZermattV wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:15 pm
Well it turned up .... won’t be to everybody’s taste .. but it is mine ; running it in at the moment but it’s much more refined than I expected .

Off for PPf and GTechniq next week


YESSSSSS!!!! come on man can we get more pics, like full details everywhere?? engine bay, load areas, cabin, Everything please!
I’m going to be lazy here is a good walk around video of one which covers most bases ..

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ggyRTHpEgcg#
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Post by Jaw » Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:09 pm

I saw one today, it looked great!
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