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On ‎11‎/‎9‎/‎2019 at 10:50 PM, adw1977 said:

Fiat 127 Series 3, a car which I've never understood the point of.  Substantial facelift with a completely new dashboard and lots of other interior changes only one year before the 127 was replaced by the Uno.

I've got the brochure:

Fiat 127 Jan 1983 brochure 01


I had one of those 1300Gt's years ago, it went better than my wife's early XR2 she had at the same time. HST537Y if I remember rightly.

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57 minutes ago, NigeT said:

Cygnet spotted in Edinburgh yesterday, first time I've seen one up close. Looks a bit like the lovechild of a Fiesta crossbred with a Toyota IQ. Doing plenty of miles between MOTs so may be someone's daily runabout. 

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Aston got their fingers burnt by this one. But anyone who did manage to buy one can pretty much get their money back now that the collectors/flippers have discovered them.

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10 minutes ago, loserone said:

Did they? I thought it was a tax fiddle to ensure that not everything they sold was a thirsty / high emissions supercar?

Yes it was an emissions tax fiddle, but they made no money on the iQ-rebadge as so few of their target market (existing Aston owners) actually bothered to buy one.

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A rather nice spot from MrsDC last week - she'd noticed this parked up in a haulage yard on the way in to work, and on the way home stopped for a pic - just as some lad was enthusiastically putting it through its paces.




Seems to be one of the last Mk3 Scorpios - in 24v Cosworth flavour?



Meanwhile, its more humble brother is still sitting in a dealership half a mile away...



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On 11/17/2019 at 6:43 PM, sdkrc said:

Spotted months ago in the south of Frants.

I don't believe this falls into the wider bucket of shite so please take this Egyptian Caprice as payment




Not a Caprice but its more conservatively styled fancy brother, the Roadmaster sedan.

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