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397. 1967 Volvo 121

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Seen in Finchley, north London on 13th May.

HOU 135E
✓ Taxed - Tax due: 1 July 2022
✓ MOT Expires: 21 December 2021

Vehicle make VOLVO
Date of first registration March 1967
Year of manufacture 1967
Cylinder capacity 1780 cc
Fuel typePETROL
Export marker No
Vehicle status Taxed
Vehicle colour RED

Number of previous owners: 3
Current owner since at least 2012 (date of last V5 issue)
Mileage at last MOT: 107,492 (or 207,492)
Mileage since previous MOT: 759

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398. 1970 Triumph 2000

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Seen in Redhill, Surrey on 15th May.  

Registration number: EGJ 327J
✓ SORN
MOT Exempt

Vehicle make TRIUMPH
Date of first registration 1 August 1970
Year of manufacture 1970
Cylinder capacity (cc) 1998 cc
Fuel type PETROL
Export marker No
Vehicle status SORN
Vehicle colour WHITE

Number of previous owners: 1
Current owner since Oct 1994
Mileage at last MOT (2012, fail): 18,256

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399. 1983 Land Rover Lightweight

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Seen in Horley, Surrey on 6th May.    Presumably it spent its first 9 years with the armed forces being registered with DVLA.

CPD 773Y
✓ Taxed - Tax due: 1 March 2022
✓ MOT Expires: 3 November 2021

Vehicle make LAND ROVER
Date of first registrationSeptember 1992
Year of manufacture 1983
Cylinder capacity 2286 cc
Fuel type PETROL
Export marker No
Vehicle status Taxed
Vehicle colour GREEN

Number of previous owners since 1992: 1
Mileage at last MOT: 29,886
Mileage since previous MOT: 52

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400. 1992 Fiesta Freestyle 1.4

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Seen in Redhill, Surrey on 15th May.

K646 KCD
✓ Taxed - Tax due: 1 August 2021
✓ MOT Expires: 15 July 2021

Vehicle make FORD
Date of first registration 9 October 1992
Year of manufacture 1992
Cylinder capacity 1392 cc
Fuel type PETROL
Export marker No
Vehicle status Taxed
Vehicle colour SILVER

Number of previous owners: 5
Current owner since Aug 2006
Mileage at last MOT: 92,515
Mileage since previous MOT: 2,553
The MOT history shows that it returned to the road in 2018 after a five year gap.

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401. 1990 Nissan Micra 1.0 LS

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Seen in Horley, Surrey on 15th May.

H281 HPR
✓ Taxed - Tax due: 1 July 2021
✓ MOT Expires: 9 December 2021

Vehicle make NISSAN
Date of first registration 8 August 1990
Year of manufacture 1990
Cylinder capacity 988 cc
Fuel type PETROL
Export marker No
Vehicle status Taxed and due
Vehicle colour WHITE

Number of previous owners: 5
Mileage at last MOT: 83,926
Mileage since previous MOT: 9,520

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402. 1981 Ford Escort van

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Seen in Horley, Surrey on 21st May.  Seems to have had an engine transplant and a colour change.
Mark 2 Escort car production ended in 1980, so I'm not sure if van production continued a bit longer or the year of manufacture is wrong.

PKO 148W
✓ SORN
✓ MOT Expires: 21 August 2021

Vehicle make FORD
Date of first registration 2 April 1981
Year of manufacture 1981
Cylinder capacity 2000 cc
Fuel typePETROL
Export marker No
Vehicle status SORN
Vehicle colour GREEN

Number of previous owners: 5
Mileage at last MOT: 38,151
There is no MOT history prior to 2020.

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403. 1988 Vauxhall Nova GTE

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Seen in Redhill, Surrey on 3rd June.  The lack of MOT history suggests it has been off the road since at least 2007.

F699 OYE
✓ SORN
MOT - No details held by DVLA

Vehicle makeVAUXHALL
Date of first registration 1 August 1988
Year of manufacture 1988
Cylinder capacity 1598 cc
Fuel type PETROL
Export marker No
Vehicle status SORN
Vehicle colour GREY

Number of previous owners: 11
Current owner since June 2008

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404. 1987 Toyota Trueno

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Seen in Rudgwick, West Sussex on 12th June.

EDE 86R
✓ Taxed - Tax due: 1 April 2022
✓ MOT Expires: 27 April 2022

Vehicle make TOYOTA
Date of first registration March 1987
Date of first registration with DVLA July 2008
Year of manufacture 1987
Cylinder capacity 1580 cc
Fuel typePETROL
Export markerNo
Vehicle statusTaxed
Vehicle colourBLACK

Number of previous owners: 4+
Current owner since March 2021
Mileage at last MOT: 126,901 km
Mileage since previous MOT: 37km

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405. 1980 Ford Granada 2.8 GL Auto 

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Seen in Horley, Surrey.

JMV 993V
✓ Taxed - Tax due: 1 April 2022
MOT Exempt

Vehicle make: FORD
Date of first registration: 9 April 1980
Year of manufacture: 1980
Cylinder capacity (cc): 2792 cc
Fuel type: PETROL
Export marker: No
Vehicle status: Tax not due
Vehicle colour: RED

Number of owners unknown
Current owner since Jan 2019
Mileage at last MOT (2020): 71,040
Mileage since previous MOT: 951
No MOT in place 22 Mar 2018 - 7 Jan 2019

Seen in Horley, Surrey.

 

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406. 1968 GKN Defence FV 432 

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Seen in Capel, Surrey.  Registered as an Alvis TD21, which it clearly isn't!  Alvis did buy the military vehicles division of GKN, but that was long after this vehicle was built.
Some of these vehicles are still in use with the UK armed forces, so it seems likely that this one was still in military service until 2005.

MUF 770F
✓ Taxed - Tax due: 1 April 2022
MOT - No results returned

Vehicle make ALVIS
Date of first registration March 1968
Date of first registration with DVLA May 2005
Year of manufacture 1968
Cylinder capacity 7000 cc
Fuel type DIESEL
Export marker No
Vehicle status Taxed
Vehicle colour GREEN

Number of previous owners (since 2005): 1

This vehicle appeared in the TV series "Ashes to Ashes" painted pink!  http://www.imcdb.org/v165200.html

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407. 1982 Renault Trafic camper "Tobago"

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Seen in Horley, Surrey on 1st July.  An Autosleeper conversion.

WGW 509Y
✓ SORN
✗ MOT - Expired: 4 September 2017

Vehicle makeRENAULT
Date of first registration 14 September 1982
Year of manufacture 1982
Cylinder capacity 1397 cc
Fuel type PETROL
Export marker No
Vehicle status SORN
Vehicle colour WHITE

Mileage at last MOT (2016): 63,119
This campervan has had plenty of struggles passing MOTs in recent years, largely down to corrosion.  It failed on 20 separate points one year!

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408. 1972 Renault 4

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Seen in Horley, Surrey on 7th July.  No MOT history prior to 2020, which suggests it recently returned to the road after being laid up for a long while.

DFS 2J
✓ Taxed - Tax due: 1 September 2021
✓ MOT Expires: 1 October 2021

Vehicle make RENAULT
Date of first registration 22 May 1972
Year of manufacture 1972
Cylinder capacity 845 cc
Fuel type PETROL
Export marker No
Vehicle status Taxed and due
Vehicle colour RED

Current owner since Nov 2019
Mileage at last MOT: 43,009
 

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409. 1975 Mercedes 350SL, 1984 Mercedes 500SL, 1979 Mercedes 250, W123 1970 Mercedes 280SE 3.5 coupe

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Seen in Wimbledon, south London, outside a specialist garage on 7th July.

AGU 185N
✓ Taxed - Tax due: 1 June 2022
MOT Expired 14 Nov 2018 (exempt)
Date of first registration 1 Sep 1975
Year of manufacture 1975
Cylinder capacity 3500 cc
Fuel type PETROL
Export marker No
Vehicle status Taxed
Vehicle colour YELLOW
Current owner since Feb 2006
Mileage at last MOT: 131,283

A363 GAL
✓ Taxed - Tax due: 1 August 2022
✓ MOT Expires: 28 July 2022
Date of first registration 30 Dec 1984
Year of manufacture 1984
Cylinder capacity 5000 cc
Fuel type PETROL
Export marker No
Vehicle status Taxed
Vehicle colour GREY
Current owner since Apr 2017
Mileage at last MOT: 126,746

MGT 514V
✓ Taxed - Tax due: 1 July 2022
✓ MOT Expires: 4 July 2022
Date of first registration 31 Dec 1979
Year of manufacture 1979
Cylinder capacity 2496 cc
Fuel type PETROL
Export marker No
Vehicle status Taxed
Vehicle colour SILVER
Current owner since Nov 2000
Mileage at last MOT: 65,037

HGC 2J
✓ SORN
MOT Expired 20 Jan 2020 (exempt)
Date of first registration November 1970
Year of manufacture 1970
Cylinder capacity 3499 cc
Fuel type PETROL
Export marker No
Vehicle status SORN
Vehicle colour BLUE
Current owner since May 2013
Mileage at last MOT: 17,734

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AGU 185N
✓ Taxed - Tax due: 1 June 2022
MOT Expired 14 Nov 2018 (exempt)
Date of first registration 1 Sep 1975
Year of manufacture 1975
Cylinder capacity 3500 cc
Fuel type PETROL
Export marker No
Vehicle status Taxed
Vehicle colour YELLOW
Current owner since Feb 2006
Mileage at last MOT: 131,283

for what its worth im pretty sure this one is on an age related plate

it caught my eye because most County Councils only ever made it up to Xxx-N if that, before the 1st of October 1974 when the DVLC and their local offices took over and it all reset to Gxx-N

so I thought perhaps Ooh I wonder if London managed to get to Axx-N before the reset but then I saw that its first registered on the 1st of September 1975! so quite clearly an age related plate (as theres no way they would get from GGU-N to AGU-N in such a short space of time) and I also checked other vehicles and saw it was pretty obviously an age related series just based on the vehicle results being spat out by the DVLA checker

(although iv not actually checked its previous plate history FYI)

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