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Scimitar article in today's Autocar magazine

Post by ScimiTom » Wed Jun 10, 2020 4:30 pm

Today's Autocar magazine features the lovely TPN 328X on the cover (sorry, can't remember the name of its owner), with the caption 'Reliant's stylish oddity'. The associated article is the last in the magazine, on pages 70-71, featuring the usual history of the GTE, buyers' info and stock photos of Dave Poole's car, as well as the yellow 5a currently for sale at £12,000.


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Post by philhoward » Wed Jun 10, 2020 4:30 pm

Sounds like the reg of the 6b of our very own Club Sec, John Unwin?


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Post by ScimiTom » Wed Jun 10, 2020 5:02 pm

philhoward wrote:
Wed Jun 10, 2020 4:30 pm
Sounds like the reg of the 6b of our very own Club Sec, John Unwin?
Ah yes, that's the badger! :)


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Post by Stevecoulsin » Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:34 am

So few :(
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Post by adamwilkes » Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:59 am

That's a lot of cars! My last car - Renault 4 F6 van - was down to 23 in the UK until some moron wrote it off for me. Now down to 22 :?

GTE's approx 900, GTE Autos approx 700, so maybe almost 1600 around (inc SORN) :D ('How Many Left' website)


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Post by scimjim » Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:14 pm

See elsewhere for comments about the “howmanyleft” website - wildly inaccurate for older cars.


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Post by adamwilkes » Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:53 pm

Ah yes (that thread's a long read) - correct within a few thousand though :D


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