Other Random Car Sightings [Photo Required]

Tram13

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So, some random car sightings from the past two or three months. First, some classic cars in my city:

Volvo 244:

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A fairly early Renault 4 (the licence plates should give away the year of production, I believe):

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A BMW 325i E30 convertible, and a Peugeot 204 convertible. Unfortunately, I couldn't take a better picture of the both, and shortly after taking this one, my phone's battery crapped out.

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A Citroën DS21 and...

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...an Opel Manta B.

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BMW E24 (633i IIRC) on Austrian plates in Maribor:

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A very familiar looking BMW 318ti E36 Compact... :D

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The new Jimny looks great even in a dull shade of grey:

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Now, for this one, you'll have to excuse the utterly shitty quality of the picture, but I was so excited when I saw a genuine Mercedes-Benz 500 E! At first I wasn't sure whether it's a genuine one or just a replica, but later, on a local car-spotting Facebook site, I found out it was a genuine one after all.

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What sadly seems to be a neglected example of a Series I Fiat 127:

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And lastly, a picture with a bit of a story. I was walking around the city with my friend when I spotted what seemed to be a really nice-looking Mk II (I believe) Ford Sierra. I happened to have my trusty retractable selfie-stick/tripod with myself, so I took it out, set it up, and as I was about to take a picture, heard someone from the building in the background shouting: "Hey! What are you doing?" Not wanting to go into any sort of discussion with what could've been the car's owner, i just quickly took this photo and walked away. Hadn't he caught me taking the pic, this would've been a longer-exposed B&W photo, with less blur.

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Okay, that's it from me this time. I wish there were some more interesting cars to shoot, so if the cars I'm posting are too boring, just tell me, I'll reduce the ordinary 70's/80's cars and the shitty pictures and focus on the more interesting things. For now, I'm just shooting whatever I find interesting to me. Also, if you have anything else to say, do not hesitate, I'm open to constructive criticism.
 
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Perc

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Saw this the other day.

For those of you that have no idea what this is, it's a Hyundai Centennial. South Korea's answer to the Lexus LS.
It's powered by a 4.5 liter 280 hp Mitsubishi V8 that's driving the front wheels through a five-speed automatic. It came out in 1999, back when most new Korean cars looked like they were phoned-in and were built from bits that would have looked right at home in a 5-10 year old (at the time) Suzuki.

I have no idea what it's doing in Finland but I'd love to bring it to the dealer for parts and service just to see the reaction.

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Interesting that it has the Equus name badge along with the Centennial name, being the forerunner to Joe Dammit's car.
 

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I saw what looks like a totally unmolested 850 T-5R waiting for inspection. It didn’t even have the usual early 2000’s era 850 mods like color matched V70 door handles.
Bad photo from far away because the driver was sitting in it.

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Tram13

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Today I spotted this licence plate in traffic:

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I believe it's purely coincidental, but then, I can't tell for sure...

And this reminded me that I took a picture of a car with some unknown-to-me licence plates back in September, and I couldn't figure out where the car is from. By the looks of the plate, I would've said some ex-British colony.

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Excuse the crappy pic, it was rainy. Some Google searching only resulted in finding another picture of the same car, oddly enough.



But this is the site the image is redirecting to. Judging by the wiper position on that image, the car is LHD, which would mean it's probably not from some ex-British colony. Any ideas where the van might be from?
 

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That plate looks French to me, the older style that would apply to a vehicle of that age.
 

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yep, i think so too

especially since it has 8 characters

several countries with yellow plates with black numbers, but you can tell the country from the number of characters
5 --> luxembourg
6 --> holland
7 --> UK
8 --> France
 
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