Cars you didn't know existed...

Cars you didn't know existed...

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BFleming

1,743 posts

93 months

Friday 18th January 2019
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Dapster said:
Too late BFleming in before me
Maybe, but your post was way more informative.

gothatway

2,454 posts

120 months

Friday 18th January 2019
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Dapster said:
Whereas "Carlsson" is a sports trim level of Saab named in honour of rally legend Erik Carlsson who drove Saab's for most of his career, and included such legends as this:

Also ...

... hence his nickname.

Doofus

10,791 posts

123 months

Friday 18th January 2019
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gothatway said:
Also ...

... hence his nickname.
Fat fk Carlsson?

Pericoloso

41,617 posts

113 months

Friday 18th January 2019
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Erik "on the roof".....

Edited by Pericoloso on Friday 18th January 23:10

Chromegrill

312 posts

36 months

Saturday 19th January 2019
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Whilst I confess that I rather like that C5 interior I see that it came out, sadly only as a one-off, in 2010 yet was the previous generation C5 that ran until 2008. I wonder why?

BFleming

1,743 posts

93 months

Saturday 19th January 2019
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Not sure. They've done more recent C5's too it seems...

This is based on a C5 3.0, and has 335bhp.





P5BNij

4,884 posts

56 months

Saturday 19th January 2019
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One off MGA 'SB'...?


Jimmy Recard

16,139 posts

129 months

Saturday 19th January 2019
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gothatway said:
Also ...

... hence his nickname.
"Flat Erik" Carlsson?

havoc

24,715 posts

185 months

Saturday 19th January 2019
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gothatway said:
Also ...

... hence his nickname.
"Prior to his career as an actor, John Candy was an aggressive rally driver"

poing

8,640 posts

150 months

Saturday 19th January 2019
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gothatway said:
Also ...

... hence his nickname.
Drunk Carlson? At least he didn't spill his beer.

Blown2CV

22,899 posts

153 months

Saturday 19th January 2019
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i remember those citroen carlsson things from when my family had citroen dealerships. I am fairly sure the only ones that exist are the ones in the marketing photos.

RJG46

980 posts

18 months

Saturday 19th January 2019
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P5BNij said:
One off MGA 'SB'...?

MG Munster Mobile.

gothatway

2,454 posts

120 months

Saturday 19th January 2019
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P5BNij said:
One off MGA 'SB'...?

That's more than averagely horrible. Doesn't look like there's any way of accessing the "Shooting Brake" part of the car.

Hugh Jarse

3,229 posts

155 months

Saturday 19th January 2019
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  • carlsson pa taket*, carlsson on the roof, is also a reference a character in Pippi Longstocking

Doofus

10,791 posts

123 months

Saturday 19th January 2019
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gothatway said:
P5BNij said:
One off MGA 'SB'...?

That's more than averagely horrible. Doesn't look like there's any way of accessing the "Shooting Brake" part of the car.
Oh come on!

It's got two rear view mirrors, two blokes in yellow shirts sat beside it, and a very wobbly roof.

Mr Moley

286 posts

140 months

Sunday 20th January 2019
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https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201...

All those with £250k to spend form an orderly queue

CanAm

4,982 posts

222 months

Sunday 20th January 2019
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Doofus said:
Oh come on!

It's got two rear view mirrors, two blokes in yellow shirts sat beside it, and a very wobbly roof.
And a steering wheel just inside the rear window!

BFleming

1,743 posts

93 months

Sunday 20th January 2019
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CanAm said:
Doofus said:
Oh come on!

It's got two rear view mirrors, two blokes in yellow shirts sat beside it, and a very wobbly roof.
And a steering wheel just inside the rear window!
Not forgetting the split level deshboard jester

gothatway

2,454 posts

120 months

Sunday 20th January 2019
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Doofus said:
Oh come on!

It's got two rear view mirrors, two blokes in yellow shirts sat beside it, and a very wobbly roof.
Do I get a choice of colours, parrot-wise ?

D-Angle

4,428 posts

192 months

Sunday 20th January 2019
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gothatway said:
Doofus said:
Oh come on!

It's got two rear view mirrors, two blokes in yellow shirts sat beside it, and a very wobbly roof.
Do I get a choice of colours, parrot-wise ?
You can have any colour you want in Photoshop, which is what he is saying was used to create this.

I missed it as well until I realised where the steering wheel was.