Quirky, characterful, rare

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  1. RWDpetrol

    RWDpetrol Active Member

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    The other day I was trying to come up with a list of new/nearly new cars that are a bit different and possibly fun to own but I really struggled. There was a time when Saabs, Volvos, and Citroens were a bit different but not anymore, well, maybe the DS5? Or am I wrong? Any suggestions? I don't care about performance or handling, just something different.
     
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    or
    One of those water cooled VW buses (Danbury vans I think)?
     
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    Honda NSX, not seen one EVER.
     
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    A 3 wheeler will test your resolve like you wouldn't believe!
     
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    Won't be testing my resolve unless it comes with someone to warm the spoons and apply the butter to get me in and out of it.:fail
     
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    How about a Vauxhall VXR8? That could be fun' different and useful, especially the ute version.
     
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    A 20 st 6'4 friend got in mine once. He is still there though as we couldn't get him out again :)
     
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    ^^this^^

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    Honestly seen Pagani Zonda, even a damn Bugatti but never an NSX!
     
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    Nissan cube looks quirky. No idea what it's really like. But I imagine a bland drive.
     
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    One ute on autotrader for £50k. Also, one NSX for half that.
     
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    Saw one about 12 years ago. There was a Honda dealer, just of Chiswick rbt. and they had one in.

    Then, I saw another one on A5 near Shewsbury last year, on the way to Wales.




    Havent seen Veyron in the flesh yet :(
     
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    I saw one last week in my parts of the wood NW London and it was the first time I ever seen one been driven..Maybe I was very lucky....

    Theo
     
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    How many left shows 237 Honda NSXs in the uk...
     
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    I think they are on par with the Testarossa for sheer road rarity.
     
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    A guy who lives on my road had one for about 5 years, sold it last year within 2 hrs of advertising it! Was stunning in red, still don't think it was the prettiest car on the road.
     
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    god no, its brutal looking but classic car
     
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    That are quirky, characterful & rare? The only one that springs to mind is the Citroen C6. Now, if we were talking the 70's or 80's...:D
     
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    You probably mistook it for a Prelude...
     

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