BX SPORT from Madrid

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BX SPORT from Madrid

Post by BX-SPORT » Fri Aug 30, 2013 8:38 am

Hello to all!

My name is Fernando and I am from Madrid, Spain. This one is my BX SPORT 1986. He is in original condition. In Spain there exist few units of this model specially in this color. I wait to learn very much in this forum with all of you.
Is possible to see photos of BX SPORT in UK?


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Regards from Madrid
BX SPORT ´86

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Re: BX SPORT from Madrid

Post by Kitch » Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:09 am

Love that 8)

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Re: BX SPORT from Madrid

Post by Tim Leech » Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:16 am

Lovely car, looks great in Red! Welcome.
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Re: BX SPORT from Madrid

Post by MULLEY » Fri Aug 30, 2013 5:27 pm

Welcome, the BX sport was never sold in the UK, that looks ace :)
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Re: BX SPORT from Madrid

Post by Way2go » Fri Aug 30, 2013 6:09 pm

Amazing "showroom" condition! :D Clearly a cherished and rare model example. 8)
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Re: BX SPORT from Madrid

Post by Paul296 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:00 pm

One word: WOW! That's a very beautiful car you have there Fernando and a very warm welcome to BXCUK. As others have pointed out, the BX Sport was never sold in this country - much to everyone's disappointment - so it'll be great to hear more about you car. A word of warning: we WILL be jealous! :D

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Re: BX SPORT from Madrid

Post by Defender110 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:41 pm

Lovely car apart from the steering wheel being on the wrong side ;-)
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Re: BX SPORT from Madrid

Post by Paul296 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:57 pm

All Sports had it on the 'wrong' side Kevan - SMs too. :D

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Re: BX SPORT from Madrid

Post by Tim Leech » Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:02 pm

Indeed, RHD sports weren't possible due to the reworked head and carb/exhaust set up fouling the steering column.
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL
1998 Rover 75 2.0V6 Connoisseur Auto
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
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Re: BX SPORT from Madrid

Post by Defender110 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:18 pm

I thought they did RHD SM's? I hope so it's my 'when i win the lottery' car!
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1987 Citroen BX MK1 diesel estate.
1997 Mercedes C230 W202 - daily driver.
2010 BMW X1 SE 2.0D Auto - Her indoors daily driver.
2003 Land Rover Discovery TD5 - hobby days and camping.
1993 Land Rover Discovery 300tdi 3 door - in need of TLC

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Re: BX SPORT from Madrid

Post by MULLEY » Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:42 pm

I've got a feeling that they were converted to rhd Kevan?
2002 C5 2.0 HDI Estate - Remapped - It goes better
2011 Mini Cooper D Clubman - it does over 60mpg
1992 TZD Turbo - SORN - slowly getting there
1991 Gti 16V - Blaze is back on the road since 2008
1990 Gti 8Valve SOLD - looks like it's been scrapped
2002 Mini Cooper S - SOLD - i miss this car
1992 TXD - Scrapped in March 2014

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Re: BX SPORT from Madrid

Post by Paul296 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:46 pm

No RHD factory cars at all - I think there were one or two DIY conversions though - Australian I think. If you win the lottery Kevan that's probably not going to be a problem. :D

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Re: BX SPORT from Madrid

Post by rutter123 » Sat Aug 31, 2013 12:38 am

nice paint for a red one. i suspect a respray? red ones struggled with the english sunshine let alone the spanish. but none the less a very nice bx indeed, why were these not sold on the uk market?
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Re: BX SPORT from Madrid

Post by Paul296 » Sat Aug 31, 2013 12:44 am

As Tim says - twin (?) carb/exhaust set up which meant they couldn't be converted to RHD.

That looks like original paint to me - I dunno' it just looks . . . original. :D

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1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C TAL91S
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Re: BX SPORT from Madrid

Post by Tim Leech » Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:54 am

Red cars DO keep their shine if cosseted. Theres a Mk1 C plate 16TRS which has had one father/son owner from new and gleams! its never had paint afaik.
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL
1998 Rover 75 2.0V6 Connoisseur Auto
2002 Rover 75 CDT Connossieur SE Nav
2002 Rover 45 1.6i Spirit S Special
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR