Another Athena

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Another Athena

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Where are they all coming from?
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/1991-CITROEN-BX16 ... 3f03cbf243
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I do love that colour, looks a beauty! anyone?
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Bloody hell, that's gorgeous.

Same colour as all those nice Millésimes you see in France...
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Im not usually a lover of "gold" colours but it really looks well on the Bx.
I take it that Athena,s were no where near as popular as a special edition as the Meteor? Were they more expensive?
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I'm think the Athena had no diesel option, whereas the Meteor did. I've only seen a couple of petrol Meteors...

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scarecrow wrote:I'm think the Athena had no diesel option, whereas the Meteor did. I've only seen a couple of petrol Meteors...
Yes, 1.6 Petrol only, dont think they offered an auto option either.
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It's not got history to speak of, although it's clearly been looked after. Body's good apparently with nothing noticeable in the way of significant rust.
The mileage is a creditable 82,000.

All in all a pretty BX that should enter this fold...
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good god, that looks lovely!
But the sellers pretty much gang raping himself by listing it as beige!
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docchevron wrote:good god, that looks lovely!
But the sellers pretty much gang raping himself by listing it as beige!
That will be e'bay, when you list a car buy putting in the reg number it lists what info it gains from DVLAs computer as the title.

Personally I think jewish racing gold is must better.

I'm temped.
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I didn't know E-bay did that!
How odd..
I'm not a big fan of petrol BX's, unless it's got 16 valves, but that does look lovely in that shade of biege!
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Post by DLM »

Seeing the car on ebay this morning my first thought was "Beige"? Beige my Ricky Tomlinson reference.....

It's definitely a metallic gold, champagne if you like (one of those subtle French metallics). From what I remember of dismembering a scrapyard one in search of electrical goodies way back, I seem to remember they are fairly well "loomed-up" in terms of connections for doors/mirrors/locking etc.
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DLM wrote:Seeing the car on ebay this morning my first thought was "Beige"? Beige my Ricky Tomlinson reference.....

It's definitely a metallic gold, champagne if you like (one of those subtle French metallics). From what I remember of dismembering a scrapyard one in search of electrical goodies way back, I seem to remember they are fairly well "loomed-up" in terms of connections for doors/mirrors/locking etc.
Quite right Dave, eleccy windows front, central locking (key) and eleccy passenger mirror.
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Post by paulwitchard »

Definitely not beige either - we've got a Millesme and its champagne - usually the nearest I ever get to champagne!!
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£366.00. is all it could manage.Somone got an absolute bargain there,i just hope its not gone as a cheap set of wheels to smoke round till it breaks!!!!!
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Its a BX petrol, which isnt a 16v, hence the price, even so, very very cheap, lets hope it finds its way here!
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