here it is !

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dragonflyjewels
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here it is !

Post by dragonflyjewels » Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:01 am

at last - a real live SE !!
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/312095937562?ul_noapp=true
so now we know :shock: :rofl:
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Snazzy - 1993 Paris Blue ES red dipstick 2.0i bought 2001
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Re: here it is !

Post by jifflemon » Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:23 am

Wow! They exist!

Surely that's pure unobtainium right there?

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Re: here it is !

Post by frenchfries » Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:20 am

Oooooooh

I wonder what the chassis number is, history-wise.
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Re: here it is !

Post by Alan 480 » Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:36 am

but does that (SE) badge add £500???? :wink:
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Re: here it is !

Post by Jaster » Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:39 am

Interesting to see that it doesn't have air con. I always assumed that the celebs were partly a way of emptying the parts bins filled with the optional extras that hadn't been sold, so presumably they were really using up the last few bits for the 'SE's. Nice to see one, and if it really is one of the last ones made then I hope someone responsible saves it.
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Re: here it is !

Post by dragonflyjewels » Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:16 pm

The seller has said that he will be 'financially favourable' if the buyer mentions being a club member - he'd like to see it saved as well.
Sylvia

Snazzy - 1993 Paris Blue ES red dipstick 2.0i bought 2001
Lethal Lily - 1991 White Turbo with richmod
hubby has
Sven - 1994 Dark Green GT
Evil Eva 1992 Paris Blue Turbo with Robou mod

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Re: here it is !

Post by eye of ra » Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:04 pm

It looks like it says ES on the boot to me.
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Re: here it is !

Post by dcwalker » Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:13 pm

As I have said before there was never a SE. Some V5s do wrongly call the car this but as Eye of Ra says the bootlid badge looks to say ES.
There was a 480 brochure for 1995 during which year all 3 normal models were in production - S,ES and Turbo. The 480 models still appeared in 1995 price lists and, I am pretty sure but on holiday so cannot check right now, that for 1996.
Collections and Celebrations came off the production line as run-out models but Celebrations were not necessarily the last 480s produced.
So sorry, but in my view although this might be one of the last built 480s, there is nothing special about it. It is simply a quite good looking 1995 480ES.

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Re: here it is !

Post by dragonflyjewels » Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:37 pm

:cryhard:
I did suggest to the seller he post a pic showing the badge ..........
Sylvia

Snazzy - 1993 Paris Blue ES red dipstick 2.0i bought 2001
Lethal Lily - 1991 White Turbo with richmod
hubby has
Sven - 1994 Dark Green GT
Evil Eva 1992 Paris Blue Turbo with Robou mod

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