Green 480 Kirkcudbright

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Green 480 Kirkcudbright

Post by dcwalker » Wed Jun 06, 2018 8:16 am

We were away in Scotland last week; I turned away from the ATM in Kirkcudbright High Street to see a green, N-reg 480ES go past. Must have been one of the last models sold on that basis. Being driven by a grey-haired lady and looked to be in pretty good shape...

As per the other thread, I also saw a peacock-green 480 yesterday in Haxby which I think was probably Yorkshire480.

Amazing - you go months and months without seeing another 480 (other than at our meets) and suddenly there are two within a week! :D

David
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Re: Green 480 Kirkcudbright

Post by zapcity » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:43 am

Haven't seen any around my way for months.

However, did spot a white 480 on TV last night. Re-watching 'Goodnight Sweetheart' (sad I know but GOF etc. leaves me cold) and in episode 1 series 6 (20 Apr. 1999) there's one in plain sight. Even resorted to looking it up on vehicle smart app. to see if it still existed but couldn't get a match.

Everytime SHMBO :wife: watches an old Morse, Frost etc. I just keep looking at the cars. A bit like Gary Sparrow, I'm living in the past!!
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Re: Green 480 Kirkcudbright

Post by dcwalker » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:07 am

zapcity wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:43 am

Everytime SHMBO :wife: watches an old Morse, Frost etc. I just keep looking at the cars. A bit like Gary Sparrow, I'm living in the past!!
That sounds worryingly familiar - join the club!! :D

One of the very first episodes of Taggart (maybe the very first?) the couple who (I seem to recall) will go on to become the victims come home and get out of a 480 - no distant shots though so you need to recognise the parts you are looking at...

David
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Re: Green 480 Kirkcudbright

Post by zapcity » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:21 am

dcwalker wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:07 am
One of the very first episodes of Taggart (maybe the very first?) the couple who (I seem to recall) will go on to become the victims come home and get out of a 480 - no distant shots though so you need to recognise the parts you are looking at...
Maybe the murderer felt sorry for them!! :rofl:
1994 480GT - arrived!!
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C70 Coupé Convertible for the sunny days. Should sell it but can't!

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Re: Green 480 Kirkcudbright

Post by 89of480 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:34 am

I did see a 480 on the A34 near Newbury the other evening! Can’t remember if it was white or red though...
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Re: Green 480 Kirkcudbright

Post by 89of480 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:35 am

dcwalker wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:07 am
zapcity wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:43 am

Everytime SHMBO :wife: watches an old Morse, Frost etc. I just keep looking at the cars. A bit like Gary Sparrow, I'm living in the past!!
That sounds worryingly familiar - join the club!! :D

One of the very first episodes of Taggart (maybe the very first?) the couple who (I seem to recall) will go on to become the victims come home and get out of a 480 - no distant shots though so you need to recognise the parts you are looking at...

David
I want to see this now! :hopping:
‘95 Celebration Auto - №89 of 480 - Flame Red Metaillic
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Re: Green 480 Kirkcudbright

Post by zapcity » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:49 am

89of480 wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:35 am
dcwalker wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:07 am
zapcity wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:43 am

Everytime SHMBO :wife: watches an old Morse, Frost etc. I just keep looking at the cars. A bit like Gary Sparrow, I'm living in the past!!
That sounds worryingly familiar - join the club!! :D

One of the very first episodes of Taggart (maybe the very first?) the couple who (I seem to recall) will go on to become the victims come home and get out of a 480 - no distant shots though so you need to recognise the parts you are looking at...

David
I want to see this now! :hopping:
Fill yer boots!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6my0jIGIvo
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Re: Green 480 Kirkcudbright

Post by 89of480 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:36 pm

zapcity wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:49 am
89of480 wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:35 am
dcwalker wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:07 am


That sounds worryingly familiar - join the club!! :D

One of the very first episodes of Taggart (maybe the very first?) the couple who (I seem to recall) will go on to become the victims come home and get out of a 480 - no distant shots though so you need to recognise the parts you are looking at...

David
I want to see this now! :hopping:
Fill yer boots!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6my0jIGIvo
Thanks!! Though when I went to watch it apparently it’s blocked In my country for copyright??? :?

Maybe it’ll work on my computer when I get home

https://www.imcdb.org/vehicles.php?make ... =on&page=1

It’s interesting looking here and seeing what other tv appearances the 480 has had! Shame a couple have been destroyed though :(
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Re: Green 480 Kirkcudbright

Post by zapcity » Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:52 pm

Wow. That is one sad website.

Love it!!!! :hopping:
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Re: Green 480 Kirkcudbright

Post by 89of480 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:15 pm

zapcity wrote:
Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:52 pm
Wow. That is one sad website.

Love it!!!! :hopping:
:lol: :lol: :lol:
It is indeed, there’s also one for cars in video games, though sadly there wasn’t really any 480’s on there :wink:
‘95 Celebration Auto - №89 of 480 - Flame Red Metaillic
‘17 BMW M140i Shadow Edition - Black Sapphire Metallic

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