Bury St. Edmunds Tesco!

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Jay-Kay-Em
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Bury St. Edmunds Tesco!

Post by Jay-Kay-Em » Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:20 pm

Spotted today (22-9-19) at about 13:00...... white ES on what looks like MG-ZR or ZS wheels?

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Re: Bury St. Edmunds Tesco!

Post by jifflemon » Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:32 pm

that rear arch looks a bit squiffy, but nice to see another one out there.

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Re: Bury St. Edmunds Tesco!

Post by dekkb » Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:30 am

sitting a bit high for me, but I like those wheels :D
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Re: Bury St. Edmunds Tesco!

Post by MisterH » Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:46 am

Nice to see one out being used - I have still never seen another one on the road (except once in Bosnia, also my discovery of the 480)

Afraid I don't like the wheels, they don't complement the car's shape, much like the celeb wheels, they just don't fit the car for me

Nice spot though!
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Re: Bury St. Edmunds Tesco!

Post by brinkie » Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:56 pm

You mean the 15" Cetus alloys?

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They were sold here in NL with model year 1995 480 2.0 in ES trim, unless you really wanted the poverty spec, then you got 14" steel rims with plastic covers. GT trim (which is different from the UK GT trim) got Taurus as standard. Vesa was optional and is very much sought-after in this part of the world, Vega rims with their metal hub caps is almost the Holy Grail of unobtainium.
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