Vito's latest Spanish delight ...........

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Vito's latest Spanish delight ...........

Post by vito » Sat Nov 14, 2015 2:35 pm

Well not very exciting and more function over form which is very against the grain for me, but it's on the Spanish 'books', it's already got a few 'spanish kisses' so I don't have to lie awake at night worrying about getting my doors bashed in Carrefour car park.
It's a 2003 Nissan Primera P12 1.8 petrol, 75k with all the toys, does 40mpg, cost the guy £1200 to matriculate onto Spanish plates last year, I've just snapped it up for £400 so Rangey coming back in March.

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Re: Vito's latest Spanish delight ...........

Post by traineefarmer » Sat Nov 14, 2015 9:17 pm

Awful and brilliant in equal measures.

May I ask why you go to the trouble of sourcing a RHD on spanish plates, surely it would spend more time on the Right (wrong?) side of the road if you are using it to travel to the UK and back.
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Re: Vito's latest Spanish delight ...........

Post by vito » Sat Nov 14, 2015 9:54 pm

I didn't source it, it fell into my lap on a golden platter like a fresh paella.

It WILL spend all it's remaining life on the right(wrong) side of the road, but always better to buy a 'known' car from an expat than a dodgy spanish dealer as debts/fines/back (unpaid) tax stay with a car here.

It will spend no time in UK, it will die a grizzly death in Spain, I fly to and from UK.

Not sure I understand your question Tom but hope I've gone some way to answering my perceived interpretation.
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Re: Vito's latest Spanish delight ...........

Post by traineefarmer » Sun Nov 15, 2015 8:39 am

Sorry, I guess I was wondering why you have a RHD drive car for Spain, I'd have thought it must make junctions and overtaking difficult.
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Re: Vito's latest Spanish delight ...........

Post by vito » Sun Nov 15, 2015 9:59 am

You get used to it.
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Re: Vito's latest Spanish delight ...........

Post by scoobyh123 » Sat Dec 19, 2015 1:48 am

So you've bought that to prevent the Rangey getting pranged Gaz? Good move and totally agree with Tom about it being awful! The early Primeras were pretty good but those re-badged Renault Lagunas just don't do it for me.
At least you still have the R-R and the coupe so i suppose you have to slum it some time in that Primera! :wink: :lol:
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