Weekend Edition – Snowy Town Sightings

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Great news! I mentioned some time ago, in the Tempra post, that my Macbook Pro had decided it no longer wanted to co-operate with the hard drive, and thus became a rather expensive slab of aloominum without any real-world use. Well, it has now returned from warranty-covered service, and we’re back on track with the Hooniverse slack. Or something like that.

This means I can yet again relay some DSLR shots from over here, and on a relaxed weekend such as this it should be just fine.

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You should be able to recognize this Citroën XM from an earlier post. Yeah, it’s dirty and snowy and salty as anything, but it still cuts a nice figure on the street.

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Definitely recognizable.

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Moving to even more challenging shapes, how about this chrome-laden PT Cruiser? The script on the grille says “Street Machine”

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But as bubble-shaped cars come, I prefer this bug-eyed Celica.

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Running the plates reveals it as the base 1.8 GSi model with a mere 115hp, but if you just think of it as a more attractive Corolla, you should get along with it alright. It’s no rally stage stormer, but a Celica will always be OK.

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For the more conservative, a nicely preserved Mercedes-Benz W201 190D. It’s not an original Finnish car despite the period-correct plates, as those side markers aren’t right. Probably a UN import.

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And another blocky sight: a big old Suburban representing the more handsome American vehicles.

[Images: Copyright 2014 Hooniverse/Antti Kautonen]

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