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Re: Rarest 20VT in the world? [Re: ryvinson] #1630642
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Yes, the 20VT’s an ideal lifestyle car for the frivolous weekend getaways and the lazy drives to pubs, restaurants, theatres and the golf club. While the other cars are auto variants, a 6-speed stick’s indeed a very nice change. Rarely feel the need to floor the accelerator, being largely satisfied with the 20VT as a docile beast of leisure.

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View from the salt mines (my office lol) - the crawling Friday traffic ”car park” that would cripple any 20VT!

And the simple pleasures to wind down a crazy week. Enjoy yours!

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The spit and polish. Original paintwork just as it was in the showroom eons ago.

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Re: Rarest 20VT in the world? [Re: ryvinson] #1631360
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The local MOT day. PASS!
”Lulus” means ”pass” in the local language.
And before that, a good wash.

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Re: Rarest 20VT in the world? [Re: ryvinson] #1631368
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Do I spot parking sensors on the car?


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Re: Rarest 20VT in the world? [Re: ryvinson] #1631381
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Came as dealer fitted. Saved bodywork from from dings and dents. A necessary evil, as parking bay spaces here are less than generous. Even a pygmy would feel claustrophobic.

Re: Rarest 20VT in the world? [Re: ryvinson] #1631382
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Gosh, you have kept it in perfect nick the way people do with their Ferraris! I would be scared to drive it in case I scraped it.


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What kind of attention/comments does it get in Malaysia?

Like in the UK, I've noticed it tends to be true car enthusiasts (those that don't care about badges) and kids who comment on the Coop.

Apart from that, nobody else really seems to be bothered nowadays.

For instance, something like a Supra will turn everybody's head, whether or not they are interested in cars. The amount of attention that car gets is just unbelievable! shocked

Re: Rarest 20VT in the world? [Re: ryvinson] #1631403
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Originally Posted by ryvinson
The local MOT day. PASS!
”Lulus” means ”pass” in the local language.
And before that, a good wash.


Sold?



Re: Rarest 20VT in the world? [Re: ryvinson] #1631405
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Not short of offers, and negotiations ongoing. Aussie and American expats are the keenest.

Re: Rarest 20VT in the world? [Re: AnnieMac] #1631406
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Originally Posted by AnnieMac
Gosh, you have kept it in perfect nick the way people do with their Ferraris! I would be scared to drive it in case I scraped it.


Thanks to an amazing mechanic and a trusty driver who maintains the 20VT’s condition while I’m away on business or back in Australia. Other than that, no special effort for its upkeep. That said, I’m careful where I park, as vandalism and tight parking spaces are nightmares.

Sorry for the drama with your coupe. Moot point I know, but it would be an easy, fast and inexpensive fix over here.

Re: Rarest 20VT in the world? [Re: JKD] #1631407
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Originally Posted by JKD
What kind of attention/comments does it get in Malaysia?

Like in the UK, I've noticed it tends to be true car enthusiasts (those that don't care about badges) and kids who comment on the Coop.

Apart from that, nobody else really seems to be bothered nowadays.

For instance, something like a Supra will turn everybody's head, whether or not they are interested in cars. The amount of attention that car gets is just unbelievable! shocked



The 20VT’s not especially attention-grabbing here, although I have seen people doing double takes when parked at bars or clubs. On odd occasions, some will mill around the car to check it out. Expats and tourists seem to be more drawn to the car than locals. That’s just about the extent it stands out from my limited experiences. Perhaps, the many head-turning supercars here have taken the shine off the 20VT lol.

Re: Rarest 20VT in the world? [Re: ryvinson] #1631465
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The Friday nite traffic madness.
All forgotten with some pints with the mates, and a hot meal.
Cheers all!

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Blistering hot day. Pulled over at a coconut stall by the roadside for blissful relief.

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