Renault GTA - A38 near Burton on Trent

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Renault GTA - A38 near Burton on Trent

Postby Frans_GTA » Thu May 30, 2019 8:28 pm

Seen this afternoon circa 17:30.
Blue Renault Alpine GTA (unsure if normal aspirated or Turbo) - going northbound on A38 between Alrewas and Burton-on-Trent.
Registration somewhere along the lines of A11 4PE or something similar.
To be fair, only spotted at a distance, and was admiring the car and only had a quick glance at the private plate - someone on here?
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Re: Renault GTA - A38 near Burton on Trent

Postby simontaylor » Thu May 30, 2019 11:07 pm

Could it have been A11 PLE?
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Re: Renault GTA - A38 near Burton on Trent

Postby Irish GTA » Fri May 31, 2019 8:38 am

It was mine, A11PLE, blue Turbo. I live in Burton on Trent these days. The car is my daily driver for the summer months.
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Re: Renault GTA - A38 near Burton on Trent

Postby Frans_GTA » Sun Jun 02, 2019 4:15 pm

Hi Nigel - yes. It would have been yours. My passenger thought I was having some kind of melt down when I saw it!
I had G400BUY, a normally aspirated blue variant now residing down near Bath by a Member of this forum.
By Irish GTA I presume that either the car or owner are Irish?
I still hanker after the old GTA but make do with a Twingo RS Gordini - not quite the same but fun on B roads.
As an aside I used to live in Church Gresley near to Burton on Trent but now we reside near to Lichfield, just down the A38
Be good to meet at some point.
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Re: Renault GTA - A38 near Burton on Trent

Postby Frans_GTA » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:32 pm

Hi Nigel
Apologies for flashing you on your way out of Yoxall...(if it was you driving) as I was on way down the hill into Yoxall and could not believe my eyes when I saw your GTA Turbo.
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Re: Renault GTA - A38 near Burton on Trent

Postby Irish GTA » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:40 am

Frans,
I did notice someone flashing their lights. I thought a kind soul was warning of a fallen branch in the road just ahead! I was avoiding the A38 as it was stationary going north that evening. We will have to meet up.
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Re: Renault GTA - A38 near Burton on Trent

Postby miles thomas » Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:54 am

Come on guys just get a room already :sarcasm
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Re: Renault GTA - A38 near Burton on Trent

Postby Rocketman » Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:25 am

[quote="Frans_GTA"]Hi Nigel - yes. It would have been yours. My passenger thought I was having some kind of melt down when I saw it!
I had G400BUY, a normally aspirated blue variant now residing down near Bath by a Member of this forum.

The G400BUY is still in my ownership 5 years after buying it from Frans. Still looks like a new car with just 33,000 miles and I am enjoying every mile in it.
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