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Old 11-05-2007, 02:27 PM
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W123 On Top Gear

Watched the Africa special last night. James drove a w123 across Africa, 85' 230E to be specific. Looks like the whole episode is already on youtube.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=o9KxU6lRm_U

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Old 11-05-2007, 02:32 PM
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I thought that saltpan test was a bit unrepresentative of African motoring.

A good solid heavy W123 or Peugeot 504 is perfect over there, but never stood a chance against lightweight cars on that hellish salt pan.

Mind you, the W123 didn't break down, unlike the Lancia and the Opel :-)
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Old 11-05-2007, 03:21 PM
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Wish I could save them,, looks awesome so far.
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Old 11-05-2007, 07:02 PM
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Perfect car for that!
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Old 11-05-2007, 07:04 PM
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Wonder if the AC worked ;0

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