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Old 21-04-2015   #1
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Marby the Spanish Panda.

Hi All,

I'm new here and would like to introduce myself and you all to my car, a 1989 SEAT Marbella GLX (A Rebadged classic panda for those that didn't already know!) The GLX came with such luxuries as 5 gears and a carpet. But not much else. This is my third SEAT Marbella. I do actually own a real Fiat - a scudo combi van, but I prefer to be in the Marbella!

I bought the car six years ago to do a charity drive from Marbella, Spain to the Arctic Circle. We did the journey in two Marbella's in 4 days 21 hours!

'Marby' has been garaged at home in Suffolk for two years, but passed her MOT on Saturday with no advisories! So she's out for the summer. I would love to meet up with other Panda drivers at some events this year!

Hope to see some of you there!

Ross

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Old 21-04-2015   #2
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Re: Marby the Spanish Panda.

Looking good! Welcome to the forum
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Re: Marby the Spanish Panda.

Do you have any stats on the trip? Miles covered, fuel cost etc?
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Re: Marby the Spanish Panda.

Welcome @rossdutch that's a well traveled car you've got there. Does sound like an amazing trip and you seem to have found the right car for it!
I think you've got quite a few pandarers up your way so I'm sure you'll get to meet up with some soon.
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No fuel stats, but the whole return journey was 6703 miles and covered nine countries! I can't post links yet because I'm too new, but if you google BBC Arctic Marbella, there's a good news article about it! Both Marbellas performed perfectly throughout the whole trip!

Hopefully I'll get to an event soon, Thoresby would have been perfect as i'm a Nottinghamshire lad originally and have places to stay Sadly we can't make it! Next one I hope!
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