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Anyone else spot this in this week's Auto-Express?

Average UK cost of a litre of Un-leaded is £1.26p, only "Ireland" is cheaper at £1.25. (all costs are converted to UK £'s)

However... a friend recently text me he paid £1.20 per litre in Southern France... so again, dont believe everything you read in the Press!
 

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Wow, people here bitch about the cost of petrol, I filled up at A$1.38 the other day, which works out to 87p of your Sterling currency.
 

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Wow, people here bitch about the cost of petrol, I filled up at A$1.38 the other day, which works out to 87p of your Sterling currency.

If it was 0.87p per litre, I would be so happy! Its £1.33 round here at the moment :mad:
 

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35p a GALLON (8 pints) when I first passed my test!
Or do I recall badly?
Any other Silver Surfers remember?
What was the cost of a gallon of petrol in 1971 - 72?

Mind you I did only earn £25 a week back then, & gave £10 up for my board!
 
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Youre not. A quick look out the window and down the hill says its $1.319 for ULP and $1.359 for disesal. It's only been like this since the advent of useful diesel cars that don't sound like tractors.
 
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UK doesnt have enough distillery / storage capacity for diesel so has to ship in.
 
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UK doesnt have enough distillery / storage capacity for diesel so has to ship in.

The tale I heard a couple of years ago was that marine diesel was screwing the environment so they were to stop using that & start using 'our' diesel (for cars, lorries etc).
so, with the increase in road diesels and now a huge maritime market, the government can really cash in.
 
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Anyone else spot this in this week's Auto-Express?

Average UK cost of a litre of Un-leaded is £1.26p, only "Ireland" is cheaper at £1.25. (all costs are converted to UK £'s)

However... a friend recently text me he paid £1.20 per litre in Southern France... so again, dont believe everything you read in the Press!

I've seen diesel at €1.30 in some places over here, dodgy much? :rolleyes: €1.41 for diesel and €1.50 is the average for petrol. Its cheaper here because its sh*te :mad: The crap we get nearly destroyed several engines here :bang:

I usually get my petrol in Texaco or BP, the local-ish stations (y) £50 to fill up the Bravo on ultimate :D
 
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