Keith’s Citroen Xantia Activa

Blog: She’s back on the road again…

Blog: She’s back on the road again…

The last update of the Xantia had me bemoaning the fact its steering rack ram had blown a seal, and left the car with an almighty LHM leak to accompany the drip, drip, drip coming from the Activa ram. I’d driven the car to Pleiades in Sawtry, and left it there, with instructions not to […]

Blog: Xantia widdles its way out of my good books

Blog: Xantia widdles its way out of my good books

It had to happen. Just as I’d been singing the praises of my excellent Citroen Xantia Activa, then it decided to blot its copybook in the most obvious way. I still rate this car extremely highly, and would struggle to think of any family holdall as capable as the Xantia on a challenging B-road, but […]

By 12 February 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Blog: It’s how I (don’t) roll…

Blog: It’s how I (don’t) roll…

Here’s an outtake from a recent photoshoot we did with my Xantia Activa for Classic Car Weekly. The picture, taken by Richard Gunn, with Murray Scullion driving shows the boy wonder going for it in a corner to try and get some action for an upcoming piece in the ‘paper. Before he disappeared on the […]

By 17 January 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Blog: Misery loves company

Blog: Misery loves company

There are two Xantia Activas on my drive… Finally, I’ve found some time to give my new £600 Citroen Xantia Activa the cosmetic attention it deserves. And the news is mixed, but not disastrous. The car, which I picked up a couple of weeks ago looked quite sorry for itself, having suffered from paint damage […]

By 16 December 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Blog: Welcome back, Activa

Blog: Welcome back, Activa

Good to have a Citroën Xantia Activa properly on the fleet again. I bought this one on 12 November, but it’s only taken until today to actually pick it up, thanks to a combination of the NEC Classic Motor Show, and a last-minute drive down to Marrakesh (as you do). The new car came via […]

By 8 December 2014 0 Comments Read More →