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just bought a new toy in UK -it's not a Lotus, sorry guys ... !

It's a TVR Tasmin 280i convertible, and it's a nice little niece for my Esprit :animier:

The car is manufactured in 1984 (as on the VIN plate in the car), but it has been imported into UK in 1989, I heard that originally it was used/registered in Hong Kong or so ...

On the back of the current V5 it says : "special notes : Imported Vehicle - Was registered/used overseas. Declared manufactured 1984"

Current registration mark : SBZ9992, but was subject to a plate transfer : it used to be A886DUY (found an old copy of a V5 in the papers delivered with the car), have the owher at that time's address but don't find any tel number or email ...

How can I know when it has been used for the first time ? In what country ?

Thanx guys !

just found out, by searching on the internet- that prefix A is for cars registered between 1 August 1983

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Got some info from DVLA : car got the A registration plate based on date of manufacture (1984) ; I've filled in a V888 enquiry to DVLA asking more info ... (date & country of origin)

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