looking for 1987 xr4ir-Sony demo car

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looking for 1987 xr4ir-Sony demo car

Post by carbender » Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:04 am

Hi,

Hopefully someone has seen this car. Im from Toronto Canada and owned 1987 XR4TI that was a SONY DEMO CAR-will all the graphic.The color was copper with grey leather interior..It was shown at one of the events back in 2007-2008.

If any one has seen this car or know who owners it please contact me at 1-416-799-5500 or carmen_sirianni@hotmail.com

thank you
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Re: looking for 1987 xr4ir-Sony demo car

Post by jkxr4ti » Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:00 am

I believe Mario owned this car for a while. I know it has come up in carlisle conversations before. He may have a lead for you on who he sold it to. I sent him a message and let him know your looking.
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Re: looking for 1987 xr4ir-Sony demo car

Post by andyofcolumbusmerkur » Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:30 am

Sounds interesting. What type of ice did this thing have? I used to love Sony back before all the xplod stuff. Remember the XM2000R? Fitting amplifier for and XR. At least if it's Japanese stuff, Blaupunkt and MB Quart also makes sense in a car from Germany.
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