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MINI One Mad Money At Auction Today

Fri, 07 Mar 2008
It had to have been bought to order. Otherwise no way was this ex-Motability 2007/57 MINI One worth £12,500.

But it was high spec, with 15” alloys, just 282 miles and an autobox. If someone wanted one and didn’t want to wait, then there could have been a drink in buying it for them.

The rest of the Motability sale told its own story. Strong demand for old model Zafira diesels meant strong money paid. Weak demand for Chevrolet Tacumas meant weak money. Too many Focus out there and a facelift in the showrooms saw an 8 week old Focus II 1.8 Zetec Climate with delivery miles sell for £8,500. C4 Picasso 7-seaters are now under £10k, seemingly whatever the engine and transmission. While in the sale next door a 14k mile 2006/55 MX-5 1.8 with Option Pack struggles to sell for £10,000.

Here’s the full list in order of the sale. As usual, ‘s’ means sold. ‘p’ means top provisional bid, ‘n/s’ means not sold. ‘n/w’ means miles not warranted. ‘MNW’ means unknown mileage. ‘dmg’ means damaged. ‘fl’ means facelift. ‘s/r’ means sunroof.

Chevrolet Tacuma 2.0CDX auto, 07 reg, 9k miles £5,000
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4 Touring, 2005/54, 25k miles £5,100s
Citroen Berlingo 1.9D Multispace, 05 reg, 14k miles £5,050s
Citroen C3 1.6 Exclusive, 06 reg, 19k miles £4,750s
Citroen C4 Grand Picasso 1.8. 07 reg, 5k miles £9,700s
Citroen C4 Grand Picasso 2.0HDI EGS. 07 reg, 5k miles £9,900s
Citroen C8 2.0HDI SX auto, 06 reg, 25k miles £9,600s
Ford Focus 1.6 Zetec auto 3-dr, 2005/54, 8k miles £4,900s
Ford Focus 1.6 Zetec Climate auto, 06 reg, 12k miles £7,800s
Ford Focus 1.6 Style auto estate, 2007/57, 482 miles £7,100p
Ford Focus 1.8 Zetec Climate, 2008/57, 269 miles £8,500s
Ford C-Max 1.6TDCI LX, 2004/54, 32k miles £4,800s
Mazda MX-5 1.8 Oiption pack, 2006/55, 14k miles £10,000s
MINI One 1.4 auto, alys, 2007/57, 282 miles £12,5600s
Mitsubishi Colt Black, 2005/55, 19k miles £4,075s
Mitsubishi Colt Black, 2005/55, 21k miles £4,100s
Mitsubishi Colt Black, 2005/55, 17k miles £4,200s
Peugeot 206 1.4 Verve SW, 06 reg, 1,983 miles £5,150s
Renault Megane 1.6 CC Dynamique, 2005/55, 17k miles £7,350s
Renault Grand Scenic 2.0 Priv, 2004/54, 37k miles £4,850s
Vauxhall Meriva 1.4 16v Life, 07 reg, 5k miles £5,950s
Vauxhall Astra 1.8 Life auto, 2004/54, 29k miles £3,950s
Vauxhall Astra 1.8 Life auto, 2004/54, 14k miles £5,300s
Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 Life, 2004/54, 43k miles £4,200s
Vauxhall Zafira 2.0DTI Design, 2004/54, 55k miles £5,675s
Vauxhall Zafira 2.0DTI Life, 2004/54, 16k miles £5,975s
Vauxhall Zafira B 1.6 Club, 07 reg, 3k miles £7,650s

March 2008 Auctions Coming Up

Upcoming Auctions at BCA Blackbushe in March

Monday 10th March 10.00am start
Fleet Direct, Lex, Porsche Retail p/x, Mercedes Benz Retail p/x, Top Car, Franchised Dealer p/x, Inchcape no reserve p/x, Ridgeway VW p/x, Hartwells p/x, Pendragon p/x.

Wednesday 12th March 10.00am start
Prime Fleet, Hitachi Finance, Sytner, Leaseplan live online, Black Horse, Lex, Jardine p/x, Inchcape p/x, Snows Group p/x, Sytner p/x, Trident Honda p/x.

Thursday 13th March 10.00am start
Light Commercials from Lloyds TSB, Dagenham Motors, Royal Mail, Lex, Vauxhall Leasing, Fleet Direct, Northgate, Peugeot, and Non Runners.

Friday 14th March 10.00am start
Fleet & Finance, LTSB Autolease, Motability, Lex, British Telecom Fleet live online, Peugeot Motor Co., Masterlease, Hitachi Capital, General Section, Inchcape p/x, Charters p/x, Private Sure Sell.

Monday 17th March 10.00am start
Fleet Direct, Lex, Porsche p/x, Mercedes Benz Retail p/x, Franchised Dealer p/x, Inchcape no reserve p/x, Ridgeway VW p/x, Hartwells p/x, Pendragon p/x.

Wednesday 19th March 10.00 start
Prime Fleet, Sytner p/x, Leaseplan live online, Lex, CarGiant, Jardine p/x, Renault Financial Services, Black Horse, Inchcape p/x, Snows Group p/x, Trident Honda p/x.

Thursday 20th March
Light Commercials from Leaseplan, XBG, Citroen, Fleet Direct, Northgate.

Friday 21st March (Good Friday) 10.00am start
Fleet & Finance, LTSB Autolease, Motability, Lex, Charters p/x, British Telecom Fleet live online, Vauxhall Leasing, Masterlease, Hitachi Capital, General Section, Inchcape p/x, Private Sure Sell.

Monday 24th March (Easter Monday) 10.00am start
Fleet Direct, Lex, Porsche Retail p/x, Mercedes Benz Retail p/x, Top Car, Franchised Dealer p/x, Inchcape no reserve p/x, Ridgeway VW p/x, Hartwells p/x, Pendragon p/x.

Wednesday 26th March 10.00am start
Volvo, Prime Fleet, Leaseplan, Black Horse, Lex, Jardine p/x, Inchcape p/x, Snows Group p/x, Sytner p/x, Trident Honda p/x.

Thursday 27th March 10.00am start
Light Commercials from Lloyds TSB, Dagenham Motors, Royal Mail, Lex, Vauxhall Leasing, Fleet Direct, Northgate, Peugeot, and Non Runners.

Friday 28th March 10.00am start
Fleet & Finance, LTSB Autolease, Motability, Lex, Charters p/x, British Telecom Fleet live online, Peugeot Motor Co, Masterlease, Hitachi Capital, General Section, Inchcape p/x, Private Sure Sell.

Monday 31st March 10.00am start
Fleet Direct, Lex, Porsche p/x, Mercedes Benz Retail p/x, Franchised Dealer p/x, Inchcape no reserve p/x, Ridgeway VW p/x, Hartwells p/x, Pendragon p/x.

As always the best way to look for a specific car coming up at a BCA auction or to pre-check a day’s sale is to visit www.auctionview.co.uk If you are a BCA account holder this service also now gives composite price information (average auction price, CAP and Glass’s) and now allows you to buy a selection of cars directly on-line.

Please Note BCA Now Charges All Private Buyers a £23.50 VCA New Keeper Transfer Fee. On behalf of the vendors, BCA is required to notify DVLA via the V5C of changes of ownership.

For sales at BCA Edinburgh, click here for full details: www.british-car-auctions.co.uk/main.asp?page=60

For BCA online auctions go to www.bca-online-auctions.co.uk. Two types of sale: Live Online and Open Tender. These are only available to BCA MyBCA Loyalty Card holders.

BMW group sales at BCA www.british-car-auctions.co.uk/Default.aspx?page=2537

BCA's exclusive Commercial Auction View service at www.commercialauctionview.com.

For future police sales at West Oxfordshire Motor Auctions. Visit www.woma.co.uk, click on ‘stocklist’, then click on search, or use the faxback on 0906 3080 953 at 60p per minute. Sales are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5.30pm.

Brightwells HUGE WEEKLY 4x4 SALE takes place every Tuesday at Easter’s Court on the A49 by-pass, Leominster, Herefordshire, start time 11.00am, phone: 01568 611325, website: www.brightwells.com

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