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Some Bargains at Auction Today

The auction houses predicted drops in May, but generally bidding was strong today with a very healthy rate of sales.


However, look carefully, and there were some bargains to be had.


Cars making their money included: 110k mile 07 reg BMW 520DSE Touring auto sold for £10,900; 16k mile 2007/57 Alfa Brera 2.2JTS SV sold for £12,850; 17,500 mile 09 reg Vauxhall Insignia 2.0CDTI 160 sold for £12,100; and a 42k mile 07 reg Range Rover Sport 3.6TDV8 HSE, sold for £30,400.


Bargains were: a 31k mile 07 reg Peugeot 207 1.6THP 150 GT, complete with full size spare wheel, sold for £6,000 v/s trade book of £7,050; a facelift 108k mile 2006/56 Mercedes E220CDI Elegance, sold for £9,050, v/s mileage adjusted trade book of £10,075; and a 49k mile 07 reg R56 MINI One 1.4 Salt with alloys and Union Jack roof sold for £6,600 v/s mileage adjusted trade book of £8,075.


(As usual, ‘s’ means sold. ‘p’ means top provisional bid, ‘pc’ means provisional, but close. ‘n/s’ means not sold. ‘n/w’ means miles not warranted. ‘MNW’ means unknown mileage. ‘dmg’ means damaged. D/R means damaged and repaired. ‘fl’ means facelift. Extras like ‘lthr’ and ‘sat’ are specified when they are not standard.)


Alfa Brera 2.2JTS SV Coupe, 2007/57, 16k miles £12,850s

Audi A3 1.9TDI 105 SE Sptbk, 2005/55, 73k miles £6,600s

Audi A3 1.9TDI 105 SE Sptbk, 07 reg, 68k miles £7,550s

Audi A3 2.0TDI 140 SE Sptbk, 07 reg, 53k miles £10,300s

Audi A3 2.0TDI 140 SE Sptbk, sat, 07 reg, 47k miles £9,700s

Audi A4 Avant 2.0TDI 170 SE Avant, 07 reg, 95k miles £8,800s

Audi A6 Avant 2.7TDI quattro Avant, 06 reg, 49k miles £15,400s

BMW 118D SE, 2005/55, 45k miles £8,350s

BMW 325CI E46 SE Coupe, 2006/55, 19k miles £9,200s

BMW 320iSE, 07 reg, 66k miles £9,300s

BMW 520DSE Touring auto, 07 reg, 110k miles £10,900s

Citroen Xsara Picasso 1.5 Desire, 2007/56, 31k miles £4,500s

Ford Fiesta 1.25 Style 3-dr, 08 reg, 18k miles £4,700s

Ford Focus 1.6LX 5-dr, 06 reg, 68k miles £4,200s

Ford Focus 2.0TDCI 136 Tit 3-dr, 06 reg, 74k miles £5,650s

Ford Focus 1.6TDCI 110 LX estate, 07 reg, 57k miles £5,500s

Honda Accord 2.2i-CDTI Sport, 2005/55, 76k miles £4,900s

Jaguar X-Type 2.0D Sport, lthr, 07 reg, 33k miles £9,050s

LandRover F/ldr II 2.2D HSE, sat, 2006/56, 66k miles £15,900s

LandRover F/ldr II 2.2D, sat, 07 reg, 93k miles £12,250s

LandRover R/R Sport 3.6TDV8 HGT, 07 reg, 42k miles £30,400s

Lexus RX 300LE, 06 reg, 72k miles (no history) £12,500s

Mercedes C200CDI W204 SE Classic, 08 reg, 18k miles £15,700p

Mercedes E220CDI Elegance f/l, 2006/56, 106k miles £9,050s

Mercedes CLS 350CGI, 2006/56, 28k miles £24,100s

MINI One 1.4, alloys, u/jack roof, 07 reg, 49k miles £6,600s

Mitsubishi Outlander 2.0dDI, 07 reg, 73k miles £11,600s

Peugeot 207 1.6THP 150 GT, lthr, 07 reg, 31k miles £6,000s

Renault Clio 1.5DCI 68 Campus 5-dr, 07 reg, 22k miles £4,275s

Renault Grand Scenic 1.9DCI, lthr, 2005/55, 97k miles £3,550s

Renault Laguna 2.0DCI 150 Expression, 07 reg, 107k miles £3,150s

SAAB 9-5 1.9TID 150 Vector estate, 06 reg, 76k miles £5,950s

Toyota Corolla 1.4D-4D T3, 06 reg, 96k miles £4,900s

Toyota Corolla Verso 2.2 D-4D, 06 reg, 41k miles £8,550s

Toyota Avensis 2.0D-4D T3-X, 06 reg, 63k miles £5,100s

Toyota Avensis 2.2D-4D T-Spirit, sat, 2006/56, 57k miles £6,250s

Toyota Avensis 2.2D-4D T-Spirit, sat, 07 reg, 83k miles £6,450s

Toyota Celica 1.8 VVTI T Sport, lthr, 2005/55, 74k miles £5,350s

Toyota Prius 1.5VVTI hybrid T3, 08 reg, 45k miles £7,650s

Vauxhall Astra 1.7CDTI 100 L estate, 06 reg, 131k miles £2,450s

Vauxhall Astra 1.7CDTI 80 Club 5-dr, 06 reg, 87k miles £3,600s

Vauxhall Astra 1.7CDTI 100 Design est, 2006/56, 37k miles £5,900s

Vauxhall Astra 1.7CDTI 100 SX 5-dr, 07 reg, 98k miles £4,200s

Vauxhall Astra 1.7CDTI 100 SX 5-dr, 07 reg, 90k miles £4,300s

Vauxhall Astra 1.7CDTI 100 SX 5-dr, 07 reg, 73k miles £4,750s

Vauxhall Astra 1.7CDTI 100 SX 5-dr, 07 reg, 28k miles £6,700s

Vauxhall Zafira 2.2 Design, lthr, 2005/55, 17k miles £6,050s

Vauxhall Vectra 1.9CDTI 120 Club, 2006/56, 77k miles £4,500s

Vauxhall Insignia 2.0CDTI 160, 09 reg, 18k miles £12,100s

VW Golf 1.4 80 S 5-dr, 2007/56, 20k miles £6,800s

VW Passat 2.0T FSI SE, 06 reg, 83k miles £4,300s

VW Passat 1.9TDI 105, 06 reg, 128k miles £4,400s

VW Passat 2.0TDI 140, 06 reg, 121k miles £5,400s

VW Passat 1.9TDI 105 estate, 2007/56, 85k miles £5,800s


‘FAST & FURIOUS’ auction of 300 convertibles and high performance cars at BCA Blackbushe on SATURDAY 5th June, starting 10.00am. Entries include a white Ford Focus RS, Ferraris, Aston Martins and a lot of other hot cars.

Big Sale of 2005 to 2008 BMWs at BCA Nottingham on Thursday 20th May.

To view the full new Lex Autolease sales programme click on Lex Autolease

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 Auctionview  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. Main British Car Auctions Website atBCA Website

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.

BCA Peterborough stages Motorbike sales on the last Friday of each month, with high volume Super Sales featuring ‘bikes from Black Horse every two months.  (Next Super Sale on 25th June).   Sales start at 1pm and all are welcome to attend.   There is secure motorcycle parking on the day and an expert and enthusiastic Sales Team on hand to answer questions.  Viewing is on the morning of the sale and BCA can arrange transport to anywhere in the UK. Full catalogue details and a picture of every motorbike entered for the sale will be available online in advance through BCA’s exclusive Commercial Auction View service ( ).

For future police sales at West Oxfordshire Motor Auctions. Visit WOMA , 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: Brightwells 

Last year Motorpoint launched auction4cars - an online fee-free alternative to the traditional car auction. It currently sells over 400 cars a week, mostly taken in part-exchange, from its four collection points - Burnley, Derby, Newport and Peterborough. For more information visit Auction4Cars

For Manheim auctions click on: Manheim






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