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This 2008/58 Mondeo Ghia automatic wasn’t one of them, starting at £10,000, yet selling for a very strong £12,275 and reinforcing the Mondeo’s position as a high quality car with far stronger residual values than Fords of the past.


But generally more bids in the fleet sales went provisional than on Friday, suggesting either that buyers were being more cautious or that the man on the rostrum wanted time to decide on bids that had not made reserve.


Some cars were quite hard fought for. A 135k mile 2006/56 Prius bid from £2,900 to £4,000. A 26k mile 2008 Honda Legend started at about £10k and sold for £14,800. A 36k mile 07 Shogun sold for £16,800. A103k mile 06 BMW 525D Sport went for £11,300. And even a 337k mile 2005/55 Mondeo attracted intense bidding before selling for £1,100.


So why didn’t that 104k mile Audi TT 2.0TFSI sell for £11,400? That’s all it booked at. Maybe there were no bids.


VAG Fans can, however, buy to their hears content tomorrow because VW Financial Services is holding a sale of 190 53 to 09 reg Audis, SEATs, Skodas and VWs, starting at 10.30.


(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.)




Audi A3 2.0TDI 140 S-line, 2008/58, 32k miles £15,200s

Audi A4 1.9TDI 115 SE, 06 reg, 70k miles £7,200s

Audi A4 2.0TDI 170 S-line, 2007/56, 98k miles £8,800s

Audi A6 2.0 TDI SE, 05 reg, 45k miles £8,700s

Audi A6 3.0V6 TDI 233 quattro, 07 reg, 86k miles £11,500s

Audi A6 2.7V6 TDI Allroad, sat, 2007/56, 95k miles £12,800s

BMW 118d SE, lthr, 06 reg, 38k miles £8,750s

BMW 525D 2.5 M Sport auto, lthr, 06 reg, 103k miles £11,300s

BMW 530D 3.0 M Sport auto, lthr, 2006/56, 63k miles £13,900s

Honda Civic 1.8i-VTEC SE I-Shift, 08 reg, 27k miles £8,650s

Honda Accord 2.2i-CDTI Sport est, lthr, 07 reg, 55k miles £8,000s

Honda Accord 2.4i-VTEC EX est aut, sat, 08 reg, 44k miles £11,200s

Honda Legend 3.5 VTEC EX, 08 reg, 26k miles £14,800s

Ford Fiesta 1.25 Style 3-dr, 08 reg, 19k miles £4,500s

Ford Fiesta 1.25 Style 3-dr, 08 reg, 15k miles £4,650s

Ford Mondeo III 2.0i Zetec 5-dr, 2005/55, 337k miles £1,100s

Ford Mondeo III 2.0i Zetec 5-dr, 2005/55, 76k miles £3,200s

Ford Mondeo III 2.0TDCI 130 Ghia, 2006/56, 71k miles £4,050s

Ford Mondeo III 2.0TDCI 115 LX estate, 06 reg, 75k miles £3,750s

Ford Mondeo III 2.0TDCI 130 Zetec estate, 06 reg, 56k miles £5,500s

Ford Mondeo III 2.0TDCI 130 Ghia estate, 06 reg, 65k miles £6,050s

Ford Mondeo IV 2.0TDCI Ghia auto, 08 reg, 25k miles £12,275s

Nissan X-Trail 2.5 Aventura auto, 07 reg, 74k miles £6,400s

Mercedes C180K SE coupe, 07 reg, 80k miles £8,050s

Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2D-ID EL LWB aut, 07 reg, 36k miles £16,800s

Toyota Prius 1.5 hybrid T4, 2006/56, 135k miles £4,000s

Vauxhall Astra 1.7CDTI 100 Design est, 2006/55, 105k miles £3,100s

Vauxhall Astra 1.6VVT 115 club est, 2007/57, 100k miles £2,950s

Vauxhall Astra 1.3CDTI 90 est, 2007/57, 125k miles £3,500s

Vauxhall Astra 1.3CDTI 90 5-dr, 08 reg, 68k miles £4,300s

Vauxhall Astra 1.3CDTI 90 5-dr, 08 reg, 40k miles £5,400s

VW Golf 1.9TDI SE DSG 5-dr, 06 reg, 122k miles £5,500s

VW Passat 2.0TDI 140, 06 reg, 77k miles £5,700s

VW Passat 2.0TDI 140 DSG est, 07 reg, 89k miles £7,100s

VW Passat 2.0TDI 140 Sport, 2007/57, 97k miles £6,700s

Volvo S40 1.6D S, 07 reg, 84k miles £5,950s


Ex-Fleet Provisionals:


Audi TT Mk II 2.0TFSI coupe, 2007/56, 105k miles £11,400p

BMW 318dSE, 07 reg, 63k miles £9,400p

BMW 520D 2.0 SE Touring aut, 2006/55, 116k miles £7,600p

Ford Fiesta 1.25 Style, 08 reg, 20k miles £4,550p

Mercedes C180K A/G man, 2006/56, 56k miles £7,900p

SAAB 9-3 1.9D 150 Vector Sport, 07 reg, 103k miles £4,950p

Toyota Avensis 2.2D-4D T3-X, 07 reg, 47k miles £6,950p

Vauxhall Astra 1.8 Life est, 2006/55, 106k miles £2,000p

Vauxhall Astra 1.CDTI 120 Design, 2008/57, 26k miles £7,100p

VW Golf 2.0FSI GT 5-dr, 06 reg, 41k miles £6,900p

VW Passat 2.0TDI 170 est, 2007/56, 106k miles £5,900s




Audi A4 1.8T S line Multitronic Avant, 05 reg, 80k miles £7,600s

Audi TT 3.2 quattro, 05 reg, 108k miles £7,050s

Audi A6 2.5 V6 TDI Avant SE, Y reg, 169k miles £2,725s

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


BIG VAG SALE ON TUESDAY 18th May. VW Financial Services is offering 190 Audis, SEATs, Skodas and VWs, on Tuesday 18th May from 10.30am. Entries from 53 to 09 reg.

 ‘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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