What’s Hot and What’s Not at the Car Auctions Today

Published 06 August 2014

With traders still bemoaning a shortage of ready to retail 3-year old stock, and many cars being bought to order, bidding generally stayed high at BCA Blackbushe today.

But there were exceptions, and a few surprises too.

No surprise that a spotless 54k mile 10 reg Audi A3 2.0TDI S-Line with a perfect set of fancy, unkerbed alloys made almost retail at £12,050.

Or that a pair of Peugeot 7-seaters; a Partner Tepee and a 5008 both made well over CAP clean. It is the holiday season.

Peugeot Partner Teepee Bbsh 6_8_2014

That explanation doesn’t hold for £12,250 paid for a 65k 13 reg VW Tiguan 2.0TDI 2WD, so someone must simply have wanted it.

But VWs didn’t have it all their own way. A 12k mile 2012/62 base model 1.0 Take Up 5-door went for just £5,300, £900 under CAP Clean and £325 under CAP Average. Compare that to £4,800 paid for a 16k mile 12 reg Toyota Aygo Ice 5-door.

VW Up 62 Reg Bbsh 6_8_2014

A ratty looking 79k mile 2001/51 Porsche 911 996 3.4 Carrera sold for £8,700, but it did have a new engine and since those are the wrong side of £12,000, it made sense.

Convertibles were predictably making all the money and, since you could easily spend upwards of £2,500 on a holiday, £2,300 for an 06 Renault Megane CC and £2,250 for a 03/53 SAAB cabrio looked like cheap ways of getting a tan.

Saab Cabrio 53 Reg Bbsh 6_8_2014

It was autumn in the leafy suburbs for one of Nissan's electric cars that dropped £800 on CAP clean.

But the biggest ‘CAP gap’ was £68,900 bid for a virtually new 14 reg Mercedes CL63 AMG 5.5 Biturbo against £79,000 CAP Clean.

List for those is £118,885, so it looks like someone took a bath in Ass’s milk.

Mercedes CL63 AMG Bbsh 6_8_2014

(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. ‘H/T’ means hardtop. ‘imp’ means unofficial import. Extras like ‘lthr’ and ‘nav’ are specified when they are not standard. + is over Cap Clean, = is +/-  CAP Clean within a few hundred, - is CAP Average, -- is below CAP Average.) 

Audi A3 2.0TDI 140 S-Line, 10 reg, 54k miles £12,050s ++

Audi A6 Avant 2.7TDI SE, lthr, 06 reg, 151k miles £2,325s --

Audi Q7 3.0TDI S-Line, lthr, 10 reg, 47k miles £24,500s =

BMW 116d 116 ES, 10 reg, 53k miles £7,500 -

BMW 118d 2.0ES coupe, 11 reg, 57k miles £9,400s =

BMW 135i M-Sport auto coupe, 09 reg, 41k miles £11,800p –

BMW E90 320d, 07 reg, 117k miles £4,400s =

BMW E90 320dED, 10 reg, 45k miles £9,450s --

BMW E91 320d 184 SE Touring, 11 reg, 32k miles £12,300s –

BMW 650i Sport coupe, 06 reg, 84k miles, £8,400s =

FIAT Punto 1.2 16v Dynamic 5-dr, 04 reg, 51k miles £1,075s +

Ford Fiesta 1.6TDCI Eco Zetec 3-dr, 11 reg, 16k miles £7,000=

Ford Fiesta 1.6TDCI Eco Tit 3-dr, 2012/62, 14k miles £8,150s =

Ford Focus 1.6 Zetec 5-dr auto, 04 reg, 75k miles £1,100s =

Ford Focus 1.6TDCI 115 Edge, 11 reg, 42k miles £7,200s -

Ford Focus 1.6 E/Boost 150 Titanium, 11 reg, 36k miles £8,200s =

Ford Focus 2.0 E/boost 250 ST2 wag, 13 reg, 8k miles £15,400p --

Ford Focus ST Wagon 13 Reg Bbsh 6_8_2014

Ford Galaxy 2.0TDCI 140 Zetec, 10 reg, 74k miles £9,050s +

Honda Civic 2.2i-DTEC ES-T, 2-12/62, 9k miles £12,600p --

Honda Accord 2.2i-DTEC EX, lthr, nav, 10 reg, 86k miles £7,900s =

Honda CR-V 2.2i-DTEC ES, lthr, 11 reg, 54k miles £10,400s –

Jaguar XF 2.7d Premium Lux, nav, 2009/58. 98k miles £9,250s --

KIA Sportage 2.0CRDI KX-3 auto, 11 reg, 38k miles £13,800s --

KIA Sportage 11 Reg Bbsh 6_8_2014

LandRover Freelander 2.2SD4 190 GS, 12 reg, 23k miles £15,700p --

Lexus RX450h SE-I, lther, nav, 10 reg, 81k miles £17,100s =

Mazda 3 1.6D 115 TS2, 11 reg, 78k miles £5,900s =

Mercedes CL63 AMG 5.5 537, 14 reg, 6k miles £68,900p --

MINI Cooper 1.6, lthr, a/c, 2002/51, 116k miles £1,450s =

Nissan Leaf, nav, 11 reg, 6k miles £8,800s --

Nissan Leaf 11 Reg Bbsh 6_8_2014

Nissan Qashqai +2 1.6 Visia, 2011/60, 30k miles £8,900s –

Nissan 370Z GT Edition, 2011/61, 25k miles £18,700s =

Peugeot Partner Tepee HDI 90 7-st, 2010/59, 47k miles £6,700s ++

Peugeot 3008 1.6HDI 112 Active EGC, 11 reg, 44k miles £6,250s –

Peugeot 5008 1.6HDI 112 Exc EGC, 11 reg, 78k miles £7,550 ++

Porsche 911 996 3.4 Carrera, 2001/51, 79k miles £8,700s -

Renault Megane 1.6VVT Dyn CC, 06 reg, 43k miles £2,300s +

SAAB 9-3 2.0t Vector cabrio, 2003/53, 94k miles £2,250s +

Skoda Citigo 1.0MPI 60 SE ASG 3dr, 2013/63, 9k miles £6,700s =

Skoda Citigo 63 Reg Bbsh 6_8_2014

Toyota Aygo 1.0 VVT-I Ice 5-dr, 12 reg, 16k miles £4,800s =

Toyota Yaris 1.3VVTI GLS 3-dr auto, Y reg, 59k miles £1,225s +

Toyota Yaris 1.0VVTI GS 3-dr, 71k miles £725s =

Toyota Corolla 1.4VVTI Colour Col, 05 reg, 59k miles £2,550s +

Toyota Corolla 1.4 D-4D T3, 05 reg, 76k miles £3,100 +

Toyota Prius 1.5VVTI T-Spirit hybrid, 2006/56, 69k miles £5,350s++

Toyota LandCruiser Am 4.2 auto, 2000W, 165k miles £4,700p

VW Take Up 1.0TSI 60 5-dr, 2012/62, 12k miles £5,300s --

VW Beetle 2.0i Cabrio auto, 04 reg, 72k miles £2,450p --

VW Passat 2.0TDCI CR 140 B/M H/Line, 10 reg, 67k miles £7,900s +

VW Tiguan 2.0TDI BMT S 2WD, 13 reg, 65k miles £13,250s ++

Volvo S40 1.8 122 SE, lthr, 04 reg, 127k miles £400s =

Volvo S40 1.6 D2 115 R Design, 11 reg, 47k miles £9,300s ++


Something for classic enthusiasts coming up in Monday's auction at BCA Blackbushe, a J reg Alfa Romeo Spider, and no, that's not spaghetti in the passenger footwell. It's the wiring loom.

Alfa Spyder J Reg F34 Bbsh 6_8_2014

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Alfa Spyder J Reg R34 Bbsh 6_8_2014




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