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Auction Prices Up

Wed, 20 Dec 2000
Auction prices rose strongly this week in anticipation of Christmas bonuses boosting demand in January. At the BCA Top Car sale at Blackbushe on Monday 18th December a 95M Ferrari 512 Testarossa with 40,000 miles sold for £56,400; an imported 2000W Mercedes S320 with 8,000 miles sold for £39,900; a 2000X Mercedes S320 with 2,000 miles sold for £43,500; a 35,000 mile Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2D GX Amazon automatic sold for £26,900; and a 98S Mercedes SLK 230 with 21,000 miles sold for £21,200. Today, 20th December, Peugeot 406 HDI models were making big money. A 14,000 mile 99V LX HDI 110 sold for £9,400; a 31,000 mile 99T GLX HDI 110 estate sold for £9,600; and a 28,000 mile 99V GLX HDI 90 Family estate sold for £10,825. 306s were also strong, with £8,800 paid for a 19,000 mile 99V 2.0Xsi 3-door, while a 17,000 mile 99V 206 1.6GLX 5-door with a/c sold for a high £8,350. The Great Trade Centre buyer even remarked that cars were marked up for less on his site. There really weren’t many bargains at all, unless you consider £3,925 cheap for a 140,000 mile 95M BMW 318i with a sunroof. Other cars not too dear included an 82,000 mile 97R VW Passat 1.8S automatic in Ghastly Green for £4,600; a 115,000 mile 96P Vauxhall Omega 2.5CDX manual for £3,000; and a 90,000 mile 92K Nissan Primera 2.0SLX 4-door in presentable metallic blue for £1,000. These prices from BCA Blackbushe. For a full list of UK auction centres, see the directory on this website.

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