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Top Car Prices Softer at Auction Today

Mon, 23 May 2005
With Blackbushe thunder stolen by the much bigger Bank of Scotland Top Car Sale at Bridgwater on Thursday, today’s entry was a bit depleted. But quality was good if quantity wasn’t and prices were surprisingly sensible.

A lot of models came in twos and threes so this time I’ll try to group them to give a clearer picture.

03 reg Audi A4 2.5TDI Sport cabriolet, Raven Black, 60k miles: £19,200 provisional.
03 reg Audi RS6 Avant 4.2 quattro, blue, 25k miles: £36,200 not sold.
02/52 Audi S8, loaded, 42k miles: £19,800 sold
96N Bentley Continental Coupe, Diamond Silver, 38k miles: £49,600 sold.
02/51 BMW M3 coupe, blue, 36k miles: £24,400 sold.
02/52 BMW M3 coupe, black, 26k miles: £23,100 sold.
02 reg BMW M3 convertible, black, 34k miles: £25,600 sold.
03/52 BMW M3 convertible, gold, 28k miles: £26,700 sold.
04/54 BMW 530d SE auto, leather, 8k miles: £28,000 provisional
01/51 BMW M5 manual, Topaz Blue, 48k miles: £19,900 sold
02/51 BMW M5 manual, Topaz Blue, 44k miles: £21,100 sold
03 reg BMW M5 manual, Topaz Blue, 28k miles: £28,000 sold
02 reg BMW X5 3.0i Sport auto, lthr, black, 35k miles: £22,700 sold
02/52 BMW X5 3.0d Sport, Topaz Blue, 55k miles: £29,600 provisional
03/53 BMW 730d SE, Topaz Blue, 59k miles
03 reg BMW 760i V12 L, loaded, 40k miles: £40,500 provisional
1999T Jaguar XJ8 4.2 Executive, Sapphire Blue, 54k miles: £8,600 sold
05/54 Jaguar XJ 4.2V8 Sovereign LWB, gold, 4k miles: £36,300p
03/53 Jaguar XJR SE 4.2. Anthracite Black, 37k miles: £33,200 provisional.
02/52 LandRover Discovery TD5 SE, lthr, 39k miles: £16,600 sold
03 reg Lexus RX300, Silver, not Navigator, 30k miles: £23,300 sold
03 reg Maserati 4.2 Combiocorsa Spyder, black, 16k miles: £36,100 sold.
03 reg Mercedes CLK500 Avantgarde, Black, 35k miles: £25,600 sold
02 reg Mercedes W210 E320 Elegance, 35k miles: £12,400 sold.
03/53 Mercedes W211 E270CDI Avantgarde, silver, 57k miles: £23,000 sold.
2000X Mercedes S320CDI, Command satnav, 61k miles: £19,800 sold.
Y reg Mercedes S320, Command satnav. Black, 58k miles: £17,800 sold.
01/51 Mercedes S320CDI, Command satnav, 73k miles: £22,700 provisional
Y reg Mercedes CL500, loaded, silver, 61k miles: £27,100 sold
95N Mercedes SL320 auto, hardtop, silver, 94k miles: £8,550 sold
02/52 Porsche Boxster 2.7, glass rear window, 29k miles: £23,400 sold
02/52 Porsche Boxster 2.7, glass rear window, 26k miles: £24,000 sold
02/52 Porsche 911 Targa 3.6, Arctic Silver, 31k miles: £40,000 sold
03 reg Porsche Cayenne S, satnav, 26k miles: £33,900 sold
03/53 Porsche Cayenne S, satnav, 20k miles: £38,000 provisional
Y reg Volvo C70 2.4T convertible, 56k miles: £11,400 sold

At Bridgwater, Somerset on Thursday 26th May, 320 entries on behalf of Bank of Scotland will include:-

04/54 BMW X5 4.4iS V8. Met Blue, 13k miles
04/54 Audi A4 1.9TDI 130 Sport 6-speed, Black, 18k miles
04 reg Aston Martin DB7 V12 Volante conv auto, Black, 15k miles
04 reg Maserati 4200 Cambiocorsa, Met Blue, 18k miles
03/53 Range Rover 4.4 V8 Vogue, Black, 30k miles
03 reg Porsche Boxster 3.2 260S Tiptronic, Silver 21k miles
02/52 BMW 5 Series Alpina B10 3.3 estate, Met Blue, 77k miles
02/51 Mercedes CL500, Silver, 27k miles
02 reg Aston Martin DB7 V12 Vantage Coupe, Silver, 12k miles
01 reg Ferrari 360 Modena F1 Spider, Red, 30k miles

This sale includes Live Online bidding via the internet

Call Paul Dixon on 01278 685511

Address: BCA Bridgwater, Bristol Road (A38), Bridgwater, Somerset TA6 4TN.

For Top Car sales at Blackbushe, Measham, Brighouse, and Nottingham, phone 0845 702 3366 or link to Remember, Top Car sales now include sections direct from Black Horse Finance, Bank of Scotland, Porsche retail and BMW Group.

There will be a 150 car Ford ex-rental sale open to the public on Tuesday 24th May. Entries include 3 Street Kas, 14 Fiestas, 6 Fusions, 69 Focus, 26 C-Max, 29 Mondeos (including two ST220s), and 2 Galaxys.

And on Thursday 2nd June (Thursday not Monday) there will be a BCA Classic and Historic sale at the Brooklands Museum, Weybridge. More on that at

As always the best way to look for a specific car coming up at auction or to pre-check a day’s sale is to visit 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.

For sales at BCA Edinburgh, click here for full details:

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:


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