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Bentley Bids to £100k at Top Car Today

Mon, 12 Dec 2005
This 4,750 mile 55 reg Flying Spur (the one that does 200mph +) bid to £100,000 ‘provisional’ at Top Car today. Can’t tell you if it later sold or not, but it puts the £110,000+ being asked by some dealers into perspective. Another heavy duty Bentley, this an 11k mile 2002/52 Continental R coupe, bid to £93,000 provisional. But it’s sales that really matter so here is a list of most of the cars that sold today: -

BMW 318CI 2.0 convertible auto, 2004/54, 24k miles £17,100
BMW 325CI Sport convertible auto, 04 reg, 18k miles £23,000
BMW M3 convertible manual, 04 reg, 30k miles, satnav £30,850
BMW Z4 3.0 manual, 04 reg, 29k miles £19,600
BMW 745i, 02 reg, 25k miles £24,950
BMW 730dSE, 04 reg, 64k miles, TV, etc. £25,500
BMW X5 4.6iS, 2003/53, 21k miles £30,750
Chevrolet Corvette 5.7 manual, 2002/51, 14k miles £21,500
Dodge Ram 8.3SRT10 pick-up, 05 reg, 2k miles £31,500
Jaguar X-Type 2.1V6 auto, 2003/52, 48k miles, satnav £8,100
Jaguar X-Type 2.5V6 auto, Y reg, 60k miles, satnav £9,000
Jaguar X-Type 2.1V6 auto, 2002/52, 35k miles, satnav £9,150
Jaguar S-Type 3.0V6 auto, 2000X, 49k miles £7,800
Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.7V8, 02 reg, 70k miles £9,700
LandRover Discovery 3.9V8 7-str, 2000X, 34k miles £7,800
Lexus IS200, 03 reg, 66k miles, Navigator £8,550
Mercedes C200K estate auto, 02 reg, 70k miles £10,650
Mercedes CLK 230K convertible, 2000W, 65k miles £13,400
Mercedes CLK 230K convertible, 02 reg, 76k miles £15,700
Mercedes CLK 320 convertible, 2001/51, 69k miles £16,700
Mercedes CLK 230K convertible, 2002/52, 29k miles £17,700
Mercedes new CLK 320 coupe, 2002/52, 54k miles £17,500
Mercedes CLK 270CDI coupe, 03 reg, 34k miles £22,000
Mercedes SLK 230K auto, 2003/53, 21k miles £17,500
Mercedes E220CDI, 2002/52, 68k miles £17,900
Mercedes E270CDI, 03 reg, 21k miles £20,600
Mercedes E270CDI, 2004/53, 39k miles £22,750
Mercedes S320, 2004/53, 32k miles £26,000
Mercedes S350, 1999T, 79k miles £11,500
Mercedes CL55 AMG, 2001X, 41k miles £29,450
Mercedes ML207CDI, 2002/52, 63k miles £15,800
Range Rover 4.4, 2002/52, 67k miles, satnav, £26,800

In the Motability section a sweet little 55 reg latest spec Micra 1.2SE in a nice metallic with 692 miles sold for £6,000, a useful saving on list. And there were plenty of Zafira 7-seaters today: -

Zafira 1.6 Club manual, 2002/52, 75k miles £4,000
Zafira 1.6 Club manual, 2002/52, 36k miles £4,650
Zafira 1.8 Club auto, 2002/52, 16k miles £6,300
Zafira 1.8 Club auto, 2002/52, 20k miles £6,600
Zafira 1.8 Design manual, 2003/53, 26k miles £6,800

BCA Nottingham Thursday 15th December 10.00am

05 reg Jaguar S-Type 2.7V6 diesel SE auto, platinum, 8k miles
04 reg BMW 730iSE, sterling grey, 5k miles
2003/53 Mercedes SLK 230K auto, silver, 21k miles
03 reg Mercedes E320CDI Elegance, black, 23k miles
03 reg Jaguar XJ6, zircon blue, 36k miles
2003/52 Range Rover TD6 Vogue, white gold, 39k miles
2002/52 BMW 325i Sport, topaz blue 20k miles
02 reg Lexus RX300SE, platinum ice, 46k miles
2002/51 Mercedes E430 Avantgarde estate, blue, 68k miles
2001/51 BMW Z2 2.2 Sport, black sapphire, 33k miles

Also special sections on behalf of Alphabet GB, Jaguar Cars, Jaguar Financial Services, VW Financial Services, Bentley Financial Services and main agents.

Prestige Sale Catalogues at:

Upcoming Auctions at BCA Blackbushe

Wednesday 14th
Fleet & Finance, Leaseplan, Alphabet, **Lex Vehicle Leasing Christmas Sale**, General, Black Horse, Jardine p/x, Snows p/x, Trident Honda p/x.

Thursday 15th
Light Commercials start 10.00am
Leaseplan, Peugeot, Hitachi, Northgate, Royal Mail, Dagenham Motors.

Friday 16th
Fleet & Finance, LTSB Autolease, Motability, Leaseplan, Citroen UK, Hitachi, Masterlease, Vauxhall Leasing, General, Private Direct, Inchcape p/x

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 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.

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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