More Signs of Softer Prices At Auction

Fri, 29 Sep 2006
Not all vendors were letting their cars go for the money bidders no want to pay, but today saw more examples of sensible money.

On paper the most spectacular bargain looked to be a 50k mile 88V Mercedes S430 sold for £9,900. But it was rusty, as so many are. A 46k mile 05 reg Focus 1.6 TDCI 110 LX estate sold for £7,150. And the 13k mile 2005/55 reg ex-Motability Citroen C4 1.6 SX auto in the photo sold for £7,500.

Here is today’s list. ‘s’ means sold. ‘p’ means provisional bid. ‘n/w’ means not warranted mileage, ‘D/R’ means damaged & repaired.

Audi A3 TDI 140 Sportback, 05 reg, 18k miles £15,400s
BMW 116iES, 05 reg, 10k miles £10,800s
BMW 320dES, lthr, 2003/53, 65k miles £8,800s
BMW E60 520i 2.2 SE auto, 2003/53, 54k miles £17,200s
Citroen Pluriel 1.6 Sensodrive, 03 reg, 38k miles £4,550s
Citroen C4 1.6SX 5-dr auto, 2005/55, 13k miles £7,500s
Ford Fiesta ST150, 05 reg, 8k miles £9,200s
Ford Focus 1.6LX 5-dr auto, 2006/55, 2,674 miles £8,250s
Ford Focus 1.6TDCI 90 Studio estate, 2006/55, 8k miles £8,200s
Ford Focus 1.6TDCI 110 LX estate, 05 reg, 46k miles £7,150s
Ford Mondeo TDCI 115 LX estate, 2003/53, 92k miles £4,225s
Ford Mondeo TDCI 115 LX estate, 2003/53, 70k miles £5,300s
LandRover Disco 3 TDV6 HSE man, 05 reg, 3k miles £29,700p
MB SLK230K auto, 1998R, 55k miles £8,800s
MB S430, 1999V, 50k miles £9,900
MG ZS 180, 2006/55, 17k miles n/w £7,000s
MG TF 135, 04 reg, 16k miles £6,750s
Nissan X-Trail 2.2DI S, sunroof, 2003/53, 60k miles £7,500s
Peugeot 307 1.4HDI Style estate, 2003/53, 95k miles £3.600s
Renault Vel Satis 2.2DCI Priv man, 2003/53, 100k miles £4,600s
SAAB 9-3 TID 120 Sportwagon, 2005/55, 9k miles £15,150s
Smart Pure City Coupe, 04 reg, 21k miles £3,150s
Vauxhall Astra CDTI 150 SR, 2005/54, 60k miles £8,100s
VW Golf TDI PD 150 5-dr, 02 reg, 109k miles £5,800s


Upcoming Auctions at BCA Blackbushe in October

Monday 2nd October 10.00am start
Fleet & Finance, Ridgeway p/x, Bank of Scotland, Porsche Retail p/x, Lex Vehicle Leasing, Franchised Dealer p/x, Inchcape no reserve p/x, Reg Vardy p/x, Hartwells p/x, Pendragon p/x/

Wednesday 4th October 10.00am start
Fleet & Finance, Hitachi Finance, Renault Financial Services, Lex, General Section, Jardine p/x, Duncton plc, Leaseplan, Sytner p/x, Black Horse, Inchcape p/x, Snows Group p/x, Trident Honda p/x.

Thursday 5th October 10.00am start
Light Commercials from Leaseplan, Bank of Scotland, Citroen, Dagenham, Northgate, Fleet Direct, Hitachi. To include a black 06 Nissan Navara SE doublecab and a new model black 06 Mitsubishi L200 Warrior doublecab.

Also Classic & Historic Auction at Brooklands Museum, Weybridge
For details and entries link to www.classic-car-auction.co.uk

Friday 6th October 10.00am start
Fleet & Finance, LTSB Autolease, Velo Ltd., Leaseplan, Motability, Lex, General Section, Citroen UK, Vauxhall Leasing, Hitachi Capital, Gowrings of Newbury p/x, Charters p/x, Private Direct, Inchcape p/x.

Monday 9th October 10.00am start
TOP CAR, Porsche Retail p/x, Black Horse, Fleet & Finance, Franchised Dealer, Inchcape no reserve p/x, Reg Vardy p/x, Hartwells p/x, Pendragon p/x, Lex.

Tuesday 10th October 11.00am start
Special Motability Open Sale of 350 Cars

Wednesday 11th October 10.00am start
Fleet & Finance, Arval, Alphabet GB, Leaseplan, Lex, Jardine p/x, Duncton plc, Sytner p/x, Black Horse, General Section, Inchcape p/x, Snows Group p/x Trident Honda p/x.

Thursday 12th October 10.00am start
Light Commercials from Lex, Lloyds, Vauxhall Peugeot, Northgate, Fleet Direct, Royal Mail.

Friday 13th October 10.00am start
Fleet & Finance, LTSB Autolease, Velo Ltd., Leaseplan, Motability, Lex, General Section, Citroen UK, Bank of Scotland, Hitachi Capital, Peugeot Motor Co., Gowrings of Newbury p/x, Charters p/x, Private Direct, Inchcape p/x.

Monday 16th October 10.00am start

Fleet & Finance, Ridgeway VW p/x, Bank of Scotland, Porsche Retail p/x, Lex, General Section, Franchised Dealer p/x, Inchcape no reserve p/x, Reg Vardy Group p/x, Hartwells p/x, Pendragon p/x.

Wednesday 18th October 10.00am start
Fleet & Finance, Hitachi Finance, Renault Financial Services, Lex, Citroen, Jardine p/x, Leaseplan, Sytner p/x, Black Horse, General Section, Inchcape p/x, Snows Group p/x, Trident Honda p/x.

Thursday 19th October 10.00 am start
Light Commercials from XBG, Leaseplan, Hitachi, Citroen, Fleet Direct, Northgate, Dagenham.

Friday 20th October10.00am start
Fleet & Finance, LTSB Autolease, Velo Ltd., Leaseplan, Motability, Lex, General Section, Vauxhall Leasing, Hitachi Capital, Gowrings of Newbury p/x, Peugeot Charters p/x, Private Direct, Inchcape p/x.

Monday 23rd October 10.00am start
Top Car, Porsche Retail p/x, Black Horse, Fleet & Finance, Franchised Dealer p/x, Inchcape No Reserve p/x, Reg Vardy Group p/x, Hartwells p/x, Pendragon p/x, Lex.

Wednesday 25th October 10.00am start
Fleet & Finance, Arval, Alphabet GB, Leaseplan, Lex, Jardine p/x, Sytner p/x, Black Horse, General Section, Inchcape p/x, Snows Group p/x Trident Honda p/x.

Thursday 26th October10.00am start
Light Commercials non-runners, Light Commercials from Peugeot, Northgate, Lloyds, Lex, Royal Mail, Fleet Direct.

Friday 27th October 10.00am start
Fleet & Finance, LTSB Autolease, Velo Ltd., Leaseplan, Motability, Lex p/x, General Section, Citroen UK, Bank of Scotland, Hitachi Capital, Peugeot Motor Co., Gowrings of Newbury p/x, Charters p/x, Private Direct, Inchcape p/x.

Monday 30th October 10.00am start
Fleet & Finance, Franchised Dealer p/x, Hartwell p/x, Porsche Retail p/x, Lex, General Section, Inchcape No Reserve p/x, Reg Vardy Group p/x, Pendragon 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 www.auctionview.co.uk 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: www.british-car-auctions.co.uk/main.asp?page=60

For BCA online auctions go to www.bca-online-auctions.co.uk. Two types of sale: Live Online and Open Tender. These are only available to BCA MyBCA Loyalty Card holders.

For future police sales at West Oxfordshire Motor Auctions. Visit www.woma.co.uk, 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: www.brightwells.com

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