I went to auction today...

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  1. Carrotchomper

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    And only just managed to restrain my right hand! I had intended to pop down to see how prices were faring in the current climate.

    As expected, the smaller/family-type stuff was going for broadly "normal" prices. Horrible little Fiestas and the like.

    However, whilst the prices were fickle as usual, I very very nearly stuck my hand up for something going through as I arrived... Probably the only reason I didn't was because I hadn't had a chance to have a good look around it beforehand...

    55 plate Nissan X-Trail in silver. Looked mint, and fairly well equipped....

    £3150 :eek: :eek: :eek:

    Some of the other stuff looked interesting for the price, too. Most had very sensible mileage and was ex-fleet in good nick.

    55 plate Audi A6 2.7TDi £7950
    08 plate Vectra Elite (Top of the range, loads of toys) £8850

    55 plate CLK200k, silver, nice spec £10900
    55 plate CLK320CDi, Dark silver (Very very nice colour and spec)
    £10750 :eek: :eek:

    Interesting. My next visit may involve cash :D
     
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    55 plate A6 for how much.....:eek:
     
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    Dinnie Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Remember the buyer needs to pay auction fees. On a £10k car, it's probably around £500 and then you need to sort out insurance and road tax on that day if you want to drive it away immediately. If you need to wait a few days to receive the docs, then they will charge you over night fees for storing the car.
     
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    Some good looking cars there. Cheap too.
     
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    Wow some cheap cars,

    More suprised at the Lexus iS models, and that saab cheap motoring.
     
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    were they sold prices or provisional?
     
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    What a bargin!
     
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    I'm not sure why the A6s aren't shifting. If the trade is currently disliking them I might take a punt!
     
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    Wow, I traded my 03 plate 18 months ago and got £8000!

    Russ
     
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    If its an S-line, count me in also...

    A6 S-line, in black with 17-18" rims is an awesome looking car..
     
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    I'm a bit miffed now. It was going through just as I got there. I would have bid, but have been bitten in the past by just leaping. Did try to have a look around it in the "sold" section but couldn't find it!

    There **must** have been something wrong with it! Large dent on the other side to me, possibly!
     
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    How about 07 M6 Coupe 11K £36,400 (Cost New: £81,515!! )
     
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    Just got one but tried BAC for ages, in the end got one out of the Thames valley trader though a private add for same money.
     
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    The only problem with all these cars at fantastic values makes one realise how little ours are now worth...scarey:eek: :eek:
     
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    What was the mileage on the A6?
     
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    I didn't hear it correctly. It was 16 or 60k. Either is eminently acceptable for a 3yo car, I would guess the latter. Another similar A6 went later on for similar money.
     
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    In the link I posted, I thought, if you like that sort of thing, that the Jeeps looked very cheap especially as they were pretty low mileage and still in warranty.
     
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