’57 Caddy Makes £20,600 at Auction Today | Motoring News | Honest John


This stunning 1957 Cadillac Eldorado caused the main bidding battle at BCA’s classic auction today, eventually selling for £20,600 plus 8.813% buyer’s commission.

Other notable sellers or top provisional bids were:-

1937 Buick Series 90 8 passenger limo, RHD £10,000 provisional
1939 Chrysler Wimbledon (ex Keith Moon) £7,000 provisional
1940 Cadillac 61 Special sedan £6,700 sold
1966 Ford Mustang 289 auto £6,600 provisional
1986 Chevrolet Corvette 350V8 manual £2,800 provisional

1959 Lotus Elite Series I (stage 3 SE engine) £25,500 provisional
1960 MGA 1600 Coupe £5,000 sold
1961 Ford Anglia 105E (No reserve) £300 sold
1967 Morris Minor 1000 Traveller £3,500 sold
1968 Fiat 500 Gamine £3,000 sold
1980 Porsche 924 Turbo £900 sold
1981 Triumph TR7 Convertible £1,100 sold
1982 Alfa Romeo GTV6 (No Reserve) £1,700 sold

It was a big day today with all three halls at full blast. While the 1966 Mustang 289 auto failed to sell in the classic section, a 13k mile 2005/54 Mustang GT 4.6 manual shot past reserve to sell for £18,100. And an 04 MX5 1.8 Sport was up £500 on December prices, selling for £9,800

Non Classic prices today:-

Alfa GTV 3.0 V6 Lusso, 1999T, 26k miles £4,700 provisional
Ford Mustang GT 4.6 man, 2005/54, 13k mies £18,100 sold
Mazda MX5 1.8 Sport 6-spd, 04 reg, 10k miles £9,800 sold
Mercedes SLK 230 Tiptronic, 04 reg. 25k miles £17,500 sold
MINI Cooper, a/c, 03 reg, 13k miles £9,900 sold
Skoda Octavia VRS, 2004/54, 13k miles £9,850 sold
Toyota RAV-4 D-4D XT2 SWB, 04 reg, 30k miles £11,350 sold
Toyota LC Amazon 4.7 V8, 2003/52, 35k miles £20,100 provisional
Vauxhall Tigra 1.8 Sport CC, 05 reg, 5k miles £11,050 sold
Vauxhall Omega 2.2CD auto, 02 reg, 53k miles £3,500 sold

Upcoming Auctions at BCA Blackbushe

Wednesday 22nd February 10.00am start
Fleet & Finance, Alphabet GB, Leaseplan, Lex Vehicle Leasing, Dealer Direct, Jardine p/x, Black Horse, General, Inchcape p/x, Snows p/x, Trident Honda p/x

Thursday 23rd February 10.00am start
Light Commercial Non Runners, Light Commercials from Dagenham Motors, London Hire, Leaseplan, Peugeot, Hitachi, Northgate, Arriva, Fleet Direct

Friday 24th February 10.00am start
Fleet & Finance, LTSB Autolease, Leaseplan, Motability, Lex Vehicle Leasing, Citroen UK, Bank of Scotland, Hitachi Capital Peugeot, General, Peugeot Charters p/x, Private Direct, Inchcape p/x.

Monday 27th February 10.00am start
Top Car, Black Horse top cars, Motability, Porsche p/x, Fleet & Finance, Lex Vehicle Leasing, Inchcape no reserve p/x, Reg Vardy p/x, Hartwells p/x, Pendragon p/x, Franchised Dealer p/x, West London Nissan p/x. View Top Car catalogue at www.bca-europe,com/prestige

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 4×4 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