MGBGTV8 appears for auction again!
An MGBGTV8 in Black was auctioned at Brooklands in July 2017 and appeared for sale online two days later with a 39% mark-up! Now less than two months later it has appeared listed for auction again later this month with a guide price indicating a 25% to 54% uplift on the sale at the auction in July!

Auction listing on the Historics at Brooklands website. More

Auction report on the Historics at Brooklands website. More

Details of the buyer's premium are available on the Historics at Brooklands website. More

See our MGV8 Price Guide. More

See our other information in our PriceWatch series. More

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Another MGBGTV8 listed for the CCA auction in September

Auction estimate is also £13,000 to £16,000 plus the buyer's premium of 12% and VAT. Pricewatch listing
Updated: 170902
Posted: 170711


Sold at aution for £11,872

Historics at Brooklands auction on Saturday 8th July
This chrome bumper MGBGTV8 in Black was sold at the Historics at Brooklands classic car auction on Saturday 8th July 2017 with a "hammer price" of £10,600. Together with the buyer's premium and VAT thereon of £1,272 that's a total purchase cost of £11,872. Auction report

Our Pricewatch webpage reported information seen in the auction listing on 12th June 2017 as:

£(no reserve) - chrome bumper MGBGTV8 in Black - auction listing
Auction listings says "fitted with the correct Dunlop alloy wheels (including the spare), inertia seat belts, fire extinguisher, sunroof, period Mountney steering wheel and chrome sill covers. Some areas require attention, however, the interior is smart and boasts black leather seats. 93,802 miles". Car has the dreaded chrome overcills. Was previously registered with the V8 Database. Spotted by Keith Belcher. 170612 Auction listing


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Advert for sale at £16,500

Online offer for sale on Monday 10th July

This chrome bumper MGBGTV8 in Black has promptly appeared for sale online at "offers based on £16,500". It is now sitting in a showroom of MuscleCarTechnology in the West Midlands with the advert status of "trade". The photos seem to show some preparation over the weekend. So in barely two days the mark up is £4,628 (39%). Advert

The text of the advert says:


MGBGTV8 late Factory chrome bumper model for sale (1974)
Advert says "CHASSIS # GD2D1-1076G REG DATE 17/05/74. FACTORY SPECIAL ORDER BLACK (BK79) AND ONE OF ONLY 79 PRODUCED IN BLACK. 93,850 MILES FROM NEW. MATCHING NUMBERS. UPRATED TELESCOPIC SHOCK ABSORBER CONVERTION / HANDLING KIT. LEATHER SEATS. ORIGINAL CONDITION. DRIVES VERY WELL WITH A CURRENT MOT. V5 TOGTHER WITH OTHER DOCUMENTATION ARE PRESENT. OFFERS BASED ON £16,500. 170710

See the online advert at link.

Listed at auction at £16,000
Classic Car Auctions on Saturday
23rd September 2017
This chrome bumper MGBGTV8 in Black is listed for auction and advertised as a "1974 MGBGTV8 Steeped in history" with an auction estimate of £13,000 to £16,000 plus the buyer's premium of 12% and VAT - so in effect £14,872 to £18,304.




The text on the auction listing says:


1974 chrome bumper MGBGTV8 in Black and steeped in history
An archetypal example of this classic MG looking great in Black, really substantial history file, last owner for twenty years, fitted with Spax shocks and handling kit, upgraded leather interior, said to drive very well and typifies the quintessential BGT driving experience. Mileage 91,000 and MOT to 10th October 2017. CCA condition report is "overall 82/135 (3 star rating - good every-day useable classic car, driven & enjoyed, commensurate with age & mileage, drives and looks as it should and with some vehicle history. Guide: £13,000 to £16,000 plus premium and VAT. 170901

See the auction advert & listing
Update - seen as SOLD
Keith Belcher report the car appears to have been sold by MuscleCarTechnoly based at Darlaston in Derbyshire. It had been advertised at "OFFERS BASED ON £16,500" and then "OFFERS BASED ON £15,500". Quite a sales history over the last four months! More Update: 171023