MGBGTV8 appears for sale after a sale at Brooklands auction with a 39% mark-up!

An MGBGTV8 in Black was auctioned at Brooklands on Saturday and appeared for sale online two days later on Monday with a 39% mark-up!

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

Advert seen on 10th July 2017 offering the MGBGTV8 for sale. More


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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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Advertised 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.