MGBGTV8 sold at auction from the treasure trove of UK classics unearthed, now reappears with a 39% price hike!
The discovery of a treasure trove of 60 classic cars was the lead article in the latest issue of Classic Car Weekly on 5th October 2017 and reported in our NEWS item. They were reported as heading for auction, most with no reserve!
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Our Pricewatch team has since spotted the car was sold at auction and has now promptly reappeared on ebay with a 39% or £2,545 price hike!

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Posted: 171108
Factory chrome bumper MGBGTV8 in Black
At auction, no reserve
One of the items shown on the ACA auction listing is a chrome bumper MGBGTV8. Originally finished in Citron and registered with the V8 Database in the 1990s by a member in Lancashire as Black 1201. It does appear to have the dreaded sill covers. ACA auction webpage

Auction update: sold at auction with the price paid by the purchaser reported as £5,775 (probably plus the buyer's premium and VAT), so around £6,450. 171107

Factory chrome bumper MGBGTV8 in Black
Now advertised on ebay at £8,995
- 39% hike or £2,545
Listing says "for a full body/mechanical restoration, comes with bill of sale from previous keeper plus 14 old MOTs between 1982 and 1996. Will require front/rear valances, driver's door, both front wings, inner and outer sills are weak and also needs rear arches. Chassis, spings, hangers and floors are pretty solid. Carbs, manifold and an air filter are there, driver's seat is missing. This is not weekend work but a lot of the panels are bolt on and easily available or secondhand. Please come and view before you enter an offer for an old car requiring a lot of work". Listing