V8s struggle to sell at the CCA auction

Our Pricewatch spotter Andy Goves attended the Classic Car Auctions (CCA) auction on 23rd September 2017 and provides a report on what he saw. Are there signs the market is cooling a little?

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Updated: 171024
Posted: 170924

Factory MGBGTV8 in Damask
Not sold: buy now at £14,681
With 151,000 miles, from 27-year family ownership, bodywork restored, resprayed, new seats, carpets, and door trim in 2005, engine was replaced with an original reconditioned engine in 2010 and new alloys. The original wheels are part of the sale. MOT valid until 29/06/2018 with with no advisories. CCA webpage

Pricewatch notes
Listed on our Pricewatch webpage on 17th July 2017 and three weeks later seen listed for auction and again at the CCA auction in September 2017. Seen it was sold for £11,500. CCA webpage

Factory MGBGTV8 in Black
Not sold: buy now at £15,600
With 91,000 miles , really substantial history file, last owner for twenty years, fitted with Spax Shocks and handling kit, upgraded leather interior, said to drive very well.
CCA webpage

Pricewatch notes:
Fourth appearance since sold at the Brooklands classic car auction on 8th July 2017 for £11,872 and then in barely two days reappeared with a hefty mark-up. See our earlier report

Datsun 260Z in White
Sold: £27,000 incl commission/VAT

With 15,000 miles from new, a 1978 UK supplied Datsun 260Z in t
ime warp condition with little changed in 39 years. Two previous keepers, however only one driver since new. Garaged most of its life. Lots of history.
CCA webpage

Pricewatch notes:
Clearly a very good, low mileage example of a 260Z in good condition which followed the 240Z, a car available when the MGBGTV8 was for sale. See our comparative price report