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Record Manheim LCV sales

MANHEIM Auction centres are reporting record sales for light commercial vehicles during the first quarter of the new year. The firm's Gloucester centre recorded its highest number of sales in one day with 357 of the 460 LCVs offered sold for a conversion rate of 78%.

Examples of prices achieved include: 99P Nissan Vanette Cargo 2.3 diesel, 59,000 miles, sold for £4,650 (144% of CAP Clean); 99T Ford Transit 80 2.5 diesel SWB, 35,000 miles sold for £7,500 (113%); a 96P Mazda E200, 2.2 diesel, 95,000 miles, sold for £4,400 (168%) and a 96N Ford Transit 190 in dark blue, 63,000 miles sold for £4,950 (99%).

Group commercial manager Alex Wright said: 'We attribute the roaring success to dedicated 'LCV Focus sales' where direct fleet vehicles from reputable vendors are marketed to a range of potential buyers.'

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