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Star Car & What it's Worth

STAR CAR

VEHICLE: 2002 52 Mercedes-Benz ML270 CDI tiptronic auto
MILEAGE: 19,000
WHERE SOLD: BCA Belle Vue
% OF CAP: 16%

BACKGROUND: A very nicely presented example of the desirable ML270 station wagon in silver, this was sold in a specialist prestige car sale at BCA Belle Vue earlier this month. Standard specification includes permanent four-wheel drive, electronic stability programme, traction control and five-spoke alloy wheels.

Direct entered by the fleet operator, this vehicle was sold for £27,000. CAP Clean is £23,300 meaning the car achieved 116% of CAP Clean.

The car was pre-sale Smart Prepared and the sale had been heavily marketed via BCA’s website and through direct email – this generated a lot of buying power in the auction hall and with competitive bidding was largely responsible for the value soaring above guide prices.

WHAT’S IT WORTH?

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AUDI A6 1.9 TDI 130 SE 6-speed
Age: 01 51
Mileage: 60,000
Value - Trade
CAP Clean: £9,700
Glass’s Guide: £10,375
Retail to staff price guide: £11,410

Source: www.parkers.co.uk based on private trade for good condition vehicle

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