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RoverRevival
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How Much ???

#1 Post by RoverRevival » Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:12 pm

So, if you have been following my posts you'll know RoverRevival is about ready for its next expansion, and this one is big, over 100% bigger.

This leads me to look at my current stock for ways to pay for all the renovations and I look in the garage at a car that has only seen 1-day use in the last 18 months and that was for its mot.

Yes, the only remaining 218vvc with less than 67k miles, no expense spared.....ever. If it needed it, it got new regardless of how hard that was to find (not like it was a daily driver). Build thread and show usage available here: http://218vvccabriolet.blogspot.com/
Still on its original paint with electric mohair roof. Sleeps in a heated garage with smart charger attached.

Obviously 12 months MOT and 6 Months warranty and a fresh service before it goes.

What do you guys think I should genuinely ask for it?

I know the dreamer price tags & the quick sale price tags but i want genuinely if you had the coin sat in the bank, what would you consider the price of this car should be?

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220 Coupe turbo K785OAT
218 VVC Cabriolet R220OVR
Mercedes C270 diesel P80CJM
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75 1.8 auto Connie 70k copperleaf
25 Streetwise 54k
216 ronda coupe
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Re: How Much ???

#2 Post by Hammond » Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:59 pm

I'll go first :laughing2

If it was my car I would want £3k for it. And if I was looking to buy it I would be expecting to pay upwards of £2.5k given it's owner and obvious history.
Current:
416Si 'Ocean Blue' (R426 BFC)

Previous:
216GSi Auto 'Gold' (H397 HUD)
414Si 'Ocean Blue' (R478 AHJ)
414SEi 'Bermuda Blue' (V52 VFL)
214SEi 'Nightfire Red' (M755 SVR)
214i Sprint 'Flame Red' (M726 JOH)
416GTi Auto 'Diamond White' (J668 GRP)

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Re: How Much ???

#3 Post by RoverRevival » Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:42 am

Depressing but realistic. :unsure
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220 Coupe turbo K785OAT
218 VVC Cabriolet R220OVR
Mercedes C270 diesel P80CJM
For Sale:
75 1.8 auto Connie 70k copperleaf
25 Streetwise 54k
216 ronda coupe
& C3

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#4 Post by Liverpoolman1 » Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:12 pm

Yes, an interesting car. I can understand the original number plate, R200OVR, not being included, but it is now on its third plate. What's the story behind that?

The £2,500/£3000 is an interesting opening bid.

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#5 Post by RoverRevival » Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:57 pm

It’s only had 2 real plates in my ownership.

D157VVC was just a show plate.

Plate is included.
Pastor @ Rover Revival NFP Garage
220 Coupe turbo K785OAT
218 VVC Cabriolet R220OVR
Mercedes C270 diesel P80CJM
For Sale:
75 1.8 auto Connie 70k copperleaf
25 Streetwise 54k
216 ronda coupe
& C3

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#6 Post by JDrake » Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:32 pm

You have to ask where would you find another.. Just put it up at price you feel is fair for the work done. If you're happy to wait. Someone will come along and you negotiate from there.
If you're after a quick sale that's different and you need to take the first offer that comes along..

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#7 Post by RoverRevival » Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:40 pm

To build my car considering I got the original car for £600, I’d say around £5k to build it yourself and god knows if you paid for it. Things like the callipers were £300 ea and I’m 100% sure I could never list every modification I’ve done.

I think I tried on the blog once.....but gave up...*laughs*

As for a fair price, that’s the purpose of this thread. I’m a realist, I know I’m not gonna get anything like I’ve spent back but when I’ve only done £3k miles since owning it. It’s just not fair on the car.


Some of it is listed on this page,

http://218vvccabriolet.blogspot.com/201 ... t.html?m=1
Pastor @ Rover Revival NFP Garage
220 Coupe turbo K785OAT
218 VVC Cabriolet R220OVR
Mercedes C270 diesel P80CJM
For Sale:
75 1.8 auto Connie 70k copperleaf
25 Streetwise 54k
216 ronda coupe
& C3

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Re: How Much ???

#8 Post by Hammond » Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:06 pm

RoverRevival wrote:
Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:42 am
Depressing but realistic. :unsure
Sorry about that. We all know what it owes you and how we value it. If had a Ford badge you could stick a 1 in front of that :rolleyes
Current:
416Si 'Ocean Blue' (R426 BFC)

Previous:
216GSi Auto 'Gold' (H397 HUD)
414Si 'Ocean Blue' (R478 AHJ)
414SEi 'Bermuda Blue' (V52 VFL)
214SEi 'Nightfire Red' (M755 SVR)
214i Sprint 'Flame Red' (M726 JOH)
416GTi Auto 'Diamond White' (J668 GRP)

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Re: How Much ???

#9 Post by Russnp » Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:46 pm

I paid 5k for my low mileage FSH vvc coupe which some may say is a lot but where do you find decent ones these days?
I bought mine from a dealer who mainly does MGFs and he told me that the interest the coupe aroused was far greater than any MGF
He is trophy cars on the A1 near Grantham so it may be worth contacting him
98 Rover Coupe VVC
99 MGF VVC
03 ZT 135
03 ZR 115 TD
15 MG3 , partners car

Off the road at present

Maestro van , British Rail
Maestro EFi - in body shop
Metro Turbo

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