Never registered(?) R200 bubble on ebay

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Never registered(?) R200 bubble on ebay

#1 Post by moosemansjukebox » Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:06 pm

Spotted this earlier, apparently never been registered with the DVLA and has been in storage for 20 years.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rover-200-1- ... Swdytf4fiO

I'm pretty sure I had those alloys on my vauxhall corsa :laughing2
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Re: Never registered(?) R200 bubble on ebay

#2 Post by Topcat Tomcat » Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:14 pm

Hmmm. If it's never been registered, how has it managed to do over 3,000 miles?!
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Re: Never registered(?) R200 bubble on ebay

#3 Post by Paul_1978_yorks » Tue Dec 22, 2020 6:38 pm

Topcat Tomcat wrote:
Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:14 pm
Hmmm. If it's never been registered, how has it managed to do over 3,000 miles?!
Probably a demonstrator.
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#4 Post by Hammond » Tue Dec 22, 2020 11:05 pm

Why so cheap though?
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Re: Never registered(?) R200 bubble on ebay

#5 Post by Johnny 216GSi » Tue Dec 22, 2020 11:08 pm

There's some bumper damage in the first photo... but it doesn't look that bad.

And it says "starts and drives but only for loading tyres..." Given the look of those alloys, was it stored on blocks or stands with no wheels for 20 years?

Reminds me of that R8 214i that materialised a few years ago with almost no mileage on it, but I think they wanted 5K+ for that at the time.
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#6 Post by redandwhitE » Wed Dec 23, 2020 6:31 am

I'm only forty minutes away from this if someone wants me to have a look. Happy to look at anything specific or take photos.
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Re: Never registered(?) R200 bubble on ebay

#7 Post by Kriss707 » Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:35 pm

moosemansjukebox wrote:
Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:06 pm
Spotted this earlier, apparently never been registered with the DVLA and has been in storage for 20 years.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rover-200-1- ... Swdytf4fiO

I'm pretty sure I had those alloys on my vauxhall corsa :laughing2
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#8 Post by Dorchester » Wed Dec 23, 2020 5:10 pm

Now sold. :rolleyes
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Re: Never registered(?) R200 bubble on ebay

#9 Post by GTiJohn » Wed Dec 23, 2020 5:41 pm

Johnny 216GSi wrote:
Tue Dec 22, 2020 11:08 pm


And it says "starts and drives but only for loading tyres..."
It's poor punctuation :wink3 It should be read as:-

"Runs drives but only for loading. Tyres well past there (sic) best"
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Re: Never registered(?) R200 bubble on ebay

#10 Post by Lerich » Wed Dec 23, 2020 6:53 pm

What's with the naff gear knob and pedal covers?

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#11 Post by itcaptainslow » Wed Dec 23, 2020 9:39 pm

I wonder if this has been in one of the Channel Islands or similar.
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Re: Never registered(?) R200 bubble on ebay

#12 Post by GTiJohn » Thu Dec 24, 2020 8:29 am

This listing was ended by the seller because the item is no longer available.
Probably sold - not surprised at that price tbh

Wonder where we'll see it next...
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