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News: Convertible auction promises bargains this Saturday from the top down

THE SHEEPSKIN coats will be changed for something lighter this Saturday when used car dealers, and a sprinkling of brave private buyers, bid to buy from a wide-ranging selection of used convertibles


2012 JAGUAR XKR-S 5

THE SHEEPSKIN coats will be changed for something lighter this Saturday (April 5) when used car dealers, and a sprinkling of brave private buyers, bid to buy from a wide-ranging selection of used convertibles at a major auction.

The cars, 250 of them, are being sold by vehicle leasing and finance giants Lex Autolease and Black Horse as part of a larger sale of 1,000 cars and light commercials at BCA Blackbushe, in Surrey.

Most of the popular convertibles are represented including Mini Coopers, Mazda MX-5s, Porsche Boxsters, BMW 3-series and Jaguar XKs.

Commenting on the forthcoming sale Tim Naylor of BCA said, “With a broad selection of stock ranging in value from under £4,000 to over £50,000, and a huge range of makes and models, there really is a convertible for everyone.”

Not interested in an auction bargain? See our guide to the best new and used convertibles.

Five alive at Blackbushe this Saturday (April 5):

Jaguar XKR-S 5.0 V8  (2012/62; 7,600 miles)

2012 JAGUAR XKR-S 5

 

MINI Cooper 1.6 (2010/60; 36,000 miles)

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Mazda MX-5 1.8 SE (2010/60; 13,366 miles)

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Porsche Boxster 2.7 (2004/54; 22,000 miles)

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Audi TT 1.8 TFSI (2010/60; 27,000 miles)OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA