£3 million Mercedes-Benz sale at Manheim Auctions, Leeds
The sale attracted almost the entire Mercedes-Benz franchised dealer network and generated £3 million with an average selling price of £21,588. Overall values for the sale were 111% CAP Clean and 108% Glass’s Guide.
Star performers on the day included a 2010 A-Class A180 Avantgarde SE 5-door with 15,000 miles which achieved 122% CAP Clean, a 2009 C-Class C220 CDI Sport saloon with 29,000 miles which achieved 121% CAP Clean, a 2009 smart Fortwo CDI with 11,000 miles which achieved 120% CAP Clean and a 2010 B-Class B160 SE CVT 5-door with 12,000 miles which achieved 107% CAP Clean.
Barry Peat, head of Used Car Remarketing, Mercedes-Benz UK Limited said: ‘We are absolutely delighted with the performance of the whole of the Mercedes-Benz and smart product range and the strong attendance, especially at this time of year. Given the challenging market conditions a conversion of almost 100% and an overall result against CAP Clean of 111% and against Glass’s Guide of 108% was a tremendous outcome from our closed auction. The team at Manheim Auctions, Leeds once again delivered an excellent sale for Mercedes-Benz and should be congratulated.’
James Leese, Sales director, Manufacturer Remarketing Services, Manheim added: ‘We are very pleased with the success of this latest closed auction at Leeds, especially in these challenging times. Manheim’s continued partnership with Mercedes-Benz enables us to ensure that its vehicles are presented in an environment appropriate to their status and ensures its remarketing objectives continue to be achieved.’For more of the latest industry news, click here.