Convertible demand rolls on at Lex Autolease/BCA sale
Lex Autolease and Black Horse offered 319 convertibles at BCA Brighouse on Wednesday 28 April and sold 309 for a 97% conversion that generated a turnover of £3.6 million pounds
The sale was the third "beach-themed" convertible event held so far this year by BCA and attracted over 200 buyers to the Brighouse auction centre, with a further 100 dealers bidding via the internet using BCA’s Live Online service.
With a broad selection of stock ranging in value from under £4,000 to over £30,000, bidding was brisk from the first to the last car – private buyers and dealers bid strongly throughout the sale, which achieved 100% of CAP Clean across the board.
Among the strong sellers in the Brighouse sale were an 0353 Volvo C70 2.0 T 2DR Convertible Petrol with 55,348 miles, whcih sold for £6,400, 133.33% of CAP, plus an 0404 Renault Megane 1.6 Dyn 2DR Convertible with 71,711 miles, which went for £4,400, achieving 126.62% of CAP.
Over the three sales, BCA and Lex Autolease combined to sell over 800 convertibles for over £10 million.
Simon Rossiter, Lex Autolease senior valuations and auction manager commented: 'This was another spectacular convertible sale, and coming on the back of sales at BCA Blackbushe and Glasgow demonstrates the demand nationally for our convertibles – the Brighouse team certainly pulled out all the stops to make this another successful day for Lex Autolease.'For more of the latest industry news, click here.