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Bought an unsafe classic - what should I do?

I recently bought a Fiat X1/9 from a classic car auction. Although described as "serviced and MOT'd", I've found it to be unsafe. I went to the small claims court naming the guy on the V5, but he says he has proof that he sold the car to a guy from a garage. Neither of them informed the DVLA. The garage are distancing themselves from the buyer, saying that he doesn't work for them. Who do I take to court?

Asked on 28 February 2016 by tallville

Answered by Honest John
If the auction firm will not reveal the true vendor, you get a court order made out to them to reveal the name and address of who they paid the money to because he was the vendor of the car via the auction.
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