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Fiat Dino Spider makes £83,600 at auction

Published 08 March 2017

A 1967 Fiat Dino Spider smashed its £45,000-£60,000 estimate to sell for £83,600 at Barons’ Sandown Park sale on February 28. Second lot behind the Pininfarina-bodied convertible was a 1956 Mercedes-Benz 190SL.

Meanwhile, a one-owner 1985 Ford Granada sold for £3850. The meticulously maintained Ghia 2.8i was expected to make up to £6000 when it went across the block.

A BMW 320 (E30) Convertible that had received £7000-worth of renovation work sold for £4125. The car had covered 110k and had recently had a new rear screen and hood fitted as well as suspension refresh.

Bargain of the sale looked to be a 1986 Porsche 944 with an MoT until July. It sold for £1350, which is cheap considering values for these car are on the up This one was described by the seller as a good usable classic and came with some history.

Porsche 944 (1)

This Porsche 944 sold for £1350.

Tim Gascoigne Barons’ auction manager Tim Gascoigne said, 'The Fiat Dino Spider sold well because it was a really interesting car in very good condition and - most importantly - it was offered for sale at a sensible price which clearly engaged bidders, resulting in the final figure.'

Click here to see the full list of results from the sale.

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