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Top 10: Modern classics you can buy now for under £1000

Every Monday, we pore over the cars for sale listings to bring you a tempting motor. It might be a modern classic, it might be quirky, it might be a project – but it is always under a grand. Well nearly. Anyway, this week there are so many interesting motors for sale that we just had to show you them all.

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1990 BMW 525i - £800

It may not have the wonderful V8 engine of the 530i (we'd all like one of those...) but this E34 525i looks like an absolute bargain to us at £800. It's a rare manual and comes in sporty red paintwork - unusual for a 5-series of this age. True it has done 140k miles but did have a 'new' engine fitted at 125,000 miles along with a new gearbox. We'd want a few more details about what that entailed and why but it's certainly got lots of potential. 

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michael watt    on 3 February 2017

Had L reg one with a sun roof and loved it . Sadly sold it in 2007 for £350 silly me- should have kept it in a barn! MW

michael watt    on 4 February 2017

Oops forgot to say was Audi 80 2.0i MW

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