BANGERS4BEN 2015 is now but a distant memory and we can announce the grand total raised by this year’s charity rally has topped £45,000!
The last task before putting the 2015 event to bed was perhaps the hardest of them all: saying goodbye to the bangers at the customary auction that takes place each year.
BCA Blackbushe kindly hosted today’s sale.
The company sold the cars free of charge to ensure the maximum was raised for charity and in addition, all buyer’s fees were donated to the cause.
The auction is now over and we can announce that Bangers4BEN 2015 has raised a total of £45,755, £22,987 coming from the sale of the cars, of which there are five more to sell.
Three vehicles were also donated by dealers at the auction house, raising an extra £500.
In perhaps an unsurprising turn of events, Prestige Diesels’ Mitsubishi FTO was the star of the show, entering the auction file first, and ultimately leaving with the highest price.
Kelly Neal, events and exhibitions manager at BEN, commented: ‘It’s just amazing to have raised this amount.
‘It was great to see some of the guys who had already bought their cars come to buy them back and support us even further.’
For full coverage of this year’s Bangers4BEN event, don’t miss issue 93 of Car Dealer, out in mid-November.
WINNER: Prestige Diesels, Mitsubishi FTO, sold for £2500
Caralot, VW Scirocco, sold for £2400
Derek Fiske Organisation, Citroen C5, sold for £1237.57 prior to auction
G Forces, Jaguar X-Type, sold for £1275
Tracker, Volvo 960 Limo sold for £1150
GardX, BMW 3 Series, bought back before auction for £1000
Time Tees Cars, MG ZS 120 Atomix, sold for £525, re-entered and sold again for £450, total £975
Promotive, Reliant Robin, sold for £900
Marshall Motor Group Volvo, Volvo 940, sold for £850
Your Best Car 2, BMW 3 Series 330 Ci SE, sold for £800
Danes Autos LTD, Volkswagen Golf, bought back before auction for £750
Marshall Honda, Honda Prelude, sold for £700
Cirencester Suzuki, Suzuki Liana, sold for £300, re-entered and sold again for £375, total £675
Wilding Motors, Mercedes C250 Turbo Diesel, sold for £600
Pure Triumph, Ford Mondeo, sold for £550
Aston Barclays, Hyundai Coupe, sold for £550
Geoff Cox Ford, Proton Savvy, sold for £500
Your Best Car 1, BMW 728i, sold for £475
IGA, Audi A4, sold for £475
Sportif Group, Mazda MX 5, sold for £450
Blackshaws, Suzuki X90, sold for £400
Lawgistics LTD, Volkswagen Golf, sold for £375
Car Dealer, Fiat Cinquecento, sold for £350
Fox Garage, Peugeot 206 Gti, sold for £350
CitNow 1, Audi Cabriolet, sold for £300
CitNow 2, Chrysler PT Cruiser, sold for £300
Pinewood Technologies, Lexus is200, sold for £300
Marshall Jaguar Lincoln, Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign Auto, sold for £250
Templar Cars 2, Ford Focus, sold for £250
Moneybarn 1, Mercedes C200 Compressor, sold for £225
Templar Cars 1, Toyota Celica ST, sold for £200
Codeweavers, Ford Focus, sold for £150
Carnexions Motors Co LTD, Skoda Octavia TDI, sold for £150
Hepworth Honda, Honda Accord, sold for £150
Spidersnet 1, Nissan Almera, sold for £150
Spidersnet 2, Vauxhall Astra, sold for £150
Moneybarn 2, Volvo S40, sold for £125
David Graham Vehicle Repairs LTD, Subaru Impreza, not present at auction
Marshall BMW Grimsby, Volkswagen Passat, not at auction, to be sold at Peterborough BCA
Winkleigh Car Sales, Ford Mondeo, not present at auction
AA 1, Volvo S40, not present at auction
AA 2, Renault Laguna, not present at auction
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