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s-express
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I'm surprised it reached that figure. Looked pretty uncared for if (no offence to prev owner!) and the respray looked more like a quick blow-by without bothering to mask off grilles, spolier uprights etc.
And the coolant level was low, probably just a leak but demonstrates a lack of care & maintenance to me. I expected it to go for £34k all in to be honest....

Maybe it demonstrates that S1 values are on the up in order to maintain a decent diff from S1 elise values?
Also, does it demonstrate that buyers are not bothered about lack of originality (when it comes to engine swaps?).
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ade
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s-express wrote: Tue Feb 09, 2021 12:26 pm I'm surprised it reached that figure. Looked pretty uncared for if (no offence to prev owner!) and the respray looked more like a quick blow-by without bothering to mask off grilles, spolier uprights etc.
And the coolant level was low, probably just a leak but demonstrates a lack of care & maintenance to me. I expected it to go for £34k all in to be honest....

Maybe it demonstrates that S1 values are on the up in order to maintain a decent diff from S1 elise values?
Also, does it demonstrate that buyers are not bothered about lack of originality (when it comes to engine swaps?).
I was going to take a punt on it, but it went over my budget sadly.
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gonein60seconds
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Rob999 wrote: Sat Apr 24, 2021 7:25 am And another coming soon

https://collectingcars.com/for-sale/200 ... exige-s1-2
I was looking for a project S1 at one stage, no funds now. But very curious how a project car fairs price wise.
S1 #501
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thommo
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An honest appraisal there. No service history . . . But could be a bargain buy.
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andyzim
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Seems like a lot of wear and tear for 53k miles. Clearly quite unloved though.
ade
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Now how much money can I find down the back of the sofa?
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series_one
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That is one huge battery. Is it sitting on top of something?
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Serial number is 600 so it’s one of the very last. I briefly thought about it for track days, mechanical check and just use it.
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deggles
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series_one wrote: Sun Apr 25, 2021 2:47 pm That is one huge battery. Is it sitting on top of something?
I think it's an A/C car, there's a different battery tray that sits on top of the AC evaporator :)

Will be interesting to see what this car goes for, clearly needs some TLC but could be about as cheap as a complete/original S1 is going to get.
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