Strong demand for the luxury and supercar sectors saw high value vehicles in 2017 often substantially outperforming guide price expectations.
BCA sold a range of vehicles from the luxury and supercar sectors for over £100,000 last year, including Audi R8 Spyder, Porsche 911 Turbo S, Bentley Mulsanne and Continental, Rolls-Royce Wraith, Phantom and Ghost, Lamborghini, Land Rover Autobiography and Ferrari.
BCA found that around 65% of these high value cars were purchased by Live Online bidders, with the balance being brought by in-lane buyers. Sold price outperformed price guide expectations by up to 18%.
Highest price achieved by BCA last year was for a 2009-registered Lamborghini Murcielago Superveloce that realised £245,000. Second highest was a 2016 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Saloon that sold for £210,000.
A 2016 Lamborghini Huracan Spyder made £176,000, a 2013-registered Ferrari 458 Spyder F1 Roadster sold for £159,500 and a 2014 64 Porsche 911 Turbo S (991) PDK at 8,000 miles sold for £126,500
The biggest selling model over £100,000 was the Audi R8 610 Quattro Plus S-T, with 20 examples sold, for a top value of £111,000.