Sat, 20th Nov 2021 13:00

The Winter 2021 Classic Car Auction

Lot 85

1988 Austin Metro Vanden Plas
No Reserve - Only 17,000 miles

Registration: E869VWM
Chassis: SAXXFZWM9BD613126
Odometer: 17,348
Transmission: Automatic

  • Electric windows
  • Fitted with a Phillips radio from new
  • Equipped with a Quartz clock
  • Rear Metro mudflaps
  • Spare wheel present
  • Fabulous original untouched interior
  • Manually operated sunroof
  • Covered only 700 miles in the past fifteen years
  • Fitted with correct metric tyres and wheels
  • V5 Present

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Surely a unique opportunity to acquire a lovely, low mileage Austin Metro Vanden Plas 4 speed automatic. This particular example has only covered 700 miles in the past fifteen years and treasured throughout its life.

The Austin Metro was introduced in October 1980 with the Vanden Plas being added to the range in April 1982. It is powered by the 'A' series 1275cc 60bhp engine with a 4-speed automatic transmission. Hydragas suspension, rack and pinion steering and servo assisted front disc and rear drum brakes were fitted.

Externally the Vanden Plas received bronze tinted glass, laminated windscreen, bright inserts to the front and rear screen rubbers, black wrap around bumpers, bright finished front grille surround with grey central bars, bright finished door and tailgate handles twin door mirrors, coachlines with 'VP' motifs on each rear wing, glass tilting/removeable sunroof, locking fuel filler cap and special black hubcaps with VP motifs and bright trim rings.

Internally the Vanden Plas received 'Raschelle' woven velvet upholstery, door casings, rear quarter cases, front headrest pads and rear armrests, a leather steering wheel, 60/40 split folding rear seat, deep cut-pile carpets, cloth headlining and wood door capping's. Instrumentation included a rev counter and digital clock.

As Metro’s are becoming evermore popular, be sure not to miss this chance to acquire this fine example.


Sold for £3,696


Auction: The Winter 2021 Classic Car Auction, Sat, 20th Nov 2021

Viewing: We are delighted to announce that open viewing will be available on the following days, so there is no need to pre-book to attend:

Thursday 18th November - 10am to 7pm
Friday 19th November - 10am to 4pm
Saturday 20th November - From 9am

Bidding: Bidding is available Online, pre-registered Maximum Commission Bid, over the Phone or by Attending in person.

Attending: Track & Trace will be in operation on the day, so you must supply your name and contact details upon arrival.

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