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1988 Austin Metro Vanden Plas
Only 17,000 recorded 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.

Estimate
£5,000 - £7,000
 

Buyer's premium: 15.00%


 

Auction: The Summer 2021 Classic Car Auction, Tue, 6th Jul 2021

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