Welcome to our 2015 UK Classic Car Price Guide where you’ll find accurate pricing for the most popular models from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s based ONLY on auction results. We think this approach makes our price guide unique in providing the true market value for all models listed within their respective condition categories.
Please note if a particular make or model is not listed in our Classic Car Price Guide we either consider it too specialist or haven’t yet seen one sold through auction in the UK.
In compiling this Classic Car Car Price Guide we have noticed the following trends:
Beware the Heritage body shell affect. From an ownership perspective they are clearly very reassuring but in terms of values they tend to introduce an artificial ceiling because instead of getting rarer, cars can simply be re-shelled instead. Case in point is the Chrome Bumper MGB which bar early 1960s examples have their prices now apparently fixed forever at no more than £10,000 for the very best examples.
On a positive front Jensen and Daimler are finally getting appreciated. Perhaps being brought along by a growing appreciation of the Aston Martin V8, Jensen’s Interceptor is climbing in value and perhaps from a similar MK2 Jaguar upturn in fortune, likewise the Daimler V8-250 Saloon. Meanwhile the SP250 ‘Dart’ is now knocking on the door of its nemesis the Austin Healey 3000, with the very best cars tipping £50,000.
Original Mini Coopers, early Ford RS Escorts and 3.0litre MK1 Capris continue to increase in value with £20,000 and even £30,000 achievable. Therefore for many of us it is perhaps time to predict what will follow next. Given a continued desire to own original competition inspired machinery then the Peugeot 205 GTI and Subaru Impreza should in theory begin that same journey. When of course we don’t know, so maybe buy one soon with a degree of care whilst prices are low and cars plentiful. Also definitely keep one eye open on all Capri’s because previously unloved MK2 car values are up, which must bode well for later MK3 cars, including the 1.6 and 2.0 Laser, 2.8i and 280 Brooklands not to mention Bodie and Doyle 3.0S which is already seeing prices climb.
Triumph sports cars seem to be doing very well at present, even with the option in some cases of heritage shells. Both the Spitfire and TR6 really stand out. The former now commanding higher prices than its sibling, the Stag. All while the TR6 seemingly follows in the footsteps of the best TRs before with £20,000 surely on the cards soon for well cared examples.
Look out also for sporting Vauxhall HS cars as they enter classic status and of course Alfa Romeo’s, particularly the smaller engined GT Junior models, with interest in the 1300 strongest. All original Mini’s are now appreciating, as is Issigonis other gem, the Morris Minor, particularly in Traveller form with £8,000 achievable. The same value interestingly for decent 1200cc VW Beetles, meaning both Germany’s and Britain’s peoples cars have ended up in a similar place some 60 or 70 years further on.
At the top end of the market Aston Martin DB5 and now DB6 cars have seemingly disappeared out of sight, especially in Volante form. All while only the earliest Series 1 E-Types remain anywhere near as strong following half centenary celebrations which have apparently left a mild hangover. Interestingly prices are also beginning to compress across all three series with fixed head coupes catching up with their roadster counterparts. Series 2 cars still look terrific value starting at under £20,000 for usable six cylinder Fixed Head Coupes (FHC).
On a more general level newer Jaguar and Aston Martin cars are always worth a closer look with the XJS now on a positive upturn, particularly in post 1988 V12 Convertible form, and the DB7 poised ready to follow suit. The XK8 is still a way off and so maybe leave that one for now until interest grows, which incidentally we’re certain it will. Also worth a look is BMW’s 635CSI, if you haven’t already, and the 840Ci, which is clearly undervalued at present.
Bookmark this page or add it to your Favourites for future reference and also compare values with our 2013 and 2014 price guides to see for yourself whether prices are rising, falling or remaining static.
In the meantime enjoy our 2015 UK Classic Car Price Guide and we genuinely hope it helps steer you towards your next purchase.
Excellent – Can also be described as superb, cars that can go straight into a showroom or show.
Good – Can also be described as very good, cars that require tidying or detail work to bring up to scratch.
Project – Can also be described as fair, cars that require repair, overhaul or restoration.
No. Sold – The number of individual models we have noted as sold through auction and included in this Price Guide.
All prices shown include buyers fees.
|Alfa Romeo||Alfasud 1.5Ti||Read Review||£3,920||1|
|Alfa Romeo||GT Junior 1300||£15,469||£13,627||£8,438||5|
|Alfa Romeo||GT Junior 1600||£12,223||£10,971||6|
|Alfa Romeo||2600 Spider||£23,100||1|
|Alfa Romeo||GTV 1750||£14,000||£5,175||4|
|Alfa Romeo||GTV 2000||Read Review||£19,461||£17,719||£9,184||10|
|Alfa Romeo||Spider S1 Duetto||£21,325||£17,250||4|
|Alfa Romeo||Spider S2||£7,008||5|
|Alfa Romeo||Spider S3||£10,725||£5,252||£2,385||9|
|Alfa Romeo||Spider S4||Read Review||£5,940||£3,630||4|
|Aston Martin||DB3 FHC||£187,650||£165,950||4|
|Aston Martin||DB4 FHC||£158,300||£180,700||2|
|Aston Martin||DB5 FHC||£389,817||£292,700||£320,700||7|
|Aston Martin||DB5 Convertible||£521,750||2|
|Aston Martin||DB6 FHC||Read Review||£156,998||£151,475||£115,550||15|
|Aston Martin||DB6 Volante||£933,750||£309,500||2|
|Aston Martin||DBS FHC||£69,000||£34,263||3|
|Aston Martin||DBS V8 FHC||£53,317||£24,685||5|
|Aston Martin||V8 FHC||£36,771||£30,750||£24,380||15|
|Aston Martin||V8 Volante||£87,779||£62,660||6|
|Aston Martin||Vantage FHC||£74,300||1|
|Audi||Quattro UR||Read Review||£30,375||£11,660||2|
|Austin||Mini Seven/ 850||£8,401||£5,144||17|
|Austin||Mini Cooper S MKI & II||Read Review||£24,624||£15,793||12|
|Austin||Mini Clubman Estate||£2,695||1|
|Chevrolet||Corvette Sting Ray||Read Review||£43,850||2|
|Chevrolet||Corvette C3||Read Review||£11,813||2|
|Daimler||SP250 ‘Dart’||Read Review||£37,502||£20,519||£19,178||15|
|Ford||Capri MkIII 3.0S||£12,285||£4,437||4|
|Ford||Capri MKIII 2.8i||£5,120||2|
|Ford||Cortina MKII 1600E||£7,700||£975||2|
|Ford||Cortina MKII Savage (Rep)||£3,832||1|
|Ford||Cortina MKII Lotus||£21,801||£11,760||7|
|Ford||Escort MK1 Mexico||£20,216||4|
|Ford||Escort MK1 Twin Cam||£39,244||2|
|Ford||Escort MK1 RS2000||£13,040||£20,130||3|
|Ford||Escort MK2 RS2000||£11,220||1|
|Ford||Mustang 289 Notchback||£18,000||£10,895||3|
|Ford||Mustang 289 Fastback||Read Review||£24,280||£12,770||6|
|Ford||Mustang Convertible||Read Review||£21,125||£11,500||5|
|Ford||Mustang 390GT Fastback||£39,675||1|
|Ford||Sierra RS Cosworth (3 Dr)||£22,417||£9,240||£9,775||5|
|Ford||Sierra Saphire RS Cosworth||£8,140||1|
|Jaguar||E-type S1 3.8 Roadster||£119,347||£64,332||£90,960||16|
|Jaguar||E-type S1 3.8 FHC||£93,400||£39,845||£37,985||11|
|Jaguar||E-type S1 4.2 Roadster||£92,239||£62,233||£35,750||11|
|Jaguar||E-type S1 4.2 FHC||£47,954||£34,078||£29,613||23|
|Jaguar||E-Type S1 1/2 4.2 Roadster||£72,028||3|
|Jaguar||E-Type S1 1/2 4.2 FHC||£35,975||£17,500||£12,320||6|
|Jaguar||E-Type S2 Roadster 4.2||Read Review||£58,694||£42,195||£26,450||12|
|Jaguar||E-Type S2 FHC||Read Review||£35,809||£23,094||£16,099||24|
|Jaguar||E-Type S3 V12 Roadster||Read Review||£55,922||£39,001||£42,550||20|
|Jaguar||E-Type S3 FHC V12||£38,446||£22,484||15|
|Jaguar||MK2 3.8||Read Review||£39,212||£11,937||£6,714||20|
|Jaguar||S-Type 3.4 and 3.8||£8,864||5|
|Jaguar||XJ-S 3.6 Coupe||£3,841||£2,797||£1,532||4|
|Jaguar||XJ-S 3.6 Convertible||£7,560||1|
|Jaguar||XJ-S V12 Convertible||Read Review||£11,632||£5,583||28|
|Jaguar||XJ-S V12 Coupe||£8,845||£3,428||£1,695||16|
|Jaguar||XJS 4.0 Convertible||£11,550||1|
|Jaguar||XJS 4.0 Coupe||£3,488||8|
|Jaguar||XK8 Convertible||Read Review||£4,510||1|
|Jensen||GT 3 Dr Hatch||£4,240||1|
|Jensen||Interceptor SIII||Read Review||£19,283||£14,813||6|
|Lancia||Delta HF Turbo||£5,175||1|
|Lancia||HF Integrale 8v||£10,605||£10,957||3|
|MG||MGB Pre-’75 (Chrome Bumper)||£9,037||£5,016||£1,847||42|
|MG||MGB-GT Pre-’75 (Chrome Bumper)||Read Review||£6,928||£3,098||£1,498||38|
|MG||MGB-GT V8 Pre-’75 (Chrome Bumper)||£10,950||£7,802||4|
|MG||MGB Post-’75 (Rubber Bumper)||£5,421||£4,100||£2,279||28|
|MG||MGB-GT Post-’75 (Rubber Bumper)||£5,157||£2,445||£1,099||15|
|MG||MGB-GT V8 Post ’75 (Rubber Bumper)||£12,650||£6,315||7|
|British Leyland||Mini 1000||£3,740||£2,710||£1,760||3|
|British Leyland||Mini 1275GT||£6,496||1|
|Morris||Mini 850 & 1000||£8,465||£3,312||£2,325||14|
|Morris||Mini 850 Pickup||£15,400||1|
|Morris||Mini Cooper S||Read Review||£20,350||£15,943||5|
|Morris||Minor Convertible (Original)||£13,119||£6,684||9|
|Morris||Minor Convertible (Converted from Saloon)||Read Review||£6,450||£4,520||9|
|Peugeot||205 GTI 1.6||£3,175||3|
|Saab||900 Turbo T16S||Read Review||£1,643||1|
|Sunbeam||Rapier S1 Saloon||£2,100||1|
|VW||Golf MKI GTI||£5,830||1|
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