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Ebay Refuted? Capri values, USA

#1 User is offline   Crash & Burn 

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Posted 30 November 2017 - 05:28 PM

Recently, I went to revisit the web page for the National Auto Dealers' Association, which shows values for classic cars as well as newer models. I recalled looking when I first got Hien, and seeing values around $6500. This time, the listings were gone entirely, so I wrote to them and got a reply that they would be restored. Within a few days, they wrote again with a link http://www.nadaguide...s/1977/Capri-II showing my 2.8 as worth just over $8300, and the Pintos as $8250, or roughly 6150 GBP, that presuming they both qualify for the "top retail" category. If accurate, this means I haven't spent double these cars' value on them - More like triple. None of which means I'm gonna stop. :D

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Posted 30 November 2017 - 07:56 PM

Sell! Sell! Sell!

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 07:12 AM

You have to wonder what they would sell for over here. I wonder if they would command a higher price on exotic value alone at auction?

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Posted 01 December 2017 - 10:29 AM

Any vehicle is only worth what a prospective purchaser is willing to pay for it. Both sides of the pond it seems there are a lot of people willing to pay a lot of money for a Capri and that, along with increasing rarity, is what is driving up the prices. I'm sure they will go up further stateside as they were a popular car in the 60's and 70's judging by the fact half a million of them were sold in America.

I would have thought that the V6 was worth more than a $50 premium over the 4-cylinder cars which in itself makes me doubt the accuracy of the prices quoted.

If you can Gary I'd sit tight on them for a while and the hopeful rise in values may well then cover your expenditure. Quality, like yours are, will always command a premium.

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