Series 80 for sale on ebay

evilandy

New Member
Joined
May 3, 2021
Messages
1
Hi all,

Looking at replacing my much loved series 90 with a series 80 and I have seen one on eBay for sale (N51 BJM):


It looks like it’s in fantastic condition, but having just been badly burned by a poor example a few months ago I was wondering if anyone knew anything about this one?

Cheers,

Andy
 

chadr

Well-Known Member
Joined
Mar 19, 2010
Messages
2,910
Garage
Country Flag
england
It does look lovely inside and out, miles are relatively low too. I wonder what the underside looks like?

Even if it's pristine, it's £15k for a Petrol - which is still quite a lot IMHO! Having said that, what do I know - 80 prices are all over the place, so it might be a real bargain! :icon-rolleyes:
 

Chris

Super Moderator
Supporter
Joined
Feb 24, 2010
Messages
17,286
Garage
Country Flag
europe
Yes, it's a petrol and a 95 at that, and yes it's not cheap. But if it's as good as it looks, you're effectively buying time. Low miles, good condition means that it's not suffering the abuse that so many others will have had and that is a real time saving. Sure, petrol not so good on the MPG but also not going to get hit like diesels will. Maybe some hard bargaining might get the price down a bit.

Not saying I'd buy it, but I was parked in traffic outside a Ford dealer today looking at a Fiesta with £18999 in the window.
 

Gary820

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jan 8, 2013
Messages
3,063
Garage
Country Flag
great_britain
Looks tidy but mot history does say about corrosion so would need a good poke round underneath!
Last mot in 2019 also had 88k miles not 87k.
If it's worth £15k I'm selling mine!!
 
Don't like the adverts?  Click here to remove them

Dave_S

Well-Known Member
Joined
Aug 8, 2012
Messages
1,062
As above - MOT check indicates a lot of underbody corrosion. Very hard to price otherwise, as Chris says, expensive in one sense, but not compared with new cars. Personally I'd be expecting to pay £10-12K maybe, but who knows...
 

AndycruiserguyLomas

Well-Known Member
Supporter
Joined
Nov 19, 2010
Messages
4,764
Country Flag
england
You've got to want a petrol 80 pretty bad to get drawn in to pay anything like that kind of money. 15K better spent on a good 100 or 150 series.
Somebody traded that in, either there or was underwritten and I bet the trade in fig was a third of that.
 

Towpack

Well-Known Member
Supporter
Joined
Oct 4, 2011
Messages
3,776
Garage
Country Flag
england
You've got to want a petrol 80 pretty bad to get drawn in to pay anything like that kind of money. 15K better spent on a good 100 or 150 series.
Somebody traded that in, either there or was underwritten and I bet the trade in fig was a third of that.

+1. If your not concerned about petrol running costs, for that kind of money, consider a V8 100 series.
 

Chris

Super Moderator
Supporter
Joined
Feb 24, 2010
Messages
17,286
Garage
Country Flag
europe
He's got an oil buner on an L plate on there too for £17k. Clearly he picks nice cars but the prices are not what you'd call realistic for anyone in the know. But it shows there are decent examples out there if you know where to look. Probably in the obituaries section.
 

willthompson

Active Member
Joined
Nov 5, 2018
Messages
96
Im intrigued by what people think 80's are worth and going to be worth....
I have have been offered 18k for mine 6 months ago and two weekends i was offered 20k off another person, i am starting to think these silly offers may eventually stop but why would they.... How many 80 series in this country are left that are actually worth buying? lets be honest for 1hdt with 100-200k on the clock, maybe a little rough around the edges but clean where it counts your looking at 8/10k and anything from 10/15k for a mint one that just wants tidying up. by the time you throw suspension wheels tyres at it your all ready at nearly 20k all in and you haven't really done anything. If the price of them in Australia, North America and main land Europe is anything to go by this is till the cheapest place to buy them even iff we all think there expensive.
 

Dave_S

Well-Known Member
Joined
Aug 8, 2012
Messages
1,062
Vehicle pricing is all about supply and demand of course. Example: Landrover stopped building the proper Defender, rather that the new excuse for branding/badge engineering, and prices have exploded - I find it mad that a really good 110 is now the same price as a 716 Pinzgauer or even a U1300 Unimog. It makes no sense at all, by any reasonable standard... but its happening. My guess is that the 80 Series is now getting into the same bubble as the Defenders...
 
Top