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Finding original list price of a classic cars?

Finding original list price of a classic cars?

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Steve in Stoke

Original Poster:

2,036 posts

86 months

Friday 23rd April 2010
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I've been toying with the idea of adding a classic Fiat 500L to the fleet, but also thinking of putting it through the business as a sort of promotional vehicle.

My accountant says it can be done, and I'd pay 15% BIK on the original list price - it doesn't fall under regular classic car BIK, as it will be purchased for under £15k.

Any idea where I can find original list prices for these, or other classics that I have in mind? Google is swamped with list prices for the current 500, even when adding "classic" to the search. I've also tried all the usual classic car sites, the Fiat500 forum and Wikipedia.

Thanks in advance!

Parabola

1,560 posts

99 months

Friday 23rd April 2010
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Maybe try contacting one of the owners clubs.

tog

2,969 posts

130 months

Friday 23rd April 2010
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Period brochure off Ebay?

edo

14,978 posts

167 months

Friday 23rd April 2010
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Dont know what year this was, but 500L.

£447 OTR.



Edited by edo on Friday 23 April 10:44

Twincam16

27,646 posts

160 months

Friday 23rd April 2010
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1957 figures I've got for that Fiat range were:

500 - £556
600 - £585
600 Multipla - £799
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Parabola

1,560 posts

99 months

Friday 23rd April 2010
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Can anyone work out what these prices would equate to today, taking into account inflation etc?

Emubiker

913 posts

82 months

Friday 23rd April 2010
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Parabola said:
Can anyone work out what these prices would equate to today, taking into account inflation etc?
If we say inflation was 5% (roughly what gov't aims for) then t would be:
original price X (1.05 to the power of how many years old said car is.

Me thinks.

Steve in Stoke

Original Poster:

2,036 posts

86 months

Friday 23rd April 2010
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Thanks for the responses - helpful as ever from th PH collective!

I hadn't thought of ebay for period brochures, despite earning the majority of my income from ebay. The shame.

£75 BIK sounds acceptable enough though!