My apologies for the Metro overkill in recent weeks, but the humble hatchback seems to be very much the car of the moment amongst AROnline readers – so much so, that I was spurred into buying one myself.
This example is, of course, a rarity – a Mk 2 GTA in Flame Red, with less than 30,000 miles on the clock. However, it’s not perfect, and that goes to show how rare (and how suddenly desirable) Metros have become. It seems to be the classic of choice for some younger enthusiasts.
Whether this is down to nostalgia, cars that mum and dad had when they were growing up in the 1990s, or their inherent rarity as a side-effect of how many were disposed of during the Scrappage Scheme is impossible to tell – but, for 1990s classics and for Metros in particular, demand seems to outstrip supply at the moment…
I love this. I’d love to own it. I need to have a bit of mental reset, though – low mileage or not, in my head, this one’s still a cheap £500 banger and not something that justifies being well over £1000 with five days bidding to go. Clearly I’m wrong – and, for the benefit of Metro fans everywhere, that has to be a good thing!
You have until Monday to get your bids in…
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