I only had one direct contact, by email, from anyone genuinely interested & agreed to sell it as it was. It needed £1100 worth of paint, mainly from where the previous owner had kept it covered up which caused some micro blistering to the laquer plus approx £150 to sort a faulty abs sensor. Apart from this the engine bay required detailing, nothing major at all. I'd already turned off the airbag light. Cambelt, tensioners, plugs, brakes, wishbones & tyres had all recently been renewed.
If I had prepared it for retail then it would have been £9500. We agreed a discounted price to allow for the paint etc.
By chance Jon who purchased it, he previously owned a V6 GTV, saw this thread & contacted me by email & then phone. I described it accurately & the rest is now history. He did say that he thought that it looked & drove better than other GTV he'd seen.
If he keeps it in nice conditon I reckon it should be worth £15k in a few, 2 to 5, years time.
Jon, the new owner, will be joining us here at AO so perhaps he'll keep us updated?