Tired of waiting!
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: United Kingdom
I spent just a little more than £2k on mine, a S1 3.0 lusso with teardrops. It had a short MOT but sailed through, however I had the benefit of knowing the last two owners (7 years between them) and it had a war and peace history which for me made it worth every penny. Also 4 owners total on a 12 year old car giving some confidence in it being "much loved".
When looking for mine I looked at a few sub £2k offerings, cambelt overdue (over 5 years rather than by mileage in most cases), holes in history or complete lack of logbook, missing master keys and vast numbers of owners were items that came up time and time again. Thats just my experience, there are of course motivated sellers and genuine bargains out there too.