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Talk on the rant room has made me think back to my first car that I insured myself and how much it cost me

It was an MG BGT, VJX 670V and I handed over £450 in order that I was insured to drive it, third party fire and theft, for a whole year! :eek: The car cost me £2,500 so the premium was 18% of the car value.

I am insuring the Spider and the GTA for around that amount now, so on balance I don't feel too hard done by :lol:
 

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Peugeot 205 1.1 Junior. E924AJO....... Second year of driving as was on my dad's policy fro year 1. £850 ish in 2003 TPFT
 

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£1600 on a 1.4 3 year old Daewoo Lanos which was insurance group 4!
 

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£305 (fully comp) for a mini clubman 1100 in metalic bronze with brown cloth interior and green tinted windows :D
 

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£404 fully comp on a 1989 Fiesta 1L in 1991.
I moved to Scotland the following year and it dropped to £204.

...and that was with a 15% IAM discount.
 

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Got my first car in 2000, it was a 1982 Fiesta, a year older than me, reg was CRV 548W. It cost me £300 to buy, and £1100 to insure!

All my friends were on parents policies, whilst my premium was huge, however that paid dividends years later when I had x number of no claims, and was able to insure interesting cars, whilst they all had little uninteresting cars. :)
 

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First one was a 1.1 Fiesta pop plus (G738NBV), paid £895 for it and insured it for £420 with my dad

First one i insured myself was a 2003 Clio 1.2 dynamique (PF03VOM) and after the years free insurance deal i paid just shy of £1200
 

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Got my first car in 1980 and it was a pre-reg Viva HA. I paid £50 for the car and £95 for third party fire and theft insurance. :thumbs:
 

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Mini City 850cc
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£260 third party 1988.

When the engine blew I crushed it with a tractor and put it in a skip :D
 

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No! But I have a vague recollection of insuring my first on the road motorbike, a 1936 BSA Empire Star 250cc in 1956 for about thirty bob, will that do? :lol:
 

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£253 TPFT on an Alfasud Sprint, in 1984. I was hoping premiums would come down over my years but they've only ever gone up!
 

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£305 (fully comp) for a mini clubman 1100 in metalic bronze with brown cloth interior and green tinted windows :D
Really? Did you insure it in the hope it would get stolen and you could replace it? :eek:
 

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:cool: My first car was a 1.5 Sprint Veloce on a Y plate, bought for £350 in 1991.

:eek: In between buying the car and passing my test the insurance groups were revised, and rather than 10 there were now 20 groups as we have today...the upshot of that was that my provisional quote of £405 shot up to £983 (TPF&T) and only 2 insurers would touch me with a barge pole!

I was 21 at the time...still kept the car though, great fun that Sprint was too.
 
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