Just about to buy 1995 white XM V6 Manual

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Just about to buy 1995 white XM V6 Manual

Post by StephenS » Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:15 pm

Hi,

Looking for advice, I am about to buy a 1995 White M reg XM V6 Manual LHD (M199VDO) and just needed some advice re pricing and if I'm mad.
I have owned an XM back in the day and just love the car.

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Re: Just about to buy 1995 white XM V6 Manual

Post by renault760 » Sat Nov 17, 2018 9:05 pm

HI and welcom. I'm no expert but there are plenty here. Common sense would say "don't do it! Get a Mondeo instead."

However, if you've got the spare cash and it's a hobby/ passion, go for it. I wouldn't bank on it being any kind of investment though. I buy cars because I like them. I sometimes wish I was the sort of bloke that was happy with a Mondeo but I'm not. (Nothing in particular against Mondeos by the way!) A Mondeo might get me from A to B, but an XM, (if I could get one on the road!) would get me from A to B AND make me feel good into the bargain.

I've absolutely no clue on price. I would think that in the world of XMs everyone is different. Are you looking at a restoration project or a show stopper? Any pics?

Good luck anyway,

LG.

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Re: Just about to buy 1995 white XM V6 Manual

Post by White Exec » Sat Nov 17, 2018 9:12 pm

Hi Stephen, and welcome to the Forum.
If you can post some photos and mote details of the car you have your eye on (or a link to the ad), it might be possible to see how the price stacks up.
You sound all geared up to buy.
Chris
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Re: Just about to buy 1995 white XM V6 Manual

Post by StephenS » Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:34 pm

Hi,

Thanks for posts link below . I can get this for less that the asking price and full yrs MOT and all advisories sorted, new window motors etc etc and leaky steering rack fixed. Naturally knew dealer paid £850 before doing it up to sell on but naturally asking over the odds at 5K.

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1040683

P.S Mondeo --- I think not

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Re: Just about to buy 1995 white XM V6 Manual

Post by White Exec » Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:07 pm

Looks good from the photos, and some warranty with it.
Hopefully, you can bend the price somewhat.
Chris
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2003 RAV4 D4D 2.0 5dr LHD Silver WORKHORSE
1989 BX19RD Delage Red Deceased; 1998 ZX 1.9D Avantage auto Triton Green Company car 1998-2001; 2001 Xantia 1.8i auto Wicked Red Company car 2001-2003

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Re: Just about to buy 1995 white XM V6 Manual

Post by StephenS » Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:25 pm

Hi,

Got it for 2.5K

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Re: Just about to buy 1995 white XM V6 Manual

Post by renault760 » Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:50 pm

Eat your heart of Uri Geller!

LG

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Re: Just about to buy 1995 white XM V6 Manual

Post by White Exec » Mon Nov 19, 2018 7:02 pm

Much more like a sensible price.
Now the fun can begin! Let is know how you get on.
Chris
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2003 RAV4 D4D 2.0 5dr LHD Silver WORKHORSE
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