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Online car auctions: Volkswagen, Chevrolet and YPF finish off their vehicle fleets


There are also utility offers from Telecom and Metrogas, and trucks from a highway company. 04/05/2021 6:00 AM Clarí Cars Updated 04/05/2021 6:00 AM The automotive market is experiencing a reconstruction stage. The positive balance of the first quarter in sales of cars 0 km presupposes a year of frank recovery, although there is still a significant gap between the official values ​​of the automakers and the dealers. The same is true of the used car market, in which the pace of sal

04/05/2021 6:00 AM

  • Clarí

  • Cars

Updated 04/05/2021 6:00 AM

The automotive market is experiencing a reconstruction stage.

The positive balance of the first quarter in sales of


0 km

presupposes a year of frank recovery, although there is still a

significant gap

between the official values ​​of the automakers and the dealers.

The same is true of the used car market, in which the pace of sales is slower, but where price


also predominate


One modality that offers

unique opportunities

for those looking for new and used vehicles for a lower value than the market handles are online car auctions.

Opportunities of the month.

Through the digital platforms of Adrián Mercado and Narvaezbid.

In the auctions there is everything: lots of

0 km and used vehicles in all states

, which are offered to the highest bidder for different reasons: judicial auctions, renewal of company fleets or remnants of stock.

And the base prices, in many cases, are more than tempting.

During April, Volkswagen and Chevrolet finished off a part of their vehicle fleets, although they are not the only ones because YPF, Telecom, Metrogas and other companies that seek to renew their units are also joining.


Through Narvaezbid, the German brand is auctioning

10 armored vehicles

from its internal fleet.

Most are Touareg models, although there are also Tiguan, an Amarok pickup and an Audi A8.

All have RB3 level armor, which supports .44 Mg and 9 mm caliber projectiles.

The auction is already active through the website

and its closing date is

April 9

, starting at 11 am.

There are seven versions of


, the German brand's flagship SUV, in dispute from $ 1,100,000 (value at press time).

They correspond to units between 2009 and 2014, with different kilometers and states of conservation.

Volkswagen offers 10 vehicles with an RB3 armor level.

Photo Narvaezbid

Also in dance is a


and an



, both from 2013. The SUV is equipped with the 140 hp 2.0-liter turbodiesel engine, 6-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission and 4Motion all-wheel drive system.

The base offer is at

$ 1,625,240

, and has 133,000 kilometers traveled.

In turn, the Amarok carries the 180 hp 2.0 TDI engine, 8-speed automatic transmission and 4x4 traction.

Current offer:

$ 2,689,632


Finally, an

Audi A8

4.2 FSI Quattro from 2007

is also offered

, which was used as a presidential vehicle during the first administration of Cristina Kirchner.

The vehicle, which will not start (it has missing mechanical parts), had previously participated in an auction but without success.

The current bid is

$ 1,300,000


In all cases, the specifications are detailed in each batch and it is

freely accessible

to those who want to consult it.

In turn, as they are armored vehicles, from Narvaez they clarify that in the event that the armor is expired, the homologation and revalidation of it will be borne by the buyer.

The 10 vehicles are located in the beach that the company owns in the town of San Fernando, province of Buenos Aires.

Those interested in seeing them can send an email to

or call

11 2150-5850





In order to renew part of its fleet, the oil company will auction, also for,

25 Ford Ranger pickups

and three different cars (Volkswagen Voyage, Ford EcoSport and Ford Focus).


It offers through 25 Ford Ranger pickups in different states of conservation.

Photo Narvaezbid

Like the Volkswagen auction, it is already active and will have a deadline of Friday

, April 9

, starting at 2:00 p.m.


Ford Ranger

correspond to different versions of equipment manufactured between 2007 and 2010, all with the 3.0-liter turbodiesel engine of 163 horses, 5-speed manual transmission and all-wheel drive system.

The initial offers start at

$ 410,000

, although it should be noted that the description details that none starts or that they have not been tested.

As is often the case, these are lots that represent a

great opportunity for mechanics or resale agents


The proposals are completed with a

Ford Focus Ambiente

1.6 (from $ 240,000) and a

Ford EcoSport XLS

2.0 4x2 (from $ 340,000), both from 2008, which also do not start, and with a Volkswagen Voyage 1.6 from 2011 (from $ 335,000) that it works.

All vehicles are found in the cities of Las Heras, Santa Cruz, and Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut, (except the VW Voyage, Córdoba).

To manage visits, those interested should call 11 2150-5850 or 114742-5850, or send an email to

General Motors

The American brand is auctioning three vehicles from its fleet.

It is a

Chevrolet Spin

(2019), a

5-door Cruze

(2018), and an

S10 pickup

(2016) that will be in dance until April



General Motors.

The auctions of 3 Chevrolet vehicles (Activ, Cruze and S10) are already active and will be in dispute until April 22.

Photo Narvaezbid

The version of the Spin minivan is the

7-seat Activ


equipped with the 1.8-liter gasoline engine and 6-speed automatic gearbox.

It has 22,921 kilometers traveled and its current offer is

$ 1,485,492


For its part, the version of the medium manufactured at the General Alvear plant, Santa Fe, is the entry-level (LT).

Mechanically it carries the efficient 153-horsepower 1.4 turbo engine and 6-speed manual gearbox.

It has 50,290 kilometers and the current base price is

$ 1,360,900


While the S10 pickup is a High Country (top of the range), with a double cabin body, automatic transmission and all-wheel drive.

The unit has 170,500 kilometers traveled and its current bid price is

$ 2,385,327


Telecom and Metrogas

Both companies auction their fleets of utility vehicles of different makes and models.

The first, corresponding to the telephone company, has a deadline

of April 14

, at 2:00 p.m.

More than 30 vehicles

, most consisting of different versions of

Ford Ranger

, will be available to the highest bidders.

The lots are completed with other models such as 

Renault Kangoo


Ford Courier

, among others.

Telecom and Metrogas also finish off part of their fleets for Narvaezbid.

There are 2000 models, with initial offers of

$ 85,000

(lost), until 2015.

Metrogas, for its part, auctioned on

April 22


Volkswagen Saveiro

and two

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

manufactured between 2007 and 2009. Bids start from

$ 243,600

for the pickup, while for the utility


manufactured in Gonzalez Catán, from

$ 833,000.

Road company

Adrián Mercado

, another renowned auction platform, will auction on April 9

more than 20 trucks

 corresponding to the fleet of the Jujuy highway company Jumi SRL.


those interested can enter the virtual room to bid for one or more of the 66 lots, which also include three pickups (

Volkswagen Amarok




Chevrolet Montana

) and construction machines.

On April 9, the Jujuy highway company Jumi SRL will auction more than 20 trucks through

Photo Adrián Mercado

To participate in both the Narvaezbid and Adrián Mercado auctions, a series of simple steps must be followed.

The first thing is to enter the website and create a user.

The procedure is


and is validated in 24 hours.

To be entitled to participate, the user must make a deposit as a guarantee of the offer (surety bond), the amount of which varies according to the policy of each auction house. 

Look also

Online car auctions: 6 keys to avoid making a mistake when buying

Online car auctions: how the world of great opportunities works

Source: clarin

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