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1989 Austin Metro 1.3GS *Low Miles*



This Atlantic Blue Metro 1.3 GS was purchased brand new on the 6th October 1989 by a lady called Inez Phyllis Kington. It would have been the top of the range model, with a brochure price of £8,400.00. It's main features are: rare sundym bronze glass; twin rear fog lights; quartz clock; R570 Radio cassette; central locking; etched windows; Prussian blue interior; sunroof with wind deflector and rear wash wipe with heated rear window.

The vendor has supplied us with the following.....

The Metro was lucky enough to have been purchased as a second car, which meant it was not subject to a hard working life, hence the fact that when the vendor finally purchased the car in April 2013 the mileage was just shy of 35,000. 

The Car has full service history, which is as follows:

  • 19/01/90 at 1063 miles
  • 23/04/91  a 6000 mile service
  • 28/09/92 at 10610
  • 24/09/96 at 18541
  • 18/09/03 at 28864
  • 15/09/11 at 32342
  • 07/04/14 at 37276
  • 23/09/14 at 41025
  • 03/09/15 at 46409

The current mileage reading at time of writing is 48,317 although this may increase.

The car does have some receipts as well as all the MOT certificates from the vendors ownership. It also has a vast array of previous tax discs (see picture).

There has been a new clutch and clutch cable installed at the last MOT on the 7th July 2017 and now gear changes feel factory fresh.

It comes with a rare sunroof bag, and a N/O/S drivers door pocket as the current one has a slight mark. This particular interior is exceedingly rare and it is quite hard to get new blue plastic trim for the car.

Retaining the original dealer plates, original dealer tax disc holder & the original tax disc it left the forecourt with displayed in the window. It has a full book pack, along with two sets of original keys (inc. dealer key ring, key code for keys and aerial key) 

The car was present at the Gaydon Motor museum 25/35 metro anniversary. A picture of it  parked next to the only other known example (which is a concourse award winning show car) in this colour/trim combo.- my car does come with the original metric wheels and wheel trims and I think with a bit of TLC, could be nearly as good if not on par with it's twin. It has the pedigree and the right base to become a good show car.

On site now for viewing.

Thank you.


  • Lot Number: 116
  • Year: 1989
  • Make: Austin
  • Model: Metro GS
  • Registration: G707LYC
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive: Front Wheel Drive
  • Engine Size: 1275
  • Current Milometer Reading: 48,317
  • MOT Expiry Date: 03-08-2018
  • Estimate: £1200 ~ £1800