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Buy Now

If you are a trade buyer, and eligible to buy online, Buy Now means you can purchase vehicles immediately at the Buy Now price - enabling you to source specific stock at any time.

Stock offered in Buy Now sales is a mix of fresh vehicles and some that may have previously been offered at auction.

Within the web site, Buy Now sales are indicated by the blue pound sign (shown above).

As you search and view vehicles you will discover a selection of used vehicles direct from our leading vendors that you can buy immediately. The vehicle details will indicate the sale end date and time. 

A selection of Buy Now vehicles is available to view and buy 24/7 - the sales are frequently updated, so check back regularly. Once purchased, a vehicle disappears from the sale.

Shortly after purchase you will receive an email confirming your purchase.

As well as being available for instant purchase, some vehicles will also have a Bid Now option enabling you to have more choice about how you buy.

Buy Now also enables you to benefit from an extended range of vehicles, many of which are fresh stock, in a wider selection of locations.   Auction View presents each off site vehicle with further information regarding delivery, which may take slightly longer than vehicles that are on site at BCA.

Delivery Information

If the vehicle is located at a BCA Centre you have an option of self-collecting or call 01530 514 365 to arrange delivery of your purchase.  Breakdown of delivery charges are as follows: Vehicles purchased online (excluding BCA Live Online) will be delivered at the following rates:

                                    Distance             Cost       
Up to 200 miles (Mainland UK only. Excluding LCVs)          £104 + VAT
201 to 300 miles (Mainland UK only. Excluding LCVs) £156 + VAT
301 to 400 miles (Mainland UK only. Excluding LCVs) £208 + VAT


Please Note: If the vehicle has no MOT or cannot be plate driven as it is a Non Runner, then please contact the relevant BCA Centre for a quote for delivery. Vehicles, Over 400 miles price on application please contact your BCA Centre for a quotation.

Key benefits with flexibility in mind

  • Broad selection of stock from leading vendors
  • Sales include fresh stock that's offsite and not available in physical auctions
  • Online Buy Now sale through a single search
  • Stock available to purchase 24/7
  • Buy Now sales run for days, enabling you to buy with confidence
  • Integrated with BCA auction processes
  • Some Buy Now vehicles will be available with a Bid Now option
  • Enhanced appraisals and imagery
  • Online charges in line with BCA Live Online

We're here to help

If you have any questions about Buy Now, contact our expert team:

  • Email buyonline-central@bca.com
  • Call the Buy Online team on 01530 514365 - some of the calls will be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.