A car like La Petite Vie’s Ti-Mé has sold for more than ,000

A car like La Petite Vie’s Ti-Mé has sold for more than $56,000

A 1987 Chevrolet Caprice Estate, like that of Ti-Mé’s character in the TV series La Petite Vie, has sold for $44,000 on virtual auction site Bring a Trailer.

Converted, this amount corresponds to CAN$ 56,566. For a third generation model, this is a record on this site.

We would like to point out in advance that the copy offered for sale is in perfect condition, as evidenced by the photos. We can read in the display that the odometer shows only 6,000 miles, which is 9656 kilometers.

We also learn that it’s powered by a 307-cubic-inch V8 engine mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. This block develops 140 hp and 255 lb-ft.

A car like La Petite Vies Ti Me has sold for

Photo: Bring trailer

This Chevrolet Caprice Estate is painted blue and accented with imitation wood. Inside, navy velvet takes the spotlight.

Other features include keyless entry, power side windows, AM and FM radio with cassette player, and 15-inch wire wheel covers.

It goes without saying that it is equipped with a third rear-facing bench seat. It offers space for up to eight occupants.

The seller acquired the car in 2022. It has been legal in North Carolina since 2004.

expert advice

When asked about the sale of this car, Benoit Lavigne, Collector Vehicle Expert at PG Evaluation, commented that “fashions are changing and new drivers don’t want to drive the same kind of vehicles as their parents did… But over time, nostalgia sets in and we want one Rediscover part of our youth. »

This is how he explains “the strong demand for old, now almost extinct station wagons, replaced by SUVs. Even if the price seems disproportionate, this Caprice is practically new and priced below that of an ordinary modern SUV, it will suit its buyer perfectly to relive part of his youth. »

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