Lagosians rush to buy cars at unbelievable prices at Carsbazr live auctions

February 1, 2019
3 min read

Nigeria’s leading marketplace for the sale of verified locally used cars, Carsbazr hosted another live auction for the public at the Daily Times Yard in Lagos on Saturday, January 26, 2019.

Jan 26 Carsbazr Auction Pic 2 Vice President Trading Mohammed Iyamu CEO Etop Ikpe and Head Technology Fikayo Otun all of Cars45

Compered by stand-up comedian and singer, Kehinde Otolorin also known as KennyBlaq, the audience at the live auction had their energy levels up and were gingered to place bids for over 20 cars which were auctioned successfully at fantastic and unbelievable prices. With over 40 car live auctions already held since its inception in August 2018, this week’s auction had a bidder smile home with a sound Lexus RX300 for just 400,000 naira, while another participant won a Toyota Corolla 2004 for 550,000 naira.

Jan 26 Carsbazr Auction Pic 7 Head of Operations Carsbazr John Egwu KennyBlaq VP Trading Cars45 Mohammed Iyamu and Head Technology Cars45 Fikayo Otun

Speaking at the event, Chief Executive Officer, Cars45, Etop Ikpe expressed satisfaction that the culture of auctioning Nigerian used cars was taking root and being embraced by the general public. “The radiant joy that exudes from the faces of participants' who via our platform have been able to access and own affordable quality vehicles is indeed very gratifying to note. Nothing can beat that satisfaction that comes from knowing that you are helping to make something beautiful happen in the lives of others. Our weekly live auctions have become a connection point in that people are able to go home with vehicles that they can afford in a convivial and fun environment.”

Jan 26 Carsbazr Auction Pic 4 Car Bid winner poses with her car

Jan 26 Carsbazr Auction Pic 5 Car Bid winner poses with his car

Many of the bid winners could not contain their excitement as they showered encomiums on Carsbazr. “I have heard about the Carsbazr auctions and today, I decided to attend. The event has been well put together and very orderly. The high point for me was outbidding others to buy a KIA Picanto 2013 at 425,000 naira. I am very happy, thanks to Carsbazr for this great opportunity.”

Jan 26 Carsbazr Auction Pic 6 Car Bid winner poses with his carTill date, the live auction which holds every Saturday at different strategic locations across three major cities – Lagos, Abuja, and Port Harcourt, has become a game changer within the automobile community in Nigeria.

Jan 26 Carsbazr Auction Pic 3 Cross section of bidders at the auction

Join us this Saturday, February 2, 2019, for another exciting Carsbazr live auction with EmmaOhMyGod.

Venue: Carsbazr Daily Times Lot, Plot 5, Lateef Jakande Road, Agidingbi, Ikeja

Time: (Inspect the cars) 12noon (Auction begins)

Jan 26 Carsbazr Auction Pic 9 Group picture of all winners at the live auction

To Participate:

Register now for free to book a seat at the auction. Pay a refundable participation fee of N50,000. Get 100% refund in 48 hours if you don't win any car. Complete payment for your cars within 48 hours. You are welcome to bring a technician for physical verification.

Jan 26 Carsbazr Auction Pic 8 KennyBlaq and Cars45 CEO Etop Ikpe

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