HOW MUCH TO PAY
£1000 to £3500
A rotten shell with ID could cost £500, while you’ll need to double or triple your money for a complete car. A rough runner with MoT will be £2500 to £3500.
£3500 to £7500
Any XR3 capable of being used will fit the middle value, with the upper end for something show-worthy. Beware of imported LHD machines, which are tricky to convert, and tend to be used for spares.
£7500 to £14,000-plus
Low-mileage, low-owner or recentlyrestored XR3s deserve a big budget, but be sure the interior is mint. Concours cars can draw £20k from collectors.