The 180-miles e-Niro 2 joins the 3 and flagship 4+ models, which have the 64kW battery and do 282 miles on a charge and cost £33,850 and £36,145 after grants.
The registration number “O9” is being sold at The Silverstone Classic Live Online Auction on the 1 August.
In January 1904 the Motor Car Act 1903 came into force requiring all motor vehicles to be entered onto an official register and Birmingham was given the prefix letter O so the plate went onto the ninth car registered in their records.
After 116 years of making conventional cars, VW’s Zwickau plant in western Saxony has assembled it last Golf model as production passed 6,049207 and it has closed to install electric car production lines from 2021.
It was home to Horch, one of the four brands which combined to create Audi, and later Trabant, but it made over 20M VWs since 1990.
UK engine production is 75% below the same time last year as the industry recovers from the CV19 lockdown.
Under 56,000 new engines were made in Britain in May with the bigger drop being experienced for units destined for UK vehicle assembly plants and commercial vehicle production dipped 61.6%.
The average car insurance premium fell by over £50 over the past three months, according to the latest Premium Drivers report from comparethemarket.com.
In Q2 2020 (March – May 2020), premiums fell 7% to £702 – a drop of £53 compared to the previous quarterly price of £755 and the decline in prices makes this quarter the cheapest since Q3 2016 when the average quarterly premium stood at £698, and highlights the impact that the coronavirus lockdown has had on car use and the wider insurance industry.