11 06, 2021

What Happened To The Old Diesels?

By |2021-06-11T16:03:44+00:00June 11th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Diesel engines have gone through a tumultuous history of ups and downs. In the early 1900s, they were one of the most popular engine types in Europe. But then, with World War II came oil shortages and an economic depression that turned diesel into a dirty word. By the time it seemed like diesel might make a comeback, rising oil prices made petrol-powered cars more appealing than ever to consumers who wanted to save money on fuel costs. This blog post will take you through a brief history of the black fuel. When was the first diesel engine invented? The

5 06, 2021

8 Camper Survival Tips For Summer

By |2021-06-05T17:51:54+00:00June 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

With many locations still on the red list, the majority of summer holidays this year are set to be staycations. Camper van sales and rental businesses are booming as people decide to take a road trip this summer and enjoy the scenic views and nature Britain has to offer.   With camper vanning a new way of life for many, we have put together our top 10 survival tips to ensure you are prepared and can get maximum enjoyment from your travels.   Maintenance   Before embarking on any long journey, essential vehicle maintenance should be undertaken. If you are

22 05, 2021

Tax Exemption: How Classic Is Classic?

By |2021-05-22T09:02:51+00:00May 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s not our first rodeo – we’ve been in this situation asking this same question before!    There are lots of great reasons to own a stunning classic car. The craftsmanship, fun drive and stares as you drive down the road are just some of them.   Another perk of owning a classic car in the UK is that it might be tax and MOT exempt. The DVLA states that (as of 1st April 2020) – if your vehicle is over 40 years old (was built before 1st January 1980), you can apply to the DVSA to be tax-exempt.    So Why

8 05, 2021

Classic Car Insurance: Everything You Need to Know

By |2021-05-08T16:59:40+00:00May 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When it comes to classic cars, they are likely one of the most prized possessions of their passionate owners. Why else would they choose to keep them alive otherwise? Ensuring they are adequately insured is important; while one hopes never to need to claim, protection is vital. What's classed as a classic car? This one can seem confusing, with different rules in different circles. Vehicles over 25 years old used to be classified as tax-exempt as classics. This was altered and changed to vehicles over the age of 40 in 2014. This is because cars became more reliable. MOT exemption

4 04, 2021

The Ultimate Guide To Buying Your First Campervan

By |2021-04-04T13:29:04+00:00April 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In the wake of COVID-19, many people are planning on 'staycationing' more in the near future. Travel abroad, although desirable, is still deemed risky, with new strains cropping up and lockdowns leaving people stranded abroad. It's no surprise then that campervans have surged in popularity over the last year. Campervans offer an alternative way of getting from A to B without having to rely solely on trains and cars. But with so many factors to consider before making such a purchase, it can be difficult to know where you should start your search. That's why we've put together this guide

1 03, 2021

Renault Reboot an Icon With The R5 EV – Would You Buy It?

By |2021-03-01T21:11:46+00:00March 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reboots of classic cars are nothing new. The VW Beetle, BMW’s Mini and the Fiat 500 prove that there’s space in our hearts for reimagined iconic classic cars. Renault will be the latest to bring a discontinued model into the 21st Century when they bring back an electrified icon.   The Renault 5 was launched in 1972 and enjoyed a production run of 19 years when it was replaced with the Renault Clio. The car is better known for its rally and Turbo models, which now have a place in the hot hatch hall of fame.   But, can the

22 02, 2021

Classic Car Competition

By |2021-02-22T19:58:53+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Now that our Campervan Competition is over, we have decided to run a new competition, this time with a focus on classic cars. Instead of a treasure hunt, the game is simple, visit our website and choose your favourite car, if it matches the car we have pre-selected then you will be entered into the prize draw to win a dash cam to protect your own vehicle.     Here are the terms & conditions Only 1 entry per person will be accepted, so use it wisely. Participants must reside within the UK and be 16 or over. The prize

5 02, 2021

Nissan Unveils Office Campervan Concept

By |2021-02-06T20:15:47+00:00February 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Camper vans have long appealed to people who like to hit the road and enjoy the beauty of nature. A home away from home, they allow for cooking and sleeping wherever you are. Now, Nissan has upped the game and revealed a concept vehicle fit for the Covid era. Could you use an office campervan? The office Pod is an adapted version of the Nissan's NV350 Caravan which has been available in Japan since 2013. Working from home has become the new normal over the last year, with remote working set to continue way beyond the current pandemic. Companies have

24 01, 2021

Campervan Treasure Hunt

By |2021-02-06T13:22:53+00:00January 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Now that 2020 is behind us, we have decided to start the new year off with a little fun. Over the next week, we will be placing clues on our social media channel, the hunt will then be on to find the Camper Van on our website. We will update this blog post with all new clues as and when they are posted. Once you think you know which Camper Van is the one we are describing you can submit your entry via the messaging system of our social media channels. The winner will be chosen at random via a

19 01, 2021

8 Classic Cars Celebrating Birthday’s This year

By |2021-01-19T15:15:10+00:00January 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The car community's mood is probably at an all-time low with more uncertainty about 2021 events and meetups due to Covid. It's not all doom and gloom though, 2021 marks the birthday of some special classic cars. From modern classic cars marking their 20th birthday to some old-timers hitting half a century or more. We take a look at some of the vehicles celebrating this year, with quite a few cars turning 60 this year, 1961 was a great year for cars!   photo by GTHO Ford Zephyr – 70th Birthday The Ford Zephyr was first unveiled at