30 01, 2024

40 and Fabulous: Classic Cars That Could Get You Out of ULEZ

By |2024-01-30T14:03:15+00:00January 30th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

*Featured Image - VW Golf - by Michael Gil* In a world where environmental regulations are tightening, particularly with the expansion of Ultra-Low Emission Zones (ULEZ), owning an older car is becoming increasingly expensive. However, there's a silver lining for automotive enthusiasts: classic cars. These timeless vehicles offer more than just a nostalgic journey; they could be a savvy solution to bypassing MOT, tax, and ULEZ charges. Understanding the Exemptions Vehicles that have crossed the 40-year threshold aren't just old; they're officially "historic." This isn't merely a ceremonial title. It confers practical benefits like exemptions from the MOT, road tax,

3 08, 2023

Retro Rides: 10 Cars that Iconised the 80s

By |2023-08-03T17:39:40+00:00August 3rd, 2023|Classic Cars, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The 1980s were a decade of vibrant colour, radical fashion, booming technology, and, let's not forget - revolutionary car designs. With the petrolhead generation embracing the rise of hot hatches, rally heroes, and accessible luxury cars, the automobile industry was reshaping its identity, producing vehicles that were not just modes of transportation but defining lifestyle icons. This piece takes you on a nostalgic journey back to the era of leg warmers and mixtapes, focusing on the European and UK cars that truly epitomized the spirit of the '80s. Whether you're a dedicated car enthusiast or simply enjoy a walk

2 01, 2023

7 Tech Essentials to Include in Your Camper This Year

By |2023-01-02T16:33:23+00:00January 2nd, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It's hard to live without technology these days. Even when you're living the simple life in your campervan, you can enhance your quality of life by investing in a few tech essentials. In this post, we consider seven tech essentials to include in your campervan this year.   1. Lights Lights are essential to enjoy evening activities such as reading or cooking when you're out in the wilderness. When selecting the best lights for your van, consider what you want to use them for and where to place them. For example, you may want softer lighting in your sleeping area

30 12, 2022

Earn up to £1000 – Refer Someone Selling a Classic Car to Us

By |2023-01-11T13:18:50+00:00December 30th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In these tough economic times, we’re all looking for ways to make our money go a bit further. We can help you start the new year with a nice little cash boost that can help you recover from the cost of Christmas festivities and start your year on the right footing.   You can earn a handy cash injection of between £250 and £1000 - All you need to do is refer someone selling a classic car to us. This might just be the easiest cash you have ever made!   Do you know someone selling a classic car? Perhaps

28 11, 2022

6 Tips to Help You Sell Your Classic Car

By |2022-11-28T11:34:24+00:00November 28th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Did you know that the classic car market is estimated to be worth over £5.5 billion to the UK economy? If the time has come for you to part with a classic car, you may be wondering what the best way to go about it is. There are a few things you need to do to prepare your car for sale. With that in mind, here's a quick guide on how to sell a classic car.   1 – Do some research   Before you part with your classic, it pays to do some research on the market and get a

24 10, 2022

The Radiator Grille – The Face of Cars is Changing

By |2022-10-24T12:16:39+00:00October 24th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

*Image by Mercedes Benz AG   With the introduction and evolution of electric vehicles, the face of cars is changing. The traditional radiator grille, a standard feature for over a century, no longer serves a vital purpose. Will this drastically change the look of our cars, and what will take its place? Why Were Radiator Grilles Needed? The radiator grille plays a vital role in a car's cooling system, allowing fresh, cooler air to reach the car's radiator lowering the temperature and preventing overheating. As well as helping to cool the engine, grilles can also have other uses. In some

22 08, 2022

7 Cool Things to Take in Your Camper Van

By |2022-08-22T12:18:38+00:00August 22nd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There’s nothing like the freedom and flexibility that roaming around in your campervan gives. But as we all know, living on the road sometimes provides barriers to comfort and convenience. We have compiled a list of 7 cool and useful things to take in your campervan, helping to take your camping trip to the next level of comfort and enjoyment. Pocket WiFi Let’s face it, most of us would struggle to live comfortably without internet access these days. A portable WiFi device can help you stay connected wherever you go in your camper van, so you can keep

15 08, 2022

Classic Cars Stolen for Banger Racing

By |2022-08-15T10:58:40+00:00August 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Image Credit Dan Chapman  - Featured in Salisbury Journal It's every classic car owner's worst nightmare. Your beautiful car, lovingly restored and cared for, is stolen. Then, to add insult to injury, it's used in banger racing - a sport that destroys cars for fun. This is what happened to two classic car owners recently. Both cars were stolen in June and then used in a banger race in Ringwood this month (August). Mark Wright, from Andover, Hampshire, reported his 1985 Ford LTD Country Squire wagon stolen in June. He issued an appeal to local residents to keep their eyes

3 08, 2022

Classic Cars: A Safe Investment in a Tumultuous Economy

By |2022-08-03T13:45:38+00:00August 3rd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Image - From Southeby's Catalogue for their annual Monterey sale which is due to take place between the 18th and 20th of August in California You may have been considering a range of investments as a way to safeguard your finances in these uncertain times - stocks, property, bonds or commodities. But if you're looking for an investment that is both safe and has the potential for healthy returns, then you should consider classic cars. Despite the current economic downturn and high fuel prices, classic cars continue to be in demand and are fetching ever-higher prices at auction. So if

23 07, 2022

A Fashionista Restomod: The 50th Anniversary of the Renault 5

By |2022-07-23T13:06:24+00:00July 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This year, the 50th anniversary of the Renault 5 is being celebrated with an extraordinary edition: the Diamant. Pierre Gonalons, a fashionista with a great sense of style, has given this classic car a restomod redesign that is sure to turn heads. The Diamant is an electric vehicle conversion redesigned with a nod to its past while bringing it into the 21st Century. When Renault designed the R5, the world was changing. It was the end of the 1960s approaching a new decade. The younger generation was bucking trends; they wanted to be trendy and laid back. Renault decided to