This Lotus Elite was the first ever Elite to be sold to a customer, and it debuted at the 1958 Earls Court Motor Show, and it's going to be up for auction at Silverstone via a live online auction from July 31st to August 1st. This is a true piece of classic motoring history, and it will be very exciting to see how much this Elite fetches at online action. There's a lot of history behind this beautiful little sports coupe. It was originally sold to Chris Barber, the jazz legend, who took the car and prepared it as a
Regardless of where you are in the world, there is one major downside to motoring that is irrevocably true – depreciation. You can buy a brand new car, and the moment you drive it out of the showroom, its value has already decreased. It’s a given, and we accept it. However, there comes a time in most cars lives, when the depreciation and loss of value stops, and it’s value actually starts to increase again.
What’s your limit when it comes to purchasing a classic car? In the past decade, the classic car market has exploded. After the financial crisis, interest rates dropped to almost nothing, that combined with people being in a financial position where they could finally buy their dream car, led to a huge increase in the value of classic cars. Take a look at these 5 classic car sales, they are among the most expensive classic car sales to ever go through at auction. Bear in mind, these are only the public sales, it’s believed that the most expensive classic cars
Whether you’re a dealer or simply an enthusiastic amateur the time may well come when you want to sell your beloved classic car or campervan. So you’ve figured out the price that you’re looking to achieve and researched where you want to sell it (through us, naturally!), but how do you create that buzz? How do you create an ad that’s going to get mass attention and push the price upwards? How do you avoid making a total dud that gets laughed at or (worse still) ignored?
OK, so the time has finally come. That beautiful old vehicle that you’ve repaired, renovated, oiled and polished for so many years has now got to go. Perhaps you have a new project you’re moving on to? Perhaps you simply need to release funds. There can be numerous reasons why enthusiasts sell their classic cars or campervans but the same, age-old problem exist? Where can I sell it without being ripped off or incurring enormous fees?