24 01, 2021

Campervan Treasure Hunt

By |2021-01-24T13:43:49+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

12 12, 2020

10 Classic and Collectable Cars to Watch

By |2020-12-12T16:39:38+00:00December 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Insurance Experts, Hagerty have released their 2021 Bull Market List which focuses on deprecation free motoring; the joy of driving what you love without losing money. The list highlights some collectable cars that are poised to increase in value over the coming year. This diverse list of vehicles covers ten collectible and classic cars that are tipped to see their values rise in the next year. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at the contenders. 1994-2004 Aston Martin DB7 2002 Aston Martin DB7 Vantage Hagerty value condition #2: £31,580 2019 Hagerty value condition #2: £37,680 Hagerty 12-month value change: -£6100 (16.2%)

5 12, 2020

Classic Car Imports From EU Set to Incur Taxes of 30%

By |2020-12-05T19:44:30+00:00December 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Another Brexit effect has come to light which is yet another blow to classic car enthusiasts who are finding their passion becoming ever more expensive. It appears that cars imported from Europe are likely to incur a 30% tax after December 31st. This will consist of a 20% VAT charge and 10% Duty. This means any vehicles arriving from the Continent could be considerably more expensive in a matter of mere weeks. This tax is in line with imports from the rest of the world which already incur this tax. Currently, vehicles and motorcycles imported from Europe have these taxes

13 10, 2020

Metro Turns 40

By |2020-10-13T10:02:30+00:00October 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

*Featured Image By Vauxford  October 8th saw the Metro turn 40 and whether you love or loathe this iconic little supermini you have to admit that it has a brilliant history with plenty of special editions and a memorable launch advert, even lady Diana owned one! The Metro was launched by British Leyland brand Austin on October 8th, 1980 to a rather wonderful reception. The Mini had been the companies flagship small car for decades and they felt that something needed to be done to provide a more practical family supermini offering to the market. The idea had been toyed

4 10, 2020

What Will Happen to Our Classics?

By |2020-10-04T14:47:45+00:00October 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Over the last two decades, the automotive industry has advanced massively, that coupled with a number of steps taken by the government to meet carbon emissions targets have seen the number of classics on our roads dwindling.   There was the scrappage scheme, the removal of 4-star fuel and of more recently the announcement of new e10 fuel which could mean extensive mechanical modifications for classic cars.   Many cars of the 90s no longer exist, destined to the scrap yard, traded in under a scrappage scheme which saw large discounts for people purchasing a new, more efficient vehicle which

13 09, 2020

Hot Hatches of the 80s | Our Top 5

By |2020-09-13T15:24:58+00:00September 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

*image by Charles01 Hot hatches; it’s a term that we are all familiar with. As a nation we hold a torch for these here’s small performance cars, they hold nostalgia and a spot in many people’s hearts. Many have lusted after the likes of a Lamborghini or a Ferrari, but these feisty little hatchbacks gave people an attainable dream car from as early as the 1970s. When did Hot Hatches First Come About? The term hot hatch was not technically used to describe these high-performance hatchbacks until the mid-80s when it was used by The Times and became the widely