29 07, 2021

Can E-Fuels Rescue Classic Cars?

By |2021-07-29T11:28:18+00:00July 29th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Many classic car owners are on tenterhooks with news that the government is moving towards mass electrification of cars, intending to do away with all diesel and even petrol cars by 2050 following a ban on the sale of new combustion vehicles will be introduced in 2030.   Many of us, classic and modern car owners alike, feel reluctant to switch to electric cars. Indeed, for classic car owners, the cost of conversion of a prized vintage vehicle is relatively high. Whilst switching to electricity may seem the best way to help the environment, it is actually a hugely expensive

16 07, 2021

The Four Best Cornwall Beaches for Camping Or Caravanning

By |2021-07-16T13:43:38+00:00July 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cornwall has long been a top-rated destination for UK holiday-makers. Located in the Southwest of England, Cornwall has more than 300 beaches spanning its 250 miles of coastline. These areas range from large sandy beaches teeming with families having fun to tiny secluded coves where you can forget the world for the day. Cornwall’s northern coast is more exposed to the Atlantic Ocean’s winds; this means it has a more rugged appearance with cliffs and steep valleys. Contrasting this is the southern coast, which is much more sheltered. This coast is most well-known for its fishing ports and boasts wooded

10 07, 2021

Brexit Red Tape Could Prevent Classics Exhibiting or Racing In Europe

By |2021-07-10T13:28:27+00:00July 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Not many decisions in the last decade have caused more controversy than that of Leave or Remain. In addition to the political uproar caused by the Brexit decision, it has also become a thorn in the side of classic car owners, with extra paperwork costing them hundreds of pounds.   Malcolm McKay, a spokesperson for the Historic and Classic Vehicle Association, has stated that transporting cars to the EU is now significantly more complex and costly. This is a fact which will put some people off travelling. He believes that the classic car industry "hadn't thought through" the implications of

3 07, 2021

England Vs Germany – Battle of the Classic Cars

By |2021-07-03T09:14:30+00:00July 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tuesday saw one of the most anticipated clashes of Euros 2021, with England vs Germany. The long-standing rivalry goes far beyond strikers and goalposts, though. The battle is more prevalent on the road than it is on the pitch for some of us.       E-Type or 911? Allegro or Golf? Mini or Beetle? Choosing between British beauties and German Gems can seem like an impossibility. Both nations have designed and produced some of the best and most capable cars in the world. Over the decades, when one of these countries was at its car-producing peak, it's made it almost

24 06, 2021

Saving Classics & The Planet – Electric Car Conversions

By |2021-06-24T12:22:09+00:00June 24th, 2021|Classic Cars|0 Comments

As the UK marches towards its goal of a net-zero carbon future, millions of car owners face the prospect of scrapping their cars in favour of new electric vehicles. The production of new diesel and even petrol cars are set to be outlawed in the next decade. The taxes and other charges for driving non-electric cars are rising and will get even more prohibitive in upcoming years. It's easy to say just trade your car in for its eco-friendly electric counterpart, but what happens if you really like your old car? Several companies, such as Electric Classic Cars, have found

18 06, 2021

How To Detail A Classic Car

By |2021-06-18T11:07:11+00:00June 18th, 2021|How-To's, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cleaning a vehicle is one of the most tedious parts of car ownership. But it is an integral part of maintaining it and keeping it at its best. How often should you clean your vintage vehicle? How do you maintain it? How can you make sure that the outside looks as good as the day you bought it? Well, we have some answers for you! In this blog post, we will cover all aspects of detailing your classic car so that it stays in pristine condition and always looks like new. Can You Go Through a Car Wash in a

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

16 05, 2021

Expansion of London’s ULEZ Will Hit Classic Car Community Hard

By |2021-05-16T12:03:32+00:00May 16th, 2021|Classic Car News|0 Comments

From the 25th of October 2021, London's ULEZ will expand to cover most of the capital. Any cars, not ULEZ, will have to pay £12.50 per day to drive their cars within the newly defined ULEZ ones after this date. This could see owners of cars registered from 1982 could have to cough up £650 a year to drive their car just once a week. The extension will now cover the area within the A406 North Circular and A205 South Circular roads. This is a massive blow for owners of many vehicles in London, but classic car owners will feel