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

11 07, 2022

Preparing for a Classic Car Show

By |2022-07-11T11:11:19+00:00July 11th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are you getting ready to take your classic car to a show? Whether it's your first time or you're a seasoned pro, there are a few things you need to know in order to make the most of the experience. In this article, we'll walk you through everything from what to take with you to how to prepare your car for the journey. We'll also give you tips on making sure your classic looks its best when it's on display! The sunshine has finally arrived, and classic car shows are back after the last two years of cancellations and uncertainties

2 07, 2022

Campervans; The Perfect Investment for the Times Ahead

By |2022-07-02T12:44:06+00:00July 2nd, 2022|Camper Vans|0 Comments

Times are tough, and they are only going to get tougher. The cost of living keeps going up while wages stay the same. Holidays abroad are becoming out of reach for many people. Even for those that can still afford to travel overseas, it's a risk. Airlines have been cancelling flights as they're due to take off, leaving passengers stranded. There is a solution to this holiday hell, though – it comes in the form of campervans! Campervans are the perfect investment right now, because they offer a way to have holidays year-round without breaking the bank. So, let's take

26 06, 2022

Electric Cars to Compete in Classic Car Rally for the First Time

By |2022-06-26T11:54:26+00:00June 26th, 2022|Classic Car News|0 Comments

For the first time ever, electric cars will be allowed to compete in a classic car rally. This is a major step forward for the electric vehicle industry, as it opens up new opportunities for these cars to participate in events that have traditionally been dominated by combustion engines. Electric conversions are becoming more and more popular, as people are realising the benefits of switching to electric power. In this article, we will discuss the implications of this decision and explore how electric cars will fare in a competitive rally environment. The rally which has opted to allow EVs to

18 06, 2022

Research Shows Classic Cars Do Less Damage to the Environment

By |2022-06-18T12:58:00+00:00June 18th, 2022|Classic Car News|0 Comments

It's often said that classic cars are detrimental to the environment, but a recent study has shown that this might not be the case after all. Footman James, a leading classic car insurance company, recently conducted a study to see how emissions from classic cars compared to those of modern combustion engines and electric vehicles. The results were surprising! The study found that the average classic car emits just 563kg of CO₂ per year, while the average new car has a whopping 6.8-tonne CO2 emission before even leaving the factory. Of course, classic cars are generally driven less than their modern-day

12 06, 2022

Can You Restore a Barn Find – 5 Things to Check

By |2022-06-12T13:50:26+00:00June 12th, 2022|Classic Cars, Tips|0 Comments

There's nothing quite like the feeling of finding an old classic car that's been hidden away in a barn for years. I love watching TV shows like Rust Valley Restorers, seeing them bring back rotten cars that looked like they were fit for scrap from the brink of death. But can you undertake a barn find restoration yourself? We look at five things you need to check before attempting to restore a barn find. Keep in mind that restoring a barn find can be a mammoth task - but with careful planning and execution, it can be done! The most

29 05, 2022

How to Get Your Camper Ready For Summer

By |2022-05-29T10:59:06+00:00May 29th, 2022|Camper Vans|0 Comments

While the weather may have us believe otherwise, Summer is almost upon us. The end of May/June bank holiday and half term is popular for staycations as the weather starts to improve. For those with a camper, it's the perfect time to getaway over the Jubilee long weekend. Many campers may have stored unused over winter and need a spring clean before they come out of hibernation. In this guide, we will go over everything you should do to get your camper ready for summer. The first thing you should do is give your camper a thorough clean, inside and

22 05, 2022

Ultra-Rare Mercedes 300 SLR Smashes Classic Car Sales Record

By |2022-05-22T10:56:23+00:00May 22nd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

*Image from Mercedes Benz Group AG   Mercedes-Benz has always been a brand known for luxury and exclusivity. This month, they reinforced that with an unprecedented auction sale. One of just two 1955 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupés ever made sold for a staggering 135 million Euros, smashing the previous record held by a Ferrari classic car. This is a clear sign that Mercedes is still at the top of its game when it comes to luxury vehicles! The stunning Mercedes 300 SLR Uhlenhaut is recognisable by its unusual line and butterfly doors. It was based on a racing car, the

15 05, 2022

The 90s Are Back While Traditional Classics Fall in Value

By |2022-05-15T11:49:16+00:00May 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

*Image by The Car Warehouse  It’s official: the 90s are back. And this time, they’re not just invading our wardrobes and music - they’re taking over our roads, too! While the classic cars of the 50s, 60s and 70s are still popular among collectors and enthusiasts, a new crop of cult classics from the 1990s is starting to gain traction among buyers. In fact, it seems like these cars are changing the classic market with what would previously have been the cream of the crop dropping in value. Classic car insurer Hagerty has noted a drop in the average price