9 09, 2022

Citroen Type H Van Rebooted

By |2022-09-09T08:24:18+00:00September 9th, 2022|Camper Vans, Classic Car News|0 Comments

The Citroen Type H Van was introduced in 1947 and was the first front-wheel drive van in mass circulation. This van spanned a production cycle of over three decades without any significant changes. Today the vans continue to be popular, their simplistic and typically Citroen-Esque quirky designs have made them popular with small businesses, and they live on as catering vans, mobile coffee, shops, delivery vans etc. Retro has had a resurgence, many manufacturers are revisiting designs of days gone by for inspiration for their upcoming electric models, but Designers David Obendorfer and Fabrizio Caselani have taken things a step

29 08, 2022

Risk of Classic Car Theft Rises in Summer

By |2022-08-29T20:50:32+00:00August 29th, 2022|Classic Car News|0 Comments

Summer is the season that all classic car enthusiasts look forward to. It brings the perfect conditions for driving our cherished vehicles and working on restoration projects. However, sadly it also provides greater opportunities for thieves. The risk Opportunistic thieves have always targeted classic cars. But the risk of classic car theft is on the rise now as organised criminals are recognising the potential of classic cars as a financial investment. Not only are classic cars extremely desirable to thieves due to their potential value, but the issue is also compounded by the fact that these vehicles are generally much

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

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