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

8 05, 2022

The Explosion of Vanlife Culture: Could You Live in a Campervan?

By |2022-05-08T09:45:46+00:00May 8th, 2022|Camper Vans|0 Comments

The cost of living is on the rise, and more and more people are looking for ways to reduce their expenses. One trend that has been growing in popularity in recent years is vanlife culture. This involves converting a van into a makeshift home so that you can live on the road without spending a lot of money. Vanlife offers many benefits over traditional housing, including flexibility, mobility, and independence. Could you see yourself living in a campervan? Read on to find out more about this growing trend! Vanlife has been growing in popularity for a few years now, but

2 05, 2022

What is the future of classic cars?

By |2022-05-02T12:25:51+00:00May 2nd, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is the future of classic cars? This is a question that many people are asking as laws on emissions tighten, and a ban on the sale of combustion engines looms. It is uncertain whether classic cars with combustion engines will be able to survive in this new world, where fuel may become more difficult to find, and zero-emission zones make it impossible to drive them. However, there is hope. Many young people are passionate about restoring and enjoying classic cars. They may be the ones who keep these beautiful machines alive for future generations, providing they are allowed to.

24 04, 2022

Classic Cars – Why Do We Love Them So Much?

By |2022-04-24T20:39:55+00:00April 24th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There's just something about classic cars that captures the hearts of drivers and onlookers alike. Maybe it's the nostalgia factor – we see these cars as a reimagined version of our youth. Or perhaps it's the love affair we all seem to have with projects – taking an old car and making it new again. Whatever the reason, classic cars are more popular than ever before and show no signs of slowing down! Nostalgia is definitely one of the reasons why classic cars are so popular. For many of us, they represent a simpler time in our lives – a

10 04, 2022

10 Classic Car Features That Are Now Redundant

By |2022-04-10T12:16:43+00:00April 10th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Car manufacturers are always looking to be ahead of the curve, offering feature-packed cars that attract buyers to them over the competition. Technology is ever advancing, which means that some things which were once for the elite are now viewed as basic or even wholly redundant. We take a look at ten classic car features that are no longer desirable or find demand. The Choke The choke was a once necessary feature on vehicles that isn't even known by most younger drivers today. Back when cars had carburettors, the driver needed to manually adjust the fuel-to-air mixture for the car

1 04, 2022

Texino Atrium Camper Concept Brings You Closer To Nature

By |2022-04-01T19:52:23+00:00April 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

While the warmth and sunshine may have tantalised and teased our senses before the snow blew in and left us believing Spring was miles away, things will be warming up soon. As Spring arrives, we naturally all begin making the most of the weather and take to the roads for day trips, weekends away or even holidays this Easter break. The humble campervan is the perfect way to get away, but have you ever felt like the van didn’t allow you to take in the view? The Atrium Camper concept aims to address that problem.   LA-based Texino builds thoughtful,

20 03, 2022

Are Rising Fuel Costs the Beginning of the End for Classic Cars?

By |2022-03-20T11:12:46+00:00March 20th, 2022|Classic Cars|0 Comments

As petrol and diesel prices hit a record high, many motorists are feeling the pinch. It's been reported that 89 per cent of British car owners are concerned about being able to afford petrol, 39% are driving less, and 1% have already switched to a hybrid or EV. For classic owners, there is concern that these rising fuel costs are the beginning of the end of their hobby. The introduction of E10 fuel, which could cause damage to the components in older engines, was already a blow, meaning classic owners had to pay more for standard fuel now labelled 'premium'.