Price Guides

  • MARKET TRENDS – ’80S EXECTUTIVE CARS

    MARKET TRENDS – ’80S EXECTUTIVE CARS

    20th August 2018

    BMW launched the second-generation E32 7-series in 1986 and it arrived on the scene at roughly the same time as the XJ40. Naturally comparisons were made, but in truth the 7-series took the looks and performance aspects in its bag. The Jaguar took the comfort...

  • MARKET TRENDS – FORD ESCORTS

    MARKET TRENDS – FORD ESCORTS

    20th August 2018

    Brought in to rival the hot-hatches from Vauxhall and Volkswagen, the Ford Escort Mk3 XR3i proved popular amongst journalists of the time. It developed greatly on the regular XR3 and received the all-important...

  • MARKET TRENDS – ’90S COUPES

    MARKET TRENDS – ’90S COUPES

    13th August 2018

    The E36 you really want is the 3.2-litre straight-six M3 Evo, which arrived in 1995. While it’s probably the most unloved of the M3 range, it certainly gives you a lot of bang for your buck. With 321bhp on tap, a limited 155mph top speed and 0-60mph dispatched in just 5.5 seconds, it’s by no means a slow car...

  • MARKET TRENDS – BESPOKE BEETLES

    MARKET TRENDS – BESPOKE BEETLES

    6th August 2018

    VW’s Type 1 ‘Kaefer’ running gear did far more than just push around the people’s car: it was put to work before, during and after World War Two – as collectors are finding out...

  • MARKET TRENDS – TVR

    MARKET TRENDS – TVR

    30th July 2018

    Although almost mechanically identical to the sister car, the Chimaera, the Griffith had a smaller, meatier body that differentiated it. Using the same principle of fibreglass plus a Rover V8, power sat at around 240bhp for the just-over-a-tonne Griffith giving a healthy power-to-weight ratio...

  • MARKET TRENDS – FRONT-ENGINED PORSCHES

    MARKET TRENDS – FRONT-ENGINED PORSCHES

    23rd July 2018

    Luxury grand tourer are the words we’d associate with the 928 today but its intentions were very different in 1978 when Porsche unveiled the front-engined, rear-wheel drive car to its line-up. Most of you will know that the 928...

  • MARKET TRENDS – OIL BURNERS

    MARKET TRENDS – OIL BURNERS

    16th July 2018

    The angular BX marked Citroen's breakthrough into the British mass market, proving to be the perfect blend of the advanced engineering expected of the marque tempered with conventional and dependable parts from the Peugeot parts bin...

  • VW BEETLE VS MK1 VW GOLF

    VW BEETLE VS MK1 VW GOLF

    11th July 2018

    Welcome to the finale of our Old School vs New School series where we visit the controversial subject of traditional classics compared to their more youthful equivalent. This time, the original VW Beetle vs the MK1 VW Golf…