Price Guides

  • MARKET TRENDS – HIGH PRICED HOT HATCHES

    MARKET TRENDS – HIGH PRICED HOT HATCHES

    Glenn Rowswell on 20th March 2018

    Hot hatchbacks remain among the most fertile growth areas of the classic car market – with certain models from Volkswagen, Peugeot, Renault and Ford representing shrewd investment material...

  • MARKET TRENDS – SIXTIES SALOONS

    MARKET TRENDS – SIXTIES SALOONS

    Glenn Rowswell on 19th March 2018

    As Jaguar’s new S-type captured hearts and minds in 1963, established models from Austin, Rover and Humber battled it out among themselves. These one-time fierce rivals are now affordable - but in 2018, does rarity influence value?

  • MARKET TRENDS – BRITISH TRANSPLANTS

    MARKET TRENDS – BRITISH TRANSPLANTS

    Glenn Rowswell on 12th March 2018

    A surprising number of foreign marques built cars in Blighty to circumvent trade tariffs. Is now the time to put a locally-built Ford, Citroën or BMW on your drive?

  • MARKET TRENDS – AFFORDABLE LOTUSES

    MARKET TRENDS – AFFORDABLE LOTUSES

    Glenn Rowswell on 5th March 2018

    The pool of four figure Lotuses is fast shrinking. Enamoured by their handling and style, the market is embracing the Elite, Excel, M100 Elan and Elise like never before. Get in before it’s too late!

  • MARKET TRENDS – CLASSIC STALWARTS

    MARKET TRENDS – CLASSIC STALWARTS

    Glenn Rowswell on 5th March 2018

    Having captured the hearts of millions, these cars proved difficult (if not impossible ) for their markers to replace. With such long and varied careers, the classic market has begun to embrace – and value them – accordingly. Never forgotten, some make better investments than others

  • MARKET TRENDS – EXPENSIVE JAPANESE CLASSIC CARS

    MARKET TRENDS – EXPENSIVE JAPANESE CLASSIC CARS

    Glenn Rowswell on 26th February 2018

    These were the cars which forced the world to take the Japanese car industry seriously. Icons in their own right, they spearheaded a push into foreign markets which shocked domestic manufacturers from Abingdon to Zetland. Expensive, rare and sophisticated, recognition came late for these cars; as a result, prices are rising steadily. Buy now – if you can afford to do so...

  • MARKET TRENDS – ALTERNATIVE PERFORMANCE MGs

    MARKET TRENDS – ALTERNATIVE PERFORMANCE MGs

    Glenn Rowswell on 26th February 2018

    The historic MG octagon has seen action on some surprisingly quick cars – models which, even today, offer a lot of performance for the money...

  • MARKET TRENDS – MERCEDES-BENZ SL

    MARKET TRENDS – MERCEDES-BENZ SL

    Glenn Rowswell on 19th February 2018

    With an evocative legacy stretching back to the 1954 ‘Gullwing’, Mercedes’ SL nameplate has always carried a premium. Are there any bargains to be had?

  • MARKET TRENDS – COSTLY FORD CAPRIS

    MARKET TRENDS – COSTLY FORD CAPRIS

    Glenn Rowswell on 19th February 2018

    Ford’s personally augured vehicle offered glamorous fun for a low cost. Not that dealers, tuners and coachbuilders didn’t seize upon its latent performance potential; built in tiny numbers, these Capris are among the most sought after models of their kind...

  • MARKET TRENDS – GENERAL MOTORS PIONEERS

    MARKET TRENDS – GENERAL MOTORS PIONEERS

    Glenn Rowswell on 12th February 2018

    Rarely associated with innovation, GM achieved more American world firsts than you might think. What’s more, despite rising values, its flagship cars remain affordable – for now...

  • MARKET TRENDS – NISSAN SKYLINE GT-R PRICE GUIDE

    MARKET TRENDS – NISSAN SKYLINE GT-R PRICE GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 12th February 2018

    Performance icons all, the Nissan Skyline GT-R needs no introduction – apart from to your bank manager, perhaps. The price of entry goes R33, R32 and R34 – in that order. With the earliest four-wheel drive GT-Rs now legal in the USA, prices can only go up...

  • MARKET TRENDS – LIGHTWEIGHT LOTUSES

    MARKET TRENDS – LIGHTWEIGHT LOTUSES

    Glenn Rowswell on 27th December 2017

    Steady growth for Lotus’s purest icons. You’re not going to lose money – but neither are they going to double in value overnight. Grab yourself an early Elise while you still can!

  • Classic Car Price Guide

    Classic Car Price Guide

    Glenn Rowswell on 16th May 2017

    This classic car price guide is compiled by reference to a wide variety of sources, including clubs, auction results and advertisements, both printed and online. It is impossible for anyone to accurately value a specific vehicle without first examining the…