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  • LEXUS LS400 BUYER’S GUIDE

    LEXUS LS400 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 6th January 2020

    The original Lexus LS400 gave Jaguar sleepless nights and even had BMW and Mercedes on the run. Here’s how to buy this understated but so significant modern classic.

  • MARKET TRENDS – SEVENTIES COMPACT SALOONS

    MARKET TRENDS – SEVENTIES COMPACT SALOONS

    Matt Bell on 2nd January 2020

    The 1970s produced a host of interesting medium-sized saloons to suit all tastes and budgets. Choosing one of our Seventies compact saloons will help save an underrated classic seeking a good home.

  • MG ZT BUYER’S GUIDE

    MG ZT BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 3rd December 2019

    The MG ZT was more than a Rover 75 in sports shoes. Much, much more. It was a performance saloon par excellence and today makes for a superb classic sporting bargain.

  • MARKET TRENDS – COOL COUPES

    MARKET TRENDS – COOL COUPES

    Matt Bell on 28th November 2019

    Every manufacturer was in on the 90s cool coupes trend, stylish two-doors in abundance. But nearly three decades on, which are worth investing in?

  • MARKET TRENDS – FRONT-DRIVE MGS

    MARKET TRENDS – FRONT-DRIVE MGS

    Matt Bell on 26th November 2019

    In this Market Trends we take a look at three front-drive MGS, the MG Metro Turbo, Maestro and Montego Turbo...

  • SUNBEAM ALPINE BUYER’S GUIDE

    SUNBEAM ALPINE BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 15th November 2019

    Although the marketing literature claimed the new Sunbeam Alpine was named after the mountain passes where the prototypes were tested, the title was in fact a direct link back to a capable Rootes Group produced sports coupe from the early 1950s. We profile what to look for when buying the later version.

  • BMW E36 BUYER’S GUIDE

    BMW E36 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 18th October 2019

    Robust enough for many to still be in daily use, the BMW E36 3-Series ushered in a new era of BMW coupes. They make a fine modern classic today.

  • MARKET TRENDS – FORD COUPES 

    MARKET TRENDS – FORD COUPES 

    Matt Bell on 10th October 2019

    Most people wanting Ford coupes will hunt for a Capri, but the Blue Oval has produced plenty of others. Do any warrant investment?

  • TRIUMPH TR7 BUYER’S GUIDE

    TRIUMPH TR7 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 7th October 2019

    After a slow start, the Triumph TR7 is appreciated these days as perhaps the best driving and also the most affordable of all the TRs. Here’s what you need to know.

  • MARKET TRENDS – CONVERTIBLE JAGUARS

    MARKET TRENDS – CONVERTIBLE JAGUARS

    Matt Bell on 26th September 2019

    Jaguar coupes exude class, style and menace, characteristics only magnified with the roof off. Convertible Jaguars can be an affordable classic and lucrative investment.

  • MARKET TRENDS – ROVER/HONDA COLLABORATION

    MARKET TRENDS – ROVER/HONDA COLLABORATION

    Matt Bell on 25th September 2019

    The 20-year Rover/Honda collaboration produced some respectable models that revived Rover’s reputation. Do any attract investment potential?    

  • JAGUAR XJ X308 BUYER’S GUIDE

    JAGUAR XJ X308 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 16th September 2019

    With Ford funding, Jaguar was able to update the XJ40 into the car industry onlookers reckoned it could have been from the start and when the V8 engines were added, even the Germans started to worry. Today the ‘X300’ and ‘X308’ generation of XJ saloons make practical, easy-to-own modern classics.

  • JAGUAR E-TYPE S1 & S2 BUYER’S GUIDE

    JAGUAR E-TYPE S1 & S2 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 11th September 2019

    Although the E-Type is now regarded as a national treasure, there are plenty of points to check before signing away a large chunk of your lottery winnings if you fancy investing in one of these six-cylinder powered works of art

  • MERCEDES SLK R170 BUYER’S GUIDE

    MERCEDES SLK R170 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 9th September 2019

    The Mercedes SLK R170 was its answer to the MX-5 and Z3; it was an altogether more upmarket affair with a neat folding hardtop that makes it a modern classic today.