Guides

  • MARKET TRENDS – BRITISH TRANSPLANTS

    MARKET TRENDS – BRITISH TRANSPLANTS

    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?

  • MERCEDES-BENZ R107 SL BUYER’S GUIDE

    MERCEDES-BENZ R107 SL BUYER’S GUIDE

    6th March 2018

    Bomb-proof build quality and timeless elegance make the stylish Mercedes-Benz R107 SL a really usable classic. Is now the time to buy one?

  • MARKET TRENDS – AFFORDABLE LOTUSES

    MARKET TRENDS – AFFORDABLE LOTUSES

    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

    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

    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 – MERCEDES-BENZ SL

    MARKET TRENDS – MERCEDES-BENZ SL

    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

    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

    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

    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...