Guides

  • MARKET TRENDS – ’60S JAPANESE CARS

    MARKET TRENDS – ’60S JAPANESE CARS

    5th February 2018

    The first Japanese cars trickled into the UK 53 years ago. Buying models from the start of this legacy won’t cost much – provided you can find one

  • MARKET TRENDS – 1950s & 1960s SPORTS AND EXECUTIVE SALOONS

    MARKET TRENDS – 1950s & 1960s SPORTS AND EXECUTIVE SALOONS

    29th January 2018

    Our quartet of saloons are rising in value. You may not get an astronomical return, but these four will certainly give your money back after a season of stylish family motoring - particularly if there’s a Viking longship on the grille!

  • MARKET TRENDS – PRICEY LOTUSES

    MARKET TRENDS – PRICEY LOTUSES

    29th January 2018

    Some Lotuses are more equal than others. While many of its icons remain affordable, others – like the Elite, Lotus Cortina, Lotus Carlton and 340R – have become serious collector’s items...

  • FORD COUPES

    FORD COUPES

    24th January 2018

    British buyers have been treated to a wide array of stylish Ford coupes over the last half a century, some of which have gone on to gain a cult following of their own. Paul Guinness takes a look at this extensive line-up...

  • MARKET TRENDS – 80S UK LUXURY CARS

    MARKET TRENDS – 80S UK LUXURY CARS

    22nd January 2018

    The mid to late Eighties saw a British barge revival from Ford, Jaguar, Rover and Vauxhall. With many Granada Scorpios, XJ6s, 800s and Senator Bs driven to destruction in the Noughties, collectors (and the market) are beginning to repent. Recognition isn’t far away – so grab a bargain while you can!

  • MARKET TRENDS – MID-ENGINED MARVELS

    MARKET TRENDS – MID-ENGINED MARVELS

    15th January 2018

    Bringing mid-engined cars to the road from the track wasn’t easy – but several manufacturers made it happen in the Sixties. As always, low volume exotica doesn’t come cheap...

  • JAGUAR XJS BUYER’S GUIDE

    JAGUAR XJS BUYER’S GUIDE

    8th January 2018

    Finally receiving the respect it arguably always deserved, Jaguar’s long-running XJS makes an excellent choice for anyone seeking a grand tourer with presence and performance in equal measure. But what do you need to know before buying a Jaguar XJS?

  • MARKET TRENDS – FRENCH SUPERCARS

    MARKET TRENDS – FRENCH SUPERCARS

    8th January 2018

    Having lost its pre-war status as a performance car nation, France’s car makers went on to challenged the establishment through more modest means. As the Alpine marque is revived for 2018, expect its past models to increase in value...

  • MARKET TRENDS – 1950S FAMILY CARS

    MARKET TRENDS – 1950S FAMILY CARS

    3rd January 2018

    As Europe slowly lifted itself out of the doldrums, manufacturers looked forward to a new decade. Family cars from the ’50s remain affordable – provided you stay on our side of the Channel ...