Opinion

  • CLASSIC CAR VALUES

    CLASSIC CAR VALUES

    23rd May 2018

    I’m wondering how many classic car buyers finally get their dream car – be it a Ferrari 250GTE or an Austin A60 – and are a bit let down by it? Never meet your heroes as someone might have said once, and don’t pay through the nose for the disappointment either...

  • MORE FAMOUS CAR SLOGANS REVISITED

    MORE FAMOUS CAR SLOGANS REVISITED

    16th May 2018

    Having had some indications that the last FAMOUS CAR SLOGANS REVISITED was appreciated, it would have seemed a shame to not include some more. Classic World’s Nigel Stennett-Cox looks back once more...

  • PROGRESSIVE THINKING

    PROGRESSIVE THINKING

    18th April 2018

    Only Andrew Everett could find a parallel between Peter Gabriel and the Citroën CX...

  • HOW EASY IS IT TO INSURE A MODERN CLASSIC?

    HOW EASY IS IT TO INSURE A MODERN CLASSIC?

    9th April 2018

    The subject of modern classics is a complex one when it comes to insurance, so we asked long-established specialist insurer Adrian Flux some of the questions likely to be uppermost in your mind when it comes to getting them covered properly.

  • FAMILY CARS – THE 1990S

    FAMILY CARS – THE 1990S

    29th March 2018

    The family car is an essential part of the automotive trade. The car can often be considered like the centre of the family: a way to get everyone together, go on road trips, visit places… and spend time together in a confined space for better or worse, almost as an extension of the home...

  • FAMILY CARS – THE 1980S

    FAMILY CARS – THE 1980S

    23rd March 2018

    The ’80s saw buyers becoming more conscious of environmental and safety considerations which meant catalytic converters, ABS, fuel injection and turbocharging becoming more widely used by the end of the decade...

  • FAMOUS CAR SLOGANS REVISITED

    FAMOUS CAR SLOGANS REVISITED

    21st March 2018

    Who remembers; “The car you always promised yourself”? Yes, it was the launch slogan for the Ford Capri in 1969. Classic World's Nigel Stennett-Cox  explores the badges and slogans used over the years by automotive giants that made their products famous.