Classic Car Buyers Guides

  • BMW E30 3-SERIES BUYERS GUIDE

    BMW E30 3-SERIES BUYERS GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 2nd July 2019

    Few cars define the 1980s as well as the second-generation BMW E30 3-Series but how have they lasted the years of modifying and neglect?

  • JAGUAR XK100/150 BUYER’S GUIDE

    JAGUAR XK100/150 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 20th June 2019

    The XK8 was smaller, lighter, and more affordable than the XJS that it sort-of-replaced, but does it represent an affordable slice of Jaguar glamour today? And what nightmares might await the unsuspecting?

  • AFFORDABLE VW CAMPERS BUYER’S GUIDE

    AFFORDABLE VW CAMPERS BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 21st May 2019

    What to do when you want a taste of vintage Volkswagen camping experience but don’t have a budget that goes through the pop-up roof.

  • MAZDA MX-5 MK2 BUYER’S GUIDE

    MAZDA MX-5 MK2 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 25th March 2019

    It’s the bread and butter recipe for fun. Similar to the Mk1 but with some subtle changes, the Mk2 represents a brilliant buy for those wanting in on MX-5 thrills on a tighter budget.

  • MGA BUYER’S GUIDE

    MGA BUYER’S GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 12th September 2018

    The MGA might look sleekly modern compared to the T-Types it replaced, but those sensuous curves sat on a separate chassis and wooden floorboards. Launched in September 1955 as a two-seat roadster...

  • MK3 TOYOTA MR2 BUYER’S GUIDE

    MK3 TOYOTA MR2 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 26th July 2018

    The third generation of Toyota’s mid-engined MR2 was a very different animal from its predecessors but was still a credible sports car and is great value today. Here’s what you need know if your thinking or buying one...

  • MERCEDES-BENZ W123 BUYER’S GUIDE

    MERCEDES-BENZ W123 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 8th June 2018

    For many, the W123 series is the iconic classic Mercedes – and with good reason. This is what you need to know if you want to buy one...

  • TRIUMPH TR6 BUYER’S GUIDE

    TRIUMPH TR6 BUYER’S GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 14th May 2018

    The TR6 had the longest production run of all the TRs and remains one of the most affordable of the traditional cars...

  • MK2 VW GOLF BUYER’S GUIDE

    MK2 VW GOLF BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 20th April 2018

    Looking at buying a Mk2 VW Golf? Check our guide for the best tips, advice and all you need to know.

  • USA TO UK CLASSIC CAR IMPORT GUIDE

    USA TO UK CLASSIC CAR IMPORT GUIDE

    Paul Wager on 13th April 2018

    With an increase in the value of some of Britain’s best-loved classic sports cars, is there money to be saved by importing a classic to the UK from the USA? Check out our guide for the best tips and tricks on how to import a classic car.

  • JAGUAR XJS BUYER’S GUIDE

    JAGUAR XJS BUYER’S GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 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 – 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!