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  • BICESTER HERITAGE SUPER SCRAMBLE

    BICESTER HERITAGE SUPER SCRAMBLE

    Matt Bell on 4th July 2019

    Bicester Heritage welcomed a sell-out crowd of over 6000 avid car enthusiasts as it hosted its inaugural Super Scramble on June 23.

  • MARKET TRENDS – LUXURY ICONS

    MARKET TRENDS – LUXURY ICONS

    Matt Bell on 3rd July 2019

    In this Market Trends we look at three luxury icons; the Bentley Continental R and T, Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow and Mercedes W100…

  • ANGLIA CAR AUCTIONS JUNE SALE PREVIEW

    ANGLIA CAR AUCTIONS JUNE SALE PREVIEW

    Matt Bell on 11th June 2019

    As we’ve come to expect, the extensive catalogue for the next sale at ACA varies from traditional to modern classics with highlights including a selection of those once-common cars which have all but disappeared in recent years: a 1991 Vauxhall Astra 1.4 and 1983 Cavalier 1.6L, Mk2 Transit minibus and a superb Fiat Panda 4x4.

  • MORRIS LESLIE MAY SALE REVIEW

    MORRIS LESLIE MAY SALE REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 10th June 2019

    A crisp, sunny morning just east of Perth gradually turned grey and rainy outside, but this came to pass quite unnoticed as scores of people milled around the two main halls of cars at the Morris Leslie auction.

  • STIRLING MOSS SL 500 SET FOR H&H AUCTION

    STIRLING MOSS SL 500 SET FOR H&H AUCTION

    Matt Bell on 29th May 2019

    A Mercedes-Benz once owed and driven by a motor racing legend is to put under the hammer by H&H Auction at its Duxford auction on June 19. The 500 SL was ordered new by Sir Stirling Moss OBE, and will be sold with no reserve some 30 years later.

  • BRIGHTWELLS MAY SALE REVIEW

    BRIGHTWELLS MAY SALE REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 23rd May 2019

    With an impressive 213 lots, the latest Brightwells sale was a lengthy affair but the catalogue included something for everyone, whatever their taste in old cars.

  • MARKET TRENDS – AUTOMATIC CRUISERS

    MARKET TRENDS – AUTOMATIC CRUISERS

    Matt Bell on 14th May 2019

    In this Market Trends we look at three cars with cruising in mind; the Mercedes C Class, Vauxhall Cavalier Mk3 and VW Passat B5…

  • JOHN PYE AUCTIONS APRIL SALE REVIEW

    JOHN PYE AUCTIONS APRIL SALE REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 10th May 2019

    John Pye’s April sale majored on ‘barn finds’ with the disposal of a small private collection and the catalogue for the online sale featured a small but interesting selection ranging from a 1914 Dennis fire engine to a 1972 Mercedes 250.

  • H&H APRIL SALE REVIEW

    H&H APRIL SALE REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 8th May 2019

    The latest in H&H's online-only sales, the firm’s April 27 auction was a lesson in how to do it properly. Rather than an anonymous eBay-style platform, there’s a proper live feed with an auctioneer – in suit and tie, no less – fielding both online and phone bids, with all the drama of a live sale.

  • HISTORICS MAY SALE PREVIEW

    HISTORICS MAY SALE PREVIEW

    Matt Bell on 6th May 2019

    Although it doesn’t take place until Saturday May 18, Historics’ next sale at Mercedes-Benz World already has an impressive 102 entries. As we’ve come to expect from Historics, they’ll be plenty of variety amongst the consignments at the Weybridge venue, with everything from no-reserve lots to prized exotica.

  • DROP-TOP MERCEDES

    DROP-TOP MERCEDES

    Matt Bell on 1st April 2019

    There’s never been a better time to buy a classic Mercedes-Benz convertible, and with the 30th anniversary of the R129 SL, many might. We say why you should – and show you the alternatives.

  • MARKET TRENDS – FAMILY DROPTOPS

    MARKET TRENDS – FAMILY DROPTOPS

    Matt Bell on 25th March 2019

    In this Market Trends we look at three family droptops; the Mercedes A124, Jaguar XK8 convertible and Volvo C70 convertible...