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  • Sep152021
    LOAN CONSOLIDATION

    Loan Consolidation Q&A

    What is loan consolidation? Loan consolidation is a method of consolidating multiple loans onto one agreement. What are the benefits…

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  • Sep152021
    equity release

    Equity Release Q&A

    What is equity release? Equity release is when you place an unencumbered asset onto a finance agreement and release the…

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  • Sep152021
    Refinance

    Refinance Q&A

    What is refinance? Refinance is when we review your current finance agreement on your car or asset and re-structure the…

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  • Sep012021
    electric car

    The Electrification of Classic Cars

    The Electrification of Classic Cars- Is it the Future? In August a report by Systra, of one of the world’s…

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  • Aug262021

    Car Market – Post COVID

    The Car Market – Post COVID Last August, amidst the uncertainty of COVID-19, we gave our take on the market…

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  • Aug192021
    Ferrari 308 GTS

    Ferrari 308 GTB – For Sale

    This rare left-hand drive Ferrari 308 GTB is an early 1977 car with an unusual and interesting history. For sale…

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  • Aug192021

    Jaguar E-Type – For Sale

    This is a great example of the Jaguar E-Type, it is the rarest and most desirable Series 111 production of…

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  • Aug192021
    MG for sale

    Three Rare and Excellent MGs – For Sale

    For this client, it is time to reduce the selection of cars he owns and can realistically drive. We have…

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  • Aug192021
    Mclearn 570s for sale

    McLaren 570S – For Sale

    Here we have an example of a true drivers car, developed and built by a manufacturer renowned for its successes…

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  • Aug192021

    Ferrari F430 – For Sale

    Stock Image  We are offering here an F430, from a special client looking to extend his garage space. This car…

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  • Aug192021
    Racing Mini Cooper S

    Racing Mini Cooper S – For Sale

    For entry level FIA racing, we are offering on behalf of our client this pretty and competitive Mini Cooper S.…

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  • Aug132021

    Mat Davis Foundation

    Our chosen charity- Mat Davis Foundation  Many of our regular clients will know our Head of Finance Operations, Lauren Davis,…

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  • Aug022021
    Buying a Formula 1 car.

    Buying a Formula 1 Car?

    Ever thought of buying a Formula 1 Car? You could own a piece of motorsport history and it is not…

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  • Jul272021
    Goodwood Trackday

    Goodwood Trackday 2021

    Goodwood Track Day – Tuesday, 31st August 2021 Sold Out- Click here to register for 2022! Classic & Sports Finance…

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  • Jul152021
    Classic car values 2021 and beyond, for example the Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato.

    Classic Car Values 2021 and Beyond

    Classic Car Values 2021 and Beyond Have we reached the peak? Not that many years ago, if you were asked…

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  • Apr012021
    James Bond Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5 continuation car.

    Why Make a Continuation Car?

    Continuation or Deviation? In the last few years, we have seen a succession of what has become known as ‘Continuation’…

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  • Mar262021
    Fuelling the future, ther E10 fuel changes.

    Fuelling the Future: E10 Fuel Changes

    What are the changes? From 1st September 2021, all 95-octane petrol on sale will be E10 grade, meaning that there…

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  • Mar082021
    Vintage image of female racing driver for women in motorsport article.

    Women taking the wheel: Women in motorsport date back much further than you think

    (Pictured is Hellé Nice, the race driver who was nicknamed ‘Bugatti Queen’.) Despite the ever-increasing numbers of women in motorsport,…

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  • Mar032021
    Supply or demand, a collector car market update.

    Supply or Demand? Collector Car Market Update

    Supply or Demand? Those within the industry are often accused of ‘talking up the market’- that is reporting only good…

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  • Feb242021
    Why to use a finance broker such as Classic & Sports Finance.

    Why use a Finance Broker?

    The world of finance can be daunting with a multitude of loan marketing and advertising campaigns directed at you, mainly…

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  • Feb192021
    Lauren Davis, Head of Finance Operations at Classic & Sports Finance.

    Your Classic Car Finance Team – Lauren Davis

    Since when? Lauren has been with the company since August 2017 when she joined in a role as sales support.…

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  • Feb192021
    Maserati Owner’s Club Event.

    Maserati Owner’s Club Event

    Last week we were invited to host a live Zoom event with the Maserati Owner’s Club. The discussion quickly opened with the…

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  • Feb172021
    New FCA car finance rules & regulations.

    New FCA Car Finance Rules & Regulations

    The FCA makes a positive change – New regulations and rules by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have condemned the…

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  • Feb092021
    Click and collect a Ferrari.

    Click and Collect… A Ferrari?

    It is no secret that the pandemic has changed buyer behaviours, with store foreclosures for the greater part of last…

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  • Jan272021
    Fast loans, asset finance & equity release.

    Fast Loans, Asset Finance & Equity Release

    We are often involved in transactions that need to be fast for many reasons – solve a problem – cash-raising…

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  • Jan262021
    Classic Car Auction Market, Online vs Physical Part 2

    Classic Car Auction Market, Online vs Physical – Part 2

    Following our recent article Online Auctions vs Physical, Jan 2021, we are pleased that we have received some positive comment.…

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  • Jan252021
    Online Auctions

    Classic Car Auction Market, Online vs Physical – Part 1

    As lockdown boredom draws to an end, we have registered for a number of auctions this month, as many others…

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  • Jan192021
    Business asset finance, flexible loans.

    Business Asset Finance – Flexible Loans

    For most small to medium-sized companies, asset finance is quite often associated with the purchase of equipment used in that…

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  • Dec162020
    Millennials and Classic Cars.

    Millennials and Classic Cars

    The link between a vinyl record and a classic car isn’t immediately obvious. What binds them together is an analogue…

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  • Dec072020
    How does a classic car’s past influence its future?

    How does a classic car’s past influence its future?

    How much does a former owner impact the market value of a collectable car? Obviously, there is no clear-cut answer…

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  • Oct152020

    Goodwood Trackday 2020 Video

    Highlights from our annual Goodwood Trackday with partners Motorsport Magazine and The Market. Thank you to all our friends and…

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  • Aug112020
    State of The Market - August 2020

    State of The Market – August 2020

    Ahead of the Silverstone Auctions sale two weeks ago the media was filled with stories of an impending economic downturn,…

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  • Aug072020

    Classic Car Auctions & Wider Trends

    On the last weekend in July Silverstone Auctions held their flagship sale – the Silverstone Classic which gave us one…

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  • Jul212020

    Equipe Classic Racing – Donington Onboard Video

    Following last Saturday’s Donington 3-Hour Relay race, Sunday featured a 40 minute sprint race. Below is a superb video from…

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  • Jul202020

    Winning Formula at Donington

    Winning Formula at Donington 3 Hour Relay Like all our fellow racers, we’ve been waiting all year to get back…

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  • Jul202020

    Classic & Sports Finance Launches Motorsport Website

    As one of the most established collector car finance intermediaries, we are delighted to launch our dedicated motorsport arm to…

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  • Jul102020

    Mercedes 300 SL Values

    With its iconic doors the 300 SL Gullwing stands out as one of the most beautifully designed cars in Mercedes-Benz…

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  • Jul102020

    Aston Martin DBRS9 Values

    With only 26 customer cars built the DBRS9 is a relatively rare sight in the market. When they were released…

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  • Jul102020

    Alfa Romeo 155 GTA Values

    The 155 GTA is often cited as one of the best looking touring cars that competed in the 1990s. Not…

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  • Jul072020
    Porsche 996 GT3 values.

    Porsche 996 GT3 Values

    The 996 is the model that launched the GT3 in 1999 priced at £76,150 (£133,000 today with inflation). Ten years…

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  • Jul072020

    Ferrari 308 Values

    The Ferrari 308 is a Classic and Sports Finance favourite – an iconic shape with an interesting motorsport history and…

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  • Jul072020
    The Future of Motorsport.

    The Future of Motorsport

    The Future of Motorsport? We were counting down the days to the 4th July when motorsport returned, albeit in a…

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  • Jun292020

    Classic & Sports Finance partners with the Daniel Ricciardo Series

    Classic & Sports Finance are delighted to partner with The Daniel Ricciardo Series, a dedicated one make karting championship, designed…

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  • Jun222020
    Classic Sport & Finance Borrowed Elsewhere? Now ois the Time to Check Your Agreement

    Borrowed elsewhere? Now is the time to check your agreement.

    The past few months have naturally encouraged many of us to look at the structure of our financial commitments and…

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  • Apr202020
    Classic Sport And Finance The Market Online Auctions

    The Market – Online Auctions

    How to Buy and Sell in Lockdown Whilst some of the houses are now offering online bidding, others have simply…

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  • Apr202020
    Classic & Sport Finance Opportunity For the Enthusiast?

    Opportunity for the Enthusiast?

    We are currently experiencing extraordinary times – coronavirus is sweeping across the globe, lockdown is impacting billions of people and…

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  • Apr022020
    Classic & Sport Finance Why Wealthy People Finance Cars

    Why Wealthy People Finance Cars

    Finance can often be a dirty word and there is a common misconception that finance is about affordability.  Of course…

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  • Mar302020
    Classic & Sport Finance Ferrari F40 Values

    Ferrari F40 Values

    Ferrari F40 Values The Ferrari F40 was released in 1987 with a list price in the UK of £163,00, about…

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  • Mar102020

    CSF Sponsor the Bugatti Owners Club and Prescott!

    This year we are delighted to be welcomed into The Bugatti Owners Club and Prescott Hill Climb as it gives…

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  • Mar032020

    Halves & Thirds, Explained

    Our latest article in the series of Finance Explained, looks at a relatively unknown clause in a Regulated finance agreement…

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  • Feb202020

    Interest Only Finance, Explained…

    There are occasions when a loan may be required for a limited time only, say 24 – 36 months, as…

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  • Feb182020

    How To Fund Your Ambition

    “I didn’t have any interest in money growing up, because I didn’t have any. But when it came to getting…

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  • Feb182020

    Funding The Habit

    Racing anything with wheels can potentially have an inherent element of expenditure – there’s no other way of putting it.…

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  • Feb182020

    What is the Most Iconic Racing Car of All Time?

    What is the most iconic racing car of all time? There aren’t any right or wrong answers, but there are…

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  • Feb172020

    New Dealer Partner – Redline Engineering Ltd

    We are always thrilled to work with our Dealer Partners and this time we introduce Redline Engineering and welcome them into our…

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  • Feb062020

    Balloon Payment – Beware of the Benefits

    The request for a balloon-type facility or an offset payment has become second nature when discussing the repayment profile of…

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  • Jan302020

    Does classic racing impact road car values?

    We are thrilled to be involved and to be asked to write a regular column in the Historic Motor Racing…

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  • Jan292020

    Regulated Vs Unregulated Finance

    As you may be aware, Hire Purchase is divided into two different documents, Regulated and Unregulated. We talk through the…

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  • Jan162020
    Classic Car Equity Release

    Equity Release, Explained…

    The simplest and safest way to release capital from cars and other assets.

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  • Nov122019

    A Buyer’s Market

    The past 12 months have revealed a challenging time for the classic and historic car sector with values "correcting" in…

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