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  • Oct042016

    Alive & Kicking – UK classic car market update

    "The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated." Will the market gain more momentum after the Super September auctions?

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  • Oct032016
    Maserati Shamal

    Maserati Shamal

    Harry drives and reviews the famously lairy 1990s supercar.

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  • Oct022016

    Silverstone Auctions Salon Privé sale 2016 – results & analysis

    Low mileage modern classics shine at Salon Privé 2016. Silverstone Auctions have made offering this type of car their speciality.…

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  • Sep292016
    RM Sothebys London 2016 catalogue

    RM Sothebys London 2016 – results & analysis

    Astonishing results for a collection of modern high performance, low production Porsches at RM Sothebys' big UK sale.

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  • Sep292016
    Bonhams Goodwood Revival Sale 2016 catalogue

    Bonhams Goodwood Revival sale 2016

    As you were. A successful auction for Bonhams and exciting times for buyers as "bargains" begin to come back.

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  • Sep192016

    Detailing Tips

    Classic Car detailing tips from the professionals. Here's how to do it.

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  • Sep162016

    What’s in the Garage?

    Harry has a brand new garage - but what's in it this time?

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  • Sep092016

    Porsche 993 GT2 sells for £1.85 million in London

    Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, RM Sotheby's serve up yet another big…

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  • Sep082016

    JD Classics acquired by private equity firm.

    Charme Capital Partners announces that their Charme III fund has acquired a majority stake in JD Classics

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  • Sep072016

    Concours Of Elegance – a grand day out.

    The Concours of Elegance is a cut above most classic car shows. If you think you've seen it all before,…

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  • Aug302016

    Monterey auctions 2016 – results & analysis

    "Monterey auctions continue to slide after 2014 classic car peak" say Bloomberg. Factually correct maybe but there's a lot more…

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  • Aug252016

    Mercedes R107 SL

    What is the R107 SL all about, and why should you buy one?

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  • Aug232016

    Fiat 500

    Harry takes a detailed look into what it's like to own and drive a Fiat 500

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  • Aug022016

    Silverstone Auctions Silverstone Classic sale (cars) 2016 – results & analysis

    The auction's 72% sell-through rate matched last year's sale but lacked the same value of cars with the unusual cars…

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  • Aug012016

    How will Brexit affect the classic car market? POLL RESULTS

    We polled classic car enthusiasts to find out what impact they though Brexit would have on classic car values. Here…

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  • Aug012016

    Classic & Sports Finance – proud sponsors of Equipe GTS

    Classic & Sports Finance sponsor one of historic racing's most popular series - the Equipe GTS.

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  • Aug012016

    Lamborghini Diablo buyers guide.

    The Lamborghini Diablo is outrageous, rare & usable. It has been also going up in value. If you are thinking…

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  • Jul212016

    The classic car market – July 2016

    "Steady away" defines the progress of the classic car market in the second quarter of 2016 with Brexit proving to…

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  • Jul182016

    Artcurial Le Mans Classic sale 2016

    Artcurial blame Brexit for a 60% sell-through rate. Convenient excuse or did the sale actually go quite well?

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  • Jul142016

    Legends Of Modern Formula One experience at the Silverstone Classic

    Enjoy a money can't buy experience at the 2016 Silverstone Classic.

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  • Jul052016

    Artcurial Le Mans Classic sale 2016: preview

    Artcurial have assembled an interesting catalogue for their Le Mans Classic sale - in the main sensible priced - but…

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  • Jun292016

    How will Brexit affect the classic car market?

    The UK has voted to leave the EU - but what will it mean for the classic car market?

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  • May252016

    Classic car scams are on the increase

    The sales blurb may refer to previous "gentlemen" owners, but there is plenty of ungentlemanly conduct going on out there.…

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  • May242016

    Classic & Sports Finance partners with Tracker to help prevent classic car theft.

    Increasing values and interest in classic cars have trigged a rise in classic car related crime - so how do…

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  • May192016

    Monaco auctions 2016 – through the looking glass.

    Bonhams' and RM Sothebys' sales in Monaco give an insight into how the classic car market is moving right now.

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  • May102016

    UK’s only official Jaguar Lightweight E-type recreation bought by Stratstone

    Jaguar have only built six continuation Lightweight E-Types, and one of them has gone to dealer group Stratstone. But why?

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  • May062016

    The classic car market – May 2016

    Pundits and indices might argue that the price corrections are finally here - but it doesn't necessarily mean that values…

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  • May042016

    Buying and owning a Formula One car

    Piloting a Formula One car is the ultimate driving experience - and ownership is more accessible than you might think.…

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  • Apr072016

    Land Rover gets behind its heritage

    Land Rover have long championed the needs of the classic Land Rover owner, but their Reborn initiative truly underlines the…

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  • Mar242016

    Jaguar to build the remaining nine XKSS

    Jaguar to re-make history by building a continuation XKSS.

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  • Mar012016

    Silverstone Auctions Race Retro sale 2016 – results & analysis

    Cruise control rather than finding an extra gear for Silverstone Auctions' as the first major UK sale of 2016 highlights…

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  • Feb182016

    2016 Arizona and Paris auctions – the tip of the iceberg.

    The numbers are in and some elements of the media have declared that the market is cooling - but are…

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  • Feb102016

    Wrecked exotics – is it really possible to repair them?

    £1.2 million for a wrecked exotic - but can you really breathe life back into a car that has had…

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  • Feb012016

    Retromobile Paris 2016

    Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris. 3-7 February

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  • Feb012016

    Silverstone Auctions – Race Retro classic car sale 2016

    28th February - Stoneleigh Park, Coventry

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  • Feb012016

    Silverstone Auctions – Race Retro competition car sale 2016

    26th February - Stoneleigh Park, Coventry

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  • Feb012016

    Bonhams – Les Grandes Marques Du Monde au Grand Palais 2016

    4th February 2016 - Grand Palais, Paris

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  • Feb012016

    Artcurial – Retromobile 2016 auction

    Retromobile Hall 2.1, Paris

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  • Feb012016

    Barons – Classic winter warmer auction 2016

    23rd February 2016 - Sandown Park

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  • Feb012016

    Race Retro 2016

    Stoneleigh Park, Coventry. 26/27/28 February 2016

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  • Feb012016

    RM Sotheby’s – Paris

    3rd Feb 2016 - Held during the same week as the Paris Retromobile show and the Festival International Automobile.

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  • Jan282016

    Ferrari Enzo previously “damaged in road accident” for sale – £1.5 million

    "Unique Ferrari without peers" comes to auction after high-speed crash for £1.5 million

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  • Jan182016

    The Hagerty Market Rating – January 2016

    Hagerty's US market rating declined for the second month in a row - the second largest month over month drop in the…

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  • Jan122016

    HAGI Index closes up 16.57% in 2015

    The Historic Automobile Group have released their year end figures for 2015 - so how did classic cars fare as…

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  • Dec232015

    Classic car market – 2015 review and 2016 predictions.

    How has the classic car market fared in 2015, and what should we expect in 2016?

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  • Dec222015

    Classic Ferrari market – 2015 review and 2016 predictions

    The team at Foskers provide us with some excellent and balanced commentary on the UK classic Ferrari market in 2015…

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  • Dec222015
    Ask The classic car Experts market predictions

    Classic car market experts – 2015 review and 2016 predictions.

    Classic car values are all about opinions and just like the Ferrari Testarossa, everyone seems to have one these days.  The…

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  • Dec172015

    Gooding & Co – The Scottsdale auctions 2016

    Scottsdale Arizona. 29-30 January 2016

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  • Dec172015

    RM Sotheby’s – Arizona auction 2016

    The collector car auction season always starts on a strong note, with RM Sotheby’s returning for its 17th annual Arizona…

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  • Dec172015

    Autosport International 2016

    16th January 2016: Autosport International, NEC, Birmingham

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  • Dec172015

    Coys – Grandes Marques Maastricht auction

    16th January 2016: MECC, Maastricht, Netherlands

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  • Dec172015

    Coys – Autosport International auction 2016

    16th January 2016: Autosport International, NEC, Birmingham

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  • Dec172015

    Bonhams – The Scottsdale auction 2016

    Scottsdale, Arizona. January 28th 2016

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  • Dec152015
    RM Sothebys Driven By Disruption auction catalogue

    RM Sothebys New York – Driven By Disruption – results & analysis

    RM Sothebys pushed the creative boundaries for classic car auctions as well as estimates to new levels in their New…

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  • Dec082015
    HNW lending - World Wealth report

    HNW lending on classic cars – everything you need to know.

    A report of a 45% increase in HNW lending on classic cars may be exaggerated,but it raises a few questions…

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  • Dec022015

    First lady auctioneer for UK classic car auctions

    Barons claim "first lady auctioneer" for classic cars in the UK - a signal that the classic car hobby in…

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  • Nov302015

    World’s first Porsche Classic Centre opens

    Porsche continues the push for factory classic car programs and demonstrates the importance of heritage to manufacturers.

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  • Nov182015

    Silverstone Auctions NEC Classic Motor Show results 2015 – analysis

    Results almost identical to last years sale with "affordable classics" making a strong impression.

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  • Nov112015

    Porsche 993 GT2

    Harry Metcalfe has been buying yet again...

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  • Nov092015

    Mercedes-Benz launches “All Time Stars” classic sales program

    Mercedes underline the importance to manufacturers of their heritage by rolling out their own classic car sales program.

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