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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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  • 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
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    Retromobile Paris 2016

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

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  • Feb012016
    Silverstone Auctions.

    Silverstone Auctions – Race Retro classic car sale 2016

    28th February - Stoneleigh Park, Coventry

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  • Feb012016
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    Silverstone Auctions – Race Retro competition car sale 2016

    26th February - Stoneleigh Park, Coventry

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  • Feb012016
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    Bonhams – Les Grandes Marques Du Monde au Grand Palais 2016

    4th February 2016 - Grand Palais, Paris

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  • Feb012016
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    Artcurial – Retromobile 2016 auction

    Retromobile Hall 2.1, Paris

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  • Feb012016
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    Barons – Classic winter warmer auction 2016

    23rd February 2016 - Sandown Park

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  • Feb012016
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    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
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    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
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    Coys – Grandes Marques Maastricht auction

    16th January 2016: MECC, Maastricht, Netherlands

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  • Dec172015
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    Coys – Autosport International auction 2016

    16th January 2016: Autosport International, NEC, Birmingham

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  • Dec172015
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    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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  • Oct302015

    Sign Here Please – beware of dubious tactics designed to win your business.

    Classic car finance is a competitive market - which is why some companies employ some pretty questionable tactics to secure…

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  • Oct292015

    Are the bargains back?

    Prices are still strong for the right cars but are we beginning to see a few more bargains at auction?

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  • Oct152015

    The classic car market – October 2015

    Buyers are beginning to get some leverage in the market as speculators begin to lose interest.

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  • Oct152015

    Colton Ferraris raise £8.5 million for charity

    A 250 SWB and 275 GTB/4 bequeathed to the RNLI by collector Richard Colton sell well at H&H's Duxford auction.

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  • Oct092015

    Buying classic motorcycles of the 60s, 70s and 80s.

    Buying Classic Motorcycles If you bought an emerging market classic car such as a 1970s Porsche 911 in 2004 then…

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  • Sep292015

    The genteel rise of the Aston Martin V8

    The Aston Martin V8 is an iron fist in a velvet glove and a piece of automotive history from a…

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  • Sep282015

    Concours of Elegance – Windsor Castle 2016

    Windsor Castle, Windsor, England. 2-4 September 2016

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  • Sep252015

    Is there such a thing as an affordable Ferrari?

    Let’s not beat about the bush – Ferrari is the marque that most people would really like to own -…

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  • Sep152015

    Why we should all be buying pre-war cars

    Over the past few years we have seen the prices of many cars rise dramatically while some of the enthusiast’s…

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  • Sep142015

    Bonhams Goodwood Revival sale – results and analysis

    Was Bonhams' 2015 Revival auction a sign of the times? The media would like us to think so....

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  • Sep142015

    Jaguar XJS to Monaco

    Harry drives to Monaco so we can learn more about the Jaguar XJS

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  • Sep132015

    Staying ahead of the classic car market

    Why understanding and staying abreast of the market is absolutely crucial in the classic car finance sector

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  • Sep102015

    Super September sales – is the media right?

    Are the UK Super September auction sales going according to plan so far?

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  • Sep022015
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    Bonhams – The Frederkisen auction

    Ebeltoft, Denmark. 26th September 2015

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  • Sep022015
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    Bonhams – The Chantilly Sale 2015

    Chateau de Chantilly, Chantilly, France. 5th September 2015

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  • Aug272015

    Monterey 2015 – results & analysis

    Where do we go from here? The Monterey auctions 2015 - comment and analysis.

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  • Aug122015

    Monterey Auctions 2015 – “Live” feed

    We bring you the latests from the Monterey Auctions 2015 as it happens.

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  • Aug112015

    Hagerty International become official insurance partner for Classic & Sports Finance

    Hagerty International to provide official insurance service to Classic & Sports Finance customers as well as valuation services and market…

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  • Aug112015
    Monterey auctions 2015 - Ferrari 250 SWB

    Monterey auctions 2015 – the biggest week of the classic car year (preview)

    Monterey - where superlatives just aren't enough and the auction results will send ripples through the classic car world for…

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  • Jul282015

    Silverstone Auctions Silverstone Classic sale (cars) 2015 – results & analysis

    Porsche still hot as buyers begin to move away from the obvious classic car choices. A glimpse of things to…

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  • Jul222015

    Porsche 911 Martini Turbo – is it the right one?

    The Martini liveried 911 Turbo is a near mythical beast - or is it.....

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  • Jul142015

    What is “originality” – and is it important?

    What is originality - and does it really matter?

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  • Jul142015

    Silverstone Auctions – The Silverstone Classic sale 2015 preview

    A vast selection of cars which in the main seem to have recently arrived in the UK....

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