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  • Sep052014

    Salon Privé 2014 auction results throw up some interesting numbers

    The inaugural Salon Privé auction hosted by Silverstone Auctions made for an interesting evening with results that many may not…

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  • Aug272014

    Are classic car values still going up?

    Are classic car values going up or has the market topped out? It’s the £4 billion question that many are…

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  • Aug262014

    Classic car auction descriptions – translated

    Buying well at a classic car auction takes skill and knowledge – and that starts with being able to decipher…

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  • Aug152014

    The $38 million dollar Ferrari 250 GTO

    It has been impossible to avoid the hype surrounding the sale of the the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta, chassis…

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  • May162014

    Aston Martin Works sale – Aston under the microscope

    Bonhams’ Aston Martin Works sale is a highly anticipated annual event that always produces a few surprises as well as…

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  • May162014

    RM Auctions Monaco sale results 2014

    So, how does the classic car market look when viewed from the rarefied atmosphere of RM’s Monaco auction? One word…

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  • Mar192014

    Classic car finance calculator

    Our classic car finance calculator has been around for a few years and many dealers still use it. The original…

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  • Mar182014

    Changes to the consumer credit licence

    Credit regulation is changing. The OFT will continue to regulate consumer credit until 31 March 2014. After this date, responsibility…

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  • Feb132014

    Classic cars to watch in 2014

    With so much going on across the classic car market, it’s hard to keep up with what’s desirable and what’s…

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  • Feb132014

    Classic watches on finance

    Over the past months we've had a number of requests for classic watches on finance. As we mentioned in an…

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  • Feb092014

    Classic car values – the economic argument

    It’s the million dollar question. What is going to happen to classic car values over the coming months and years?…

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  • Feb092014

    The Classic Car market review- February 2014

    The market has continued to grow throughout 2013, quashing any early fears of a bubble bursting. The market for classic…

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  • Dec112013

    Goodwood announces 2014 FoS and Revival dates

    Definitely dates for the diary of any petrolhead, Goodwood have today announced the 2014 dates for the Festival of Speed…

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  • Dec082013

    The importance of choosing the right classic car dealer

    Choosing a dealer is nearly as important as choosing the right car – due in part to the fact that…

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  • Dec082013

    Finance for classic car auctions

    Have you ever discounted buying your dream classic at auction because your funds are tied up? ?

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  • Dec082013

    Barn finds – how to finance your dream car.

    The “barn find” has become so engrained in classic car culture that  prices for untouched, historically important cars has soared…

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  • Dec082013

    Latest classic car auction results

    What a finish to the auction season! With just a few more auctions to go before the New Year, there have…

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  • Dec082013

    A very busy month.

    A very busy month – even by pre-credit crunch standards –  and we have funded some really interesting cars in…

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  • Oct312013

    Buying classic cars from the USA

    It’s no secret to any petrolhead that the US has spawned some truly great classics. It’s also no secret that…

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  • Oct312013
    Vincent black shadow - buying classic motorcycles

    Classic motorcycles – why they’re a good investment.

    Classic motorcycle values are on the rise - here are the reasons (apart from investment...) that you might want to…

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  • Mar152013

    Don’t dream it, drive it.

    We’d like to say a big thanks to Rupert Lewin and John Bussell for an incredible day at Donington last…

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  • Mar142013

    Financing a race car

    Racing cars is expensive – there’s no other way of putting it. And it’s not just the cost of the…

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  • Mar122013

    Can you finance a restoration?

    The simple answer to this is no – you can’t. Lenders aren’t keen –understandably – on financing a rusty chassis…

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  • Mar122013

    Why use an intermediary?

    Why get us involved with buying and financing your vehicle? What are the benefits? How can we help?

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  • Dec132012
    Classic car equity release

    Release the capital in your car – equity release

    A classic car can be an ideal candidate for equity release - making it possible for you to release capital  from…

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  • Dec132012

    Borrowing is getting easier

    Despite George Osborne’s gloomy Autumn Statement, Classic and Sports Finance have had the busiest November in four years. There has…

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  • May072012

    Classic Polo – Good start to season!

    Classic Polo, the team sponsored by Classic & Sports Finance entered the 2012 Polo season with a great start.

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  • Mar052012

    A £4 Billion hobby!

    The British Historic Vehicle Movement have released their fascinating findings relating to the classic and historic cars market.   The…

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  • Dec292011

    Well remembered!

    I noted that the race driver Peter Gethin had died in early December. Peter taught me the little I know…

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  • Nov012011

    Classic Polo

    Those of you close to us will be aware of our continued association with Polo. As long term sponsors of…

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