There are enthusiasts who invest in relatively ‘young’ sports cars. The expectation is that of a more affordable purchase than buying a factory-new model, with an increase in value in the coming years. But what is the basis of this expectation that the cars will rise in value?
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Dr Vincent van der Vinne looks at the intriguing history of the Dino, and it’s transformation from ‘affordable’ Ferrari to the collector gem it is today…
In part two of this in-depth article by Dr Vincent van der Vinne we look more closely at the connection between the classic car and art investment market, and how it correlates to today’s economy.
In this in-depth article Dr Vincent van der Vinne looks at classic car investment market, and how it parallels that of the arts.
How many people are familiar with the Lamborghini Islero? Dr. Vincent van der Vinne, helps us turn the spotlight on this little-known Italian thoroughbred.
Cars have always been an important part of our lives. However, for some, they are a social symbol where no expense is spared. The figures paid for the following majestic vehicles are almost unbelievable. See the list of the 75 most expensive cars sold at auction.
No hard and fast rules govern these topics, but excellent racing provenance, originality and number of private owners are the key golden guidelines to drive the price of your rare beast through the roof.
We spend our lives wishing we could see into the future and, for car enthusiasts, the biggest question is what cars of today will become legends of the future. Whilst JBR’s time machine is still in the planning stages, we look back at three of the most unappreciated classics of the past century.
The Lancia Aurelia is one of the most famous cars of this Italian marque. From the original sporting streamlined coupe, a Spider version was born in the mid-‘50s, later replaced by the Aurelia Convertible.But why is there such a big price difference between the Lancia Aurelia Spider and Convertible?
It’s that time of year when we look back on the past 12 months and take stock. With that in mind we invited Dr. Vincent van der Vinne, author of ‘Investing in Cars,’ to look back on what has been an exciting year for auction houses around the world.
BMW is well known for its sports and luxury cars. If you’re looking for a new or young sporty BMW, you have got plenty of choice, perhaps a Z3, Z8, Z4 or a sporty 3-, 5- and 6-series and the M versions thereof. One of the rare (and perhaps more interesting) cars you could buy is the BMW M1.
Twenty years ago, in December 1996, Brooks auctioned a nice original Maserati 3500 GT Spider for £29,000. In February 2015 Artcurial sold one in similar condition for £620,000. Nevertheless, this model seems relatively inexpensive. Why, you may ask, is the Maserati 3500 GT/GTI Spider such an interesting car?
JBR Capital names top five automotive investments, which are more affordable than you think – A future classic could be yours for less than jetting off to Edinburgh on a city break
Dr Vincent van der Vinne returns as our guest blog writer this week, and this time he offers his analysis on the phenomenal recent growth in values of the Bentley R-Type and S Continental Fastbacks, as well as some insight from two owners of these fine historic cars.
Following our blog on the ‘instant classics’ of 2016 – supercars that have attracted a significant premium as soon as they’ve been delivered – we bring you another that is both a stunning driving machine and one that’s proving to be a safe bet financially, at least for those who ‘got in’ early…
The major sports and supercar manufacturers have treated us with a veritable feast of special limited-edition variants over the past 12 months. These cars are not only stunning but are also becoming instant classics and attracting a significant premium as soon as they have been delivered.