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…?
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.
For reasons of safety, continued reliability and value preservation, proper care and maintenance is crucial whether the car is driven frequently, occasionally or it spends much of its time in hibernation. The dos and don’ts of your car ownership and maintenance…
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.
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. Why, you may ask, is the Maserati 3500 GT/GTI Spider such an interesting car?
Perhaps the most lasting pleasure and the finest memories to be had from owning a classic car or supercar come from the camaraderie of ownership – meeting people with similar cars and passions. We’ve compiled our list of six of the best UK events you can enjoy this summer.
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.
We very much hope to see you at the show, which takes place at the Excel Centre on February 23-26. Our stand is B25, located close to the main entrance. If you have trouble finding it, look for the stunning Aston Martin DB4 Zagato we’re displaying on the stand.
Prompted by the first episode of Clarkson, May and Hammond’s Grand Tour, last November we wrote a feature on the Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder, aka The Holy Trinity. And that got us thinking about similar Holy Trinities of yesteryear.
Ignore the doom and gloom – the 2020 ‘Geneva Motor Show’ was fantastic OK, so the Geneva Motor Show didn’t happen this year – and there’s a general feeling of pessimism around the cars that were due to be revealed. But we think otherwise. If you look beyond the...
Classifieds of the month - Our pick In the first of a new series of articles, we scan the classifieds to find the cars you could buy for budgets ranging from £500 to £2000 a month. You might be surprised by our findings…. his article was written in...