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We connect genuine enthusiasts

We make buying and selling a real pleasure by connecting enthusiasts like no other sales or auction service.

Everything we do is built on a basis of honesty and transparency ensuring smooth sales and happy customers resulting in 5 star reviews.

We connect enthusiasts

We handle everything on a basis of honesty and transparency ensuring smooth sales.

No Hassle Service

We do everything for our sellers and buyers – taking the hassle out of trading a classic or performance vehicle.

Save You Money

Our unique service puts more money back into the pockets of sellers and buyers compared to any other auction or sales process.

Trusted Community

We’re proud of the trusted community we’ve created as we verify all our sellers and buyers to keep all parties safe.

No Hassle Service

We do everything for our sellers and buyers – taking the hassle out of trading a classic or performance vehicle.

Save You Money

Our unique service puts more money back into the pockets of sellers and buyers compared to any other auction.

Trusted Community

We’re proud of the trusted community we’ve created as we verify all our sellers and buyers to keep our community safe.

Sellers love our hassle free service.

Sit back and relax whilst we take care of everything for you and even speak to buyers on your behalf – all with no seller commissions.

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  • Quickest Time To Sell
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Estimated vehicle value: £35,000

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Based on comparing the fees of the top ten UK classic car auctions houses in 2020.

A TERRIFIC NO HASSLE
EXPERIENCE FROM
START TO FINISH

Bruce Melluish, Seller, 2020
1994 Lancia Delta Integrale Evo II


A TERRIFIC
NO HASSLE
EXPERIENCE
FROM START
TO FINISH
THANK YOU

Bruce Melluish, 2020
1994 Lancia Delta Integrale Evo II

Closed Auctions

  • 1966 Ford Mustang V8 Coupe

    SOLD for £23,320

    Back in 1964 one car made quite a spectacular debut - This is a proper American classic.

  • 2009 Jaguar XKR

    SOLD for £23,585

    Extremely powerful with its 5 litres supercharged V8 and aerodynamic body.

  • 1999 Bentley Arnage

    Auction Closed

    The Arnage has the excellent 4.4L twin turbo offering outstanding performance and an acceptable return on your MPG for this class of car.

  • 1966 Jaguar Mk2 3.8 (Manual)

    SOLD for £37,100

    One of Jaguar's finest - the MKII with offers drivers and passengers with grace, space and pace.

  • 1973 Jaguar E-Type Roadster Series 3

    Auction Closed

    The Series 3 Roadster is stunning - offering power, comfort, and it goes without saying, plenty of style.

  • 1995 Volkswagen Corrado VR6

    Auction Closed

    Arriving to the market in 1988 as an upmarket alternative to the Scirocco, the VR6 puts out 187bhp.

  • 1992 Morgan Plus 8

    Auction Closed

    One of the most iconic cars brought to us by British manufacturers Morgan, the Plus 8 is an engineering masterpiece.

  • 2001 Audi RS4 Avant Quattro (B5)

    Auction Closed

    Cosworth-developed Biturbo V6 combined with Quattro four-wheel-drive to create a monster.

  • 2004 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S (996)

    SOLD for £24,380

    The world's greatest sportscar - the 996 is becoming more desirable by the day.

  • 1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 (R170)

    SOLD for £4,295

    A cute two-seater with neat visual design cues - don't be fooled, this roadster is rather nippy with its supercharged 2.3L powerplant.

  • 1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0 Convertible

    Auction Closed

    The successor to the iconic E-Type, the XJS retains Jaguar's luxurious racing heritage and is quickly becoming the next appreciating classic.

  • 1992 Jaguar XJS Coupe

    SOLD for £8,480

    The last of the old-school Jaguars, they have a huge cult following and the stock of the XJS has been rising steadily over time.

  • 1997 Jaguar XK8 Convertible

    SOLD for £6,467

    Beautifully presented classic cat.

  • 1989 Mercedes-Benz 230E (W124)

    SOLD for £4,198

    Mercedes set the bar high for the luxury automotive market back in 1984 with the brand new W124 saloon.

  • 1989 BMW 325i SE (E30)

    SOLD for £9,805

    Birth of the ultimate driving machine - track days, classic shows, or the daily commute; this E30 can do it all in style.

  • 1999 Nissan 200SX (Silvia S15 Spec-S)

    SOLD for £11,999

    An original example of the high-revving, high tech Japanese pocket rocket - introducing the Nissan 200SX.

  • 1975 Daimler Sovereign Coupe

    SOLD for £9,932

    The Sovereign offers British luxury at its very best - it's easy to see why it's so desirable with its beautifully smooth powerplant and leather-lined cabin.

  • 1966 Ford Mustang Coupe

    SOLD for £19,875

    The Handsome Pony car that aged gracefully equipped with a mesmerising exhaust note - the iconic Ford Mustang.

1966 Ford Mustang V8 Coupe

SOLD for £23,320

Back in 1964 one car made quite a spectacular debut - This is a proper American classic.

2009 Jaguar XKR

SOLD for £23,585

Extremely powerful with its 5 litres supercharged V8 and aerodynamic body.

1999 Bentley Arnage

Auction Closed

The Arnage has the excellent 4.4L twin turbo offering outstanding performance and an acceptable return on your MPG for this class of car.

1966 Jaguar Mk2 3.8 (Manual)

SOLD for £37,100

One of Jaguar's finest - the MKII with offers drivers and passengers with grace, space and pace.

1973 Jaguar E-Type Roadster Series 3

Auction Closed

The Series 3 Roadster is stunning - offering power, comfort, and it goes without saying, plenty of style.

1995 Volkswagen Corrado VR6

Auction Closed

Arriving to the market in 1988 as an upmarket alternative to the Scirocco, the VR6 puts out 187bhp.

1992 Morgan Plus 8

Auction Closed

One of the most iconic cars brought to us by British manufacturers Morgan, the Plus 8 is an engineering masterpiece.

2001 Audi RS4 Avant Quattro (B5)

Auction Closed

Cosworth-developed Biturbo V6 combined with Quattro four-wheel-drive to create a monster.

2004 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S (996)

SOLD for £24,380

The world's greatest sportscar - the 996 is becoming more desirable by the day.

1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 (R170)

SOLD for £4,295

A cute two-seater with neat visual design cues - don't be fooled, this roadster is rather nippy with its supercharged 2.3L powerplant.

1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0 Convertible

Auction Closed

The successor to the iconic E-Type, the XJS retains Jaguar's luxurious racing heritage and is quickly becoming the next appreciating classic.

1992 Jaguar XJS Coupe

SOLD for £8,480

The last of the old-school Jaguars, they have a huge cult following and the stock of the XJS has been rising steadily over time.

1997 Jaguar XK8 Convertible

SOLD for £6,467

Beautifully presented classic cat.

1989 Mercedes-Benz 230E (W124)

SOLD for £4,198

Mercedes set the bar high for the luxury automotive market back in 1984 with the brand new W124 saloon.

1989 BMW 325i SE (E30)

SOLD for £9,805

Birth of the ultimate driving machine - track days, classic shows, or the daily commute; this E30 can do it all in style.

1999 Nissan 200SX (Silvia S15 Spec-S)

SOLD for £11,999

An original example of the high-revving, high tech Japanese pocket rocket - introducing the Nissan 200SX.

1975 Daimler Sovereign Coupe

SOLD for £9,932

The Sovereign offers British luxury at its very best - it's easy to see why it's so desirable with its beautifully smooth powerplant and leather-lined cabin.

1966 Ford Mustang Coupe

SOLD for £19,875

The Handsome Pony car that aged gracefully equipped with a mesmerising exhaust note - the iconic Ford Mustang.

MY WONDERFUL MGA
ARRIVED IN FRANCE
6 DAYS LATER
AMAZING

Jan Wilman, Buyer, 2020
1959 MGA


MY WONDERFUL
MGA
ARRIVED
IN FRANCE
6 DAYS
LATER
AMAZING

Jan Wilman, Buyer, 2020
1959 MGA

ALL REVIEWS

Our Reviews

If you are a little unsure about bidding online give the guys a call. I
was wary at first but the detailed photographs, the videos and the meet
the owner video definitely eases the process.

Buyer

Jason Davies – Buyer

1965 Triumph TR4A

I can absolutely recommend Trade Classics, they have been truly amazing
and the customer service.

Surjit Sandher – Buyer

1993 Lancia Delta Integrale Evo II

Absolutely fantastic experience with Trade Classics. I was totally amazed
at high level of customer service. They made the whole process so easy
and kept my informed throughout the auction.

Nikola Reed – Seller

1967 Alfa Romeo Duetto Spider

The whole process allows selling across huge distances in total
confidence with all of the details have been captured within the
listing, thus extending the market place hugely.

Paul Bridges – Seller

1967 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Conv.

Terrific experience from start to finish.I must thank Kulraj and the team
for putting up with all the delays I put on the process! Best regards
Bruce.

Buyer

Bruce Melluish – Seller

1994 Lancia Delta

This was my first experience of an auction and I felt that Trade Classics
were a thoroughly professional company. My main contact was Kulraj who
was very friendly and helpful.

Seller

Peter Ross – Seller

1992 Toyota Celica GT4

The guys at Trade Classics are awesome! From start to finish the whole process was handled with expertise and professionalism. Each step was effortless and I was kept informed throughout the entire process.

Seller

Gareth Boughen – Seller

1958 Austin-Healey Sprite

Living in Bournemouth and the car being in the Midlands I relied heavily
on the advert. On picking the car up I wasn’t disappointed. Everything
was as it had been described. Put a smile on my face.

Seller

Simon Welch – Buyer

1993 BMW 840i

It’s not easy buying something blind! From start to finish this went so
smoothly. The price was agreed on the 11 March and my wonderful MGA
arrived in SW France 6 days later.

Buyer

Janet Wilman – Buyer

1959 MGA

Absolutely fantastic experience with Trade Classics. I was totally amazed
at high level of customer service. They made the whole process so easy
and kept my informed throughout the auction.

Seller

Nikola Reed – Seller

1967 Alfa Romeo Duetto Spider

I chose Trade Classics first because I saw them as an honest and energetic
force in a marketplace that needed their level of honesty and sincerity both
for the sake of the seller and the buyer.

Buyer

Surjit Sandher – Buyer

1993 Lancia Delta Integrale Evo II

The whole process allows selling across huge distances in total confidence
with all of the details having been captured within the listing, thus
extending the market place hugely.

Seller

Paul Bridges – Seller

1967 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Convertible

It’s not easy buying something blind! From start to finish this went so
smoothly. The price was agreed on the 11 March and my wonderful MGA arrived
in SW France 6 days later.

Buyer

Janet Wilman – Buyer

1959 MGA

Living in Bournemouth and the car being in the Midlands I relied heavily on
the advert. On picking the car up I wasn’t disappointed. Everything was as
it had been described. Put a smile on my face.

Seller

Simon Welch – Buyer

1993 BMW 840i


We’re only as good as our team

We’re all nuts about cars and love what we do – that’s why we achieve a constant 5 star rating on Google.

MORE ABOUT US

Alan Stuart

Consigner – South Coast

Dom Ginn

Consigner – East of England

Natalia Scibisz

Office Manager

Lydia Rawlings

Business Development

Glyn Parry

Consigner – Midlands

Kulraj Salh

COO

Adam Purrier

CEO

Stuart McIntyre

Consigner – Central Scotland


Pawan Rae

Web Developer

Mike Atwal

Great with Words

Darren Rungasamy

Consigner – South East

Jon Dixon

Consigner – East of England

Matt Nolan

Consigner – South Wales

Gary Turner

Our Business Dad

James Boscarini

Eye for Design

Jacob Boodrie

Consigner – South West

Ollie Juggins

Numbers Man

Stevie Reeves

Web Design

Meet our founder

Adam started Trade Classics in 2011 and is passionate about providing the best service
possible in the interests of both buyers and sellers.

WE’RE PETROLHEADS
OURSELVES AND CAN
CHAT ALL DAY
LONG ABOUT
CARS

Tom Brett – Content Editor


WE’RE PETROLHEADS
OURSELVES
AND CAN
CHAT ALL
DAY LONG
ABOUT
CARS

Tom Brett – Content Editor

ALL ARTICLES

Our Articles

Why Classic Car Owners Are More Romantic Than You Might Think.

Richard talks about the emotional connection classic cars gives us.

Should we celebrate the Highway Code?

Richard talks about the how the Highway Code has played a part in road, and deserves a big thank you.

Government Puts the Brakes on New Smart Motorways

Richard talks about the UK Government deciding to put on hold plans to extend Smart Motorways.

What’s so special about the NEC Classic Motor Show?

Alan talks about his latest visit to the NEC Classic Motor Show.

Why Classic Car Owners Are More Romantic Than You Might Think.

Richard talks about the emotional connection classic cars gives us.

Should we celebrate the Highway Code?

Richard talks about the how the Highway Code has played a part in road, and deserves a big thank you.

Government Puts the Brakes on New Smart Motorways

Richard talks about the UK Government deciding to put on hold plans to extend Smart Motorways.

What’s so special about the NEC Classic Motor Show?

Alan talks about his latest visit to the NEC Classic Motor Show.