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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.

WE DO THE HARD WORK

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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

  • 1998 Porsche 911 Targa (993)

    SOLD for £47,806

    The first generation of the the 911 Targa to feature a sliding glass roof

  • 1975 Porsche 911S 2.7

    SOLD for £40,758

    First of the "Impact Bumper" generation, this 2.7 S is a proper drivers car.

  • 1991 Porsche 911 Carrera (964)

    SOLD for £50,880

    A fantastic 964 coming fresh out of long-term ownership.

  • 1971 Austin-Healey Sprite Mk4

    SOLD for £6,625

    A creation from two exceptional automakers - the quirky Sprite Mark IV, this one is full of character.

  • 1988 Porsche 924S

    SOLD for £7,685

    A hidden gem that is gaining more respect over time in the Porsche sporting lineup

  • 1991 Land Rover 90 (200 TDI)

    SOLD for £23,320

    This is no ordinary 200 TDI, it's a proper nut and bolt restored passion project.

  • 1990 Lancia Delta HF Integrale 16V

    SOLD for £22,790

    Stunning rally thoroughbred

  • 1996 Rover Mini Equinox

    SOLD for 7,420

    Charming, low mileage, one owner Mini

  • 2000 Rover Mini Cooper Sport

    SOLD for £15,900

    One owner from new and modest mileage, a cracking example of a classic Mini

  • 1967 Alfa Romeo Spider 1750 Duetto

    SOLD for £30,740

    A stunning Duetto that's been subject to a £32k restoration.

  • 2010 Jaguar XKR 5.0L (Speed Pack)

    SOLD for £21,306

    An excellent quality late 5.0L XKR with optional "Speed Pack"

  • 1997 Jaguar XK8 Convertible

    SOLD for £9,010

    A lovely XK8 convertible, in great condition having only passed through a few hands

  • 1969 MG MGB Roadster

    SOLD for £8,480

    One of the most successful sports cars of all time - extremely attractive, cheap to run, and easily maintained.

  • 1959 Austin-Healey 3000 (BT7)

    SOLD for £28,620

    The original BMC 3.0L straight six, these Big Healeys had many class wins in European races, and are still raced by enthusiasts at historic races to this day.

  • 1969 Volkswagen Beetle

    SOLD for £5,513

    A truley iconic car with a huge following for all the right reasons, this uprated 1.6L air-cooled Beetle is ready for a summer of sun.

  • 1984 Ford Capri 2.8 Tickford Turbo

    SOLD for £23,850

    A restored version of one of the most sought after Ford Capris, 80s turbo power

  • 2000 Rover Mini Seven

    SOLD for £9,010

    An extremely fun and well-loved limited edition Mini, which offers the original feel of the iconic '60s classic.

  • 1998 BMW Z3M Roadster- RESERVE REMOVED

    SOLD for £16,960

    One of the M-Divisions best creations yet - the modern classic roadster Z3M with its mighty 3.2L straight-six.

1998 Porsche 911 Targa (993)

SOLD for £47,806

The first generation of the the 911 Targa to feature a sliding glass roof

1975 Porsche 911S 2.7

SOLD for £40,758

First of the "Impact Bumper" generation, this 2.7 S is a proper drivers car.

1991 Porsche 911 Carrera (964)

SOLD for £50,880

A fantastic 964 coming fresh out of long-term ownership.

1971 Austin-Healey Sprite Mk4

SOLD for £6,625

A creation from two exceptional automakers - the quirky Sprite Mark IV, this one is full of character.

1988 Porsche 924S

SOLD for £7,685

A hidden gem that is gaining more respect over time in the Porsche sporting lineup

1991 Land Rover 90 (200 TDI)

SOLD for £23,320

This is no ordinary 200 TDI, it's a proper nut and bolt restored passion project.

1990 Lancia Delta HF Integrale 16V

SOLD for £22,790

Stunning rally thoroughbred

1996 Rover Mini Equinox

SOLD for 7,420

Charming, low mileage, one owner Mini

2000 Rover Mini Cooper Sport

SOLD for £15,900

One owner from new and modest mileage, a cracking example of a classic Mini

1967 Alfa Romeo Spider 1750 Duetto

SOLD for £30,740

A stunning Duetto that's been subject to a £32k restoration.

2010 Jaguar XKR 5.0L (Speed Pack)

SOLD for £21,306

An excellent quality late 5.0L XKR with optional "Speed Pack"

1997 Jaguar XK8 Convertible

SOLD for £9,010

A lovely XK8 convertible, in great condition having only passed through a few hands

1969 MG MGB Roadster

SOLD for £8,480

One of the most successful sports cars of all time - extremely attractive, cheap to run, and easily maintained.

1959 Austin-Healey 3000 (BT7)

SOLD for £28,620

The original BMC 3.0L straight six, these Big Healeys had many class wins in European races, and are still raced by enthusiasts at historic races to this day.

1969 Volkswagen Beetle

SOLD for £5,513

A truley iconic car with a huge following for all the right reasons, this uprated 1.6L air-cooled Beetle is ready for a summer of sun.

1984 Ford Capri 2.8 Tickford Turbo

SOLD for £23,850

A restored version of one of the most sought after Ford Capris, 80s turbo power

2000 Rover Mini Seven

SOLD for £9,010

An extremely fun and well-loved limited edition Mini, which offers the original feel of the iconic '60s classic.

1998 BMW Z3M Roadster- RESERVE REMOVED

SOLD for £16,960

One of the M-Divisions best creations yet - the modern classic roadster Z3M with its mighty 3.2L straight-six.

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

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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.

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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


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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

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Consigner – East of England

Natalia Scibisz

Office Manager

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Business Development

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Consigner – Midlands

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COO

Adam Purrier

CEO

Stuart McIntyre

Consigner – Central Scotland


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Web Developer

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Great with Words

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Consigner – South East

Jon Dixon

Consigner – East of England

Matt Nolan

Consigner – South Wales

Gary Turner

Our Business Dad

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Eye for Design

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Consigner – South West

Ollie Juggins

Numbers Man

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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.