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INTERVIEW WITH – Nigel Case – Classic Car Club London

Posted on May 30th, 2018 by Adam

  WRITER KULRAJ SINGH SALH This article was written and published by Kulraj Singh Salh. Kulraj is Trade Classics COO and is passionate about classic cars and finding new ways to use emerging and innovate digital technology to connect buyers and sellers. You can read more about Kulraj and his interests on our About Us […]

How do you service your classic car?

Posted on March 28th, 2018 by Mike Atwal

  Back seat engineer or blissful ignorance… When I have my cars serviced, repaired or attended to in any way, I love being part of the process. I ensure I research and understand exactly what my pride and joy will need. I’m more than happy to assist and get my hands dirty. I’ll drive it […]

Goodwood Members’ Meeting 2018 Review

Posted on March 20th, 2018 by Adam

Published 20th March 2018 by Adam Purrier. Goodwood Members’ Meeting is one of the most distinguished events in the motorsport calendar. We were lucky enough to have complimentary tickets from Classic and Sports Car magazine for the 76 Members’ Meeting held over the weekend of the 17th / 18th March 2018. I was joined at […]

Is the Porsche 912 Set to Pick Up the Investment Baton From the 911 in 2018?

Posted on March 14th, 2018 by Adam

  So we’ve reported over the last few months a slight slowdown in the 911 market. We speak to many people in the trade and they are saying the same thing.   However, lower value 911s like the 3.2 Carrera we auctioned last week will always be desirable at sensible money in the £30k-£40k range, […]

Trustpilot Reviews

Posted on February 28th, 2018 by Adam

Our customers have rated us 5 stars. The quality of our service is very important to us and we strive to be the best at what we do. We’ve started collecting reviews on Trustpilot and you can check out our latest feedback directly on the website – click here to visit our page on Trustpilot. […]

London Classic Car Show 2018 – Trade Classics’ CEO Review

Posted on February 20th, 2018 by Adam

  Even though Trade Classics is now in its seventh year this was actually our first time exhibiting at the London Classic Car Show in the ExCeL centre and what an event it turned out to be! There were four of us on the Trade Classics’ stand centred around a big red 1985 Porsche 930 […]

The London Classic Car Show

Posted on February 12th, 2018 by Mike Atwal

We’re at The London Classic Car Show 15-18 Feb and excited to be there to showcase our 3D VR on the Trade Classics stand (F60). The 2018 London Classic Car show is hitting the capital’s iconic ExCel on February the 15th, and we will be bringing Trade Classics right there in the thick of the […]

3D VR – Bringing the Classic Car Showroom Right to You

Posted on February 9th, 2018 by Kulraj Salh

3D VIRTUAL REALITY We are constantly looking for ways to improve how our sellers connect to potential buyers.  So we are super excited to launch our latest product development to aid this, a first in the world of classic cars and the automotive industry; 3D Virtual Reality. Distance has often been a physical boundary impeding […]

Could Buying a Classic Car be the Greener Option?

Posted on February 1st, 2018 by Mike Atwal

Here at Trade Classics we love to put on our Mystic Meg demeanour and make our predictions between us. Because all we do is talk cars, and then some.  “I reckon the Mercedes W124 coupe will be worth a lot of money in years to come.” I’m guilty of this constant whine without taking action. […]

Is the Transfagarasan Highway one of the world’s best roads?

Posted on October 2nd, 2017 by Mike Atwal

Mike takes a road trip to drive the Transfagarasan Highway but is it all it’s cracked up to be?

Mazda Motors to Restore Their Own Cars

Posted on September 16th, 2017 by Mike Atwal

Mike talks about Mazda’s plan to start restoring their own cars; starting with the popular MX-5.

Trade Classics Auction Rooms – Buy With Confidence

Posted on August 29th, 2017 by Mike Atwal

“What are they like in the mornings?” Here’s a big taboo; imagine teasing out the honest, detailed answer from an ex…before you decide to date a new person… because you never actually know someone properly until you get to… well… know them properly. The same being said for cars, except as they are simply machines, […]

How Do I Import a Classic Car into the UK?

Posted on March 24th, 2017 by Emma Jones

*Updated August 2017* Importing a classic car can be a complicated affair and depends on both your own circumstances and also that of the car. It’s also different when importing from within and outside of the EU. There really is a lot of conflicting and confusing advice on forums / other sites. So in order […]

Driving Gloves – Fuel Your Imagination

Posted on March 24th, 2017 by Mike Atwal

Driving Gloves – Fuel Your Imagination. Many moons ago one had to insert their finger into a chosen circular cut out and push that finger in a clock wise motion until they could move it no further. At that point, they would release their finger. And practice the art of patience for five seconds or […]

Porsche 911 – The Devil’s Own Sportscar – Part 8 the Porsche 997

Posted on March 24th, 2017 by Mike Atwal

The Porsche 997 Carrera. P O R S C H E were now firmly part of the Devils’s family.  They were within the circle of hell and could do no wrong. They became safe forever. Untouchable. The Satan family had grown old with Porsche and the twin boys had grown up with Stuttgart’s finest. Even […]

Porsche 911 – The Devil’s Own Sportscar – Part 7 the Porsche 996

Posted on May 22nd, 2016 by Mike Atwal

The Porsche 996 Carrera. Mrs Satan was in the kitchen chopping onions and peeling potatoes. She was in a good mood. And thus had decided that she would make Mr Satan’s favourite dish, spicy meatballs with fried skin on chips. And then stick it in the fridge, with a note on the door to tell […]

Porsche 911 – The Devil’s Own Sportscar – Birth of Water Cooled Part 6

Posted on March 5th, 2016 by Mike Atwal

It was time. Mrs Satan had protected Porsche for over thirty five years now. Along side being a Guardian Devil, she raised two twin boys, the future leaders of hell and had taken relentless loving care of its current supreme leader. The immediate and extended family from hell were strictly under manners to stay out […]

Porsche 911 – The Devil’s Own Sportscar – Part 5 the Porsche 993

Posted on February 28th, 2016 by Mike Atwal

The Porsche 993 – Last of the Air Cooled. Mrs Satan’s once upon a time little twin boys had behaved just enough at college to win a university place each. But not enough to attend the university that Mrs Satan had in mind. She had hoped they would undertake, using the literal meaning of the […]

Porsche 911 – The Devil’s Own Sportscar – Part 4 the Porsche 928 GTS & 964

Posted on February 28th, 2016 by Mike Atwal

  Porsche 964 and 928 GTS Mr and Mrs Satan had an understanding. He was to stay out of Porsche’s way, full stop. Project 911 was Mrs Satan’s personal baby. She had been offering Porsche protection from her family for just over a quarter of a century now. And she was currently watching the 80’s […]

Porsche 911 – The Devil’s Own Sportscar – Part 3 the Porsche 930 Turbo

Posted on January 30th, 2016 by Mike Atwal

  The Porsche 930 Turbo – Designed by Mr Satan! Mrs Satan was now firmly accustomed to being a mum. The little devils, with only six minutes age wise between them were now in their final year at primary school. The school years had provided a daily break for Mrs Satan, and a few years […]

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