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 […]

Mike Atwal – Classic Car Club London turned me into a petrol head!

Posted on November 14th, 2015 by Mike Atwal

Follow Us In year 2007 I rolled into Classic Car Club London in my 1998 Ford Focus 1.6 LX for the first time to try and ace the most important job interview I have ever had… A private members club, established since 1995 takes care of a fleet of stunning classic cars, giving clients the […]

Classic Car Show Registration Form

Posted on May 2nd, 2015 by Adam

Follow Us Calling all classic car owners! We’re very excited here at Trade Classics to be starting our very own Classic Car Shows around the country, however, we really need your help! Do you have a classic car that you’d like to show off?  If so then we’d love to hear from you and see […]

Classic Cars

Posted on October 13th, 2014 by Emma Jones

Classic cars are on the rise as more and more people are turning to older cars as a better investment than more traditional alternatives like savings, property and yes even pensions! So are there any opportunities out there for a classic car investor in a rising market where cars like the Ferrari 308 sold for […]

The Iconic FX4 Fairway London Taxi

Posted on October 4th, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us The FX4 Fairway London Taxi – a Fairway Tale. Most of us know and recognise it as a London Taxi, or Hackney Cab, or just Black Cab, and so it was until this year. Most of us have ridden in one and often remember our first encounter, mine was the red door locking […]

Japanese Classic Cars

Posted on October 2nd, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us Japanese classic cars – do they exist?  That”s what I”ve been researching recently and generally speaking there are doubts surrounding the “classicness” of Japanese cars. Some would argue that it”s not too difficult to understand why; it”s a case of  “old money” versus “new money” situation – you might call it snobbery perhaps! […]

The Jaguar E-Type

Posted on October 1st, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us Jaguar E-Type; what makes this classic car so collectable, stylish and globally admired? There is no simple answer to this question, as there are a number of contributing factors.  So let”s look at a few reasons why we love the E-Type. The Jaguar E-Type is a Beautiful Classic Car Why else would we […]

"I want that car" TV programme on ITV4

Posted on September 24th, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us “I want that car” is a new TV programme that will be broadcasted on ITV4 from October to our teleboxes, and personally I can”t wait as it”s amazing news for us used and classic car fans because it will feature real cars and their potential buyers – well done ITV. Now we all […]

Used and Classic Car Auction Results and Prices

Posted on September 20th, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us Earlier this week on the 19th September 2013 we had a day out and went to a car auction based in the UK – we were interested in potentially buying a Porsche 911 (997) from a selection that were being sold at auction on behalf of Porsche Finance, i.e. models that were taken […]

How to Restore Yellow Oxidised, Scratched and Misty Plastic Car Headlight Lenses – Safely

Posted on September 10th, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us Do your head lights look misty, scratched or chipped with yellow oxidisation? If they do then I”ve got some help and advice that will get them looking like new again! So more and more car manufacturers these days are fitting plastic headlights to their cars and vans.  This is due to a variety […]

Persol Sunglasses Model / Size / Lens Number Code Meanings

Posted on August 30th, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us So what do the numbers / codes mean on the arm of Persol sunglasses? Well I”m sure you”ll agree me me, I hope, that Italian Persol sunglasses are a fitting accompaniment to go with your lovely classic car.  But you want to make sure they fit your head properly when you”re out and […]

Tips for Insuring a Classic Car

Posted on August 22nd, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us As a classic car owner you will have spent a lot of time searching for and caring for your prized possession, but do you really take as much time in searching for the right classic car insurance?  Insuring a classic car may be cheaper than insuring a new car, but like anything else there […]

Winter Car Care for Your Classic Car

Posted on August 12th, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us Okay so I know we”re still in summer, however, now is a good time to start thinking about how you plan to care for your classic car this winter.  So right now who is offering good value winter checks for your classic car? I was driving along the other day listening to the […]

Old Classic Cars

Posted on July 8th, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us In this article I thought I”d talk about the difference between the terms old classic cars compared to modern classics. However, some of you might be thinking, hang on a second Emma, have you gone mad – isn”t the term modern classics a bit of an oxymoron and surely all classics are considered “old“? Well not […]

The Austin Maestro

Posted on July 8th, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us I find it hard to believe that the Austin Maestro has just celebrated its 30th birthday in March 2013! Thinking back to the 80″s, many of my friends” parents would drop them off in a Maestro!  Or that”s how it seemed to me, now that I look back. In March 1983, the Austin […]

Formula E

Posted on July 8th, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us Plans are now firmly in place for the launch of the FIA Formula E series.  The championship will feature cars powered exclusively by electrical energy, and is set to take place in 2014. The series will be organised by Formula E Holdings (FEH) and is likely to involve 10 races in the inaugural […]

BTCC 2013

Posted on July 8th, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us The 2013 British Touring Car Championship We are now nearly half way through 2013, in fact if you stop and blink a few times you”ll probably find out it”s Christmas already! The dates and details for the 2013 British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) from July onwards are now available and we thought you […]

Classic Car Shows

Posted on July 8th, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us Classic Car Shows in July, August and September 2013 Okay so the summer finally seems to be here – the weather was amazing over the weekend and we have another good week forecast ahead.  So it”s at times like these, as classic car fans, our thoughts turn to attending some of the best […]

Porsche Project 50

Posted on July 2nd, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us Celebrating 50 years of the Porsche 911, Porsche GB have assembled a team setting out to discovering the roots of historic motorsports and taking part in races across some most prestigious tracks across Europe. Gordon Robertson, Chief Driving Consultant for Porsche and Barry Horne, winner of the inaugural Carrera Cup in 2009 were […]

Happy 100th Birthday Aston Martin

Posted on May 23rd, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us Aston Martin knows a thing or two about making iconic valuable classic cars and it”s not surprising with 100 years of history behind them. 2013 marks a landmark year for Aston Martin, as they celebrated their 100th birthday on 15th January 2013 – big Happy Birthday Aston Martin. In order to mark the creation […]