Latest Posted Items in classic car

Will classic cars be banned one day soon?

Posted on September 19th, 2021 by Adam Purrier - Trade Classics

Adam talks about the threat to our industry and what we can all do.

Is the Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evo II the Hottest Hatchback Ever?

Posted on January 6th, 2020 by Tom Brett

Mike talks about the various reasons the Integrale HF Evo 2 is the hottest hatchback ever made.

Affordable Classic Cars in 2020

Posted on December 17th, 2019 by Tom Brett

Tom talks about the new generation of classic car owners and what they should be looking out for in 2020

Exhausts. What do they say about you?

Posted on December 12th, 2019 by Tom Brett

Mike discusses how different exhausts say a lot about someone and how they may not be around for much longer…

Rewrite Your Owners Handbook

Posted on November 21st, 2019 by Tom Brett

Mike talks about how the quirks of a classic car might encourage you to rewrite the handbook for the new owner

When did one day become yesterday?

Posted on September 5th, 2019 by Adam Purrier - Trade Classics

Mike talks about taking brave steps into classic car ownership…

The original Ford Mustang is one car that just loves to show off!

Posted on January 10th, 2016 by Mike Atwal

Mike talks about the first time he drove a vintage 1970 Ford Mustang convertible – it left quite an impression on him!

Is the Vauxhall Monaro an M5 beater?

Posted on January 10th, 2016 by Mike Atwal

Mike talks about the legendary Vauxhall Monaro and what an awesome car it is…

The Citroen DS – a top ten classic car contender?

Posted on December 12th, 2015 by Mike Atwal

Mike’s Citroen DS Love Affair I once had to forget how to drive so I could drive…Confused? Bienvenue la Citroen DS! I first saw a DS in the film Scarface. Al Pacino’s gangster character Tony Montana was set the task of blowing one up, but he couldn’t bring himself to do it. Not because he fell […]

The Aston Martin DB7 Vantage – simply a great investment

Posted on December 3rd, 2015 by Mike Atwal

Mike talks about a friends Aston Martin DB7 and why he loves the model so much.

Yes I’ve written an article on the Nissan Figaro – have I gone mad, you decide!

Posted on November 26th, 2015 by Mike Atwal

Nissan. The people that gently sprinkled the Micra upon us and landed bombshells in the form of the Skyline GTR series…. and still found time to give us the Nissan Figaro! My first thought when I spotted this tiny little convertible, presented in pink and white, was…”if Hello Kitty was real, this is what she would be driving”. And I never ever […]

Is the original Fiat 500 the ultimate city car?

Posted on November 20th, 2015 by Mike Atwal

Growing up at the car club, it was not uncommon for a car to appear in front me that I had never seen in the flesh before. This little red original Fiat 500 was no exception. Before then I only knew of Luigi from Disney Pixar’s Cars film. It was so small! How could anybody fit in […]

The 1975 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Spec

Posted on November 20th, 2015 by Mike Atwal

Mike’s talks about why he loves the 1970s Aston Martin V8 ‘Vantage Spec’. Have you ever experienced something in life and not wanted it to end? I have. After only ten minutes behind the wheel it dawned on me that my life would revert back to being Aston Martin V8 Vantage spec-less at the end of this journey. No […]

The Lamborghini Espada – the deep end of the classic car market

Posted on November 20th, 2015 by Mike Atwal

Follow Us Mike talks about his first encounter with a Lamborghini Espada and how it captured his heart. The phone rang…. Not unusual for a Friday afternoon. But one thing stood out. The chap on the other end of the line sounded extremely calm and fulfilled, like he had achieved something grand and was now […]

The Austin Healey Fog Eye Sprite captured by heart!

Posted on November 20th, 2015 by Mike Atwal

Follow Us I remember the first time I saw the little Austin Healey Frog Eye my immediate reaction was I am going to look silly driving that. It was so small, cute, loveable, not very fast or powerful, the roof was a faff to assemble and thus it was all the things that I avoid like the plague with […]

"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 […]

Alfa Romeo Classic Car Story

Posted on July 1st, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us 100 years of car making history so how much of a classic car maker is Alfa Romeo. It”s probably fair to say that Alfa have had their ups and downs during their long history, although it has been an interesting one. Alfa Romeo celebrated 100 years of history with all the Italian flair of some […]

Five of the Most Expensive Classic Cars Ever Sold

Posted on April 10th, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us If you happen to find yourself here at Trade Classics, the chances are that you are interested in buying or selling a classic car, however, how much would you really be willing to spend on one! If you are those fortunate people with deeper pockets than most, then you might be willing to […]

MSA Euroclassics Classic Car Tour of Spain and France

Posted on October 1st, 2012 by Emma Jones

Follow Us Over the years, when waiting to board a cross-channel ferry, I have enviously looked at a queue of classic cars en route to the open road of the continent, where they will be greeted by mile after mile (or should that be kilometre after kilometre) of jam-free roads, through historic towns and pretty […]

Why do we drive classic cars in a modern world?

Posted on September 25th, 2012 by Emma Jones

Follow Us Looking through the adverts on Trade Classics for classic cars, it is common to read about a comfortable and spacious interior.  Sounds good, but how comfortable and spacious are classic cars compared to the interiors of modern cars? Of course classic cars cover a multitude of eras and models, but for now we”ll just […]