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Fall in Love With Your Classic Car Again in 2020

Posted on December 31st, 2019 by Tom Brett

Tom talks about measures that can be taken to ensure you get the best experiences out of driving your classic car in 2020.

Does the Lotus Esprit have the BEST pop-up headlights?

Posted on December 2nd, 2019 by Tom Brett

Tom talks about his love for the Lotus Esprit and it pop-up headlights.

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. […]

Mike’s tips on how to maintain your classic car.

Posted on November 20th, 2015 by Mike Atwal

Follow Us Mike talks about how to maintain your classic car to keep it running smooth and in tip top condition. Just like regular pets, our mechanical pets need more and more attention paid to their health as they age. Equally just like a new born pup, a new car requires frequent checks until it […]

Maintaining your classic car… AKA mechanical pet!

Posted on November 14th, 2015 by Mike Atwal

Follow Us An underlying thought deep in the mind of every motorist eats away at them when they park up their beloved car and walk away from it… Some of us fear the car will not start when they come back, others it will be broken into or hit by a passing car and their […]

Perhaps sir would be interested in a reliable 1980’s classic car…?

Posted on November 14th, 2015 by Mike Atwal

Follow Us Once upon a time, in a land where men used hammers and screwdrivers to bring their ruler and pencil born ideas to life, the technological wave of diagnostics was still far out at sea and the Beatles were set to conquer the world, cars had one main feature in common – they were […]

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 […]

What are the best classic car shows in the UK?

Posted on October 28th, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us Classic car shows are a favourite pastime in the UK, however, what you may not know is they aren’t just summer events only; they are year round with regular events happening in Autumn and Winter time.  In this article I’ll list the most popular and regular classic car shows and the usual month […]

Heritage Motor Centre in Gaydon Warwickshire

Posted on May 2nd, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us Here at Trade Classics we think that it”s well worth a visit for those of us who just love all that is BRITISH (and beyond) about classic cars! This year (2013), the Heritage Motor Centre will be celebrating 20 years since its opening.  No doubt there will be special events planned.  But special […]

Car Fest 2013 – a North and South Affair

Posted on April 26th, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us Car Fest 2013 will take place from 23rd to 25th August 2013 in Laverstoke Park Farm, Basingstoke, which also happens to be the home of former Formula One world champion Jody Scheckter. In 2012 Car Fest generated close to £1 million -this year it has the potential to double that! Tickets for this […]

EU's Classic Car MOT Proposals Given the RED Light

Posted on March 25th, 2013 by Emma Jones

Follow Us A few months ago, I wrote a blog regarding the EU”s proposals to introduce an obligatory “road worthiness” test for classic cars. In summary, the EU felt that historical cars should be required to pass a test in order to ensure that the parts of the car remained true to the original build. Therefore, classic […]