3 11, 2016

There’s a storm coming: Lot 12, Tornado TSC GT40 Replica

By |November 3rd, 2016|Classics Consigned: Upcoming Sale Cars|0 Comments

With an estimate of £45,000 to £50,000, this evocation of the Ford GT40 is a great way to get the look and feel of that iconic 1960s Ferrari beater. The Tornado is widely accepted as one of the best replica GT40s available. This example is fitted with a 4.9 litre V8 and benefits from a [...]

28 08, 2016

Jaguar D-Type breaks world record

By |August 28th, 2016|Best buys, Classic Car design|0 Comments

Just over a week ago RM smashed their own world record for a British car sold at auction when they managed to flog this old shed: The 1956 Le-Mans winning Jaguar D-Type XKD 501 sold for a premium inclusive $21.78 million (£16.64 million), blitzing the amount paid for their lowly Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato last [...]

26 06, 2016

Berlinetta Best Buys – Our top 5 classic convertibles from £10,000 to £50,000.

By |June 26th, 2016|Best buys, Classic Car design|0 Comments

Berlinetta Blog #4 – June 2016 features five truly great soft-top sport cars that should be bought for love, but can also earn you money: Under £10,000 Fiat 124 Spider:   Surely the most shockingly under-appreciated budget classic convertible out there. Why buy an MGB, with its agricultural running gear, heavy iron block and ‘bar-o-soap’ [...]

21 03, 2016

Why the angry face?

By |March 21st, 2016|Classic Car design|0 Comments

Take a look at the BMW something-series pic above (who knows what it is, it's just modern).. All lean, mean and moody perhaps, but when I really look at it the main message I get back is that actually this car is actually extremely cross. Quite why it's so furious we'll never know, maybe it [...]

28 02, 2016

The Devil is in the Detail

By |February 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

They say that when you're restoring an old house on a limited budget you should spend your money on the things that you touch rather than the things you simply look at. So, best to invest in really good light switches and door handles, and when it comes to bathrooms or kitchens, spend your money [...]

20 02, 2016

Ferrari 335 Scaglietti – Red Mist?

By |February 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

A couple of Fridays ago a lump of (arguably rather rare and lovely) metal sold at Artcurial for ‘over €32m’ against a pre-sale estimate of €28-30m – not bad for 10 minutes work with the gavel, even if Artcurial’s slightly excitable post sale tweet of ‘#WorldRecordForACarAtAuction’ had to be taken with an appropriately gallic pinch [...]

17 02, 2016

Hacked by R3V0

By |February 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment