Worlds largest classic car restorer

Where in the world can you find more than 200 people working in one classic car restoration complex – with vast hangar-like halls for bodywork, for Jaguar, for Rolls-Royce and Mercedes, for future projects and more?

In pictures: The cat in the barn

Beyond its historic value, the unexpected discovery of a lost treasure, be it a Caravaggio in an attic in France or the bones of a king in a car park in Leicester, spurs a special kind of excitement. These moments reinforce the persistent belief that anyone, anywhere, can push a spade into the ground or [...]

Passion investing’ in classic cars is gaining speed

So-called passion investing — allocating wealth toward high-value collectibles — has been around for about 10 years and is now expanding into the classic car arena. Classic cars are gaining attention due to their nearly 500 percent returns over the past decade, outpacing art and wine by more than 100 percent, as reported by the [...]

What to Know Before You Invest in That Classic Car

This past Friday at the RM Sotheby’s auction, a 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster shattered Arizona records when it sold for just under ten million dollars. Many of those following the action were disappointed - the car had been previously evaluated at ten to thirteen million.   It’s figures like these that tempt investors [...]

Luxury auctions shine

The value of the Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index (KFLII) rose by 7% in 2015. This compares with a 5% drop in the value of the FTSE 100 equities index and a rise of only 1% for the top end of the London residential market. But the headline figure masks a mixed performance across the [...]