We all know that not all cars are the same – there’s a world of difference from a Bentley or Bugatti to an old banger or family hatchback.
The value of a classic car isn’t just based on how good it is. Other factors can affect it too, such as how many vehicles were produced of that model, how old it is, and even if it featured in a Bond film or another high-profile movie.
The 2017 Classic Motor Show took place this weekend at the NEC in Birmingham, with 240 motoring clubs represented among the exhibitors and a theme of ‘Family Ties’ looking at the bonds between drivers and their cars, and between the different cars made by each manufacturer.
Classic car enthusiasts have all different reasons for owning one or more celebrated vehicles of a certain age, from investment to starting a collection, and of course getting out on the open road and experiencing the vehicle’s drive first hand.
Dads and their cars are a match made in heaven, and many men of all ages are locked in a love affair with their dream vehicle – so with Father’s Day coming on June 18th, we take a look at five of the cars that are perennial favourites with dads everywhere.
The summertime is peak season for classic car shows, and June 2017 is no exception, with a wealth of events scheduled up and down the UK for the weekends.
Come rain or shine, motoring enthusiasts will be out in force to see prime examples of classic cars from years gone by, and our handy guide should help you find a classic car show near you.