In the Classic Trader dealer portraits we regularly present selected classic car dealers to answer our standard 15 interview questions. This time we interview Michael Gross of Germany-based Dealer ChromeCars. Continue reading DEALER PORTRAIT: MICHAEL GROSS OF CHROMECARS
‘Sembra una vespa’ – ‘It looks like a wasp’ is what Enrico Piaggio supposedly said when he first saw the prototype, thus creating the name for the “cult scooter” par excellence. Continue reading Valuable Classics Part 8: The Vespa – Hunt for the record price
“Movement keeps you young”. This motto has rarely been more suitable for a car than for this 1957 Porsche 356 A Speedster. Continue reading This surviving Porsche 356 A Speedster is true automotive treasure.
The Lotus Elise is the car that put the famous sports car company back on the map in the 1990s, and it still continues to offer the pure driving experience that Colin Chapman built his reputation on. Continue reading The Lotus Elise Buying Guide – Pure driving experience at its best.
Production of new Goldfinger Aston Martin DB5 Continuation cars has started at the company’s historic Newport Pagnell site, 55 years after the last DB5 was built there.
Marcel Petitjean’s car collecting strategy could be a lesson to us all. A great enthusiast, Petitjean would watch the value of a model he admired, and when its secondhand value dropped to around a third of its price new, he’d buy one. Continue reading For sale: Marcel Petitjean’s incredible car collection
The 1960s Alfa Romeo Giulia 105-series coupé combined stylish good looks with an athletic chassis to become a highly desirable sportscar. Six decades on and it’s still as popular as ever.
Classic cars are often advertised as having had famous previous ownership – usually accompanied by a pronounced hike in the price. Are the higher prices justified? Continue reading Famous previous ownership – A curse or a blessing?
The G-Class was clearly built with the military in mind. In addition to orders from the Persian army Mercedes was betting the Bundeswehr would be interested as well. Continue reading Valuable Classics Part 7: Mercedes–Benz G-Class models
We’ll never again see the likes of the rip-snortin’ Group B rally cars of the mid-1980s, and the prices of some of the cars of that era have gone through the roof as a result. Continue reading Peugeot 205 T16 Group B rally car offered at online auction