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40 years of the Aston Martin Lagonda

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 4th August, 2016

We celebrate 40 years of the Aston Martin Lagonda, looking at the history of this ambitious classic car. - Written by Andy Roberts.

Lancaster Insurance supports BC Cars Motorsport team in the 2016 season

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 4th August, 2016

Lancaster Insurance is thrilled to be extending its support of the ‘BC Cars Motorsport team’ for another season, following last year’s successful outing.

Car of the Month: August 2016

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 3rd August, 2016

Arguably one of the most iconic cars of the 1980’s, August 2016's Car of the Month choice is the DeLorean DMC-12 from 1980’s blockbuster ‘Back to the Future’.

I Want That Car

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 28th July, 2016

With the increase in classic car values reported over the last ten years this could be just the time to be considering a new purchase, and with low interest rates and recent gains, financing a classic over three years at a reasonable APR rate could pay serious dividends over ten years.

Agreed Valuation – Do classic car owners know something ordinary people don’t?

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 28th July, 2016

An agreed valuation from a classic car insurance specialist or car club might well help you to get as close as possible to the maximum market value for your car, and also gives your buyer the confidence that the car does have at least some degree of provenance.

Confused?

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 28th July, 2016

You can compare all the Meerkats you like... But only club membership and a relationship with a Classic Car Insurance specialist will get you the best of both worlds.

60 Years of Corgi Toys

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 21st July, 2016

We celebrate 60 years of Corgi toys, looking at the history of the famous model cars and the principle methods of acquiring a new Corgi toy. - Written by Andy Roberts.

The Fiat 600 Multipla – The Pioneer People Carrier

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 20th July, 2016

Some motorists think that the ‘People Carrier’ emerged in the early 1980s along with Wham singles and boasting about owning a Betamax video recorder. However, in 1956 Fiat created the original Multipla - The Pioneer People Carrier - by modifying their rear engine 600 saloon into a four door six seater...

Club of the Month: July 2016

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 13th July, 2016

This month, for Club of the Month July 2016, we spotlight the Mk2 Golf Owners Club: a club dedicated to the preservation of all variants of the Volkswagen Golf & Jetta Mk2.

40 Years of the Rover SD1

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 13th July, 2016

If you are of a certain vintage – i.e. old enough to remember Watney’s Party Seven, Richard O’Sullivan in Man About the House, and the summer of 1976 - you will probably remember the first time you encountered the new SD1 series Rover 3500 some forty years ago.

Car of the Month: July 2016

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 12th July, 2016

Arguably one of the most iconic cars of the 1980’s, this month’s Car of the Month choice has to be to the Ford Sierra RS Cosworth. And WHAT a car!

BMW at 100 – Top Ten

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 11th July, 2016

This year sees BMW celebrate its 100th birthday and compiling a ‘Top Ten’ will always be an interesting task given the sheer embarrassment of automotive riches. Andy Roberts dives into the archives...

Review: TriumFest and Retro Show LIVE, 2 -3 July

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 8th July, 2016

A team from Lancaster Insurance visited Santa Pod Raceway for TriumFest and Retro Show LIVE on the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd of July for a celebration of all things Triumph!

40 Years of the Ford Fiesta

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 8th July, 2016

Production of the Fiesta Mk.1 ceased in 1983, and its last major version was the 105 mph ‘pepper-pot’ alloy wheeled XR2, launched two years earlier. Today, it sometimes appears that there are more on the road than the 20,000 Ford originally built, and the rarest examples are the Popular, the base and the L– those Fiestas that for so many years were virtual street furniture across the UK.