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Audi TT buyers guide

  • 29th November, 2021

The TT has since been through three generations, each time available as both a 2+2 coupé and roadster, and in a variety of engines from a perfectly capable 1.8-litre four-cylinder, up to a 3.2-litre V6.

XJS Stand

Club of the Month - The XJS Club

  • Andrew Roberts |
  • 26th November, 2021

Christmas Club of the Month this December visits the XJS Club, an odyssey to the great grand tourer with a membership stretching all over the globe, where the star is very much the car!

Steven Spielberg

Duel at fifty

  • 26th November, 2021

After a hearty festive meal, chances are this Christmas, you’ll settle down by the fire to enjoy a movie. If you’re spoilt for choice why not try this one, which made the name of one of the most famous directors in history, Steven Spielberg.

Pride of Ownership

Congratulations to this year’s Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership winner!

  • Andrew Roberts |
  • 26th November, 2021

Another main event at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show this year was the Lancaster Pride of Ownership stand, showcasing the best classic cars in competition and celebrating the rarest and most cherished vehicles.

Dinky Toys

TOP TEN DINKY TOYS

  • 26th November, 2021

At Lancaster Insurance we’re hoping every classic enthusiast gets all they wish for under the tree this Christmas, but if you can’t squeeze a Ferrari 250 GTO next to the boxes of mince pies, why not try these for an extra special stocking filler?

Salvage

We’re getting serious about salvage this Christmas, so you don’t have to say goodbye…

  • Andrew Roberts |
  • 26th November, 2021

This Christmas, why not treat yourself to a fantastic new Lancaster deal that could mean you save your classic car, should the very worst happen. Thanks to a fabulous new policy add-on, if your classic is categorised as a total loss, you are now NOT ONLY paid out on your written off car, but you’ll also be FULLY reimbursed if you buy back the salvage.

How to plan a classic trip to Jersey

  • 25th November, 2021

Nestled just a few miles off the French coast, but decidedly British in feel, the island of Jersey makes an excellent weekend or week-long break. What’s more, a classic car is the very best way to take in its charms.

What a weekend our ‘Great British Road Trip’ to the 2021 Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show turned out to be!

  • 18th November, 2021

What a weekend our ‘Great British Road Trip’ to the 2021 Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show turned out to be! The event, which took place on 12th – 14th November, was attended by around 63,000 enthusiasts over the three days, marking a triumphant return after last year’s postponement due to Covid.

Campervan owners’ guide to Newquay

  • 18th November, 2021

Summing up the appeal of the seaside town, Cornwall Live says Newquay “has long been a firm favourite with holidaymakers thanks to its beaches, from the breath-taking sandy shores of Lusty Glaze to the surfer's paradise Fistral Beach”.

Jaguar C-Type

Classic cars and their modern counterparts

  • 17th November, 2021

It might be your favourite family hatchback, born in the 1970s and now into its eighth generation. Or it could be an iconic design from the 1950s that got a cute modern reinterpretation for the 21st Century.

Iso Grifo

10 of the best grand tourers

  • 17th November, 2021

Run your eyes down any of those '50 most beautiful cars of all time' lists, and you'll find that most of the models included fit into one of two categories: sports cars and grand tourers.

Classic Mini

Our 50 favourite classics of all time

  • 17th November, 2021

Contentious? Probably. Subjective? Utterly. Chock full of the most memorable cars in automotive history? Most certainly. Strap in for our list of 50 favourite classics of all time...

MG Midget

10 bargain roadsters ready for next summer

  • 17th November, 2021

Next summer is still a little way off, which makes now the perfect time to invest in an affordable two-seater convertible...

Campervan owner

10 things you need to know about campervan insurance

  • 17th November, 2021

From 'will I be covered for driving on the Continent?' to 'what exactly is covered in my policy?', we bet you've got a few questions when it comes to taking out a specialist campervan insurance policy.