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Built in Britain — the car that could conquer America: Brexit boost as Honda makes UK its ‘global hub’

One of Britain’s biggest car makers is planning an export boom outside Europe after Brexit as it seeks to boost profits from the US and Canada. Honda announced the plan to reduce its dependence on the Continent as it unveiled its new five-door Civic family hatchback – the 10th generation of this popular model – with its Swindon factory as the global production hub. The new strategy means the proportion of Honda cars exported from the UK to the world beyond Europe will soar four-fold, from just 10 per cent…

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This car sold for US$360,000 in this condition … and will not be restored

An archeological find of some magnitude went under the hammer on January 23, 2010, when a rusted 1925 Bugatti Type 22 Brescia that had spent the last three quarters of a century at the bottom of a lake in North Italy was auctioned. When found and raised, it validated a legend that had circulated for 70 years. Mercifully, it will not be restored, but will live on in the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard, California in its partially reclaimed glory as living proof of the craftsmanship of the era in…

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How to invest in classic cars: From buying at auction to funds

Classic cars have been one of the best performing alternative assets in the past year and going back further than that. Investors and enthusiasts have seen returns of up to 487 per cent on classic motors such as Ferraris and Jaguars over the past decade. The returns can be miles ahead of shares and property, but what are the best ways to invest and how can you make sure your investment doesn’t breakdown?  Sliding into first gear: Classic cars were the strongest performer in the Knight Frank Luxury Index, beating other…

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