Back to list of cars
OWNING A CLASSIC CAR

 

 

Owning a Classic car can be an extremely rewarding and fulfilling experience, however get it wrong and that dream can soon turn into an expensive nightmare. We try our utmost to find the best vehicles from careful owners, but you must understand that any old car however good, is going to have at least some niggles, which we in the classic car world tend to call characteristics. Don't misunderstand us, We are not saying that old cars break down regularly, quite the opposite actually, We’ve been driving older cars for many years now, and found them to be extremely reliable and when they do go wrong are much simpler to repair than today's ‘modern’ cars! Some people have rather romantic, somewhat blinkered ideas about owning a classic car, especially if they've become used to the clinical, sanitised and boring nature of today's faceless modern cars. In reality owning a classic can sometimes initially prove to be somewhat of a disappointment for them, especially if their ears are tuned to listen for every squeak and rattle, but with most given time and a more relaxed attitude to niggles, many accept that these are simply characteristics, which further adhere you to the vehicle. We point out to all our customers, especially those embarking on their first classic purchase that you've got to understand this, and once you accept these "characteristics" you'll never want to drive or own a modern car again, especially when you discover that instead of depreciation, your classic vehicle can actually appreciate! As such, We specialise in classic Mercedes-Benz from the 70's, 80's & early 90's, as well as other German & Swedish cars from the same period, due to the unimpeachable build quality of these marques at that period in time. Cars from this period (especially Mercedes) were grossly over engineered, and as a result, even today prove ultra reliable and can be used every day. Having said that, We are also very fond of the beauty and character of Italian Cars, especially Alfa-Romeos--when a car looks as good as an Alfa Spider, you can forgive the odd niggle! We are also great fans of British Sports cars. We Brits invented the two seater roadster, now very well copied by the Japanese, but when it comes to a proper "blokes" oil and spanners car, you can't beat the likes of Lotus, MG, Triumph or TVR! So in summary, what we are saying is before you part with your hard earned cash, are you sure you understand what owning a Classic car entails? We are certainly not here to deceive anybody, and at the end of the day, we really like to know our customers are happy and satisfied with their purchase!

Payments


A £500 pound deposit will hold any car for two weeks or longer by arrangement, and can be paid via Visa, MasterCard, Delta, Switch, Cash, or Cheque. Balance payments can be made by Bankers Draft, Building Society Cheque, Delta, Switch or Cash. Credit cards can be used for full payments but are subject to a 2% surcharge.


Disclaimer


Whilst every effort is taken to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the information published on this web site, errors may occur, the content is therefore supplied for reference only and for up to date information it is recommended you contact a member of staff. Contact Details.

© Copyright Black and White Cars Bournemouth Ltd
Site Designed By Incito Systems Ltd