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History of Classic Car Collecting – Post 1990 – Enthusiast Motor Insurance

Anyone who has been around cars since the 1970’s will have witnessed continual shifts in the value of vehicles that we regard today as ‘classics’. Before 1960, older cars that had been preserved would be described as ‘vintage’ or maybe ‘antique’. The term ‘classic’ didn’t become common until used in the titles of books or […]

History of.. Car Brands in Australia – Enthusiast Motor Insurance

Recently there came news that shocked a big proportion of Australia’s motor vehicle owners. The announcement concerned shelving by General Motors of the Holden brand, a sell-off of vehicles currently in stock at Holden dealerships and an end to imports of cars and commercial vehicles carrying the famous ‘Lion’ emblem. This came as a huge […]

Car Recall Notification – What Are They – Car Insurance From Enthusiast

Those who own a relatively new vehicle might have suffered the stress of receiving a Recall Notification. These are letters from the car manufacturer or dealer advising that the vehicle needs to be taken to an authorised dealer to rectify a design flaw or other problem which may affect vehicle safety or convenient use. A […]

What to Know About Car Auctions – Car Insurance From Enthusiast

Car lovers when the word ‘auction’ is flashed in front of them will often think of expensive, exotic vehicles and people with bank balances to match. Take a live streaming trip to Europe, the USA or some parts of Australia and what you will see is exactly that. However, for the main part, car auctions […]

Classic Car Ownership – Car Insurance From Enthusiast

Walk around a car show or club display day next weekend and a worrying trend will become apparent. Unless the club caters specifically to later models, there will still be row upon row of older models; maintained just as they were when new. However, what will be noticeably older are the owners, with younger people […]

Looking After Your Car in Winter – Car Insurance From Enthusiast

When looking at the hazards of summer-time motoring we think of traffic jams and overheating, the air-con failing on the hottest day of the year and car interiors crumbling due to intense heat. However, winter doesn’t do our four-wheeled friends any favours either. Cold weather means less sunlight, with more people starting and finishing their […]

Buying a Classic or Unique Car at Auction – Car Insurance From Enthusiast

If you are one of the many who closely follow automotive auction sales, then you will have been busier than a one-armed barber during the past 12 months. All in a rush and close together we have seen several of Australia’s most significant collections of motor vehicles being broken up and sold. Vehicles going under […]

History of the Chevrolet Camaro in Australia – Car Insurance From Enthusiast

A while back we took a look at the influence Ford’s latest Mustang is having on Australian car-buying choices. Now it’s the turn of General Motors’ Camaro to take up where the lamented HSV Commodore range left off and deliver old-style performance to a new audience. The Camaro was a car that from its earliest […]