Triumph TR6 (1969-1973): Phil Bell's Market Watch

Classic Cars magazine’s editor Phil Bell regularly shares some of his best market insights to help you with your next buy. This week he contemplates the rise, rise and fall of one of Britain’s finest sports cars, the Triumph TR6.

Ferrari 308 GTB (1975-1985) – Price tracker

Every Thursday, we’re tracking the values of the most popular classic cars on the UK market. Thanks to our friends at Classic Car Weekly, we can focus on one car and compare its values from 2005 to today – and then anticipate where they will be in 2025. This week, we analyse the Ferrari 308 GTB – the most iconic of all the 1970s junior supercars, and the one to have. Classic Car Weekly’s editor David Simister explains.

Wolseley 6/80 (1948-55) – Price tracker

Every Thursday, we’re tracking the values of the most popular classic cars on the UK market. Thanks to our friends at Classic Car Weekly, we can focus on one car and compare its values from 2005 to today – and then anticipate where they will be in 2025. This week, we analyse the Wolseley 6/80 – the car that will forever be associated with the long arm of the law. Classic Car Weekly’s editor David Simister explains.

Rover P4 75 (1950-1952) – price tracker

Every Thursday, we’re tracking the values of the most popular classic cars on the UK market. Thanks to our friends at Classic Car Weekly, we can focus on one car and compare its values from 2005 to today – and then anticipate where they will be in 2025. This week, we analyse the Rover P4 – the company’s solid luxury saloon that kept a generation of bank managers mobile during the 1950s and ‘60s. Classic Car Weekly’s editor David Simister explains.

Jaguar E-type 2+2s hotting up

Demand for good Jaguar E-type 2+2s has pushed prices up 45 per cent over the past two years, despite them being the least coveted variants. Until recently, high values and high-quality restorations have been largely reserved for the better-proportioned two-seater coupés and roadsters, but the child-friendly 2+2s are playing catch-up.

Buy an Aston V8 wisely

You can pay anywhere from £50k to £500k for an Aston Martin V8 now, so I can’t help but wish I’d taken out a meaty loan to buy the smart £40k V8 Vantage that I borrowed for the day a few years ago. Not because I have any interest in playing the classic car investment game but because, as it turns out, that was my last chance to own one.