Fine Arts

Demand for classic cars will never run out of road

RM Sotheby’s is bringing a stunning collection of vintage models under the hammer next month, and here is a line-up of some of the best

Last May, RM Sotheby’s sold a rare 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut for a record €135 million

I’ve loved cars from a very early age, but it was only about 12 years ago that I started to look at vintage cars seriously, from childhood nostalgia for classic designs from the 1980s and secondly (rather naively) the low cost of ownership.

My first purchase was a 1985 BMW E30, 320i in 2011, which was fantastic, both to drive and look at. When I decided to sell the car after ten years, I got ...