Thinking of buying a classic American automobile, but don't know what I'm doing or where to have it looked after. I'm in North London.
Filed under importing - Asked by John Stock (London) - Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:37
OK, well I have a few bits of good news for you. First off, there are lots and lots of classic American automobiles to choose from that are already on this side of the Atlantic. Whether it’s a Mustang or BelAir, Corvette or Chrysler that you fancy, chances are you can find one without going the import route.
The second thing is that there is excellent spares and parts backup for most of the major models, and you can get yourself off to a good start by joining the Classic American Auto Club or similar.
The final bit of good news is that, being based in London, you are positively surrounded by major classic automobile dealers and experts, many of whom will have American automobiles in stock. Maybe start with someone like Classic Chrome in Mortlake and see how you get on.