There are thousands of books, websites and experts when it comes to investing. Whether it is in stocks, fine art or even wine, there is no shortage of information and advice on how to invest. But what about classic cars? For some, the classic car market is an area for enthusiasts, people who love historic automobiles and lovingly care for them, perhaps taking them out on a breakfast run on a Sunday with fellow enthusiasts. However, for many, classic cars are an investment but one which provides more than just a simple return. Buying a classic as an investment allows you to enjoy your purchase while, with luck, watching its value rise. We regularly report on the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) which monitors the values of a selection of classic models around the world. The company has also produced a book, Better than Gold — Investing in Classic Cars, which is one of the few true guides to this often overlooked form of investment. The book is authored by the boss of the Histor...

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