Independent expert classic car valuations for legal, insurance, divorce, Probate & HMRC Tax reporting

Classic Car Valuations Specialist provides independent online and in-person classic car valuations for use in insurance, divorce, tax, probate, HMRC customs import and litigation purposes. We also carry out classic car inspections across the UK and Europe.

Valuing standard and modified cars, race cars, motorcycles and many other vehicles including motorhomes, Classic Car Valuations Specialist is the only independent classic car valuer recommended by insurers such as Adrian Flux, Classicline, Locktons, REIS Motorsport Insurance, Footman James, Performance Direct and more.

As an experienced motor trade professional and older car specialist with over 70,000 hours of high level market experience earned across a career spanning more than 35 years, and as a verified member of the UK Register of Expert Witnesses, I provide Single Joint Expert Witness reports and other valuation services to UK divorce solicitors or for civil cases, working to CPR Part 35 or FPR Part 25 for Single Joint Expert work. I also work in the Criminal Justice System. Get in touch to speak in confidence.

Valuation Services

Online classic car valuation

Online Classic Car valuation

Market-leading independent classic car insurance valuations for all classic cars including modified cars and projects.

Classic car probate valuation

Classic Car Probate Valuation

Detailed, independent classic car probate valuations for HMRC use. We also value motorcycles, tractors and motorhomes.

HMRC vehicle import valuation

HMRC Vehicle Import Valuation

Importing a classic car or moving to the UK from overseas? Order an independent HMRC NOVA import valuation.

Classic car divorce valuations

Classic Car DIVORCE Valuations

Classic car valuation reports for mediation or divorce purposes. I have unbeatable experience in this field at all price ranges.

Single joint expert witness classic car divorce

Single Joint Expert Witness

Single Joint Expert Witness reports to FPR Part 25 for use in divorce mediation, financial remedy or in the Family Court.

Motorhome valuations

Motorhome Valuations

Motorhome valuations for insurance, divorce and HMRC use including inheritance, probate and tax purposes.

Classic Car Market Blog

Classic Car Inspection in Germany

The story of a recent trip to Northern Germany, carrying out a classic car inspection for a potential Porsche 911 buyer.

Exclusive Ex-East German Dictator G-Wagen meets BRIXMIS G-Wagen Spymobile

Comparing two Mercedes Benz G-Wagen models used in Cold War East Germany at the same time but by different sides and for very different purposes!

Aston Martin Virage Volante restoration project price drops £10k in two years

This Aston Martin Virage Volante dropped £10k in price across two years, but selling at a £10k loss may have been a wise decision.

What our customers say about our online Classic Car Valuations:

"Hi John, Thank you for the insurance valuation on my E Type. I must say it is very rare these days that a service is provided with such speed and so comprehensively. I can’t think of a better £80 that I have spent in a long long time. Your help and assistance is really appreciated."

Paul  in Warwickshire - Series 1 E Type OTS insurance valuation

"Hi John, Thank you for your excellent and comprehensive valuation report for my car. A great service provided by yourself and also a very quick response to my initial enquiry. I have forwarded it on to Adrian Flux for them to increase their much lower valuation. I will certainly endorse and recommend your service to other like minded classic enthusiasts going forward."

Roy in Carlisle - MG RV8 insurance valuation

"Hello John, Many thanks for the speedy reply and valuation. I have never used a service like this before and I am very impressed with your detailed report and overall service. I’ll certainly be back when I need another/update and I’ll recommend you where I can. Have a great day."

Andy in Wales - Aston Martin DB9 insurance valuation

"Thank you John so much for your kind attention to my valuation. Wonderful service all round."

Shirley in Brighton - 1963 Wood and Pickett Morris Mini Minor insurance valuation

"Hi John, very many thanks for your report. It makes very interesting reading and it is pleasing to note you consider the car is still in the bracket of a desirable acquisition and as such have increased the replacement cost. I’ve no current intention to sell but it’s always good to know my small collection is not likely to lose huge sums overnight."

Simon in Warrington - bespoke classic Porsche insurance valuation

"Hi John, my insurance company accepted your valuation and amended my policy to suit. The information provided and the way the valuation was composed was in my, and my family’s opinion truly excellent and professional. I would not hesitate to recommend your services to anyone in the future should the need arise."

Simon in Essex - Classic Triumph Insurance Valuation

"Hi John, Thank you for your efforts in providing this valuation! I'm sure my grandad will be thrilled. I shall forward it onto him and advise him with regards notifying his insurance company. Again, can't thank you enough and shan't hesitate to employ your services again in future!"

Oli in Manchester - Riley Special Agreed Insurance Valuation

"Hi John, Thank you so much for your kind words and honest evaluation. I think your valuation and the accompanying justification are more than fair, derived in a very logical and professional way and shown in an easy to read format. If I can provide a reference or a review for your services please let me know as I would be more than happy to do this."

David in Switzerland - HMRC NOVA Valuation - Classic Motorcycle

"John, many thanks for all your help. I am especially grateful for how quickly you have done this valuation. I’m really happy with your valuation and glad that you have appreciated the work that has gone into creating this car. I will not hesitate to recommend your services."

Matt in Birmingham - Agreed Insurance Valuation - Frontline MGB GT

"Hi John, I can now understand why my insurance company recommended you to carry out an assessment of the value of my vehicle. You have done a splendid job, I am very impressed with the detail which you have included and you display an in-depth knowledge of the market. Please accept my grateful thanks for your efforts on my behalf and you can be sure that whenever the opportunity arises I will recommend your services."

Dave in Reading - Classic Ferrari 355 Insurance Valuation

Hi John, Many thanks for getting this back so quickly. Your market commentary is encouraging and I am very happy with the figure. I will send it over to the insurer and ask them to amend the agreed value accordingly.

Nick in Manchester - Agreed Insurance Valuation

"John, this is incredibly helpful, and I can see how much work you have put into it. I am enormously grateful - thank you so much - and Dad will be delighted, I'm sure."

Karen in Ipswich - Agreed Insurance Valuations on unique Jaguar conversions

"John, thank you for the excellent valuation report, most enlightening, particularly the points about the macro economics and how that influences the market demand. We will be in touch when the need arises to revalue our other classics."

John in Bristol - Agreed Insurance Valuation - Morgan 35th Anniversary

"Hi John, Many thanks for your condolences and for the speedy response. The valuation is just what we need as we go through the probate process. The report is very thorough and clear. Thanks again."

Jane in Slough - Probate Valuation - Rover Mini Mayfair

Hi John, I just wanted to give you an update on the car. I listed it for sale on Friday - for £78k to test the waters - and have accepted an offer for £75k, deposit paid, just subject to viewing. I had 3 very serious enquiries within 48hrs, one from Australia. Seems your fantastic insights were spot on - black 911s are very desirable. So just wanted to say thank you.

Simon in London: Porsche 964 market valuation (to sell quickly)



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Classic Car Valuations Specialist is part of Specialist Car Valuations Limited: UK company number 13782283. Values on this site are an opinion: markets can go down as well as up.