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The Real Car Company Ltd
The Real Car Company was established in 1987 by Ray Arnold & Ian Johnstone to specialise in the sale of early Rolls-Royce and Bentley. It was a hobby that 'Got out of hand'. Our interest in cars of the type that we now sell goes back to our childhoods, and ownership back to the 1970s. Gradually more cars started passing through our hands, and by 1986 we had decided to make a full time occupation of buying and selling the cars that we love.
We started with a single car (all we could afford) which we sold quickly, and before we knew it we had 4 or 5 on our hands! This was alongside another business (exhaust systems) that we were involved in at the time. In the spring of 1988 we gave up the other business, rented part of the premises that we still operate from now, and went full time.
We started well in the boom years of the late eighties, which set us up well enough for us to ride the storm of recession in the years that followed. As the years went on the number of cars going through our hands increased gradually, we built up a workforce, and now in 2021 we carry a stock of around 40 to 50 vehicles with ten of us here. Over the years we have gratefully received awards from the motoring press. The market for 'our' kind of cars is nicely stable, generally prices are creeping upwards all the time, and we feel that investing in a car - or cars - of the type that we sell is generally a great place to put your money. Don't do it just for investment, but you can get a great deal of pleasure from these vehicles, prices are - in our opinion - unlikely to drop, and you can't drive a share certificate!
We are always interested in acquiring cars of the type that we sell. If you know of a Rolls-Royce or Bentley for sale, anywhere in the World, particularly an early model, please let us know. Cars bought outright, including collections, or we are happy to take them on a commission sale basis, or pay you a finder’s fee if you put us in touch with a car or cars which we later purchase.
So give us a call on 01248 602649 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.