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KGF Clas­sic Cars

Classic Car Weekly (UK) - - This Week - KARL FASULO, KGF CLAS­SICS, PETER­BOR­OUGH

When was KGF started?

KGF Clas­sic Cars was set up in late 2012. Af­ter a suc­cess­ful ca­reer span­ning two decades sell­ing and man­ag­ing pre­mium ve­hi­cles for deal­er­ships in Lon­don and Cam­bridgeshire, I de­cided to fol­low my heart and set up my own busi­ness, sourc­ing orig­i­nal, modern clas­sic cars and shar­ing them with like-minded en­thu­si­asts. I’ve never looked back.

How did 2016 work out?

2016 was an­other record year for KGF – we’ve grown year-on-year, thanks to care­ful in­vest­ment in the right ve­hi­cles.

How has this year been so far?

We’ve al­ready had a pos­i­tive start to 2017. A new se­nior mem­ber of staff with af­ter­sales experience has joined the team, al­low­ing us to fur­ther raise qual­ity con­trol in the prepa­ra­tion of clas­sic cars.

What pe­riod of cars do you cover?

All the ve­hi­cles we of­fer are per­son­ally checked, metic­u­lously in­spected and driven to en­sure that they meet our high stan­dards – and they are be­com­ing very hard to find. The cars are even­tu­ally se­lected with the ul­ti­mate aim of pro­vid­ing the new owner with the best pos­si­ble experience of that model, what­ever it may be. We have sold ev­ery­thing from a 1972 Mo­to­be­cane Mobylette AV50 to a 2010 Volk­swa­gen T5 Camper! We spe­cialise in modern clas­sics from the 1970s, ‘80s, 90s and even 2000s.

Which cars are prov­ing pop­u­lar, and which do you think might be fall­ing out of favour?

Modern clas­sics that are orig­i­nal, un­mo­lested and have low mileage are al­ways pop­u­lar. Fords are al­ways crowd-pleasers but lux­ury brands such as Porsche have panache!

‘Fords are al­ways crowd-pleasers’

How in­formed do you think po­ten­tial buy­ers are?

They’re very clued-up, and they’ve done their home­work on the in­ter­net, whether it’s about the spe­cific prove­nance of that car, or that model in gen­eral. We’re here to help, and we like to be clear about the con­di­tion of the cars we sell. We’ll put up to 100 pho­to­graphs of a car on our web­site, along with a video.

Are most of your sales to UK buy­ers?

Yes, al­though we have a steady stream of ex­port de­mand, to which we are happy to re­spond. This pas­sion for clas­sic cars has no bor­ders!

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