As we settle back into our routines after the Christmas break, I find myself making resolutions and planning for the year ahead. It is my favourite time of the year, looking at a relatively clear diary and not knowing what the year will hold. For many it is a time where car projects gain a second wind or people rationalise the reasons for owning some of the cars in their garage. For me it is a busy time of the year, with many clients downsizing their collections while others are on the hunt for a particular car after having spent their downtime reading articles on desirable models over the summer break. My first meeting of 2020 was with a teenage girl, a horse and a rather cool Japanese car that I’d categorise as a ‘modern’ classic.

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