Leicester is a classic car hotspotLeicester isn’t only the underdog when it comes to football, it turns out – it also punches well above its league in terms of classic car ownership.

That’s according to figures released today by ClassicLine insurance, which show there are more classic car insurance policies taken out in the ‘LE’ postcode than anywhere else in the UK.

Forget the picturesque Cotswolds or wealthy South East, the Midlands dominates classic car ownership: Birmingham and Coventry both follow closely behind Leicester.

“It’s great to hear that people in the Midlands love their four-wheel friends more than anywhere else in the country, especially as the area has a strong automotive history,” said ClassicLine Insurance managing director, Ian Fray.

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