Affects The Cost Of Performance Car Insurance?
Specialist high performance car
insurers offer tailored policies for drivers of these types of cars.
Vehicles which fall into this category tend to be sports cars and modified
cars. Professional drivers inevitably also require specialist cover due to the
nature of their work.
Fast cars come with expensive car insurance tags. Bigger cc’s and bigger
premiums go hand in hand. This is down to the fact that more powerful cars are
riskier to insure. Statistically they are more likely to be involved in
accidents or be vandalised, stolen or broken into. All of this costs the
Specialist insurers for high performance cars are able to offer specific
terms which cater for the various high performance makes and models, such as
Lotus, and Porsche.
Then there are those motoring enthusiasts who like to tinker with their cars
and modify them. There are high performance car insurance policies tuned to
cater for the needs of these owners at affordable prices. Types of
modifications which can tend to require specialist car insurance are
things like refurbished interiors, custom modifications, paintwork and engine
High performance car insurance can cover you for the added value to the
vehicle that modifications have resulted in. Whereas not all standard policies
will cover you for non standard additions, such as alloy wheels. While some
standard policies do pay out on additions, be aware that there is usually a
capped figure for these that they are prepared to pay out up to. Any payout
therefore may not accurately reflect the amount invested in modifications. Read
the small print.
For these reasons, high performance car insurance may offer you the best level
of cover for your premium.