My Valuation History and Expertise

John Glynn’s expertise in classic BMW valuations is underpinned by more than three decades of accumulated market intelligence. A lifelong fascination with car prices and unassailable experience in motor trade and insurance valuation services gives John the credibility that matters when insurance claims go to mediation or end up in court.  The UK’s biggest motoring brands and tens of thousands of consumers have relied on John’s expert input, and his comprehensive price reports have helped to resolve several important valuation court cases.

Valuation Experience with Glass’s Guide and We Buy Any Car

Active in the UK motor trade for more than thirty years, John Glynn’s valuation experience includes:

  • Ten years as Older Car and Consumer Editor for Glass’s Guide: the UK motor trade’s price ‘bible’
  • Creator of the original ‘We Buy Any Car’ online valuations dataset
  • Experienced expert witness, working for insurers, solicitors, Trading Standards and more
  • Professional used car journalist for almost two decades
  • An acknowledged motor trade expert, published in Autocar, Top Gear, MSN Cars etc
  • Author of numerous magazine ‘Buyers Guides’
  • Five years spent solely in professional retail and fleet car purchasing
  • Over twenty years in car auction purchase and disposal
  • Trade financial services background with Royal Bank of Scotland

John’s BMW credentials include:

  • Professional journalist for more than ten years, including hundreds of features on used and classic cars
  • Monthly column in BMW Car magazine
  • Owner of thirty-plus classic BMW cars since 1989
  • A personal car and motorcycle collection including more than ten classic BMW cars and motorcycles (this number varies!)

Contact John via email to discuss your valuation requirements