Kit Cars - More than the sum of its parts

Insuring kit cars - the specialist vehicles home-assembled out of a cocktail of new components and reclaimed parts from donor cars - seems to offer attractive business opportunities for both brokers and insurers.

Risks benefit from low mileage and careful, enthusiastic drivers, and, historically, the sector has tended to avoid the cycles of the general motor market. Kit-car enthusiasts, however, make for a special breed of client which does not suffer indifferent service gladly, if at all, an