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I saw on the Mountune website a link for greenlight insurance. Ive used greenlight for a few cars and they have always given the best quotes for performance non-modded/modded cars.

Greenlight have told me they only insure cars upto £20k so wont be insurng the new focus rs.

Here is an email I received from mountune today.

Thanks for your enquiry.

Our association with Greenlight is partly due to their proximity to us in Essex, but our connections with the industry go much deeper than that.
We also have close connections with the Association of British Insurers.

When we release new Ford-approved performance upgrades, the upgraded models are added into the ABI database so they are recognised as models in their own right.
This gives owners the benefit of not having to insure their mountune-upgraded cars as "modified" in the traditional sense.

Provided we are able to release Ford-approved upgrades for both of these vehicles, we should also be able to offer new owners the same sort of benefits with insurance.

Best Regards,

The mountune® online team.
 

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I tried with them and they basically said no, like Clive says above.

I've been with Adrian Flux for a couple of years and so far so good.
 

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As the MP build is a recognised insurance model then I'll just be getting quotes in the normal way. No need to tie yourself into a specialist dealer when it's not a specialist package.

MR build is a completely different banana though
 

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As the MP build is a recognised insurance model then I'll just be doing around in the normal way. No need to tie yourself into a specialist dealer when it's not a specialist package.

MR build is a completely different banana though
To be honest there's a few insurers who do the same trick as Greenlight in specialising in "owner club" cars and modified - Chris Knotts, Prestige even Flux. More often than not you get decent service at prices that are no dearer than the comparison sites
 

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good to know, i`ll start on the quotes nearer the time.

nobody could get close to greenlight on my old modded st170. interested to see what the yearly policy will cost me.
 

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I've always used Admiral/elephant/bell (all under admiral umbrella), for standard/lightly modified cars (EVO 6, Integra DC5,) they recently quoted under £500 for a Nissan GTR, none of the brokers mentioned above could get anywhere near that. Only time I have used a broker (greenlight) was to insure a heavily modded Turbo'd Mx5.

Ill be trying them for the RS for definate
 

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To be honest there's a few insurers who do the same trick as Greenlight in specialising in "owner club" cars and modified - Chris Knotts, Prestige even Flux. More often than not you get decent service at prices that are no dearer than the comparison sites
Presumably also the specialists will be able to cater for things like track day cover, which many of the general insurers wont touch.

I know my friend only pays £300 a year for his Exige Cup including unlimited track use (though only 5k a year total driviig if i remember). Hoping i can get my RS with track cover for no more than £6-800 but i only have 1 years NCD i think.
 

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I've always used Admiral/elephant/bell (all under admiral umbrella), for standard/lightly modified cars (EVO 6, Integra DC5,) they recently quoted under £500 for a Nissan GTR, none of the brokers mentioned above could get anywhere near that. Only time I have used a broker (greenlight) was to insure a heavily modded Turbo'd Mx5.

Ill be trying them for the RS for definate
I was with Admiral and Elephant. When I added the big brake kit, despite it being an MR375 they couldn't insure. I can only assume they thought I was going to put it on a track. So I left. As you say for standard/lightly modified cars they're not bad.
 

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With my mk2 I was with admiral and they insured everything I done to the car with no problems, MR375 plus lots of other bits and pieces here and there

No big brake kit as stated above though so maybe that's one step to far for them!?
 

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It's a real shame Greenlight won't accept cars over £20k, their customer service and general knowledge and professionalism on the phone is fantastic imo, one of the best out there; for a 'small' company, they could really show other insurers a thing or two :nice:
 
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