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Special Vehicles

Welcome to Dawes

Dawes Motor Insurance is a niche underwriting agency with over 25 years experience. Dawes is dedicated to arranging cover through insurance intermediaries only for specialist vehicle risks including:

  • Exotic/high value vehicles
  • Classic cars
  • Prestige vehicles
  • Stretch limousines
  • Storage cover for race cars
  • Hot rods/street machines
  • Kit cars
  • Film set vehicles
  • Driving instructors
  • Motorcycles
  • Dirtbike / Quad bike

Please note Dawes only accepts quotation requests from insurance intermediaries. If you are an individual seeking insurance please contact your broker, or find a broker using the National Insurance Brokers Association's Need a Broker website.

Download a full list of vehicles.

Important Information

Online Ordering System Termination
With effect from 30 June 2017 we will no longer be printing Dawes Motor Insurance Product Disclosure Statements. Find out more.

Effective 30 December 2016, the insurer, Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) SE has transferred its registered office from the United Kingdom and become a limited liability company incorporated in Germany. Its name has changed to Great Lakes Insurance SE. Other details, such as the insurer's trading name, contact details, the terms, conditions, exclusions and limitations as set out in your policy wording (including our obligations under the relevant insurance contract(s) with you) are unaffected by the changes. If you have any questions, please contact 1300 130 247.



Our Motorcycle coverage includes all makes and models. Harley Davidson, Triumph Rocket III, Ducati 1098R and the MV Agusta are just some of the more famous names that spring to mind. More >


The Prestige selection of vehicles represents the higher value, well appointed, luxury vehicles typically European including Audi, BMW, Mercedes and Porsche. More >


Your client's investment in Exotic cars is in good company and safe hands. The list of high end and extreme performance supercars includes Aston Martin, Ferrari and Lamborghini. More >

Specialist Vehicles

Dawes is known for arranging insurance for some of the more unusual vehicles. We can help with stretch limousines, custom built and highly modified vehicles including Kit Cars, Classics, Hot Rods, Street Machines and High Performance imports. Film set vehicles and ex-army personnel carriers are not out of the question either. More >