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  • MARKET TRENDS – ’80S EXECTUTIVE CARS

    MARKET TRENDS – ’80S EXECTUTIVE CARS

    20th August 2018

    BMW launched the second-generation E32 7-series in 1986 and it arrived on the scene at roughly the same time as the XJ40. Naturally comparisons were made, but in truth the 7-series took the looks and performance aspects in its bag. The Jaguar took the comfort...

  • MARKET TRENDS – FORD ESCORTS

    MARKET TRENDS – FORD ESCORTS

    20th August 2018

    Brought in to rival the hot-hatches from Vauxhall and Volkswagen, the Ford Escort Mk3 XR3i proved popular amongst journalists of the time. It developed greatly on the regular XR3 and received the all-important...

  • FIAT 500 SPIAGGINA 58

    FIAT 500 SPIAGGINA 58

    20th August 2018

    Fiat introduced their modern Fiat 500 in 2007, closely styled on the classic original that had debuted 50 years earlier in 2007. The new car has been a runaway success for the company, and has included numerous special editions along the way.

  • WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE A… FIAT PANDA

    WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE A… FIAT PANDA

    17th August 2018

    Like a modern-day 500, Fiat’s original Panda was designed originally as affordable utilitarian transport but the minimalist approach encouraged some innovative thinking which gave the car a cult appeal across Europe.

  • THE EXCEPTIONAL FESTIVAL OF THE UNEXCEPTIONAL

    THE EXCEPTIONAL FESTIVAL OF THE UNEXCEPTIONAL

    17th August 2018

    A record number of enthusiasts of the motoring mundane gathered at the imposing surrounds of Stowe House in Buckinghamshire to take the ultimate motoring nostalgia trip at the fifth anniversary edition of the annual Hagerty Festival of the Unexceptional Concours de l’Ordinaire.

  • ORIGINAL SPIRIT OF ECSTASY DRAWINGS

    ORIGINAL SPIRIT OF ECSTASY DRAWINGS

    16th August 2018

    Among the 540+ lots entered in the most recent online H&H Classics sale of automobilia were these two original pen and ink drawings of the Rolls-Royce Spirit of Ecstasy mascot by the original designer, Charles Sykes.

  • H&H AUCTIONS JULY REVIEW

    H&H AUCTIONS JULY REVIEW

    16th August 2018

    The team at H&H can rest assured knowing that their most recent sale on July 19 was a successful one. Not only did the majority of cars sell, but so many of which sold drastically over estimate, with a number of surprise lots obtaining strong amounts of money...

  • MINI IN THE PARK 2018 REPORT

    MINI IN THE PARK 2018 REPORT

    16th August 2018

    Despite the looming grey skies, Mini fans travelled from all across the UK and beyond to join their fellow enthusiasts at Santa Pod Raceway for the 22nd annual Mini in the Park...