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  • WHAT IS A CLASSIC CAR?

    WHAT IS A CLASSIC CAR?

    Matt Bell on 23rd January 2020

    What is a classic car? Joe Miller, Sam Skelton and Aaron McKay discuss what makes a classic car and whether a car has to be a certain age to be called one. 

  • MINI IN THE PARK BEGINS NEW CHAPTER

    MINI IN THE PARK BEGINS NEW CHAPTER

    Matt Bell on 23rd January 2020

    Kelsey Media has sold the Mini in the Park event to the previous owners, Event Developments. The 2020 MITP event at Mallory Park has now been cancelled and the event will return to its previous home at Santa Pod Raceway in 2021.

  • NEW CAR SALES DROP FOR A THIRD YEAR

    NEW CAR SALES DROP FOR A THIRD YEAR

    Matt Bell on 22nd January 2020

    We’re keeping older cars on the road for longer and aren’t as keen to splash out on new ones, according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

  • R50 MINI BUYER’S GUIDE

    R50 MINI BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 22nd January 2020

    BMW’s initial attempt at replacing the Issigonis original, the R50/R52/R53 MINIs, will never be cheaper than they are now. Here’s our handy guide to understanding the models and getting hold of a good one.

  • RANGE ROVER P38A BUYER’S GUIDE

    RANGE ROVER P38A BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 21st January 2020

    Now becoming almost as classic as its so-named predecessor, the new generation Range Rover P38A could a be cunning modern classic buy. Here's what you need to know. 

  • ROLLS-ROYCE WEST SUSSEX TOUR

    ROLLS-ROYCE WEST SUSSEX TOUR

    Matt Bell on 21st January 2020

    Are you a Rolls-Royce owner? Rolls-Royce and Bentley Driver magazine has teamed up with VIP Experience Days to bring you this epic driving weekend.

  • MARKET TRENDS – BOND CARS

    MARKET TRENDS – BOND CARS

    Matt Bell on 20th January 2020

    With a new James Bond film due out this year, are any of the past Bond cars worth investing in? We check out some of the market values. 

  • BRITISH MOTOR MUSEUM SPRING WORKSHOPS

    BRITISH MOTOR MUSEUM SPRING WORKSHOPS

    Matt Bell on 20th January 2020

    For those who fancy learning a new skill this spring, the British Motor Museum’s motoring-related workshops in March, April and May could offer the perfect opportunity.

  • MARKET TRENDS – EIGHTIES EXCESS

    MARKET TRENDS – EIGHTIES EXCESS

    Matt Bell on 16th January 2020

    Despite the hot hatch craze, the coupe sector remained bustling in the ‘80s, producing some future classics. We take a look at some Eighties excess. 

  • WATCH: IS THE VAUXHALL VECTRA THAT BORING?

    WATCH: IS THE VAUXHALL VECTRA THAT BORING?

    Matt Bell on 16th January 2020

    Features Editor Sam Skelton gets behind the wheel of a Vauxhall Vectra to talk about why its mediocrity doesn't deny its classic status. 

  • TRIUMPH STAG BUYER’S GUIDE

    TRIUMPH STAG BUYER’S GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 15th January 2020

    It’s one of the most widely seen classics on any show field. But is the Triumph Stag a sensible classic buy? Here's what you need to know before buying one. 

  • ISLE OF MAN TO TAX ELECTRIC VEHICLES

    ISLE OF MAN TO TAX ELECTRIC VEHICLES

    Matt Bell on 15th January 2020

    In a move that could be replicated by the UK, the Isle of Man is set to tax electric vehicles from April to cover lost fuel tax revenue from petrol and diesel vehicles.

  • ELECTRIC MORRIS MINOR REVIEW

    ELECTRIC MORRIS MINOR REVIEW

    Paul Wager on 14th January 2020

    The recent surge in electric classics has mainly been a high-end business fuelled by manufacturer-backed conversions. We find a much more down-to-earth approach.