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  • NEW SIMPLY RALLIES FOR BEAULIEU

    NEW SIMPLY RALLIES FOR BEAULIEU

    Matt Bell on 19th February 2020

    Beaulieu has two new events to its bourgeoning calendar of Simply rallies for 2020. Bringing the total number of events to 13 will be British Classics on September 20 and Simply BMW on July 19, all to be held within the grounds of the National Motor Museum.

  • E-TYPE 60TH BIRTHDAY SET FOR SHELSLEY

    E-TYPE 60TH BIRTHDAY SET FOR SHELSLEY

    Matt Bell on 18th February 2020

    Jaguar E-Type owners and enthusiasts are being encouraged to save the date ahead of a big E-Type 60th birthday bash for the iconic sports car next summer.

  • CITROËNS CELEBRATED AT RETROMOBILE 2020

    CITROËNS CELEBRATED AT RETROMOBILE 2020

    Matt Bell on 18th February 2020

    One year on from its historic centenary celebrations in the French capital last year, Citroën celebrated another birthday milestone on its stand at Retromobile 2020 on February 5-9. The GS turns 50 in 2020, and to celebrate, a customised version specially commissioned for the event was unveiled.

  • OUT OF THE SHADOWS – ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SPIRIT

    OUT OF THE SHADOWS – ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SPIRIT

    Matt Bell on 17th February 2020

    Rolls-Royce went through a crucial line-up change in 1980, when the long-running Silver Shadow finally gave way to the Silver Spirit – a model noticeably different in style.

  • RUSSELL BROOKES TRIBUTE AT RACE RETRO

    RUSSELL BROOKES TRIBUTE AT RACE RETRO

    Matt Bell on 17th February 2020

    Rallying with Group B (RWGB) will pay tribute to two-time British Rally Champion Russell Brookes at this year’s Reis Race Retro at Stoneleigh Park.

  • UNIQUE CLASSIC STASH TO BE AUCTIONED

    UNIQUE CLASSIC STASH TO BE AUCTIONED

    Matt Bell on 14th February 2020

    A unique classic stash of over 150 classic cars are to go under the hammer early next month with HJ Pugh and Sons.

  • MOORE’S LAMBORGHINI ISLERO AT AUCTION

    MOORE’S LAMBORGHINI ISLERO AT AUCTION

    Matt Bell on 14th February 2020

    One of the stars of Historics’ next auction will be an exceptionally rare and wonderfully-presented 1969 Lamborghini Islero.

  • ACA JANUARY 2020 SALE REVIEW

    ACA JANUARY 2020 SALE REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 13th February 2020

    A long run of classic cars, old and modern, went under the hammer on Saturday, January 25 at ACA. But while we’ve come to expect a good variety of cars, there were some surprises.

  • FORD ESCORT MEXICO VS TRIUMPH DOLOMITE SPRINT

    FORD ESCORT MEXICO VS TRIUMPH DOLOMITE SPRINT

    Matt Bell on 12th February 2020

    The Escort Mexico and Dolomite Sprint may be poles apart price-wise today but back in the ’70s they were in competition in the showroom. Which gets our vote as a quick classic saloon car?

  • FBHVC CLUB EXPO EVENT

    FBHVC CLUB EXPO EVENT

    Matt Bell on 12th February 2020

    The British Motor Museum was the venue as the FBHVC Club Expo event was hosted on January 25. The day saw experts in a range of fields discuss issues and share information relating to the classic vehicle movement with 149 club delegates, representing the organisation’s 540 subscriber organisations and total membership of over 250,000.

  • BIG CROWDS AT MINI FAIR

    BIG CROWDS AT MINI FAIR

    Matt Bell on 11th February 2020

    With enthusiasts refreshed after the winter break and armed with that first pay packet of the year, it’s no surprise that the British Mini Club’s annual Mini Fair continues to be a big success.

  • TOP FIVE REASONS TO ATTEND THE RESTORATION SHOW

    TOP FIVE REASONS TO ATTEND THE RESTORATION SHOW

    Matt Bell on 11th February 2020

    We’ve teamed up with the organisers of the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show, with Discovery, to find out the top five reasons to attend the event this March 27-29.