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  • BRIGGS & STRATTON HYBRID CONCEPT

    BRIGGS & STRATTON HYBRID CONCEPT

    Matt Bell on 18th May 2020

    If you thought hybrids were a modern idea then think again, this is the Briggs & Stratton Hybrid from the 1980s.

  • DEBUGGING CLASSIC CAR MYTHS

    DEBUGGING CLASSIC CAR MYTHS

    Paul Wager on 7th May 2020

    We debug some of the classic car myths, rumours and received wisdom that would catch out the unwary classic car writer. 

  • TIGER KING: 85 YEARS OF JAGUAR SPORTS CARS

    TIGER KING: 85 YEARS OF JAGUAR SPORTS CARS

    Matt Bell on 4th May 2020

    It's not uncommon for companies to reinvent themselves within the car industry and Jaguar's name change from SS cars to Jaguar 85 years ago was one of the earliest. We look at 85 years of Jaguar sports cars.

  • BENTLEY ARNAGE BUYING GUIDE

    BENTLEY ARNAGE BUYING GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 30th April 2020

    Replacing the Brooklands and Turbo R in 1998 was the all-new Bentley Arnage, a long-lived model that helped to take Bentley into a new era – but what’s it like now as a modern-classic buy? 

  • TWIN TEST: AUSTIN MAXI VS FORD CORTINA

    TWIN TEST: AUSTIN MAXI VS FORD CORTINA

    Matt Bell on 24th April 2020

    The Ford Cortina and the Austin Maxi were radically different creations but both would have been on the same shopping list in the mid-1970s. Which has survived the years as the better classic?

  • TOP 10 BRITISH DRIVER’S CLASSICS

    TOP 10 BRITISH DRIVER’S CLASSICS

    Matt Bell on 14th April 2020

    Over the years there have been plenty of cars honed for the driving enthusiast. We chart 10 of the best British driver’s classics.

  • EASY TO LIVE WITH 1930’S CARS

    EASY TO LIVE WITH 1930’S CARS

    Matt Bell on 10th April 2020

    Although pre-war cars aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, they definitely appeal to a certain breed of enthusiastic owner who finds it hard to resist motoring at its most basic level accompanied by the delights of simple DIY engineering. Here's a guide to some of the easy to live with 1930's cars. 

  • LAND ROVER FREELANDER MK1 BUYING GUIDE

    LAND ROVER FREELANDER MK1 BUYING GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 9th April 2020

    Although the Freelander was a radical departure from the company’s previous models, this family-oriented SUV marked a dramatic change in the fortunes of Land Rover. We look at what’s good and what’s not so good about the first generation of this popular four-by-four.

  • THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LAND ROVER

    THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LAND ROVER

    Matt Bell on 8th April 2020

    What started as a stop-gap model for post-war Rover became a best-selling phenomenon in its own right. The road to success, though, wasn’t easy. Good job it had four-wheel-drive then. Here’s the story of Land Rover.

  • VW KARMANN GHIA BUYING GUIDE

    VW KARMANN GHIA BUYING GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 6th April 2020

    Exotic looks clothed nothing more exotic than Beetle running gear, but the Karmann Ghia became a cult hit and is a sought-after classic today. It’s not one for the ill-informed though.

  • FORD PUMA BUYING GUIDE

    FORD PUMA BUYING GUIDE

    Matt Bell on 2nd April 2020

    Agile, rev-happy and stylish, the Ford Puma is a very cool cat. Track a good one down and you’ll soon discover it’s got plenty of bite. Here's what you need to know before buying one. 

  • EARLY ELECTRIC VEHICLES

    EARLY ELECTRIC VEHICLES

    Matt Bell on 31st March 2020

    Electric vehicles have been around ever since the rechargeable battery was invented and in ten years’ time this type of propulsion is currently set to replace the internal combustion engine.

  • BMW 2002 BUYING GUIDE

    BMW 2002 BUYING GUIDE

    Joe Miller on 27th March 2020

    The baby BMW that predates the 3-Series, the BMW 2002 is a cool classic saloon that you can use daily. Here's what you need to know before buying one.

  • CONCEPT CARS THAT MADE IT TO PRODUCTION

    CONCEPT CARS THAT MADE IT TO PRODUCTION

    Matt Bell on 27th March 2020

    The cars we can buy for the road are usually far detached from their concept beginnings. But what about the concept cars that managed to roll off the stands and onto the roads?