20th February 2019
Based on the compact Herald saloon, the Triumph Spitfire was Triumph’s attempt to take on the Austin Healey Sprite and the new MG Midget. Here's what you need to know before buying one.
While the news breaks that Honda is set to close the doors to its Swindon manufacturing plant in 2021 following a global restructuring, we look back at the history of the plant as we celebrate its 33-year history
Think of TVR’s ‘wedge’ series of cars from the ’80s and you’ll probably picture a thundering open-topped V8-powered creation. The range started off though with the much less hairy chested Tasmin, which essentially debuted Oliver Winterbottom’s wedgy body style but with the more subtle engine options of either the 2.8-litre Ford Cologne V6 or even briefly the four-pot Pinto and the ‘TVR 200’ badge.
We road test and review the MkII MG Midget...
H&H Classics hosted its first ever online-only live auction on February 2. An impressive 36 cars were included in this pioneering digital sale, with two thirds of the lots finding new homes.
The fun factor of driving a classic car that’s slower than modern vehicles, takes more effort to brake and steer and requires careful planning before negotiating a corner can become hard work once the rose-tinted glasses have been removed. If you find yourself in such a dilemma, and aren’t too concerned about originality, then modifications whether they are period or not are often the answer.
Forty years ago the seeds were sown for a venture which would change the British car manufacturing landscape forever.