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  • NORMOUS NEWARK AUTOJUMBLE RETURNS

    NORMOUS NEWARK AUTOJUMBLE RETURNS

    Matt Bell on 12th August 2020

    Visiting an autojumble is one of the great pastimes for anyone with a classic vehicle hobby, and now the biggest regular event is back. The Normous Newark Autojumble will take place at Newark Autojumble on Sunday (August 16), with a few extra changes to keep people safe.

  • ROADWORKS SPEED LIMIT UPPED TO 60MPH

    ROADWORKS SPEED LIMIT UPPED TO 60MPH

    Matt Bell on 12th August 2020

    Highways England has raised the roadworks speed limit from 50mph to 60mph where appropriate in an effort to shorten journey times and improve safety.

  • BRIGHTON CAR EVENTS TO SURVIVE

    BRIGHTON CAR EVENTS TO SURVIVE

    Matt Bell on 10th August 2020

    The future is looking much brighter for Brighton car events, with Brighton and Hove City Council pledging that motoring events like the Brighton Speed Trials, London to Brighton Veteran Car Run and various others will continue to take place on the historic seafront road.

  • STAYCATIONS TO PLACE EXTRA DEMAND ON CLASSICS

    STAYCATIONS TO PLACE EXTRA DEMAND ON CLASSICS

    Matt Bell on 7th August 2020

    With the school year ending and many more people expected to have staycations this summer rather than travelling abroad, drivers of classic cars look set to face greater levels of traffic and a greater strain on their vehicle.

  • RECORD BREAKING TRIUMPH TR6?

    RECORD BREAKING TRIUMPH TR6?

    Matt Bell on 5th August 2020

    A stunning Triumph TR6 has set what is believed to be a record price for the model. The painstakingly restored and upgraded 1972 example was sold for £57,732 during Historics 10th Anniversary auction at Windsorview Lakes on July 18, soaring well above its £28,000-£35,000 pre-sale estimate.

  • GOODWOOD SPEEDWEEK LAUNCHED

    GOODWOOD SPEEDWEEK LAUNCHED

    Matt Bell on 4th August 2020

    To fill the void left by the lack of Festival of Speed and Revival this year, Goodwood is set to combine elements from both events into its one-off Goodwood Speedweek, which is set to make its debut at the West Sussex circuit on October 16-18.

  • TIMOTHY ROOTES: 1925 – 2020

    TIMOTHY ROOTES: 1925 – 2020

    Matt Bell on 28th July 2020

    Timothy Rootes, the only son of the Rootes Group co-founder Sir Reginald Rootes, has sadly passed away aged 95.

  • WHAT IS THE MOST ICONIC ENGINE OF ALL TIME?

    WHAT IS THE MOST ICONIC ENGINE OF ALL TIME?

    Matt Bell on 24th July 2020

    We've shortlisted what we think are the most iconic engines of all time, but we need your help to narrow it down to a winner. So, what is the most iconic engine of all time?

  • BEAULIEU SIMPLY RALLIES TO RETURN

    BEAULIEU SIMPLY RALLIES TO RETURN

    Matt Bell on 22nd July 2020

    Beaulieu plans to host a record number of 14 Beaulieu Simply rallies in the grounds of National Motor Museum this year as part of a revised event calendar.

  • AC CARS GOES ELECTRIC

    AC CARS GOES ELECTRIC

    Matt Bell on 21st July 2020

    Famed for its brutish V8 grunt and hairy-chested nature, the AC Cobra is the latest and perhaps most unlikely classic yet to be reborn as an all-electric vehicle. Yep, specialist British brand AC Cars has gone electric and launched two new versions of the iconic roadster – including a battery-powered version.

  • INEOS GRENADIER BREAKS COVER

    INEOS GRENADIER BREAKS COVER

    Matt Bell on 17th July 2020

    Ineos Automotive has moved its Land Rover Defender-inspired 4x4 a step closer to production by revealing the exterior design of the Ineos Grenadier. Named after Ineos founder Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s favourite London pub, the Grenadier is intended as a utilitarian off-roader and is set to go into production in late 2021.

  • THE BRITISH MOTOR MUSEUM REOPENS

    THE BRITISH MOTOR MUSEUM REOPENS

    Matt Bell on 15th July 2020

    The British Motor Museum reopened its doors to visitors for the first time since March on Saturday (July 4), having received its 'Good to Go' industry standard mark from Visit England.

  • EARLY END FOR MOT EXTENSION SCHEME

    EARLY END FOR MOT EXTENSION SCHEME

    Matt Bell on 14th July 2020

    The current rolling six-month MoT extension brought in during the lockdown will cease at the end of this month, with the Government confirming that it will reintroduce mandatory MoT testing from August 1 in line with gradually easing lockdown restrictions and rising traffic levels.