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  • MORRIS MAKES A COMEBACK

    MORRIS MAKES A COMEBACK

    21st November 2019

    Morris Commercial, a new UK-based start-up, has unveiled a reimagined version of the iconic Morris J-type van, originally manufactured from 1949-1961.

  • DEATH OF THE SPORTS CAR?

    DEATH OF THE SPORTS CAR?

    21st November 2019

    Another manufacturer belies its heritage to switch to SUVs as we ponder whether the death of the sports car is imminent. 

  • MGLIVE! 2020 SET FOR SILVERSTONE RETURN

    MGLIVE! 2020 SET FOR SILVERSTONE RETURN

    20th November 2019

    The MG Car Club is to crown its 90th anniversary year with a return to Silverstone for its flagship MGLive! 2020 event next summer, with June 13-14 announced as the provisional dates.

  • CLASSICS UNITE AT RESTORATION SHOW 2019

    CLASSICS UNITE AT RESTORATION SHOW 2019

    20th November 2019

    Summer may be long over, but that doesn’t mean the classic car scene goes into hibernation. For enthusiasts in the South West of England and beyond, the Footman James Classic Vehicle Restoration Show on November 2-3 offered a great chance to extend the season.

  • ALL SHOW NO GO

    ALL SHOW NO GO

    19th November 2019

    Not all sporty-looking cars are what they seem, some are all show no go. We look back at some memorable examples of vehicles that ultimately lacked the bark to match their perceived bite.

  • BARN-FIND AUCTION ATTRACTS HUGE INTEREST

    BARN-FIND AUCTION ATTRACTS HUGE INTEREST

    19th November 2019

    A 135-strong auction collection of barn-find classics put under the hammer in a one-off auction was met by a remarkable response on November 2.

  • HISTORICS NOVEMBER SALE PREVIEW

    HISTORICS NOVEMBER SALE PREVIEW

    18th November 2019

    Historics is shaping up well for its forthcoming auction at Mercedes-Benz World on November 23, with a bumper entry of over 150 classics set to tempt potential buyers ahead of the festive season.

  • SIERRA COSWORTH TOPS £80K

    SIERRA COSWORTH TOPS £80K

    18th November 2019

    There’s still plenty of appetite for fast Fords if the sale of a Sierra Cosworth at the recent Anglia Car Auctions’ classic sale is anything to go by. Despite a layer of grime from 28 years in storage, the 1987 example had covered just 7349 miles and soared to an extraordinary final selling price of £84,800 with fees.

  • SUNBEAM ALPINE BUYER’S GUIDE

    SUNBEAM ALPINE BUYER’S GUIDE

    15th November 2019

    Although the marketing literature claimed the new Sunbeam Alpine was named after the mountain passes where the prototypes were tested, the title was in fact a direct link back to a capable Rootes Group produced sports coupe from the early 1950s. We profile what to look for when buying the later version.

  • CLEAN AIR ZONES TO SPREAD

    CLEAN AIR ZONES TO SPREAD

    15th November 2019

    Clean air zones have long been recognised as a threat to the use of classic cars, but in the UK, those worries have largely been confined to London, until now.