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  • GREAT WESTERN CLASSIC CAR SHOW 2020 REVIEW

    GREAT WESTERN CLASSIC CAR SHOW 2020 REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 28th February 2020

    The Great Western Classic Car Show has established itself as the show season opener for enthusiasts in the South West, but this year’s event proved to be a game of two halves on February 8-9.

  • NEW EMISSION ZONE CHECKER LAUNCHED

    NEW EMISSION ZONE CHECKER LAUNCHED

    Matt Bell on 28th February 2020

    A new online emission zone checker has been launched to help drivers and businesses prepare for forthcoming clean air zones (CAZs) in Birmingham and Leeds, which are due to begin in July.

  • CHARTERHOUSE FEBRUARY 2020 SALE REVIEW

    CHARTERHOUSE FEBRUARY 2020 SALE REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 27th February 2020

    We round up our highlights from the Charterhouse February 2020 sale which took place at the Great Western Classic Car Show on February 9. 

  • AUTONOMOUS CAR COMPLETES COMPLEX JOURNEY

    AUTONOMOUS CAR COMPLETES COMPLEX JOURNEY

    Matt Bell on 26th February 2020

    A self-navigating Nissan Leaf has successfully driven itself for 230 miles, which is the longest and most complex journey undertaken so far on UK roads by an autonomous car.

  • MILESTONE MARKED AT RETROMOBILE 2020

    MILESTONE MARKED AT RETROMOBILE 2020

    Matt Bell on 25th February 2020

    Retromobile 2020 was all about anniversaries, with significant celebrations for the Citroën SM and GS, which both turned 50, and the Renault Clio, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2020.

  • LIMITED EDITION MGB ROADSTER HEADS TO AUCTION

    LIMITED EDITION MGB ROADSTER HEADS TO AUCTION

    Matt Bell on 24th February 2020

    A final limited edition MGB roadster is about to come to auction after a total of 18 years in storage, and it could be yours for a mere four-figure sum.

  • FOTU 2020 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

    FOTU 2020 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

    Matt Bell on 21st February 2020

    Applications for the Concours De L’Ordinaire at Hagerty’s 2020 Festival of the Unexceptional (FOTU 2020) have been open from Friday February 14.

  • SPECIAL BREW: BENTLEY TURBO RT OLYMPIAN

    SPECIAL BREW: BENTLEY TURBO RT OLYMPIAN

    Matt Bell on 20th February 2020

    In this mini-series, we explore some of the limited editions you forgot existed. This week it’s the Bentley Turbo RT Olympian.

  • 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.

  • 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.