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  • MARKET TRENDS – BAHN-STORMERS

    MARKET TRENDS – BAHN-STORMERS

    20th February 2019

    In this Market Trends we take a look at four Autobahn stormers; the Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9, BMW 8-Series, Audi RS6 and Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG...

  • HOLIDAYING MOTORISTS FACE MORE POST-BREXIT HURDLES

    HOLIDAYING MOTORISTS FACE MORE POST-BREXIT HURDLES

    20th February 2019

    A no-deal Brexit could put a further spanner in the works for people planning to take their classic car abroad from March 29; with the prospect of adding complications and language barriers  relating to compensation should they involved in a road traffic collision in an EU or EEA (European Economic Area) country.

  • CELEBRATING HONDA’S SWINDON FACTORY

    CELEBRATING HONDA’S SWINDON FACTORY

    19th February 2019

    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

  • CHARTERHOUSE FEBRUARY SALE REVIEW

    CHARTERHOUSE FEBRUARY SALE REVIEW

    19th February 2019

    Charterhouse’s maiden 2019 auction took place as part of the Footman James Great Western Car Show, held at the Royal Bath and West Showground near Shepton Mallet on February 10. Over 40 vehicles passed under the hammer in this afternoon, following a busy motorcycle sale at midday.

  • BUYING GUIDE: ROVER P5

    BUYING GUIDE: ROVER P5

    19th February 2019

    The ultimate expression of 1960s middle England, the Rover P5 makes a compelling classic buy. Here's what you need to know before buying one.

  • HERITAGE LEGACY MEET SET FOR SUMMER

    HERITAGE LEGACY MEET SET FOR SUMMER

    19th February 2019

    The Association of Heritage Engineers (AoHE) is set to hold the first of its Heritage Legacy Meets in partnership with renowned classic car engineering firm, Fiennes Restoration Ltd, this summer.

  • MATHEWSONS FEBRUARY SALE REVIEW

    MATHEWSONS FEBRUARY SALE REVIEW

    18th February 2019

    The Mathewsons auction held on February 9 was quite a mixed bag, with risers and fallers, old and young timers, but nonetheless a showing of some remarkable cars.

  • THE UNIVERSAL CAR – FORD’S MODEL T

    THE UNIVERSAL CAR – FORD’S MODEL T

    18th February 2019

    The Ford Motor Company, have to their credit arguably the most significant car in the whole history of motoring. Nigel Stennet-Cox looks back at Ford’s Model T.

  • UPMARKET ITALIAN JOB EXPERIENCE

    UPMARKET ITALIAN JOB EXPERIENCE

    18th February 2019

    This year marks half a century since Michael Caine reminded cast members that they were “Only supposed to blow the bloody doors off,” and for fans of the iconic film a ‘once in a lifetime’ event has been developed to celebrate.

  • WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU SAW A… TVR TASMIN?

    WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU SAW A… TVR TASMIN?

    15th February 2019

    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.