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  • WELCOME TO CLASSICS WORLD

    WELCOME TO CLASSICS WORLD

    24th May 2017

    Welcome to Classics World, the website where you will find the latest classic car news, guides, drives and events coverage...

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  • BRIGHTWELLS AUCTIONS SEPTEMBER REVIEW

    BRIGHTWELLS AUCTIONS SEPTEMBER REVIEW

    18th October 2018

    Brightwells’ latest classic car sale took place at its Leominster base on September 26, with a wide variety of cars passing under the hammer on what turned out to be a gloriously sunny day...

  • SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS SEPTEMBER REVIEW

    SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS SEPTEMBER REVIEW

    18th October 2018

    Silverstone Auctions’ inaugural September Sale too place at Dallas Burston Polo Club, Warwickshire, on September 28. The 50 lots included a fascinating selection of prestige brands, sports cars and homologation specials, with a Ford Sierra Sapphire Cosworth 4x4 and a MkI Escort RS1600 both achieving record prices...

  • BRDC HOST BARRIE ‘WHIZZO’ WILLIAMS CELEBRATION

    BRDC HOST BARRIE ‘WHIZZO’ WILLIAMS CELEBRATION

    18th October 2018

    Friends, former colleagues and fellow motorsport personalities gathered at the BRDC Clubhouse in celebration of the life and career of Barrie 'Whizzo' Williams last month. The racing and rally driver, who became a real favourite in the world of historic motorsport, passed away September 8 at the age of 79...

  • BIG CAT DIARIES

    BIG CAT DIARIES

    17th October 2018

    The much-loved Mark 2 Jaguar was once considered a cheapie – cheap to buy and just as cheap to wreck. Ted Connolly recalls an incident that was amusing and sad in equal measure...

  • LATIN BUGS CELEBRATE UK MILESTONE

    LATIN BUGS CELEBRATE UK MILESTONE

    16th October 2018

    It’s perhaps fitting that in the same month Volkswagen announced it was finally dropping the Beetle from its current range, the Mexican & Brazilian Beetle Register here in the UK celebrated 35 years since its first meeting...

  • MARKET TRENDS – BIG SWEDES

    MARKET TRENDS – BIG SWEDES

    15th October 2018

    In this Market Trends we look at three great Swedish cars, the Volvo 740, Saab 900 Turbo and Volvo 850...

  • MK1 MINI SET FOR BBC CAMEO ON GREAT BRITISH RAILWAY JOURNEYS

    MK1 MINI SET FOR BBC CAMEO ON GREAT BRITISH RAILWAY JOURNEYS

    15th October 2018

    A 1960 MkI Mini is set for a cameo appearance in a BBC series presented by Michael Portillo. Jason and Tanya Field's Speedwell Blue Austin Seven, affectionately known as Speedy, was filmed on October 2 for an episode of the Great British Railway Journeys series...