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  • TOYOTA EXTENDS SCRAPPAGE SCHEME

    TOYOTA EXTENDS SCRAPPAGE SCHEME

    19th April 2019

    The threat of scrappage on older vehicles continues to loom large, with the news that Toyota has extended its scrappage scheme once again – this time until the summer.

  • CLASSIC CONMAN GETS OFF LIGHTLY

    CLASSIC CONMAN GETS OFF LIGHTLY

    18th April 2019

    A North West classic car specialist has been handed a two-year sentence, suspended for two years, after being found guilty of defrauding customers out of more than £82,000.

  • SIMPLY ASTON BEGINS NEW BEAULIEU SEASON

    SIMPLY ASTON BEGINS NEW BEAULIEU SEASON

    18th April 2019

    Beaulieu’s season of ‘Simply’ events got off to a cracking start on April 7, with a record total of 410 cars making its latest Simply Aston Martin event the best to date. Astons of all ages were in attendance at the National Motor Museum venue, with a special DB7 25th anniversary timeline providing a superb centrepiece for visitors.

  • ABARTH CELEBRATES 70 YEARS

    ABARTH CELEBRATES 70 YEARS

    17th April 2019

    One of the most famous go-faster marques, Abarth, has reached its 70th anniversary. Thanks to a history of revolutionary tuning kits and race victories, the famous Italian brand has established itself as an automotive legend, and is still revered in 2019.

  • THRILLING BATTLES AT MEMBERS’ MEETING

    THRILLING BATTLES AT MEMBERS’ MEETING

    17th April 2019

    Joining the renowned Festival of Speed and Revival events on the Goodwood calendar five years ago, the annual Members’ Meeting was relaunched to continue where the original BARC Meetings left off during the 1960s. Since then the event has gone on to be a resounding success, and its 77th outing was surely the best yet

  • VAUXHALL: A RETURN TO FORM?

    VAUXHALL: A RETURN TO FORM?

    16th April 2019

    Vauxhall makes its first profit since 1999 under PSA ownership. We look at what this means for the future of the brand and its UK operations.

  • BRIGHTON RUN GOES FROM VINTAGE TO ELECTRIC

    BRIGHTON RUN GOES FROM VINTAGE TO ELECTRIC

    16th April 2019

    This year’s London to Brighton Classic, Kit and Sports Car Run, held on Sunday June 2, will showcase the diversity of the classic car scene with a wide range of entries – from vintage cars to electric conversions. The oldest…

  • EAMA MARCH SALE REVIEW

    EAMA MARCH SALE REVIEW

    15th April 2019

    Suggesting that the Norwich auctioneer is becoming a rising force in the classic auction world, EAMA’s most recent Classic and Retro sale returned an incredible £16,750 headline result for a 1985 Vauxhall Nova.

  • BMW WINS AT APRIL FOOLS

    BMW WINS AT APRIL FOOLS

    15th April 2019

    April Fools pranks have long been the preserve of the motor industry, with previous crackers including a MINI specifically for hipsters, a Hyundai i10 ‘Popemobile’ and a four-door Mazda MX-5.

  • SWVA APRIL SALE PREVIEW

    SWVA APRIL SALE PREVIEW

    12th April 2019

    At the time of writing the catalogue for SWVA‘s April sale extended to 80 lots (including nine motorcycles) which offered the intriguing variety we’ve come to expect from the South Coast auctioneers.