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  • VW TRANSPORTER REACHES 70

    VW TRANSPORTER REACHES 70

    Matt Bell on 26th March 2020

    Call it a VW Bus, Bulli, Kombi, or microbus, no other commercial vehicle has survived in production as long as the VW Transporter.

  • RECORD-BREAKING TR2 PROTOTYPE FUTURE SECURED

    RECORD-BREAKING TR2 PROTOTYPE FUTURE SECURED

    Jeff Ruggles on 24th March 2020

    An iconic Triumph TR2 prototype that broke a land speed record in 1953 has seen its future secured thanks to a £250,000 grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund grant (NHMF).

  • FBHVC DRIVE IT DAY 2020 CANCELLED

    FBHVC DRIVE IT DAY 2020 CANCELLED

    Jeff Ruggles on 24th March 2020

    The revised government guidance surrounding the rapidly accelerating Covid-19 coronavirus situation has led to a further change to the Federations of British Historic Vehicle Club’s annual Drive It Day, which was due to take place on April 26.

  • CLASSICS AUCTIONED IN PRESTON

    CLASSICS AUCTIONED IN PRESTON

    Matt Bell on 23rd March 2020

    Almost 200 classics were put under the hammer in Lancashire on February 29, many offered with no reserve.

  • NEW SCRAPPAGE THREAT FOR MIDLANDS

    NEW SCRAPPAGE THREAT FOR MIDLANDS

    Matt Bell on 20th March 2020

    Motorists in a city steeped in automotive history face a new scrappage threat, with financial incentives set to encourage drivers to give up their cars and use public transport instead.

  • PBIS DRIVE-IT DAY POSTPONED

    PBIS DRIVE-IT DAY POSTPONED

    Matt Bell on 19th March 2020

    The Peter Best Insurance Services (PBIS) Drive-It day has been postponed until September 27 in light of COVID-19.

  • THE CITROËN AMI IS BACK

    THE CITROËN AMI IS BACK

    Matt Bell on 19th March 2020

    An iconic name from motoring past has been reborn, with the announcement of the Citroën Ami.

  • CLASSIC FORD SHOW 2020 CANCELLED

    CLASSIC FORD SHOW 2020 CANCELLED

    Matt Bell on 18th March 2020

    In light of the developing situation surrounding the Coronavirus, Kelsey Media, organisers of the Classic Ford Show, have concluded that we have no option but to cancel the 2020 event. With the growing uncertainty and existing Ford events already planned for later in the year, we felt that a full cancellation was unavoidable.

  • CLASSIC CAR AND RESTORATION SHOW 2020 POSTPONED

    CLASSIC CAR AND RESTORATION SHOW 2020 POSTPONED

    Matt Bell on 16th March 2020

    With the rapid development of the Covid-19 pandemic and after extensive discussions with all the show’s partners, Clarion Events Ltd has taken the difficult decision to postpone the forthcoming Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show, with Discovery. 

  • VOLKSWORLD 2020 EVENT POSTPONED

    VOLKSWORLD 2020 EVENT POSTPONED

    Matt Bell on 16th March 2020

    In light of the developing situation surrounding the Coronavirus, Kelsey Media, organisers of the VolksWorld Show, have concluded that we have no option but to postpone the event until later in 2020. Our new date for VolksWorld 2020 is the weekend of the 3rd and 4th October at Sandown Park.

  • MINIS CELEBRATED IN COWLEY

    MINIS CELEBRATED IN COWLEY

    Matt Bell on 13th March 2020

    Cowley’s association with the Mini has been celebrated with a week-long display of shining examples in the local Templers Square shopping centre.

  • AMERICAN CARS IN THE UK

    AMERICAN CARS IN THE UK

    Matt Bell on 12th March 2020

    When Better Cars Are Built, Buick Will Build Them. Once upon a time, British customers thought so. It wasn't just Buick either. We look back at American cars in Britain.

  • CAR S.O.S RETURNS

    CAR S.O.S RETURNS

    Matt Bell on 12th March 2020

    Heart-warming classic car television show Car S.O.S will be back on our screens for its eighth season next week, featuring some of the biggest restoration challenges yet.

  • LONDON CLASSIC CAR SHOW 2020 REVIEW

    LONDON CLASSIC CAR SHOW 2020 REVIEW

    Matt Bell on 12th March 2020

    After five years at ExCel the London Classic Car Show 2020 moved across the Capital for its sixth outing on February 20-23.