News

  • ORIGINAL MINI NAMED AS BEST BRITISH-BUILT CAR OF ALL TIME

    ORIGINAL MINI NAMED AS BEST BRITISH-BUILT CAR OF ALL TIME

    12th April 2017

    Britain’s most influential car bosses have teamed up with Auto Express – the UK’s biggest selling weekly car magazine – to name the Best of British.  Following a rigorous voting process, the original Mini was named as the best British-built…

  • MINI IN THE PARK 2016 OFFICIAL VIDEO

    MINI IN THE PARK 2016 OFFICIAL VIDEO

    11th April 2017

    Mini In The Park is the UK’s Top Mini Show for owners of Classic Minis and New Minis, plus Mini Clubs and a Mini show for car fans of all ages. Mini In The Park features Mini Concours, Mini Run What Ya Brung (RWYB) racing, Mini Club car displays, a Win-A-Mini competition, Mini Trade Stands and Autojumble, plus lots of great action and entertainment, and a great Mini festival atmosphere. No Mini fan will want to miss out!

  • NEW HISTORIC VEHICLE APPRENTICESHIP LAUNCHES

    NEW HISTORIC VEHICLE APPRENTICESHIP LAUNCHES

    6th April 2017

    On Wednesday, April 5, the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) announced a new apprenticeship scheme, following approval from the Department of Education. Still under development, the programme builds upon the FBHVC’s OFQUAL accredited course currently running at Bicester…

  • ARIZONA COLLECTOR CAR SALES REVIEW

    ARIZONA COLLECTOR CAR SALES REVIEW

    4th April 2017

    The old car market holds up well during the annual New Year sales in Arizona, where Bonhams sold a Lightweight E-type for £6 million to smash the E-type auction price record and become the most expensive post-1960 Jaguar sold in…

  • ASTON MARTIN TIMELINE AT BEAULIEU

    ASTON MARTIN TIMELINE AT BEAULIEU

    26th March 2017

    Beaulieu will put on show a real-life timeline of historic Aston Martin DB models to celebrate legendary British performance cars at Simply Aston Martin on Sunday 2nd April. In the grounds of the National Motor Museum, visitors will be able to see up-close…

  • VINTAGE ADVENTURES CELEBRATED AT THE RESTORATION SHOW

    VINTAGE ADVENTURES CELEBRATED AT THE RESTORATION SHOW

    25th March 2017

    One of the UK’s leading classic car insurance brokers has announced that it will be celebrating classic car restorations by displaying a restored 1934 Mark II Aston Martin at the NEC Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration show. Footman James will…

  • THE FLYING SCOTSMAN RALLY GETS READY TO DEPART

    THE FLYING SCOTSMAN RALLY GETS READY TO DEPART

    24th March 2017

    The ninth Flying Scotsman Rally, Britain’s most famous competitive vintage car rally, will start on Friday 31 March with just over 100 participants crossing the start line at Slaley Hall, Northumberland.  For this year, the youngest car to take on…

  • THE LAST BIG HEALEY JOINS CCA MEGA SALE

    THE LAST BIG HEALEY JOINS CCA MEGA SALE

    22nd March 2017

    A 1967 Austin Healey 3000 MK III, the very last series production car that rolled off the line at the Abingdon factory, will be auctioned as part of CCA’s two-day mega sale at the Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration…

  • SHOULD BIOFUEL EMISSIONS BE CHALLENGED?

    SHOULD BIOFUEL EMISSIONS BE CHALLENGED?

    21st March 2017

    Arguments against biofuels – particularly the production of ethanol infused petrol – gained traction recently amid the publication of a new study in America. Our sister title Classic Car Mart reiterated the corrosive risks ten per cent ethanol fuel (known…