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  • WHAT DOES NEW CAR MOT EXEMPTION MEANS FOR CLASSIC CARS?

    WHAT DOES NEW CAR MOT EXEMPTION MEANS FOR CLASSIC CARS?

    21st April 2017

    A second MoT consultation for new cars suggests the Department for Transport wants to deregulate roadworthiness testing further – despite reservations from safety groups and industry bodies. Soon, new cars could take their first MoT at four years old rather…

  • EBAY CAR CHALLENGE 2017 – RESTORERS REVEALED

    EBAY CAR CHALLENGE 2017 – RESTORERS REVEALED

    21st April 2017

    A few months back we told you about the eBay Car Challenge where you could win £4k of parts for you car. Well, eBay has now unveiled the three lucky restoration projects that will take part in eBay Car Challenge 2017...

  • TOP 9 ASTON MARTIN DBS FACTS

    TOP 9 ASTON MARTIN DBS FACTS

    20th April 2017

    A star of television and cinema screens alike, the DBS was an important car that introduced the world to a new era of Aston Martins. We reveal the facts and figures behind this stupendous British machine

  • LAND ROVER DEFENDER THEFTS STILL RISING

    LAND ROVER DEFENDER THEFTS STILL RISING

    19th April 2017

    Continued criminal interest in the Land Rover Defender and its earlier derivatives continues to cause problems for Green Oval enthusiasts. Regions across the UK have seen Defenders, which went out of production in January 2016, disappear at an alarming rate.…

  • SOUTH WESTERN VEHICLE AUCTIONS REVIEW

    SOUTH WESTERN VEHICLE AUCTIONS REVIEW

    18th April 2017

    All but one classic driven (or occasionally pushed) past the South Western Vehicle Auctions rostrum changed hands during a 99 per cent sold sale at Parkstone just outside Poole, where previously restored and authenticated examples of a 1967 Austin Mini…

  • REBORN RANGE ROVER CLASSIC RETURNS

    REBORN RANGE ROVER CLASSIC RETURNS

    17th April 2017

    Land Rover Classic is offering customers the chance to buy an expertly sourced and restored Range Rover Classic through its new Range Rover Reborn initiative, with prices starting from £135,000...

  • FESTIVAL OF SPEED THEME ANOUNCED

    FESTIVAL OF SPEED THEME ANOUNCED

    15th April 2017

    Goodwood has announced that the theme for this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed will be ‘Peaks of Performance – Motorsport’s Game- Changers’. The theme will see the racing machines that were so fast, powerful and expensive that the rules simply…

  • THE CLASSIC LAND ROVER SHOW NEEDS YOU

    THE CLASSIC LAND ROVER SHOW NEEDS YOU

    14th April 2017

    The British Motor Museum in Gaydon, Warwickshire, is set to hold its Classic Land Rover Show on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7. Now in its third year, the Show will include a large and varied collection of historic…

  • ASTON MARTIN’S WINGED LOGO IS SAFE!

    ASTON MARTIN’S WINGED LOGO IS SAFE!

    13th April 2017

    The internet was convinced Aston Martin’s iconic winged badge – seen here on a DB7 – was to be replaced. The rumours were false. Aston Martin has been quick to quash rumours that it was changing its iconic winged logo.…

  • 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…