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  • CW OPINION –  YOUR CAR CLUB AT RISK?

    CW OPINION – YOUR CAR CLUB AT RISK?

    wp-admin on 17th February 2017

    The classic car movement of today owes a great deal to the hundreds of different clubs catering for just about every make and model imaginable. Whether your classic vehicle of choice is a family saloon from a mainstream manufacturer or…

  • MINI BUYERS GUIDE

    MINI BUYERS GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 10th February 2017

    Mini ownership can be a real joy – fantastic handling and huge fun at a most affordable level. But don't turn joy into despair though by buying a dud. Here’s how to find a good one...

  • WHAT ARE THE BARRIERS TO IMPORTING A CLASSIC CAR?

    WHAT ARE THE BARRIERS TO IMPORTING A CLASSIC CAR?

    wp-admin on 10th February 2017

    Why might a classic car buyer want to purchase a car from Australia, Russia or Eastern Europe? In the case of the former, right-hand drive and a kinder climate have an obvious appeal. Furthermore, the Australian market was offered variants…

  • GOVERNMENT PLEDGES SUPPORT TO HISTORIC VEHICLES

    GOVERNMENT PLEDGES SUPPORT TO HISTORIC VEHICLES

    Glenn Rowswell on 10th February 2017

    The All-Party Parliamentary Historic Vehicles Group (APPHVG) holds a dinner every year which gives those within the hobby – club members, motoring journalists, plus celebrities, with both Mike Brewer and Edd China of Wheeler Dealers fame in attendance – the…

  • WHY SHOULD YOU BUY A JAGUAR XK8/XKR?

    WHY SHOULD YOU BUY A JAGUAR XK8/XKR?

    wp-admin on 9th February 2017

    The old adage that says ‘all good things come to those who wait’ certainly rings true as prices for well-maintained high-performance prestige sports cars such as the Jaguar XK8 continue to tumble. With the cost of fine examples of these…

  • JLR PULLS OUT OF SILVERSTONE PURCHASE

    JLR PULLS OUT OF SILVERSTONE PURCHASE

    Glenn Rowswell on 9th February 2017

    Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has ended negotiations with the British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) to purchase Silverstone, home of the British Grand Prix. Had its bid been successful, the Indian-owned marque would have used the circuit for high-speed test drives.…

  • TRIUMPH TR4/TR4A BUYERS GUIDE

    TRIUMPH TR4/TR4A BUYERS GUIDE

    wp-admin on 5th February 2017

    Offering a delightful mix of Italian styling and British roadster values, the TR4 and TR4A have never been a more popular buy.

  • DEFINITIVE ROVER SD1 FILM

    DEFINITIVE ROVER SD1 FILM

    Glenn Rowswell on 5th February 2017

    The history of the Rover SD1 and Standard-Triumph company are well known among marque enthusiasts; any number of online and print sources can provide the details. Recently, classic car documentary film maker John Clancy had the opportunity to shed new…

  • MORRIS MINOR TRAVELLER BUYERS GUIDE

    MORRIS MINOR TRAVELLER BUYERS GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 3rd February 2017

    A quaint, half-timbered classic that's also exceedingly practical. But is the Minor Traveller a carpenter's nightmare or a realistic DIY prospect?

  • CW OPINION – IS YOUR PROJECT CAR PROTECTED?

    CW OPINION – IS YOUR PROJECT CAR PROTECTED?

    wp-admin on 2nd February 2017

    Scientists continue to argue about the effects of global warming but the general consensus is that the world’s weather pattern continues to be extremely unpredictable, whatever the root cause may be. From abnormally high temperatures prompting out of control wild…

  • MG VACATES ‘KREMLIN’

    MG VACATES ‘KREMLIN’

    Glenn Rowswell on 1st February 2017

    The redevelopment of Longbridge – former home of Austin and current site of MG Motor UK – continues.

  • 1984 MG Metro Turbo Goes Under The Hammer

    1984 MG Metro Turbo Goes Under The Hammer

    Glenn Rowswell on 31st January 2017

    A remarkably original with just 7,317 miles on the clock has been consigned by Silverstone Auctions to its Race Retro Classic Car Sale...