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  • WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE AN… AUSTIN WESTMINSTER A95?

    WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE AN… AUSTIN WESTMINSTER A95?

    17th May 2017

    We can hardly claim that the Austin marque is under-represented in the UK's classic car scene but it's fair to say that the majority of the Longbridge brand's survivors are from the smaller end of the market.

  • AM I TURNING JAPANESE?

    AM I TURNING JAPANESE?

    17th May 2017

    Paul Guinness recalls the days when Japanese cars were frowned up by the classic car fraternity...

  • 1954 JAGUAR D-TYPE

    1954 JAGUAR D-TYPE

    17th May 2017

    There are cars with history, and then there is OKV 2. The second works D-Type to roll out of the factory in Coventry in 1954 was immediately handed to Stirling Moss, where he and co driver Peter Walker set fastest time in practice and a new record speed on the Mulsanne Straight

  • TIMO MÄKINEN (1938-2017)

    TIMO MÄKINEN (1938-2017)

    17th May 2017

    One of the original ‘Flying Finn’ rallyists, Helsinki-born Timo Mäkinen, has passed away at the age of 79...

  • CLASSIC MAZDA MUSEUM OPENS IN GERMANY

    CLASSIC MAZDA MUSEUM OPENS IN GERMANY

    16th May 2017

    Bringing alive the illustrious history of an unconventional carmaker from Hiroshima, the first Mazda museum in Europe – and indeed the only one outside Japan – opened on the 13th May in Augsburg, Germany. Mazda Classic – Automobil Museum Frey, a…

  • RETRO ADS –  FORD FIESTA

    RETRO ADS – FORD FIESTA

    16th May 2017

    Ford issued this eye-catching advert in 1978, announcing that its handsome little Fiesta (launched in the UK only the previous year) had won a Design Council Award for its ‘detailed and calculated attempt to reduce the maintenance and repair costs…

  • Classic Car Price Guide

    Classic Car Price Guide

    16th May 2017

    This classic car price guide is compiled by reference to a wide variety of sources, including clubs, auction results and advertisements, both printed and online. It is impossible for anyone to accurately value a specific vehicle without first examining the…