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  • ROAD TEST – 1953 MG TD

    ROAD TEST – 1953 MG TD

    17th January 2017

    Last year has seen me spend a fair bit of time in and around pre-war cars and I must admit that although they didn’t used to be my thing, I’m becoming increasingly attracted by the idea of something properly old. The…

  • CW OPINION – HOW SAFE IS YOUR WORKSHOP?

    CW OPINION – HOW SAFE IS YOUR WORKSHOP?

    17th January 2017

    Earlier this month a man from Redditch in Worcestershire was taken to hospital with burns to his face after a fire broke out in his garage while he was working on a classic car. As classic car enthusiasts we’ve all…

  • CW OPINION – CLASSIC CARS TOO DANGEROUS?

    CW OPINION – CLASSIC CARS TOO DANGEROUS?

    5th January 2017

    It rather begs the question, are classic vehicles too dangerous? As the driver of a Citroën 2CV, a car regarded by many as being as safe as chewing live plug wires, it’s a question I often ask myself so I…

  • CW OPINION – DECLINE OF THE AUTOJUMBLE

    CW OPINION – DECLINE OF THE AUTOJUMBLE

    17th December 2016

    The scene is one familiar to the majority of classic car enthusiasts- a battered trestle table bending under the weight of the contents of someone’s garage. Mysterious mechanical parts in grease paper and odd collections of hubcaps sit next to…

  • CW OPINION – GOING HALVES ON A VW GOLF

    CW OPINION – GOING HALVES ON A VW GOLF

    17th December 2016

    It’s quite possible I’ve posed this question before, nevertheless, it will be posed again (basically, because it provides a source of light entertainment). Do you know the difference between insurance and assurance? Don’t cheat and resort to a dictionary or…

  • Modern Classics insurance crisis

    Modern Classics insurance crisis

    14th December 2016

    A growing number of ‘modern classics’ – cars on the cusp of historic vehicle status – are being refused cover by classic insurers.

  • Classic MoT Extension?

    Classic MoT Extension?

    10th December 2016

    Historic vehicles over 40 years old could soon be exempt from annual MoT testing, dependent on the outcome of a Department for Transport (DfT) consultation...

  • Land Rover Reborn Experience

    Land Rover Reborn Experience

    7th December 2016

    Land Rover Classic has decided to open its doors, allowing visitors to go behind the scenes and see the restoration of an early Land Rover live...