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  • MOTOR THEFT PAY-OUTS UP BY ALMOST A QUARTER

    MOTOR THEFT PAY-OUTS UP BY ALMOST A QUARTER

    21st June 2019

    New figures from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) show that the number of motor theft claims paid by insurers in the first quarter of this year were at their highest for any quarter since 2012.

  • JAGUAR XK100/150 BUYER’S GUIDE

    JAGUAR XK100/150 BUYER’S GUIDE

    20th June 2019

    The XK8 was smaller, lighter, and more affordable than the XJS that it sort-of-replaced, but does it represent an affordable slice of Jaguar glamour today? And what nightmares might await the unsuspecting?

  • MATHEWSONS JUNE SALE REVIEW

    MATHEWSONS JUNE SALE REVIEW

    20th June 2019

    The latest of Mathewsons’ monthly classic car auctions took place at its Pickering base on June 1, and once again boasted a catalogue full of desirable classics. The consignments ranged from sub-£1000 bargains right through to luxury prewar machinery, but most notable was the wide choice of low-mileage ‘everyman’ classics.

  • CLASSIC FORD SHOW MAKES MALLORY DEBUT

    CLASSIC FORD SHOW MAKES MALLORY DEBUT

    20th June 2019

    Taking place at Mallory Park Circuit for the very first time, the Classic Ford Show lived up to its billing as Europe’s biggest and best event for classic blue ovals on June 2. Visitors could enjoy a packed timetable at the new Leicestershire venue, including the chance to experience the track in their own vehicles.

  • VAUXHALL TO MONITOR SCRAPPAGE CARS

    VAUXHALL TO MONITOR SCRAPPAGE CARS

    19th June 2019

    The threat of the scrappage scheme on older vehicles continues to loom large, with the announcement that Vauxhall is offering a minimum £4000 guaranteed scrappage allowance until the end of June.

  • ‘SUPER SHOW’ AT NEC CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW

    ‘SUPER SHOW’ AT NEC CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW

    18th June 2019

    The organisers of the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, are planning a ‘super show’ to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the UK’s biggest indoor motor show this November. The three-day event, widely regarded as the classic motoring ‘season finale’, will be held at Birmingham’s NEC from November 8-10.

  • CHEAP CAR CHALLENGE POLL

    CHEAP CAR CHALLENGE POLL

    17th June 2019

    Two months ago, our colleagues on Classic Car Buyer were asked to buy three sub-£500 cars. As part of the challenge, we want to know which car you think is the best. Simply cast your vote below and we'll reveal the winner on Monday June 24.

  • CLASSICS ESCAPING INSPECTION

    CLASSICS ESCAPING INSPECTION

    17th June 2019

    Fears surrounding the consequences of MoT exemption continue to mount following new research commissioned by the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs.