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  • SUVs FACE BACKLASH

    SUVs FACE BACKLASH

    Matt Bell on 27th December 2019

    Large, heavy SUVs are more popular than ever, with manufacturers like Alfa Romeo turning their back on sports cars to focus on what has been become a very lucrative market.

  • ENTHUSIASTS FIGHT BACK AGAINST SCAMMERS

    ENTHUSIASTS FIGHT BACK AGAINST SCAMMERS

    Matt Bell on 26th December 2019

    Following an article in the December 4 issue of Classic Car Buyer regarding the continued nuisance of fraudulent eBay listings, we’ve received an overwhelming response from readers.

  • LANCASTER INSURANCE CAR WINNER

    LANCASTER INSURANCE CAR WINNER

    Matt Bell on 24th December 2019

    Christmas came early for John Williams from Cheltenham as he received the keys to Lancaster Insurance’s prize-giveaway Mazda MX-5.

  • RETRO CARS QUIZ

    RETRO CARS QUIZ

    Matt Bell on 23rd December 2019

    We've teamed up with our colleagues from Retro Cars magazine to bring you this fun quiz. What's more, you can win a bookazine! To be entered into a draw to win a bookazine completely free, enter your details once you've completed the quiz.

  • LOTUS LIGHTWEIGHTS

    LOTUS LIGHTWEIGHTS

    Matt Bell on 23rd December 2019

    We take a look at the significant early Lotus models that reflect lightness and ask, does less mean more when it comes to market values?

  • CLASSIC CAR AUCTIONS SET FOR EXPANSION

    CLASSIC CAR AUCTIONS SET FOR EXPANSION

    Matt Bell on 20th December 2019

    The world of classic car auctions is a hotly contested field, with a huge number of sales throughout the year ranging from the ‘everything goes’ to high-end landmark catalogues.

  • MINI DRIVERS AMONG LONDON BRIDGE HEROES

    MINI DRIVERS AMONG LONDON BRIDGE HEROES

    Matt Bell on 19th December 2019

    Two classic Mini-driving tour guides were among the members of the public who selflessly rushed to disarm a terrorist during the November 29 attack on London Bridge.

  • SALVAGE HUNTERS: CLASSIC CARS SET FOR NEW YEAR RETURN

    SALVAGE HUNTERS: CLASSIC CARS SET FOR NEW YEAR RETURN

    Matt Bell on 18th December 2019

    Fresh from their appearances on stage at the recent Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, Drew Pritchard and Paul Cowland will return to our screen with a fresh series of Salvage Hunters: Classic Cars next month.

  • BRIGHTON CAR EVENTS FACE UNCERTAINTY

    BRIGHTON CAR EVENTS FACE UNCERTAINTY

    Matt Bell on 17th December 2019

    New car and car-related events may not go ahead on Brighton’s Madeira Drive in future due to environmental concerns, we learn. 

  • HRCR OPEN DAY

    HRCR OPEN DAY

    Matt Bell on 16th December 2019

    The Historic Rally Car Register (HRCR) Open Day returns to the British Motor Museum on January 11, commemorating the 60th anniversary of the first use of forest stages on the RAC rally.

  • NEW TR7 FRONT PANEL TO BE LAUNCHED

    NEW TR7 FRONT PANEL TO BE LAUNCHED

    Matt Bell on 12th December 2019

    Thanks to the efforts of the TR Driver Club and TR Spares Development Fund, the previously elusive TR7 front panel is set to be available to buy once again.

  • NEW CAMPER VAN REGULATIONS THREATEN INDUSTRY

    NEW CAMPER VAN REGULATIONS THREATEN INDUSTRY

    Matt Bell on 12th December 2019

    Motorists wishing to convert regular panel or box vans into a camper van (motor caravans or motor homes) face a much harder task to have them reclassified on the registration certificate.

  • SCRAPPAGE INCENTIVES INCREASE

    SCRAPPAGE INCENTIVES INCREASE

    Matt Bell on 11th December 2019

    Older cars still find themselves at risk, thanks to heavily incentivised scrappage schemes from a number of major manufacturers. Some brands are now offering as much as £6000 off a new car when an old vehicle is scrapped.