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  • TRIUMPH TR3 BUYER’S GUIDE

    TRIUMPH TR3 BUYER’S GUIDE

    12th April 2019

    Sophistication doesn't come into it with this '50s Triumph, but with its Spartan, no-frills nature comes unadulterated driver enjoyment.

  • MG OFFERS ‘SWAPPAGE’ SCHEME

    MG OFFERS ‘SWAPPAGE’ SCHEME

    11th April 2019

    The long-running scrappage debacle still fills us with dread every time we hear the term, with the prospect of perfectly decent old motors being scrapped in exchange for money off a new car.

  • OLDER PLATES CONFUSING ANPR

    OLDER PLATES CONFUSING ANPR

    11th April 2019

    From this month, vehicles manufactured before January 1, 1979 can display traditional ‘black and white’ number plates according to the government’s Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency – a change that has coincided with older style plates hitting the headlines for confusing automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) surveillance systems.

  • RETRO STYLE MAKEOVER

    RETRO STYLE MAKEOVER

    10th April 2019

    'Backdating' is all the rage these days. But is it really worth doing? We looked at these two iconic classics to help make our minds up.

  • MGLIVE! RESTED FOR 2019

    MGLIVE! RESTED FOR 2019

    10th April 2019

    MG fans will be without a major summer event at Silverstone for the first time in nearly 70 years, following the news that MGLive! has been rested for 2019. Last month, the Northamptonshire circuit announced it would be carrying out essential track maintenance during June 2019, leaving the MG Car Club without a venue or date for its flagship annual event.

  • THE DEATH OF RILEY

    THE DEATH OF RILEY

    9th April 2019

    Fifty years ago saw the first great British car name to be axed. In retrospect it would turn out to be the first of many over the decades to come, but at the time few people noticed or particularly cared.

  • CLASSIC FORD REVS UP FOR MALLORY DEBUT

    CLASSIC FORD REVS UP FOR MALLORY DEBUT

    9th April 2019

    The Classic Ford Show has a brand new home for 2019, with Mallory Park set to play host to thousands of Europe’s finest blue ovals in Europe on June 2.

  • UK HOSTS EPIC VOLVO WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT

    UK HOSTS EPIC VOLVO WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT

    9th April 2019

    Volvo clubs, owners and enthusiasts from across the UK and beyond joined forces at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground near Leicester to set a new Guinness World Record for the longest parade of Volvos on March 31 – attracting a whopping 1574 cars.