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  • PORSCHES TO HEADLINE SHERBORNE CASTLE EVENT

    PORSCHES TO HEADLINE SHERBORNE CASTLE EVENT

    10th December 2018

    Porsches right through the ages will be celebrated at the Lancaster Insurance Classic and Supercars Show next year, following the announcement of the legendary Stuttgart marque as the event's key feature. In conjunction with Porsche Centre Bournemouth, the show will feature an historic line up of cars including race, rally and road cars from 1948 to the present day.

  • WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE A… BMW E12 M535i

    WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE A… BMW E12 M535i

    7th December 2018

    You may not be a fan of BMW's modern range or indeed the drivers of its flashier products, but back in the ’70s and early ’80s the company enjoyed a very different image. Back then, it was a small player on the UK market, much like a German Alfa Romeo or Saab, its customers buying the cars for their engineering and quality.

  • A BRIEF HISTORY OF RELIANT

    A BRIEF HISTORY OF RELIANT

    7th December 2018

    Eight decades after the first Reliant was hand-built, this most idiosyncratic of British car manufacturers still has an army of loyal fans. Paul Guinness takes a look at the marque’s chequered history.

  • CAR CLONING ON THE RISE

    CAR CLONING ON THE RISE

    7th December 2018

    Cases of car cloning in London have risen by 50 per cent in just one year according to official figures, leading to concerns that similar levels of cloning may be rife across the rest of the UK.

  • BUYING GUIDE: JAGUAR XJS-C & CONVERTIBLE

    BUYING GUIDE: JAGUAR XJS-C & CONVERTIBLE

    6th December 2018

    XJS buyers had to wait eight years before Jaguar finally offered a cabriolet derivative, and a further five years for a full convertible. Now though, this duo of open-air Jaguars provides plenty of temptation to those seeking wind-in-the-hair premium motoring. Here's what you need to know before buying one.

  • HISTORICS NOVEMBER REVIEW

    HISTORICS NOVEMBER REVIEW

    6th December 2018

    A total of 137 varied classics spanning nine decades and 37 different marques passed under the hammer at the latest Historics sale on Saturday 24 November. A total of 81 lots sold to return a sale ratio of 60 per cent and a gross figure of over £2 million.

  • GRAND TOUR SEASON 3

    GRAND TOUR SEASON 3

    6th December 2018

    Season Three of The Grand Tour, presented by the famous trio of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, will return to Amazon Prime early in the New Year.

  • CANARIAN CLASSICS

    CANARIAN CLASSICS

    5th December 2018

    The Canary Islands boast a thriving classic car scene, as well as a large and active all-marques club on the isle of Gran Canaria – as Paul Guinness was recently reminded.