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  • CITROËN CENTENARY AT LONDON SHOW

    CITROËN CENTENARY AT LONDON SHOW

    15th February 2019

    After only six years producing its hugely popular cars, the name Citroën was up in lights on the Eiffel Tower. Another 94 years later and this year the marque celebrates its centenary. Following the Rétromobile show in Paris, there is to be a special showcase at the London Classic Car Show on February 14-17.

  • BUYING GUIDE: ROVER MINI

    BUYING GUIDE: ROVER MINI

    14th February 2019

    The last Mk7 Minis to come out of Longbridge were collectable from the outset, but despite several advances in the way they were made, they still have many major Mini maladies if you don’t buy carefully. Here’s what to look for.

  • ALFA ROMEO RETURNS TO FORMULA ONE

    ALFA ROMEO RETURNS TO FORMULA ONE

    14th February 2019

    Following a partnership agreement signed with the Sauber team last year, the Alfa Romeo name is to return to an F1 team for the 2019 season.

  • H&H FEBRUARY SALE REVIEW

    H&H FEBRUARY SALE REVIEW

    13th February 2019

    H&H Classics hosted its first ever online-only live auction on February 2. An impressive 36 cars were included in this pioneering digital sale, with two thirds of the lots finding new homes.

  • MOVE OR IMPROVE? MG TD DRIVEN

    MOVE OR IMPROVE? MG TD DRIVEN

    13th February 2019

    The fun factor of driving a classic car that’s slower than modern vehicles, takes more effort to brake and steer and requires careful planning before negotiating a corner can become hard work once the rose-tinted glasses have been removed. If you find yourself in such a dilemma, and aren’t too concerned about originality, then modifications whether they are period or not are often the answer.

  • CLASSICS PROPPING UP OUR CAR INDUSTRY

    CLASSICS PROPPING UP OUR CAR INDUSTRY

    13th February 2019

    Anyone with half an ear to the news over recent weeks will be aware that the future is far from rosy for the UK’s car manufacturing industry. Recently, the news had broken that Nissan had chosen not to use its Sunderland facility to produce the next generation of X-Trail, while recent figures released by the SMMT warn of a ‘red alert’ as investment and production fall.

  • TURNING JAPANESE: BL AND HONDA

    TURNING JAPANESE: BL AND HONDA

    12th February 2019

    Forty years ago the seeds were sown for a venture which would change the British car manufacturing landscape forever.

  • MORRIS LESLIE FEBRUARY PREVIEW

    MORRIS LESLIE FEBRUARY PREVIEW

    12th February 2019

    The Morris Leslie auction on February 23 will be presenting nearly 90 cars ranging from pre-war to modern classics. There’s a fine showing of British machinery, a good few specialist Germans, and a handful of Japanese. The auction goes live in Kinross, Scotland from 11:00 until 15:00 on that Saturday February 23.

  • FRAUD RISK CONTINUES

    FRAUD RISK CONTINUES

    12th February 2019

    It’s a subject we’ve covered several times over the past year but sadly, the risk of fraud when buying cars from private advertisements shows no signs of going away.