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  • VAUXHALL VIVA IN 12 FACTS

    VAUXHALL VIVA IN 12 FACTS

    8th April 2019

    The boxy looking mid-sized HA Viva launched Vauxhall into a new market sector and successors included the HB Brabham and hot Escort taunting HC ‘droop snoot’ coupé.

  • THE CAR YEARS ON ITV4

    THE CAR YEARS ON ITV4

    8th April 2019

    The Car Years, a brand-new classic car TV programme fronted by Vicki Butler-Henderson and Alex Riley, is to be shown on ITV4.

  • LOTUS ELISE BUYER’S GUIDE

    LOTUS ELISE BUYER’S GUIDE

    7th April 2019

    Still in production nearly 25 years after its introduction, the Elise manages to be both modern and a classic at the same time. It's also the ultimate expression of 'simplify and add lightness' and a fantastic sports car.

  • WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE A… FORD ESCORT MK1 ESTATE?

    WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE A… FORD ESCORT MK1 ESTATE?

    6th April 2019

    These days you wouldn't get away with marketing an estate car with just two passenger doors but back in the ’70s it was common practice: the BMC 1100, Allegro, Alfasud and even the Range Rover were all offered in three-door form.

  • CHARTERHOUSE APRIL SALE PREVIEW

    CHARTERHOUSE APRIL SALE PREVIEW

    5th April 2019

    The catalogue for Charterhouse’s April 10 auction is up and showing promise of an excellent range of classics. The Dorset based sale has plenty cars of interest enough to draw prospective buyers from all parts of the UK, from pre-wars to modern classics.

  • MATHEWSONS MARCH SALE REVIEW

    MATHEWSONS MARCH SALE REVIEW

    5th April 2019

    The Mathewsons sale of March 23, 2019 saw a wide array of vehicles under the hammer, from a pair of Bedford TKs to a Rover P6 Estoura by Crayford and a pair of Ford Escort MKIVs. Attendance was especially strong, owing in no part to the presence of a film crew recording for a new UKTV History classic car series called Bangers and Cash.

  • AUDI TT BUYER’S GUIDE

    AUDI TT BUYER’S GUIDE

    4th April 2019

    A style icon when launched, the TT makes for an interesting modern classic coupe today. Here's what you need to know when buying the best.

  • PUFF THE MAGIC WAGON

    PUFF THE MAGIC WAGON

    4th April 2019

    Classic car fans will most likely already know all about a very early 1969 Austin Maxi called Puff the Magic Wagon and its remarkable story. But for those who don’t, two of the all-female rally crew that started the gruelling 1970 London to Mexico World Cup in the car are planning to drive it to Mexico City in 2020.