Nostalgia

  • RETRO ADS – FAREWELL TO THE BEETLE

    17th February 2017

    To mark its passing, Volkswagen issued this advert for the final UK-spec Beetle, showing the car heading off into the top right-hand corner of the page as the text explained its demise: ‘So finally the time has come. The Beetle…

  • ‘BRAND NEW’ INTEGRALE ON OFFER AT RACE RETRO SALE

    17th February 2017

    Estimated at between £90,000 – £110,000, this ‘brand new’ car is being offered at auction for the first time ever. Amazingly the car has only ever been driven on the road once on its journey from the supplying dealer to…

  • RETRO ADS – AUSTIN

    17th February 2017

    With Christmas trees appearing in homes throughout the country this month, we thought we’d join in the festive cheer via this advert from 1960. “Get into an Austin and out of the ordinary!” suggested the simple headline, showing the latest…

  • RETRO ADS – RELIANT SCIMITAR

    RETRO ADS – RELIANT SCIMITAR

    17th January 2017

    Reliant was a truly varied and brave British specialist car manufacturer. This Midlands company traditionally offered two very disparate model lines: Its economy cars (whether three- or four-wheeled) and its upmarket Scimitar model.