Opinion

  • THE SKY’S THE LIMIT

    THE SKY’S THE LIMIT

    17th October 2018

    In times of war and peace the car industry has occasionally taken to the skies. Jack Grover takes a look at the historical connections between car makers and aircraft...

  • BIG CAT DIARIES

    BIG CAT DIARIES

    17th October 2018

    The much-loved Mark 2 Jaguar was once considered a cheapie – cheap to buy and just as cheap to wreck. Ted Connolly recalls an incident that was amusing and sad in equal measure...

  • VERY UNLIKELY RACE CARS

    VERY UNLIKELY RACE CARS

    10th October 2018

    Some cars just look fast from the off and if they make it to the race track, they probably prove to be fast. But not for all. Here Nigel Fryatt takes a look at some of the most unlikely competition cars ever built

  • TO SMELL AND BACK

    TO SMELL AND BACK

    10th October 2018

    Sam Skelton finds the olfactory appeal of old cars one of their most powerful traits...

  • WHAT IS A PRESTIGE CAR IN 2018?

    WHAT IS A PRESTIGE CAR IN 2018?

    3rd October 2018

    Anyone who is into old cars must also have at least a passing interest in new ones as well. But Andrew Everett wants to know what...

  • ELECTRIC CLASSIC CARS – THE SMOG CLOUD’S SILVER LINING?

    ELECTRIC CLASSIC CARS – THE SMOG CLOUD’S SILVER LINING?

    26th September 2018

    Electric classics are on the march, if the developments of the last week or two are anything to go by. Not only have we seen retro-themed EVs from two major manufacturers, but demand for conversions on existing classics continues to rise...

  • ONE SOLID SUNBEAM ALPINE

    ONE SOLID SUNBEAM ALPINE

    26th September 2018

    Recovering his photo archive brings back memories for Classic World's Peter Simpson of a past project car which was ‘solid’ in more ways than one…

  • A JAGUAR XJS? NO THANKS…

    A JAGUAR XJS? NO THANKS…

    19th September 2018

    The XJS experience is like a failed first date with a pretty girl, says Skelton. Has he gone mad?

  • WHAT IS A PRESTIGE CAR NOWADAYS?

    WHAT IS A PRESTIGE CAR NOWADAYS?

    12th September 2018

    Anyone who is into old cars must also have at least a passing interest in new ones as well. But what really passes as a prestige car these days? Andrew Everett discusses...