Opinion

  • 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...

  • ONLINE VEHICLE SCAMS ON THE RISE

    ONLINE VEHICLE SCAMS ON THE RISE

    22nd August 2018

    Motorists are once again being warned about online used vehicle sales scams, with the sheer volume of such incidents said to have increased significantly in recent months.

  • ARE NEWER CARS ALWAYS GREENER?

    ARE NEWER CARS ALWAYS GREENER?

    9th August 2018

    There is no disputing that classic cars have an impact on the environment, even if they do few miles a year. But just how much greener are new cars?

  • BACK OF THE NET

    BACK OF THE NET

    8th August 2018

    Jon Burgess reckons the internet is making the car market far more difficult than it used to be – because it’s giving the lazy ‘enthusiast’ an unreasonable sense of entitlement...