Classic Car Guides

  • DROPPING THE BALL

    DROPPING THE BALL

    Matt Bell on 15th January 2019

    Even the big names sometimes get it wrong, as anyone with a Nikasil-engined BMW or Jaguar will know.

  • THE HISTORY OF THE DISC BRAKE

    THE HISTORY OF THE DISC BRAKE

    Matt Bell on 18th December 2018

    Disc brakes offer better stopping performance than comparable drums, including resistance to ‘fade’ caused by overheating. We trace the development of this important automotive innovation back to the opening years of the Twentieth century.

  • HISTORY OF THE SERIES ONE SUBARU IMPREZA

    HISTORY OF THE SERIES ONE SUBARU IMPREZA

    Matt Bell on 20th November 2018

    From humble beginnings, we take a look at how the series one Impreza came about and what subsequent models were built during its lifespan. 

  • BMW E36 3 SERIES – 10 MOST COMMON MOT FAILS

    BMW E36 3 SERIES – 10 MOST COMMON MOT FAILS

    Glenn Rowswell on 2nd August 2018

    Putting any car in for a MoT can be a daunting experience but a quick check before turning up at the garage can often mean the difference between a pass and a fail. Here we look at the main reasons for MoT failure for the BMW E36 3 Series...

  • BEST 5 TIPS FOR CLASSIC CAR DRIVING IN EUROPE

    BEST 5 TIPS FOR CLASSIC CAR DRIVING IN EUROPE

    Glenn Rowswell on 27th July 2018

    Taking your car on a European tour is fun, and a great way to enjoy quality time with your pride and joy. But there’s lots to consider before grabbing your passport and hitting the autoroutes...

  • HOW TO BUY A CLASSIC CAR AT AUCTION

    HOW TO BUY A CLASSIC CAR AT AUCTION

    Glenn Rowswell on 19th July 2018

    Classic World's Peter Simpson details buying a classic car at auction, a guide packed with tips, advice and help to secure that classic car at auction....