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  • ONE LAST DRIVE BEFORE ULEZ

    ONE LAST DRIVE BEFORE ULEZ

    Matt Bell on 26th April 2019

    After much furore and discussion, the controversial new Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) for central London was finally put in place a few weeks ago. The new rules mean certain classic cars now face a daily charge whenever they enter the zone, and unlike the outgoing Congestion Charge, it’s applied 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • CLASSIC CONMAN GETS OFF LIGHTLY

    CLASSIC CONMAN GETS OFF LIGHTLY

    Matt Bell on 18th April 2019

    A North West classic car specialist has been handed a two-year sentence, suspended for two years, after being found guilty of defrauding customers out of more than £82,000.

  • MINI MADNESS AT MOTORFEST

    MINI MADNESS AT MOTORFEST

    Matt Bell on 22nd March 2019

    This Easter will see Motorfest move to its new home at Chetwynd Deer Park, Shropshire, for two days of family fun on April 21-22.

  • WHAT’S IN A NAME: MINI

    WHAT’S IN A NAME: MINI

    Matt Bell on 6th March 2019

    It's 50 years since Mini went from being a universal nickname to a marque in its own right – one which is still going strong today. That's the when – here's the why and how…

  • LONDON CLASSIC CAR SHOW 2019

    LONDON CLASSIC CAR SHOW 2019

    Matt Bell on 27th February 2019

    There was love in the air at London's Dockland area on Valentine's Day, but the affection was being directed at cars rather than over a cramped table for two in a chain restaurant. That's because the London Classic Show was getting underway for the fifth time at the ExCeL exhibition centre, running from Thursday February 14 to Sunday February 17.

  • £79K ELECTRIC MINI LAUNCHED

    £79K ELECTRIC MINI LAUNCHED

    Matt Bell on 26th February 2019

    Some better news for Swindon, albeit on much reduced scale, is that Swindon Powertrain is to put its Swind E Classic Mini into limited production following its public debut at the London Classic Car Show. 

  • UPMARKET ITALIAN JOB EXPERIENCE

    UPMARKET ITALIAN JOB EXPERIENCE

    Matt Bell on 18th February 2019

    This year marks half a century since Michael Caine reminded cast members that they were “Only supposed to blow the bloody doors off,” and for fans of the iconic film a ‘once in a lifetime’ event has been developed to celebrate.

  • BUYING GUIDE: ROVER MINI

    BUYING GUIDE: ROVER MINI

    Matt Bell on 14th February 2019

    The last Mk7 Minis to come out of Longbridge were collectable from the outset, but despite several advances in the way they were made, they still have many major Mini maladies if you don’t buy carefully. Here’s what to look for.

  • MILESTONES CELEBRATED AT RÉTROMOBILE

    MILESTONES CELEBRATED AT RÉTROMOBILE

    Matt Bell on 5th February 2019

    The 44th edition of the popular Rétromobile show gets underway from today, running until Sunday February 10 at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. The event’s three halls will be packed full with over 650 exhibitors, 100 clubs and around 600 cars, but there will also be some very special milestones celebrated in the French capital.

  • MINI 60 AT SILVERSTONE CLASSIC

    MINI 60 AT SILVERSTONE CLASSIC

    Matt Bell on 22nd January 2019

    The Mini's 60th anniversary will be commemorated with two dedicated races at the Silverstone Classic event this summer, with a bumper grid of cars competing for the Mini Celebration Trophy presented by Adrian Flux.

  • MINI 60 RECORD ATTEMPT

    MINI 60 RECORD ATTEMPT

    Matt Bell on 15th January 2019

    This year sees the Mini celebrate its 60th anniversary, and to mark this momentous milestone, the British Motor Museum is to perform a Mini mosaic Guinness World Record attempt. On Saturday August 3, the Gaydon-based museum hopes to gather over 600 classic Minis and arrange them to spell out the phrase ‘Mini 60’ when viewed from above.

  • WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU SAW A… MINI MOKE

    WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU SAW A… MINI MOKE

    Matt Bell on 4th January 2019

    On the face of it, the Mini Moke should have been an abject failure. Based on the subframes and running gear of the Mini attached to a basic box-section bodyshell, it was touted to the military but failed to break the iron grip of the Land Rover. So what happened to it and when was the last time you saw one?