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Pictures of the week 098

Simply Classics at Beaulieu

FOR a quintessentially English day out with your classic car, nothing can beat Beaulieu’s Simply Classics on Sunday August 25. This popular event is now in its third year and will see all manner of pre-1988 vehicles enter the picturesque Beaulieu parkland to create a stunning classic car display. Classic car owners and their passengers … Continue reading

Pictures of the week 097

Lancia wins Cartier Style et Luxe ‘best of show’ at Goodwood

JD CLASSICS showcased its road and race cars in static displays and dynamic demonstrations at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Celebrating the event’s 20th anniversary, more than 185,000 visitors attended over the weekend. Within the Festival of Speed site was the Cartier Style et Luxe concours d’Elegance. Now in its 19th consecutive year, 50 headline … Continue reading

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Supercar showdown at Beaulieu

LIKE the summer, Beaulieu’s events season is hotting up, with just over a month to go until the massively popular Supercar Showdown roars into action on Bank Holiday Monday August 26. The show will see more than 100 high-performance supercars displayed in the stunning parkland surrounding the National Motor Museum, and revving into action throughout … Continue reading

Pictures of the week 095

SEAT wins its first Auto Express Car of the Year

The SEAT Leon (above) was named Car of the Year 2013 at the annual Auto Express New Car Awards. This is the first time the Spanish brand has won the top award, while the Leon also drove off with the Best Compact Family Car Award. There was further Spanish glory as the SEAT Alhambra was … Continue reading

Wealthy Surrey is the soft-top capital

THE leafy borough of Elmbridge in Surrey is posh and it knows it. Up to its eyebrows in celebrity residents, its average house price is £623,576 and its affluent residents paid more income tax last year than the whole of Glasgow. And it’s probably no coincidence that Elmbridge, known in some circles as Britain’s Beverly … Continue reading

The sun shines on Simply Alfa Romeo day

ITALIAN cars always look their best with the sun on them so it was appropriate that the English weather bestowed its hottest day of the year so far for the Simply Alfa Romeo event at the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu on Sunday. Between 150 and 200 Alfas were on show at the beautiful parkland … Continue reading