The original Mini is the best British car ever built, according to a survey of Autocar readers.
Jaguar UK announced the winner of a social media-led design competition in the lead-up to Clerkenwell Design Week (May 20-22), at which it will be the headline sponsor. The winning design was created by freelance interior designer and architect, Justin Silke, and is entitled ‘Untamed Creativity’.
The Peugeot RCZ has been awarded the Diesel Car magazine Sports Car of the Year Award – a title it has won for the past five years.
One of the most beautiful racing cars of all time, the iconic 1924 Lyons Grand Prix Type 35 Bugatti, is set to create a fantastic fanfare at the new Bournemouth Wheels Festival (May 24-26) as it drives the demonstration course.
A 1970 Bentley T1 once owned by the Duke of Devonshire is being offered for sale without reserve at Silverstone Auctions’ sale on Saturday May 24.
Bentley Motors is competing in Mille Miglia (May 15 18) with two of the company’s famous 4½-litre supercharged ‘Blowers’ taking on the 1,700km route.
A 1988 VW Golf 1.8 GTI convertible is to be sold at BCA Blackbushe on Monday May 12 with all the proceeds going to Help for Heroes. The car has been donated by the lady owner who has owned it since 1990.
The British-built all-new Nissan Qashqai has been named Car of the Year 2014 by leading industry title Diesel Car.
The first of Beaulieu’s 2014 calendar of Simply rallies, Simply Ford, was held in the grounds. Participants had a perfect day to show off their motors and relax in the sunshine. A bumper number of over 1,700 joined the event with around 1,000 Ford cars, from early models to custom and modern classics, on display in the Beaulieu parkland.