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Best of British on show at Sandown Park

THE real diversity of Britain’s motoring heritage can be seen in the entries for Barons’ annual British Heritage Sale at Sandown Park on September 2. From limousines and sports cars to saloon cars and Land Rovers, and from concours condition to restoration project, there is something for British car fans, whatever their taste or budget. … Continue reading

Amazing choice of classics coming to auction

WITH a record 161 classic cars spanning 50 marques and 91 years, Historics at Brooklands opens its auction doors at Brooklands Museum on Saturday, August 30, to the largest, most varied and evocative offering in its history. At the higher echelons of classic car culture, iconic Italian exotica is led by a rare, two-owner since … Continue reading

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Rare Jaguar tops the auction list

MORE than 200 vehicles spanning 70 years will go under the hammer as Anglia Car Auctions holds its biggest classic car sale to date on Saturday (August 23). The catalogue features cars from all over the world, including 34 classics offered without a reserve. The oldest is a 1934 Austin 10/4 Colwyn Drophead Coupe in … Continue reading

Beaulieu gears up for supercars

BEAULIEU’S 2014 Supercar Showdown is gearing up for an action-packed show on Bank Holiday Monday, 25 August, when this popular event, now in its eighth year, will be welcoming the stallions of the supercar stable into the National Motor Museum’s picturesque parkland for a day of full-throttle action. Some 200 high-performance cars are booked in … Continue reading

Pictures of the week 153

Supercars at Wilton House

SUNSHINE rewarded fans who braved earlier rain to enjoy some of the most spectacular cars in the world, old and new, on the beautiful lawns at Wilton House, near Salisbury, for this year’s Wilton Classic Supercar event. The sun glinted off drying raindrops on the sleek bonnets of the cars – from Lord Pembroke’s own … Continue reading

Iconic De Tomaso going under the hammer

AN immaculate 1969 De Tomaso Mangusta, a true icon of automotive design, will set pulses racing at Historics’ auction on August 30. The De Tomaso Mangusta, an example of which shortly comes to auction in Surrey, was named after the mongoose and gave the supercar establishment of the day a run for its money in … Continue reading

Stunning Ferraris among classics up for auction

SILVERSTONE Auctions is set to offer one of Europe’s finest collections of roadgoing classic cars to come to market at The Salon Privé Sale on September 4 in London. Henry Pearman, the founder and CEO of Eagle – the world’s premier Jaguar E-Type specialist – has overseen the creation of this unique collection of high-quality … Continue reading