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Pictures of the week 192

Classics at the Ash

THEY’VE started holding a regular classic car gathering in the spacious car park of the Virginia Ash pub at Henstridge, just the Somerset side of the Dorset border. It’s being held on the last Wednesday of each month, so I popped along this week to see what turned up. There were some very nice cars … Continue reading

Pictures of the week 191

Auction breaks two world records

INTERNATIONAL auctioneers Coys smashed two world records by selling a 1984 Jaguar XJ6 SIII for £31,860 and a 1972 Saab 96 V4 for £16,800 at their Ascot auction on Saturday. The Saab featured in the Channel 4 TV programme ‘For The Love of Cars’ and was offered at no reserve with all proceeds going to … Continue reading

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Glorious classics at Dorset auction

DORSET Vintage and Classic Auctions’ summer sale on July 9 will offer four examples from three of Britain’s most famous motoring manufacturers. Lovers of post-vintage thoroughbred cars will be catered for by a superb 1933 Aston Martin 1½-litre long chassis 4-seat tourer; this important Aston has participated in numerous competitions from as early as 1938 … Continue reading

Coys’ sale under starter’s orders

MORE than 70 classic and historic cars will go under the hammer at Coys long-established auction at Ascot racecourse on May 16. The auction features vehicles such as a 1956 Lotus Eleven Series 1 Le Mans Specification (estimated at £85,000 to £95,000) an Alfa Romeo TZ2 by Giordanengo (£155,000 to £180,000) and a 1960 Maserati … Continue reading

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Rare Ferraris a valuable legacy

H&H Classics, one of Britain’s oldest classic car auction houses, will hold a sale of two multi-million-pound Ferraris from the Richard Colton collection in a generous legacy left to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. The sale will take place at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire – Europe’s largest historic aviation centre – on October … Continue reading

Jaguar launches ‘Mini Miglia’ rally in Scotland

JAGUAR Heritage has successfully hosted the inaugural ‘Mini Miglia’ in Scotland, giving its Mille Miglia entrants a chance to familiarise themselves with the stunning range of iconic sports cars they’ll be driving in Italy from May 14-17. Taking in some of the finest roads Scotland has to offer, the ‘Mini Miglia’ gave the Jaguar Heritage … Continue reading