Among a catalogue of cars to be offered by H&H Classics at its Chateau Impney Hill Climb sale this Saturday (July 11) is a star of the silver screen. The 1957 MGA Twin Cam Roadster Prototype features in a 1955/1956 promotional film for the British Motor Corporation, The Sports Car Of The Year. The car can be seen at the MIRA test track lapping at its top speed of 120mph. It carries an estimate of £45,000 – £55,000.
The National Motor Museum Trust’s BRM Preservation Appeal, set up to fund vital restoration work on the iconic 1950 BRM V16 1.5 litre Type 15 Grand Prix racing car, has achieved its target of £50,000.
The 53rd National Austin 7 Rally was held at Beaulieu. With a theme of ‘Austin 7s and their Cousins’ the event attracted vehicles from as far away as France and Germany.
Volkswagen Motorsport is developing its first racing car based on the seventh-generation Golf. The production-based, 330 PS concept car is intended to help Volkswagen evaluate a potential customer racing programme from the 2016 season onwards.