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Coys to hold largest ever historic Porsche auction

THE world’s most exclusive Porsche auction will be held by international auctioneers Coys on Sunday September 6 during the famous Porsche Classics at the Castle event in the grounds of the Hedingham Castle in Essex. In the year of the 60th anniversary of the first production 356 Carrera the auctioneers have lined up a selection … Continue reading

Supercars in Beaulieu showdown

DESPITE a severe weather warning in the days leading up to this year’s Supercar Showdown and early rain on the morning, more than 5,500 visitors arrived at Beaulieu for this popular high-octane event. Supercar Showdown is now in its fifth year and continues to go from strength to strength, with over 350 top-class vehicles on … Continue reading

A classic turn-out at Beaulieu

DESPITE a poor forecast, the sun shone for Simply Classics & Sports Car, one of the flagship events in Beaulieu’s calendar of Simply rallies. Visitors were treated to a colourful display of over 200 cars, made up of pre-1990 classics and sports cars of all ages. Scoring high in the nostalgia stakes were a number … Continue reading

Under the hammer

THERE are some eye-catching cars coming under the hammer when Dorset Vintage & Classic Auctions hold their autumn sale at Athelhampton House, near Dorchester, on October 15. A smart bright red 1976 Lotus Eclat 521, with right-hand drive and a manual gearbox, and with just 58,600 miles on the clock, is estimated at between £4,000 … Continue reading

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Škoda the most dependable brand

ŠKODA has been named as the UK’s most dependable brand in a new JD Power study. The inaugural 2015 UK Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) asked owners to report problems with their new cars – from serious breakdowns to troublesome in-car entertainment issues. Once analysed, the results gave Škoda a clear victory, with the brand comprehensively … Continue reading

Low-mileage star cars come to auction

SILVERSTONE Auctions’ most prestigious sale of the year at Salon Privé on September 4 features a dream line-up of rare cars – and a host of incredible low-mileage models from one unique collection. The star of the show is an as-new Porsche 911 Supersport, with just 743km on the clock –one of five stunning cars … Continue reading

Pictures of the week 203

Pictures of the week 202