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Time warp Saab at CCA sale

A VERY special and rare 1978 Saab 96L Souvenir V4, the very last one made for the UK market, will be going under the hammer in Classic Car Auctions’ (CCA) Christmas sale, taking place on Saturday (December 5) at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa. This important Saab is number 150 of 150 right-hand drive … Continue reading

Goodwood’s 2016 plans unveiled

GOODWOOD has announced that the theme for the 2016 Festival of Speed has been confirmed, along with the subject for the Revival driver tribute. The theme for the Festival of Speed, which takes place on June 23-26, will be ‘Full Throttle – The Endless Pursuit of Power’, celebrating the most powerful competition cars and motorcycles … Continue reading

Beaujolais Run celebrated in Napoleonic style

AFTER a hugely enjoyable and successful event, the annual Beaujolais Run is over for another year, with the 45th anniversary of this iconic motoring tour marked with style and panache, aided by a Battle of Waterloo theme on the 200th anniversary of this great battle. More than 30 participants took part in this year’s run, … Continue reading

New Fiat 124 Spider unveiled

ALMOST 50 years since the original was introduced, the Fiat 124 Spider is back. True to its celebrated nameplate, the all-new Spider brings classic Italian styling and driving pleasure to a new generation, with its powerful turbo-charged petrol engine, sophisticated suspension and traditional rear-wheel drive layout. Designed at Centro Stile in Turin, the new Fiat … Continue reading

Beckham car for sale

A RANGE ROVER SPORT first owned by David Beckham will be offered by Classic Car Auctions (CCA) in its sale on December 5 at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre. The 2007 car was exclusively designed and upgraded for the ex-England football captain by Kahn Conversions at a cost of £100,000. It’s now offered for sale at … Continue reading

Hand-built Jag could make £350k

A TOTAL of 94 amazing classic cars spanning 83 years, as well as a host of automobilia, will be offered this weekend at Silverstone Auctions’ sale at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show. The two-day sale takes place on November 14 & 15 at the NEC, Birmingham. The highlight has to be a fabulous ‘on … Continue reading

Peter Sellers Lotus set for sale

A RARE 1966 Lotus Elan S2 once owned by actor Peter Sellers will be auctioned at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show on Saturday November 14 by Silverstone Auctions. The car is estimated at between £45,000 and £50,000. It was delivered to Peter Sellers’s Haymarket home on June 22, 1966, and driven by him, with … Continue reading

Rollers shine in Dorset sale

A BEVY of Rolls-Royces were among the automotive aristocrats coming under the hammer at the autumn quarterly sale of the Dorset Vintage & Classic Auctions. The sale, held in the appropriately aristocratic grounds of Athelhampton House, near Dorchester, drew bidders from far and wide and featured a wonderfully varied catalogue of vehicles and automobilia. Among … Continue reading