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Jaguars invited to Beaulieu

A NEW event called Simply Jaguar, celebrating the brand’s thoroughbred saloons and sports cars, is to be staged at Beaulieu on Sunday May 8. The invitation to join the rally extends to every Jaguar model, including the stately Mark V to X executive saloons, more compact Mark I, Mark II and S-Type, luxurious XJ and … Continue reading

Anniversaries celebrated at Brooklands’ MG Era Day

THE 80th birthday of the MG TA – the first in a long line of ‘T’ series cars – will be a special focus of Brooklands Museum’s annual MG Era day on Sunday April 10, when all models of this iconic marque from 1924 to the present day will be celebrated. The new MG TA … Continue reading

Barn find Astons up for auction

TWO exciting Aston Martin barn finds will be auctioned by Classic Car Auctions at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on Saturday March 19. The two sleeping classics have been kept in dry storage for the past few years waiting for new owners to restore them to their former glory. A rare 1973 Aston Martin V8, one … Continue reading

Minors to Maxis descend on Brooklands

TWO of the most popular marques in British motoring history will be celebrated on Sunday March 6 when Brooklands Museum hosts its annual Austin Morris Day. Now in its 23rd year, this popular event is an opportunity for visitors to see all types of Austin and Morris vehicles attempt to ascend the famous Test Hill, … Continue reading

Eric Morecambe’s Jensen in the spotlight

A 1968 Jensen Interceptor, first owned by comedy star Eric Morecambe, will be displayed by Silverstone Auctions at the London Classic Car Show on February 18-21 at Excel, London. They bought the car in September 2014 and approached Jensen specialists Cropredy Bridge to undertake a full restoration at their base in Oxfordshire which was completed … Continue reading

‘Last in the line’ Lambo for sale

A SPECIAL 1999 Lamborghini Diablo SV, believed to be the very last Lamborghini to leave the Sant’Agata factory before Volkswagen took full ownership, will be auctioned at Silverstone Auctions’ sale at the Practical Classics Restoration and Classic Car Show. An important piece of Lamborghini history, the car is also believed to be the last Diablo … Continue reading

Spring Alfa Day at Beaulieu

BEAULIEU will be welcoming more than 500 Alfa Romeos on April 17 for the Spring Alfa Day rally. The first national event of the year for the Alfa Romeo Owners’ Club, both club members and non-members alike will have the opportunity to drive their Alfas into the grounds of the National Motor Museum to be … Continue reading

Famous racing Healey to go on show

A 1953 Austin Healey that raced in the New Zealand Grand Prix will make its show debut at Race Retro on February 26-28, the first time it has been on public display anywhere in the world. The Healey 100/4 BN1, will be on display at Stoneleigh Park as one of three works cars that were … Continue reading

Historic E-Type brought back to life

THE E-Type that turned heads at the 1961 Scottish Motor Show has been brought back to its former glory by world-leading restorers Classic Motor Cars (CMC) and will feature centre stage at CMC’s stand at the London Classic Car Show at the ExCeL exhibition centre on February 18-21. Chassis No. 15 was the 15th right-hand-drive … Continue reading

A Bentley with a racing pedigree

STYLE and performance go hand in hand with the latest Bentley offered for sale by William Medcalf Vintage Bentley, world-renowned authority in all things vintage Bentley. The 1931 8-litre Bentley comes with a long racing pedigree that includes a selection of course records and class wins over an illustrious competing career. It is a perfect … Continue reading