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Ferraris sparkle at London Classic Car Show

WITH record crowds, record-breaking displays, record numbers of exhibitors selling cars for record prices, the London Classic Car Show further established itself as the capital’s premier feast of automotive culture and nostalgia. This year’s enlarged showcase built significantly on the notable successes of the two previous shows, attracting unprecedented attendances on all four days. In … Continue reading

Jensen under starter’s orders at Sandown

BARONS’ Classic Winter Warmer sale at Sandown Park next Tuesday, February 28, features a huge entry of more than 70 classic and collectors cars, including a most unusual – and potent – 1973 Jensen Interceptor Mk3 (pictured above). Although the body, engine block and fuel tank are original, the rest of the car is new, … Continue reading

Fords head to Beaulieu for Simply rally

A SHOW of more than 1,500 vehicles is expected for Beaulieu’s Simply Ford on Sunday April 30. A runaway success since its launch in 2010, the rally is one of Beaulieu’s biggest Simply events and scores highly for sheer variety. Characterful classics, modern hatchbacks, standard, modified, pristine or well-worn Fords, you can expect to find … Continue reading

Time-warp 1980 MG B GT goes to auction

A 1980 MG B GT in time-warp condition with an incredibly low mileage will be offered by Classic Car Auctions (CCA) in its biggest sale ever on April 1 & 2 at the NEC, Birmingham. Presented in spectacular, original condition, the right-hand drive manual MG B GT was first registered on September 17, 1980, the … Continue reading

History recreated in 70-year-old Austin

MEMBERS of the Guild of Motoring Writers are among a team planning to commemorate an audacious road trip challenge by the Austin Motor Company in March 1947 by carrying out the same trip, hour for hour, 70 years on. The Longbridge, Birmingham, company originally tasked the crews of three Austin Sixteen cars with covering 2,500 … Continue reading

Record-breaking Lambo for sale

SILVERSTONE Auctions will offer a rare 1983 Lamborghini Countach LP500S with an impressive 12 British outright speed records at its Race Retro Classic Car Sale this month. The rare, right-hand drive, UK-delivered Countach is one of only 25 examples made and was first owned by racing driver and Lamborghini aficionado Barry Robinson. On October 15, … Continue reading

Jensen Button’s Ford GT for sale

A HIGH performance 2005 Ford GT, first owned by racing driver Jensen Button, will be offered at auction in a line-up of the finest classic and sports cars on the market at Silverstone Auctions’ Race Retro Classic Car Sale. This very special Ford GT is one of five vehicles, out of only 101 supplied to … Continue reading

A clutch of Ferraris illuminate Coys’ sale

INTERNATIONAL auctioneers Coys return to their birthplace with an auction of 70 fine historic automobiles at the Olympia Historic Automobile Fair & Auction, a new ultra-luxury and lifestyle event in the Olympia London, on February 18. The auction features some of the most beautiful Ferraris ever produced, including a 1968 Ferrari 330GTC Berlinetta (estimated at … Continue reading

Merc restoration project leads Barons line-up

THE Barons team is amassing a fascinating selection of classic and collectable cars, including a highly desirable 1956 Mercedes-Benz 190SL restoration project, for its first sale of 2017, the Classic Winter Warmer (Sandown Park, Tuesday February 28) The 190SL is likely to prove hugely tempting to collectors looking to restore a glorious piece of luxury … Continue reading

Two of Ferrari’s finest seek new homes

  TWO examples of Ferrari’s finest will be going under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions’ Race Retro Classic Car Sale on February 25-26. Both from the same private collection, a beautifully refurbished 1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GT and an extremely low mileage 1998 Ferrari F355 Berlinetta will offer collectors the chance to take ownership of … Continue reading