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Mustangs lead the way to Beaulieu

A CONVOY of more than 40 iconic Mustangs will be driving across the New Forest to join an expected 1,500 vehicles at Beaulieu’s Simply Ford event on Sunday (April 30). The South of England area division of the Mustang Owners Club of Great Britain is one of 48 clubs booked to attend the show. If … Continue reading

Goodwood to celebrate 70 years of Ferrari

A HIGHLIGHT of this summer’s Goodwood Festival of Speed will be a glittering array of at least 70 significant Ferraris, as the legendary marque celebrates the 70th anniversary of its founding by Enzo Ferrari, in 1947. From Thursday June 29 to Sunday July 2, some of Ferrari’s finest road and racing cars will be found … Continue reading

A Ferrari 308 with a V12 twist

A VERY unusual 1985 Ferrari 308 GTS QV, that houses a 4.8-litre, 4-cam, Ferrari V12, will be offered for sale at Silverstone Auctions’ sale at the Silverstone Circuit on May 13. This right-hand drive 308 GTS QV was delivered new to Maranello Concessionaires, Surrey on March 8, 1985, and was ordered in the rare colour … Continue reading

Mini named as best ever British-built car

BRITAIN’S most influential car bosses have teamed up with Auto Express, the UK’s biggest selling weekly car magazine, to name the Best of British. Following a rigorous voting process, the original Mini was named as the best British-built car of all time, seeing off competition from the Jaguar E-Type and Land Rover Defender. With a … Continue reading

Double delight for Jaguar F-PACE

THE Jaguar F-PACE is officially the best and most beautiful car in the world after double success at the 2017 World Car Awards, scooping the prestigious World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year titles. The performance SUV is the fastest selling model Jaguar has produced and is only the second … Continue reading

Supercars at London’s City Concours

THE new London City Concours will chart more than 60 years of supercar evolution with a display of some of the most iconic, extreme and beautiful performance cars ever built. Hosted within the Honourable Artillery Company headquarters in the City of London from June 8-9, the City Concours special feature begins with arguably the very … Continue reading

Classic Austin to go under the hammer

AN Austin 7 Chummy is due to come under the hammer at the Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions’ summer sale. The Hampshire-registered Chummy is ready to be enjoyed this summer and in the past has received awards at many local shows in the county. It will be offered with a guide price of between £13,000 … Continue reading

Sultan’s cars in auction line-up

JUST in time for that highlight of the classic car world, Drive It Day, Barons has a fabulous line-up of cars for its sale at Sandown Park on Saturday April 22. A 1964 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagoda (above), which has covered just 8,500 miles since 1988, comes complete with hard top, making it a most … Continue reading

70 classic cars to go under the hammer

INTERNATIONAL auctioneers Coys return to the Royal Horticultural Halls in London with a 70-classic and sports car auction on Wednesday April 12. The auction features a selection of Jaguars and Aston Martins, including a 1967 Aston Martin DB6 delivered new to the Director of the “Doctor” film Series Ralph Thomas (£160,000- £200,000), a 1973 Aston … Continue reading

DB delight at Beaulieu

EVERY generation of DB model was on show with one of the biggest gatherings of Aston Martins in the south at Beaulieu’s Simply Aston Martin. Ranging from the DB1 of the late 1940s right up to the latest DB11, the jaw-dropping display included 319 Astons of every age and variety driving into the sun-drenched Beaulieu … Continue reading