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Stunning rare Fiat 1100 Frua Spider set for Concours

CARROZZERIA Frua is perhaps best known for its design of the Maserati A6G in the 1950s, but the coachbuilder’s first work of art was the Fiat 1100 Frua Barchetta. Heading to Concours of Elegance 2017, the Barchetta’s low-slung modern styling belies its 71 years, ensuring it’ll stand out as it appears in the gardens of … Continue reading

Return of iconic scoreboard at Brooklands

THE restoration of the heart of the Brooklands race track takes another huge step forward on Sunday August 13 with the unveiling of an exact working replica of the giant 12m tall scoreboard which dominated the pre-war Paddock skyline. The ceremonial unveiling of the scoreboard, which has been funded by the Brooklands Trust Members and … Continue reading

Elton’s Ferrari tops £500k

A 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona, once owned by Sir Elton John, was hammered away by Silverstone Auctions for £551,250 including premium in a £5.5m sale during the Silverstone Classic Motor Racing Festival. The bright red Ferrari (above) wasn’t the only car to draw enthusiastic applause from the crowd, with a 1987 Ford Sierra Cosworth … Continue reading

600 supercars head for Beaulieu

GET set for high-octane excitement at Beaulieu’s Supercar Weekend tomorrow and Sunday (August 5-6), with up to 600 incredible supercars due to take part in the show. Legends of road and track will be in the grounds of the National Motor Museum for an action-packed two-day show. There will be demonstration runs on both days … Continue reading

E-type and Jensen CV8 take top spots at Barons

THE best-selling lots at Barons’ Connoisseurs Classic Car Collection sale at Sandown Park were two pieces of classic British motoring heritage, both of which exceeded top estimate. The bright red 1970 Jaguar E-type Series 2 FHC achieved £51,700 while the handsome 1964 Jensen CV8 (above) sold for just under £49,000. Queen guitarist Brian May raised … Continue reading

Europe’s largest classic Porsche gathering

PORSCHE Club GB is delighted to announce the return of ‘Classics at the Castle’, a celebration of KG-badged Porsches set in the spectacular grounds of Hedingham Castle on Sunday September 3. ‘Classics at the Castle’ is Europe’s largest classic Porsche gathering. You don’t need to be a club member, or have a Porsche to attend … Continue reading

Immaculate E-Type to be sold

AN immaculate Jaguar E-Type Series II Roadster has been consigned to Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions’ early autumn sale, to be held on September 7 at Athelhampton House, near Dorchester. The beautiful 1970 example was the subject of a professional concours restoration in 2011, which comprised a complete bodywork renovation, resulting in excellent panel fit … Continue reading

Elton’s Ferrari Daytona heads for auction

SILVERSTONE Auctions will offer an exceptional 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona once owned by Sir Elton John at its classic sale on July 29-30 at Silverstone circuit. Delivered new in August 1972 through Maranello Concessionaires Ltd, this confirmed matching numbers example is one of only 158 genuine right-hand drive vehicles supplied, finished in Rosso Chiaro with … Continue reading

Classics at the airfield – Batch 4 of 4

Images from the Classic Vehicle and Vintage Show, held today as part of the Blackmore Vale Revival at Henstridge Airfield on the Somerset-Dorset border.

Classics at the airfield – Batch 3 of 4

Images from the Classic Vehicle and Vintage Show, held today as part of the Blackmore Vale Revival at Henstridge Airfield on the Somerset-Dorset border.