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Over 1,100 classics at Brooklands

BROOKLANDS Museum celebrated the end of a record-breaking 2017 with an amazing turnout of 1,119 classics, sports and supercars and over 5,600 people at its New Year’s Day Classic Gathering. The event, believed to be the biggest January 1 classic meeting in the UK, lived up to its billing with a rich and varied display … Continue reading

Seat Leon triumphs at Used Car awards

SEAT’S popular Leon hatchback emerged triumphant at the What Car? Used Car of the Year Awards, fending off stiff competition from 14 other winners to be named the best used car on UK forecourts today. Introduced in 2013, the latest iteration of Seat’s family hatchback attracted plaudits for its unbeatable combination of driving dynamics, quality, … Continue reading

Beast of Turin to be unleashed

THE incredible fire-breathing ‘Beast of Turin’ will be starring in the spectacular Grand Avenue display at the 2018 London Classic Car Show at ExCeL London (February 15-18). Running through the very centre of the show, The Grand Avenue is one of the award-winning event’s many stand-out features. In essence, it is a dazzling automotive catwalk … Continue reading

FIVA welcomes Nepal, Bosnia and Namibia

NEPAL, Bosnia and Namibia might not have been the first countries to spring to mind when thinking of the classic vehicle movement. Yet each is a nation with a strong ethos of historic vehicle ownership and enjoyment – and a unique history of extraordinary cars. By becoming members of FIVA – the Fédération Internationale des … Continue reading

Scottish honour for Discovery

LAND ROVER’s latest Discovery has been crowned 2017 Scottish Car of the Year. The all-new SUV triumphed in its segment to be named best-in-class by the Association of Scottish Motoring Writers (ASMW) and then fought off tough competition from other category winners to take the top title. It’s the third time a Land Rover has … Continue reading

Beaulieu Autojumble’s golden day

  BLAZING sunshine saw more than 34,000 motoring enthusiasts from across the world turn out for Beaulieu’s International Autojumble to mark the 50th anniversary of the event. A total of 2,341 stands were packed with classic car spare parts, motoring accessories, literature and automobilia for a busy weekend of trading. To celebrate 50 years of … Continue reading

Italy’s finest crowned at Salon Privé

  REAFFIRMING its place as the UK’s finest Concours celebration, 2017’s Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance saw some of the world’s rarest and most spectacular classic cars battle it out on the prestigious grounds of Blenheim Palace. Taking home top honours, with the Best of Show Trophy, was the revered 1960 Alfa Romeo 6C 3000 CM … Continue reading

Alcraft Motor Company reveals first car

BRITISH electric vehicle start-up Alcraft Motor Company has revealed details of its first car, the high-performance Alcraft GT. The business is targeting a start of production in 2019, and is launching a crowdfunding campaign offering the chance to play a part in the development of the car and a new British brand. Alcraft has been … Continue reading

Historic line-up at Sherborne

A FEW images from the Historic Vehicle Rally, staged by the Rotary Club of Sherborne Castles and held in warm sunshine in the courts of Sherborne School on Sunday.

Sir Basil Spence’s Lancia Flavia for auction

A 1963 Lancia Flavia Vignale Convertible, first owned by celebrated architect Sir Basil Spence, will be offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions at the prestigious Salon Privé Sale at Blenheim Palace on September 2. One of Britain’s most distinguished architects of the post-war era, and most notably associated with Coventry cathedral, Sir Basil is also … Continue reading