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Porsche 911 – The Car’s the Star

You can’t go out and build a car as iconic as the Porsche 911 and not expect it to become a star. After all, cars and popular culture go hand in hand. However, in most cases film directors and the like have to put a bit of thought into what machine would best suit the […]

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Quality Service – Five Tools to Make Servicing Easier

To own a classic car is to maintain a classic car. Yes, we could just fire it off to the garage every time something needs doing, but where’s the fun in that? By doing the work ourselves, we get to know our cars a little bit better, we get a chance to check on more […]

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Summer Fun – Five Timeless Convertible Classics

Wind in the hair motoring is something that goes hand in hand with classic cars. Yes, there are classic cars of all shapes and sizes, but even so, it’s the convertibles that we romanticise. The thought of blasting through the countryside in an open-top Jaguar E Type is far more exciting than doing the same […]

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1937 Morris 10/4 – Project Profile

There’s a charm that comes with cars of the 1930s. It was a time when the UK was bustling with car companies, each one trying to be better than the next. New technologies were being investigated and applied, new design ideas were being put into place and as such, new cars seemed to be everywhere, […]

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Classic Motorcycles – From Four Wheels to Two

For as long as I can remember, I have loved cars and like most teenagers, couldn’t wait to drive. I guess it was genetic – my grandfather was a car salesman after the war and my father was, as a result, always at the wheel of something interesting – at least when I was young. […]

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2005 AC Cobra Replica – Classified of the Week

That word. Replica. There’s something about it, something that conjures up images of 17 year-olds gluing XR3i bits to a Popular Plus. Or, at the other end of the scale, there are those unfortunate Toyota MR2 models that have had seemingly endless money thrown at them in order to bear a passing resemblance to a […]

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The Most Rotten Jaguar… In The World!

This latest episode of Car & Classic: The Rescues featuring a Jaguar is of a slightly different tone to the previous ones. In the past, we brought a little Austin back to life, and we have taken a £100 Mercedes-Benz and put it back on the road. Pistons have moved, oil has been swilled, petrol […]

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Holden is Dead – GM Kills Iconic Brand

The automotive landscape is a difficult one to navigate these days. Things are a’changing and only the fittest can survive. You’d think that, with heritage stretching back over 140 years, Australia’s Holden brand (Vauxhall, but upside down) would be safe in these difficult times. Sadly though, it’s not. Today, bosses of Holden‘s parent company, General […]

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Show Prep – Show Survival Kit

One of the best parts of classic car ownership is without a doubt, the shows. There is nothing better than polishing the old car in readiness for a day in the sun with other like minded enthusiasts. We go to the shows to immerse ourselves in our hobby, to check out the other cars, to […]

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Praise the Lowered – Modified Classics

Right then, here we go, I’m jumping into the angry waters of classic car modification with both feet. Many hate the idea and think that classic cars should still slosh around with a whiff of four-star. Others look at a classic and ponder over what they can do to it. Some will insist on cross-ply […]