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1904 Cadillac Model B – Classified of the Week

This week we’re going to take things back to a time when the world was simpler, and when the car was in its infancy. We’re winding the clock all the way back to the turn of the 20th century, 1904 to be exact, to show you this frankly stunning 1904 Cadillac Model B, a car […]

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Mitsubishi Evolution VI – 24hrs with Tommi

I’m very lucky in what I do. My work writing about cars has taken me all over the world, I’ve seen and driven all kinds of cars, and I’ve had access to areas of the automotive world that many can only dream of. One such place being the inner workings of the World Rally Championship […]

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Railton in the House

Studio434, which is considered by many to be Europe’s largest private car collection, is awash with oddities. Aston Martin Lagondas aplenty, curious one-offs, coachbuilt beauties and everything in between make up this collection of over 460 cars. The breadth and diversity of this automotive gathering make it the perfect home for this, a 1989 Railton […]

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1982 Mercedes-Benz 207D – Project Profile

Owning a classic car is about expression, it’s about having a vehicle through which you can display your personality, a way to obtain and shout about your uniqueness. So by that logic, a classic van would give you even more metal real estate on which to express one’s self. Or at least that’s our logic […]

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The BMW E38 7 Series – The Time is Now

The Germans have always been at the top of the pecking order when it comes to making executive saloons. Audi has the A8, Mercedes-Benz has the S Class and BMW has the 7 Series. The German ‘big three’ don’t tend to worry about offerings from other brands, instead choosing to fight it out between themselves […]

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1999 Peugeot 306 Rallye – Classified of the Week

Less is more, or so they say. It’s often better to be more subtle, more focused on an objective, more straightforward. This is most definitely the case when it comes to cars. Yes, it’s nice to have a machine laden with kit, but if you want true performance and crystal clear driver engagement, you need […]

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W126 S Class Carat Duchatalet – The Best of the Best

We’ve all done it. We’ve all been looking for something, only to find something else that we have completely forgotten about. You could be looking through the kitchen cupboards for salt, only to find that delicious packet of Angel Delight you forgot you bought. You might be looking for the 10mm socket in the garage, […]

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The Alfa Romeo Arna – Cult Classic, not Best Seller

The coming together of two things can often be a good thing. Take the mobile phone and the camera, or smart TVs, or wearing a shirt with shorts. Taking two individual ideas and bonding them can create revolutionary, amazing things. But only if you mix the correct elements. For example, the Apple computer, that took […]

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Rennsport Collective Converges on Donington

On the 20th of July something magical happened. A gathering of some of the most powerful, most successful and most famous Porsche race cars came together at Donington Hall. The meeting was organised by purveyors of Porsche perfection, The Rennsport Collective, and it was a huge success for all involved. The Rennsport Collective is a […]

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Alvis – Picking up where it left off…

A couple of weeks ago we were talking about Aston Martin’s DB4 Zagato Continuation. A very nice car, but one that comes with limits. For starters, you can only buy it as part of a package with another, brand-new Aston Martin. Even as part of a package, it’s still four million quid. And then there’s […]