Author: Chris Pollitt

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The TVR Griffith – Five things you need to know

The TVR Griffith is a bona fide classic, but it’s also a sports car. And sports cars can be somewhat more fragile, especially as they get on in years, So, if you’re fancying a Griffith – one of TVR’s biggest hits – we’ve put together some pointers for you. Check these before you cut a cheque.
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How they used to advertise…

Today’s car adverts are subject to all kinds of red tape and diplomacy. Back in the day, however, things were different. The advertising men, no doubt in a nicotine-filled room, took no prisoners with their bold - and sometimes a bit sexist - adverts, of which we’ve picked ten of our favourites. You won’t see ads like this in the magazines of today!
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NEC Restoration Show – Restoring the Faith

How do you step up the tried and tested car show recipe? There is one high-profile show that has bucked the trend by welcoming the rough, rusty and the ruined into the show hall. This is the Practical Classic Restoration Show.
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The work of Terry Davey

When you think of Haynes manuals – the automotive bibles that have got many of us out of trouble – you also think of the artwork that adorned the covers. Those intricate cutaways brimming with detail. But who made them? Terry Davey, that’s who.
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1959 AC Aceca – Classified of the Week

AC was more than just the Ace and the Cobra. It also made elegant, beautiful coupes, as this Aceca goes to show.
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The Rover P6 – The Time is Now

Classic cars should be, first and foremost, bought for enjoyment. That said, there’s nothing wrong with making that enjoyment pay for itself. With that in mind, we’ve had look at the numbers and come up with this series of cars that should, hopefully, earn you a few quid as well as plenty of smiles per mile. First up? The Rover P6.
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Classified of the Day – 1969 Jaguar Mk2

There are few classics as evocative or as ingrained into pop culture as the Mk2 Jag, making this one a must have.
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Classified of the Day – 1955 Riley RME

Gorgeous lines, maximum comfort and more chrome than you can shake a tin of Brasso at. Perfect.
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Classified of the Day – 1975 Toyota Celica

Japan loves a bit of car customisation, as this rather magnificent 1975 Toyota Celica goes to show.
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Classified of the Day – Lancia Delta

Dust off your pace-notes, prepare to get some mud in your teeth and prepare yourself for the boost. This is one incredible Lancia Delta.