Category: Classic Cars

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Four Cars Ripe for the Restomod Treatment

The restomod scene is alive, well and vibrant. There is big money in the world or restoring classics with a modern twist. You know the kind of thing; keep the lines and the style, but incorporate modern electrics, engines and design ideas to bring said classic bang up to date. Admittedly, it’s not for everyone, […]

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Morgan 3 Wheeler – Three is the Magic Number

The phrase ‘bike-engined car’ usually conjures images of screaming, rev-happy custom hooligans. A hillclimber Mini with a Hayabusa engine, perhaps, or a Hillman Imp with a Gixxer in the back. But in the case of the Morgan 3-Wheeler, it’s a thudding fighter plane with wheels, clamouring for dogfights in the bemused modern traffic. The craftsmen […]

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A British Affair – Gaydon BMC & Leyland Show

You know that feeling when you’re at school and it’s 3.55 pm on a Friday and it’s nearly time to get out. That feeling of anticipation, the promise of freedom and enjoyment is just around the corner. Your roving reporter felt like this today, as the country attempts to get back to normality, a handful […]

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Concours of Elegance – Jewels in the Crown

Phew. It’s a bit exciting to actually be able to go to a car show, isn’t it? We’d been getting some pretty serious withdrawal symptoms, having not been out of the house to gawp at shiny metal in a bona fide show environment since February. 2020 has, of course, kicked many leisure pursuits in the […]

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David Hirakawa – The Builder

For most of us, a passion for all things automotive can be traced back to our formative years, when we were offered the products of Matchbox, Lesney, Dinky, Hot Wheels and more. We might not have been old enough to own the real thing, but here in this scale guise, we could get our hands […]

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1994 Mazda Eunos – Project Profile

Whether we want to admit it or not, the summer of 2020 is coming to a close. And it’s been a summer that, thanks to a global pandemic, we’ve not really been able to capitalise on. There has been little in the way of classic car events, at one point we weren’t even allowed to […]

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Hot Hatch Heroes – Five of the Greats

Hot hatches are curious things. At their core, they are just normal, workaday cars that have been jazzed up a bit. Some alloy wheels here, a bit of a body kit there, maybe some fog lights for good measure. Though of course, that’s only half the story. These visual additions were there to make the […]

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R-Reforged – Continuation Cars Can Hit The Road…

UK’s Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) compliance service expands R-Reforged’s inspection and registration service for bespoke, low volume cars Opportunity to enjoy cars such as the Aston Martin DB4 GT Continuation on the road R-Reforged has extensive experience acquiring local equivalent approval for bespoke cars in other countries There has been a lot of excitement of […]

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Aston Martin DB5 – James Bond Jnr.

When we were kids, all we had to play with was a stick and our imagination. Now though, it seems you can buy your little bundles of joy an, ahem, Aston Martin. Needless to say, this has made us quite jealous. We would have happily traded our stick for one of these. Just look at […]

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Wagon Wheels – Five Classic Estates

Back in a time before SUVs, crossovers, MPVs, soft-roaders and other utterly nonsensical types of vehicle, the automotive world was a simpler place. You could have a saloon, a coupe, a cabriolet or of course, an estate. The estate is, if you ask us, one of, if not the most versatile vehicular configuration out there. […]