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Wheeler Dealers – What’s Coming in S16

When it comes to car-based television, there is a lot of rubbish out there. A lot of ‘if we don’t sell this car, we lose the shop’ and ‘we need to build this car in three days or the world will end’. You know the thing; forced jeopardy, TV drama, the influence of reality TV […]

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The Golden Age of Convertibles – London Concours

The London Concours, presented by Montres Breguet, will gather a collection of the most beautiful and innovative soft-tops ever, paying special attention to the 1960s. Showcasing the likes of the Jaguar E-Type, Ferrari 330 GTS, Alfa Romeo Junior Spider and Aston Martin DB2, it’s no wonder this class is known as Convertibles: The Golden Era. […]

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2020 London Concours – Events Are Back!

The 2020 show season has, well, it’s not happened. The Global Pandemic of Covid-19 has seen to it that gatherings and events have been put on a distant back-burner. This is of course necessary, as safety is paramount. However, there is no denying that we have missed getting out and about to see the cars […]

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Car & Classic Presents – The Concours Quiz

  Are you missing your fill of classic car events? Have you been brushing up on your classic car knowledge by browsing the vast array of classic machinery on display in our classifieds? If you have, you could well be ready to take on our Concours Quiz, which we’ve created in conjunction with the Concours […]

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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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Brackley Classic Car Show

Perhaps it’s the endless repeats on TV or maybe it simply was the frustration of being at home but there was an itch that needed to be scratched. Car & Classic decided to check online listings for classic car events in the limbo-period in-between Christmas and New Year. Luckily, there was. Taking advantage of the […]

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Stony Stratford New Year’s Day Meet

Stony Stratford is a picturesque town near Milton Keynes which holds a classic car show in June of every year, known as the ‘Classic Stony’. The organisers close off the main high street, car parks and market square to display hundreds of classic cars and bikes. As a bonus, this generous exercise is repeated every […]

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Salvage Hunters: Classic Cars

The landscape of car television has become something of a parody of itself of late. There’s too much fake drama, too much of a willingness to skip over the details and far too much in the way of ego. Plus, the whole ‘if we don’t sell this car, we’ll lose the shop’ narrative is awful […]

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It’s Oh So Retro! – Show Report

Potentially closing a year of an excellent caliber of outdoor classic and retro car shows, the uncompromising weather almost ended the Oh So Retro with a soggy… erm, climax. Event organiser Lee Collier has built up a successful following guided by social media, effective branding and good old hard work. Oh So Retro’s following did […]

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Hampton Court Palace – Classic Royalty

The Concours of Elegance started out in 2012 with the goal of bringing together some of the finest automobiles from history and from around the globe. It’s a goal the organisers of the event have excelled in, with the event still going strong today. We were there to see Ian Callum and his new creation, […]