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1994 BTCC Vauxhall Cavalier – Classified of the Week

We sometimes wonder what “normal” people do with their free time, what would we do if we weren’t busy finding these gems that have been listed for sale on Car & Classic? Either way, we’ve found a good one. It’s a tough job, but this is what we do! Back in the early ‘90s, a […]

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Race Reliant Scimitar – The Perfect Recipe

There is something so very naughty about an old car that is filled with roll cage, bucket seats and other race accoutrements. Don’t get us wrong, we love a restored, immaculate classic as much as the next enthusiast, but when it comes to classics that have been built to battle it out on track, there’s […]

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Metal Magic – Must-Have Metalworking Kit

Previously, we have covered the welding kit you should have in your garage. However, welding is only one part of the dance that is metalwork. The other part is making the metal that you want to weld to your car. For popular classic models, replacement panels are often available, which is good. However, for many […]

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Fifty Years of the Citroën GS

If you’ve been on our YouTube channel recently, you’ll have seen us dig out an old Jaguar that had been lying idle for some 45 years. And now you’re wondering what this has to do with a small, French saloon. Well, whilst digging the Jaguar up from the undergrowth, we stumbled upon a small, French […]

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1982 BMW 635CSi – Project Profile

The 1980s were the golden age of the executive coupe, and while the E24 from BMW may have come to market in 1976, there is no denying that it was truly in its stride from ‘80 to ‘89 when BMW killed it off. In the decade of excess, of ‘loadsamoney’ and of giant car phones, […]

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Race Retro 2020 – Motorsport Legends

Held at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, the venue sits in the heart of England’s rural economy but its accessible location, exhibition buildings, facilities, mix of unmade tracks and tarmac avenues makes it the natural home for Race Retro. Now in its 18th year, Race retro has become synonymous with exhilarating live rally stages with 140 […]

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Classic Cars – A Family Affair

To all those fortunate enough to call classic cars their passion, I wish to pose a question. What next? There are vast uncertainties surrounding classic cars right now, with many fearing a continuation of the current slump in values, and potential restrictions on future usage scenarios, so what next?  For me, the question of what’s […]

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Lights, Camera, ACTION! – Must-Have Car Filming Kit

Back in the day, photographs were king when it came to capturing moments in time that we could fondly look back on. And to a degree, and thanks to the advent of the smartphone, that’s still the case. Everybody has a high quality camera in their pocket, so there is nothing to stop us catching […]

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1938 Riley 16/4 – Racy Little Number

We’re spoiled today. Modern cars are simply too powerful, and that’s the norm now. It wasn’t so long ago that ‘performance cars’ earned that title because they boasted more than 150bhp. Today, most normal family hatchbacks have that. And then there are the modern classics that we pine over, cars like the mighty Sierra RS […]

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1963 Ford Zodiac – Project Profile

There’s something undeniably cool about a car that wears lashings of chrome, has a pair of tall fins and that’s filled with bench seats. Of course, these automotive traits are most commonly found in American cars of the 1950s, when the rocket age was influencing the design of cars. But don’t think that you need […]