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It’s got an engine, so use it…

Everything has a use. Everything we have, and everything that is around us is there for a purpose, for a reason. Well, apart from wasps. Everything we have designed and engineered is built to do… something. It can be passive – a conservatory on the back of your house just needs to be a room. […]

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1972 Citroën SM – Project Profile

When it comes to making cars that are weird and wonderful, the French have been at the forefront. If they can engineer something that is, quite frankly, a little bit bonkers, they will. And nine times out of ten, they’ll do so in a way that stuns the motoring world. Take the Citroën DS of […]

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Ford Galaxie Survivor – Out Of This World

Classic cars, by their very nature, have lived a long and busy life. That’s why the art of restoration is as popular now as it has ever been. Old cars collect miles and years, and with both, they collect dents, dings, corrosion, mechanical issues and more. There’s nothing wrong with that. It’s par for the […]

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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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Morgan Aeromin – Grand Design

As a brand, Morgan prides itself on its ability to let owners customise any Morgan model to within an inch of its life. And that’s a very good thing, especially when you’re dealing with a car that has, in one form or another, been around for as near as a century. The design of Morgans, […]

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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 […]