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Raced, Crashed & Abandoned – But now this Mini is back!

Sir William Lyons once said, “The car is the closest thing we will ever create to something that is alive.” His words resonate with the story of Harrison Kirby’s MK2 Mini Cooper ‘S’. A car that seemingly has nine lives. The history of this Mini is a little hazy in places, but its story starts […]

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DB4 Zagato – Back to the Future…

This handsome machine is not an Aston Martin DB4 Zagato from the 1960s. It is in fact an Aston Martin DB4 Zagato from today, here, 2019. And that’s pretty special. The car is part of Aston Martin’s impressive Continuation programme, which sees the firm bring back cars from the past. So far there has been […]

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The Gentleman’s Racer – Jaguar XK140

Once again, we found ourselves looking through the listings on Car & Classic only to find yet another car to lust after. But as you’ll hopefully agree, we were right to do so. This is a 1955 Jaguar XK140, but it is one with a cheeky, racy secret. While the wire wheels and metallic paint […]