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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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Alpine A110 – Car & Classic Review

It’s cool to trade on your past, if indeed your past is worth trading on. If you fell down the stairs in 1983, we don’t need to still be hearing about it now. If you won gold in the 1983 Olympics though, well, that’s a story we can live with. It gives you credibility, too. […]

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Seven Renaults for £72,140

Renault has caused a few monocles to plummet into Pastis this week by announcing that their spangly new Megane RS Trophy-R will cost a frankly troubling £72,140. Now, there are a number of ways to attempt to rationalise or justify this number – the carbon fibre wheels and carbon-ceramic brakes, the clever motorsport-informed aero and […]

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Renault Avantime – Cult Classic, Not Best Seller

In 2001, we were still getting over the global non-event that was the Millennium Bug. Shaggy was telling anyone who’d listen that it wasn’t him. Vin Diesel was living his life a quarter of a mile at a time in The Fast and the Furious. It was a simpler, pre-smartphone, less cutting-edge time.  When Renault […]

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The Renault 4 – Five things you need to know

If you have a French fancy for something fun and usable but your budget is a little more village boulangerie than Paris boutique then the “Quatrelle” could be just the car for you, but before you hand over those hard-earned Euros there are five things you should know. Quintessentially French the Renault 4 is both […]

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Five Classics that just up and vanished…

Every car has the right to become a classic. It’s not about the badge, or about the provenance, it’s about one person’s appreciation for any one vehicle.
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Gallery – Bicester Heritage Sunday Scramble

What an event! Thousands of like-minded people, thousands of cars and nice bit of late-spring sunshine. This is the Bicester Heritage Sunday Scramble.