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2005 AC Cobra Replica – Classified of the Week

That word. Replica. There’s something about it, something that conjures up images of 17 year-olds gluing XR3i bits to a Popular Plus. Or, at the other end of the scale, there are those unfortunate Toyota MR2 models that have had seemingly endless money thrown at them in order to bear a passing resemblance to a […]

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The Most Rotten Jaguar… In The World!

This latest episode of Car & Classic: The Rescues featuring a Jaguar is of a slightly different tone to the previous ones. In the past, we brought a little Austin back to life, and we have taken a £100 Mercedes-Benz and put it back on the road. Pistons have moved, oil has been swilled, petrol […]

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Holden is Dead – GM Kills Iconic Brand

The automotive landscape is a difficult one to navigate these days. Things are a’changing and only the fittest can survive. You’d think that, with heritage stretching back over 140 years, Australia’s Holden brand (Vauxhall, but upside down) would be safe in these difficult times. Sadly though, it’s not. Today, bosses of Holden‘s parent company, General […]

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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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Praise the Lowered – Modified Classics

Right then, here we go, I’m jumping into the angry waters of classic car modification with both feet. Many hate the idea and think that classic cars should still slosh around with a whiff of four-star. Others look at a classic and ponder over what they can do to it. Some will insist on cross-ply […]

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1953 Bentley R Type – Project Profile

Looking for a project car brings with it the chance to obtain something that, in perfect condition, would be out of our reach. A project is a car we can acquire for minimal outlay, and that we can then improve and perfect over time by spending a bit here and a bit there, as and […]

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RetroMobile 2020 – Five of the Best

It’s rare in this saturated world of supercars on every corner that something makes you stop, look and listen. Retromobile 2020 made that happen more times than we can count. There truly was something for everyone, covering all price points. The diversity of the show truly is something to behold. There is no ego attached […]

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2035 Isn’t Here Yet – Five Petrol Icons for Tesla Money

The UK Government has confirmed it wants to ban the sale of all new internal combustion engine cars by 2035. The original ban was 2040, but that ban made provisions for hybrid vehicles. This new 2035 ban doesn’t, so it’s the end of internal combustion as a means of propulsion. At least here in the […]

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1980 Austin Maxi – Classified of the Week

Restored cars are wonderful. The energy and passion that is put into bringing a car back to life is something to be in awe of. Not only that, the act of restoring a car can be relaxing and enjoyable, and in today’s chaotic world, that’s no bad thing.  The only problem with restoration and classic […]

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Ticking All The Boxes – Frazer Tickford

If we suggested to you that out there, in the vast and varied world of the automobile, there was a pint-sized Aston Martin, you’d immediately jump to the Cygnet of 2011. This curious Toyota IQ-based machine was in essence nothing more than a way to get around emissions standards. By offering this incredibly frugal car, […]