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1973 Commer Camper – Classified of the Week

The staycation is hot this year, thanks to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Yeah, they might have opened up travel to some countries abroad, but really, do you want to risk it? Of course not, which is why staying on British soil is a good idea. After all, the UK is one of the […]

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1972 Bond Bug – Project Profile

Plastic, as they say, is fantastic. Or at least it was in the 1970s UK car market. Okay, not plastic per se, as we are of course talking about fibreglass. But whatever, we wanted to use that opening line. Anyway, we digress. Let’s get back to the car at hand, namely a 1972 Bond Bug. […]

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London Concours – Pursuit of Speed

The London Concours, presented by Montres Breguet, has announced its The Pursuit of Speed display; which will feature some of the biggest hitters from the automotive world. From the still magnificent Jaguar XK120 to the absolutely iconic Mercedes 300SL ‘Gullwing’ and on to the latest Bugatti Veyron and Chiron. ‘The Pursuit of Speed’ is a […]

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Land Rover Series 1 – Survival Tactics

Classic cars can often be thought of as being delicate and fragile. After all, these cars that were built many decades ago weren’t screwed together with machine and with modern techniques. Instead, they were assembled by people called Charles or June and while they built the cars to the best of their abilities, the vehicle’s […]

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1977 Reliant Scimitar GTE – Project Profile

Over the years, there have been many weird and wonderful old cars, and pleasingly, a great many of them come from the UK. Back in Britain’s automotive heyday, we loved building cars that we wanted to build, just for the sake of building them. As such, the automotive landscape was once awash with cars of […]

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1962 Ford Consul Custom – Classified of the Week

And now, in the words of Monty Python, for something completely different. Namely this weird, but ultimately wonderful 1962 Ford Consul Classic with a custom twist. Shy and retiring types need not read on – this is a car that will be on the receiving end of many a neck-stretching stare.  The Ford Consul Classic […]

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BMW Z3 – The Time Is Now

As we sit down to write this, we do so in the knowledge that this week, there will be a heatwave. And as such, this has led us down the path of convertibles, or more specifically, two-seat roadsters. After all, there is little better in life than going for a blast in a car that’s […]

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Celebrating the Survivors

It goes without saying that I love a classic car. It’s a passion that has been with me my whole life, and it’s a passion that has seen me make a career out of writing about them. Modern classic, pre-war, post-war, custom, modified, restored or patinated, I have a great deal of time for them […]

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Desk Car Show – 1:18 Cinema Car Replicas

Cars and pop culture go hand in hand. For every great movie or TV character, there is often a vehicle to go with them. In some cases, these vehicles become characters in their own right, be that through regular appearances or because, in very rare cases, they actually are characters (looking at you, K.I.T.T). Whatever […]

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Car & Classic Auctions – Bristol Makes it Big

Today marks the end of Car & Classic Auctions’ first live week! It’s been thrilling for us and and we’ve had some lovely feedback from you, watching the new, exciting and trustworthy platform spring into life. As we have covered in other posts, a huge amount of work has gone into creating the safest, most […]