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Austin Allegro is a better investment than a Jaguar E-Type

Austin Allegro

Ordinary, everyday cars that were once the backbone of Britain are now proving so sought-after that many are rising in value faster than some versions of the Jaguar E-Type. The latest data from the Hagerty Price Guide reveals many ‘unexceptional’ cars cars have enjoyed a bumper year of growth, with …

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Car Storage Guide for Car Enthusiasts

Sponsored Post Do you love classic cars? Do you like to have vehicles that you might not drive every day, but you want to have access to for the weekends, special occasions, or car shows? Where are you going to keep it? Many like the idea of having one or …

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Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk takes on the classics

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk vs Audi Quattro and TVR Griffith

Jeep has celebrated the launch of its fastest ever SUV, the V8-engined Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, with a Top Trumps inspired drag race. The limited edition Jeep clocked 0-62mph in 3.7 seconds and 11.48 seconds for the quarter-mile straight against two iconic poster cars – the original Audi Quattro and TVR …

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Top 10 fastest disappearing cars from the 1990s

Vauxhall Cavalier

New research has revealed that the Top 10 best-selling cars from the decade of ‘Cool Britannia’ are vanishing from our roads at an alarming rate. In 1993 the Mk5 Ford Escort was Britain’s best-selling car. It sold 122,002 units that year, but now there are just 460 of those left …

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Wilton Classic car heaven

Wilton Classic and Supercar Show

We’ve been snapping away at the Wilton Classic and Supercar Show – here are some of our favourite shots… You had to be there to appreciate the sheer scale of this 1926 Type 41 Bugatti Royale Torpedo. A truly awesome car… The car park at Wilton Classic and Supercar was …

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Classic car TV fest

Quentin Willson

Get set for the first episode of The Classic Car Show – Channel 5, 7pm, February 5. Motoring journalist and ex-Top Gear presenter Quentin Willson is teaming up with model and petrolhead Jodie Kidd for a new series which taps into the multi-billion pound classic car scene. Over 13 one-hour …

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Preston: UK’s classic car capital?

classic car

New research seems to suggest that Preston in the north west is classic car central. The surprise claim is based on analysis of collected data for 45 cities across the UK from the website of classic car insurer Carole Nash Cherished over a 12-month period. Preston sped ahead of every …

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Ford Restoration – The Finale

BUILDING THE CUSTOM PEDAL BOX The restoration project is coming along nicely and Mike has been busy building the custom pedal box using the original ‘Model Y’ clutch and brake pedal. This process began with mounting two pedals to the chassis rail. Around these go brackets which hold the servo …

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