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Good Night And Fine Day For VSCC

The Vintage Sports-Car Club kicked off its 2018 schedule with two events on consecutive weekends, beginning with the Measham Night Rally on 20-21 January.

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Classic & Sports Car
April 2018

Latin Rarities In Turin Spotlight

Coachbuilt and small-series Italian machinery starred at Turin’s Automotoretrò from 1-4 February.

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Classic & Sports Car
April 2018

Minis Take Top Gongs At The Gong

Minis Take Top Gongs At The Gong

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Classic & Sports Car
April 2018

Ex-Clark Aston Up For Auction

One of the most celebrated Aston Martin DB4GT Zagatos – ‘2 VEV’ – will be offered on the open market for the first time in nearly half a century at Bonhams’ Goodwood Festival of Speed fixture on 13 July.

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Classic & Sports Car
April 2018

Classic Metal Takes Over Docklands

More than 700 classic cars packed into the ExCeL centre for the London Classic Car Show, which took place from 15-18 February.

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Classic & Sports Car
April 2018

Chassis Number One Set For Rebuild

JUE 477, the first production Land-Rover in an enduring series that lasted 69 years, briefly went on show at the RAC Club on London’s Pall Mall in February – 20 years after it was hidden from view.

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Classic & Sports Car
April 2018

Balance Of Power

Greg MacLeman gathers – for a world exclusive – two generations of Ford GT with a sublime GT40 MkIII, but which one does he want to take home?

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Classic & Sports Car
April 2018

Sexy 6C Coupe Is One Of A Kind

The Alfa Romeo 6C-2500 was introduced in 1939, and continued in production in small quantities throughout WW2.

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Classic & Sports Car
April 2018

Mick Walsh From The Cockpit

Few people have clocked up more miles in early cars than Austin Bromley, but the Ford Model T, which celebrates its 110th birthday this year, seems to prompt such adventures. From veteran motorcycles to Camaro drag-racers, Bromley has eclectic tastes, but the Model T remains a favourite. For him, motoring with friends on North American back-roads is automotive heaven.

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Classic & Sports Car
April 2018

Simon Taylor Full Throttle

We drive classics not just to remind ourselves how cars used to be, but so we can ponder how everything used to be: bobbies on the beat, pea-soupers, driving in mackintosh, scarf and trilby because you hadn’t shelled out the extra £6 for the optional fug-stirrer, winding down the window to give hand signals.

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Classic & Sports Car
April 2018

When Rallying Got Serious

Who better than John Davenport to pick out the highlights of one of the sport’s most exciting years? Mick Walsh delves into his brilliant new book

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Classic & Sports Car
March 2018

Unique Worcestershire Beauty

It is not commonly known that, when it was getting back into car production soon after WW2, Morgan sold 56 chassis to coachbuilders and garages who went on to add bespoke bodywork to their customers’ specifications.

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Classic & Sports Car
March 2018

Taxi Ride Back To The Prisoner

In a tribute to the cult 1960s series, film and TV expert Andrew Roberts returns to Portmeirion with a famous Moke

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Classic & Sports Car
March 2018

Traversee Honours Deco Paris

More than 750 classics – ranging from bicycles to supercars and tractors – converged on the east side of Paris for the 18th winter ‘crossing’ on 7 January.

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Classic & Sports Car
March 2018

Simon Taylor Full Throttle

In a lifetime of meeting car people, for me one of the most unforgettable has to be Tom Wheatcroft.

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Classic & Sports Car
March 2018

Jeremy Dickinson

London-based artist is inspired by the diecast toy cars of his childhood

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Classic & Sports Car
March 2018

How It All Started

Hail the Vauxhall Prince Henry, Britain’s first road car designed for pure enjoyment. Malcolm Thorne gets the rare privilege of a proper drive

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Classic & Sports Car
March 2018

From Horsepower To Jets

Having been sold by BAE Systems, the old airfield at Filton is slowly disappearing beneath housing and other developments, but Aerospace Bristol serves as a powerful reminder of this site’s illustrious past.

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Classic & Sports Car
March 2018

First Footers Welcome 2018

Enthusiasts welcomed the classic New Year at events right across the UK.

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Classic & Sports Car
March 2018

Benz Crew Tops Austrian Epic

Alexander and Florian Deopito took their Mercedes 350SLC to a narrow victory on the 2018 PlanaiClassic, held from 4-6 January. Competitors on the Alpine event had to tackle heavy snow, ice, slush, rain and even hailstorms.

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Classic & Sports Car
March 2018

Oldtimers Turn Back The Clock

Classics spanning five decades gathered for the Blackheath Village Day celebrations on 2 December.

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Classic & Sports Car
February 2018

Simon Taylor Full Throttle

Down the years lots of motor-racing feature films have made it to the cinema, from Checkpoint to Grand Prix, from Days of Thunder to Rush.

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Classic & Sports Car
February 2018

Mick Walsh From The Cockpit

As an avid reader of Car magazine, the writing of Leonard JK Setright always stood out for his erudite style and provocative opinions.

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Classic & Sports Car
February 2018

Long-Distance Landie's Revival

Keith Barrett of Plainfield, Ontario is the Canadian representative for the Land-Rover Series One Club and owns no fewer than 20 of the iconic off-roaders.

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Classic & Sports Car
February 2018

Le Joggers Battle The Elements

Snow and ice made this year’s Le Jog, held from 8-12 December, even more gruelling than normal.

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Classic & Sports Car
February 2018

A Home For Tupelo Honeys

Many classic events revolve around the 1950s, featuring tailfins, acres of chrome and the music of Elvis Presley.

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Classic & Sports Car
February 2018

Tom Blachford

Australian photographer inspired by a moonlit southern California city

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Classic & Sports Car
January 2018

Surrey Field Hoard Is Evicted

More than 25 classic cars stored in a field near Redhill, Surrey have been urgently seeking new homes after a November deadline for removal was issued to their owner.

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Classic & Sports Car
January 2018

Simon Taylor Full Throttle

Genius – it’s a term that is used all too glibly, and has become very much devalued.

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Classic & Sports Car
January 2018

Racing Stars Caught Off-guard

Desmond O’Neill’s wonderful collection of Goodwood photographs has lain unseen for more than 50 years, says Mick Walsh as he investigates this exciting.

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Classic & Sports Car
January 2018

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