Classic Car Auction

Classic Car Auction

May 13 The Aston Martin Sale, Bonhams From early Lagondas to late model Vantages Newport Pagnell +44 20 7468 5801 bonhams.com   May 17 Leominster Classic & Vintage Range of classic Fords and various British brands. Easters Court, Leominster HR6 0DE brightwells.com   May 18 Christie’s Ford Thunderbird, award winning...

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London Motor Show returns to Battersea Park

London Motor Show returns to Battersea Park

Battersea Park was once again the host of the London Motor Show. Over 130 brand new cars (and a couple of classics) were on display from affordable family cars like the Skoda Kodiaq to exotic supercars like the Lamborghini Aventador S. MG chose this as the venue to unveil its...

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Jaguar and MG to headline at the London Motor Show

Jaguar and MG to headline at the London Motor Show

A one-off Jaguar F-Pace and an all new MG model will both be among the stars at the London Motor Show in Battersea Park this month. Between them, these cars help solidify Britain’s place as a car producing nation. The Jaguar will be celebrating the model’s double win at the...

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May day mayhem to cost £21 million

May day mayhem to cost £21 million

Heavy traffic, combined with poor weather, could wreak havoc on motorists in the UK and cost insurers over £21 million.   Accident Exchange, which published the study, says that the bank holiday weekend is the worst day of the year for motorists. It examined 27,000 accidents between January and December...

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Rolls Royce releases series of bespoke classics for British Rock Legends

Rolls Royce releases series of bespoke classics for British Rock Legends

On Wednesday March 29th, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars unveiled the first in a series of nine remarkable Wraith ‘Inspired by British Music’ cars to a select number of Rolls-Royce customers and music luminaries including Roger Daltrey CBE (The Who), Sir Ray Davies (The Kinks), Giles Martin, Francis Rossi OBE (Status Quo)...

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Harrods goes green

Harrods goes green

Harrods is the latest company to go green. The department store has added an all-electric Nissan e-NV200 to its fleet. But this is not the first time its fleet has been battery powered. In 1919 Harrods used Walker electric vans from America and would later build its own fleet of...

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New study finds 3 million social media posts are sent by motorists each week

New study finds 3 million social media posts are sent by motorists each week

As a nation we have never been more addicted to our smartphones. We use them everywhere – we take them into meetings, we use them at funerals, in church, at the dinner table, and even in the bathroom! It seems people are so obsessed with their phones, there really is...

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9 in 10 drivers want New Zealand style Graduated Driver Licensing

9 in 10 drivers want New Zealand style Graduated Driver Licensing

More than 90% of drivers feel that the UK driving test is no longer fit for purpose, a survey from safety and breakdown specialist GEM Motoring Assist has shown. Those surveyed would prefer a graduated driver licensing (GDL) system, similar to that in New Zealand, used instead. This would consist...

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Hamilton wants to ‘spice up’ F1

Hamilton wants to ‘spice up’ F1

Formula One has long faced criticisms of being a ‘high-speed procession’, and now its biggest draw, Lewis Hamilton, has voiced his agreement. While testing his new car in Barcelona, the Mercedes driver spoke candidly of his desire for the race format to be mixed up, if F1 is ever to...

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Coys classic car auction at ExCel

Coys classic car auction at ExCel

For classic sports car enthusiasts, The Historic Motorsport International will play host to Coys of Kensington’s auction of fine historic automobiles at the ExCel London on Saturday Feb 25. There are over 20 stunning cars up for sale in the auction, with perhaps most eye-catching being a magnificent 1968 Ferrari...

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