Le Mans 2019: Toyota the only cruisers!

Le Mans 2019: Toyota the only cruisers!

The race week was one of anniversaries as it is seventy years since the race recommenced after the Second World War, the sixtieth since Aston Martin scored its only outright victory and the fiftieth since Ford recorded its fourth straight victory with the Mark 2 cars and the GT40. The...

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Grand Prix De L’age D’or: 55 years of unbroken passion

Grand Prix De L’age D’or: 55 years of unbroken passion

Almost 300 cars flocked to the Dijon-Prenois circuit to measure themselves against the asphalt and one another including the six Peter Auto grids, Formula Junior as well as the club sessions. The variety of races delighted a large number of drivers and the crowds of enthusiasts who turned up to...

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Coming to auction with zero emissions

Coming to auction with zero emissions

A continental enamelled silver novelty compact of a stylised Alfa Romeo 6C, probably Italian, circa 1929, estimate: £1000-£1500. For classic car enthusiasts this novelty compact from the late ‘20s has a certain Scott Fitzgerald allure, with its James Young drophead coupé coachwork.  The top is enamelled as the red bodied automobile,...

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Mid-engined Aston Martin supercars on the way

Mid-engined Aston Martin supercars on the way

Aston Martin seems to be on a bit of a roll. The company has previewed three new models in concept form and has a fourth on the way. While Porsche and Maserati are downsizing and trying to go mainstream with the ‘Macan’ and ‘Ghibli’ respectively, Aston Martin is doing the...

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

There are numerous myths and apocryphal stories surrounding the marque Rolls-Royce, but one that is verifiable is the naming of one of their models ‘Silver Mist’, in line with other silver items, like ‘Ghost’, ‘Cloud’, ‘Shadow’,’Spirit’, ‘Spur’ and ‘Wraith’. The ‘Silver Mist’ followed the same fate as an Irish liqueur...

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100 years of the Winged B

100 years of the Winged B

The 10th of July 2019 will mark 100 years since Walter Owen (W.O.) Bentley started one of the most well-known British brands of all time. Over the years the brand has been synonymous with building high-performance luxury cars. The company has also made a name for itself on the race...

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There are plenty of new cars coming in 2019 that are worth looking forward to. Here are just some of our favourites.

There are plenty of new cars coming in 2019 that are worth looking forward to. Here are just some of our favourites.

Both Mini and Honda are bringing small electric cars to market. The former will be a plug-in version of the popular hatchback while the latter is set to release a production version of its Urban EV concept we saw a few years ago. Both cars will feature retro styling while...

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Toyota Supra to make a comeback

Toyota Supra to make a comeback

Last month we brought you information about the upcoming mid-engined Corvette. But as exciting as that is, the ‘Vette’ is unlikely to come to Britain in right-hand-drive. There’s no guarantee that it won’t, rumours have spread that Australia is getting it, don’t hold your breath. But what about a long-awaited...

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And now for something completely different…

And now for something completely different…

On these pages we have brought you all manner of exotic and classic cars that make even the automotive laymen feel lustful. Well this car is somewhat like those. It has the same number of wheels as a Bugatti Veyron and is faster than a Ferrari. No, really! If a...

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Volvo concept envisions the world around self-driving cars

Volvo concept envisions the world around self-driving cars

“When the Wright brothers took to the skies in 1903, they did not have a clue about what modern air travel would look like,” Mårten Levenstam, Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Volvo Cars says. “We do not know what the future of autonomous drive will hold, but it...

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