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Great result from CCA

Great result from CCA

More than 500 registered bidders joined Classic Car Auctions (CCA) at The Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on Saturday 24th September, snapping up 70 per cent of the classic cars on sale leading to total sales of £1.4million. More than living up to its pre-sale interest, a 1972 Jaguar E-Type SIII V12 Roadster barn find, owned by […]

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Fastest Beetle in the world

Fastest Beetle in the world

A specially-tuned Volkswagen Beetle has set a new speed record at the World of Speed event that has long been a tradition at Lake Bonneville in Utah (USA). The Beetle LSR (Land Speed Record) with a turbocharged 2.0-litre direct-injection engine (TSI) drove the fastest speed ever documented for a Beetle, reaching 328.195 km/h (205.122 mph) […]

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Citroën celebrates FIA WTCC crown

Citroën celebrates FIA WTCC crown

The day after securing its third consecutive FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC)title, Citroën shone in the races at the Shanghai circuit, with José María López, Yvan Muller and Mehdi Bennani giving the C-Elysée WTCC its first one-two-three finish of the season. Yvan Muller’s two podium places secured his position as second in the Drivers’ […]

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Want to drive in Renault UK Clio Cup Championship?

Want to drive in Renault UK Clio Cup Championship?

Teams looking to join the new Renault UK Clio Cup Junior championship in 2017 are inviting prospective drivers to test their cars at an exclusive ‘sampler day’ at the Blyton Park venue in Lincolnshire (Sunday 30 October). Two three-hour sessions will provide teams and drivers – the championship is aimed at 14 to 17-year-olds – […]

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Just a few days to go

Just a few days to go

There are now just 5 days left to the 2016 Guild of Motoring Writers’ Awards and members who believe they are the­ best Photographer, Classic Writer and Campaigning Journalist of the year are being encouraged to enter. The AA Campaigning Journalism Award was launched in 2014. It has a wide scope, recognising excellence in the […]

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Greatest Cars

Greatest Cars, Alfa Romeo 6C

Greatest Cars, Alfa Romeo 6C

Some of the greatest cars ever produced will are published in this section. The Alfa Romeo 6C name was used on road, race, and sports cars that were made between 1925–1954 by Alfa Romeo. 6C refers to a straight 6 engine. Bodies for these cars were made by coach builders such as James Young, Zagato, […]

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Greatest Cars, BMW 2002 tii

Greatest Cars, BMW 2002 tii

The BMW 2002tii was the high-performance version of the BMW 2002. It was produced to satisfy demand for more performance from the ’02 line and it delivered with mechanical fuel-injection, wider wheels and bigger brakes. Launched in 1971, the tii used the same, elegant body shell of its two-door relations. And although the shape was […]

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Greatest Cars, AC Cobra

Greatest Cars, AC Cobra

  A different type of feature today. A Top Gear program on the Cobra, rather than the written text. Just click this link and watch. We shall be returning to this car later in the year, but for now enjoy the video and the gallery. Click on the images to get the full picture.

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Greatest Cars, Chevrolet Corvette

Greatest Cars, Chevrolet Corvette

The new C7 Chevrolet Corvette has been revealed at the 2013 Detroit motor show. It follows months of speculation, with rumours that the new ‘Vette would become a mid-engined supercar. It stays true to its roots, though, with a front-engine/rear-drive layout and a 6.2-litre V8. But the story of this great car started almost 60 […]

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Greatest Cars, Dodge Viper

Greatest Cars, Dodge Viper

In the dark days of K cars and minivans at Chrysler, the Viper was a dream car from former United States Marine fighter pilot Captain Robert Lutz. Lutz “transferred” from Ford to Chrysler in 1986, yet still drove his 1985 Mk IV Autocraft Cobra to work at Chrysler. Lutz, well-known car guy extraordinaire and longtime […]

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