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Classic Car Journalists Wanted…

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Classic Car Journalists Wanted…

We are incredibly proud of our website and our in-house protographer will be attending multiple events throughout 2013 covering even more events than in 2012.

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Ford Sierra XR4i Buyers Guide

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Ford Sierra XR4i Buyers Guide

The launch of any new Ford is big news, but seldom has a fresh product caused more controversy than when the Sierra made its debut at the 1982 Paris Motor Show.

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Austin-Healey 100 and 3000 MkI, II & III Buyers Guide

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Austin-Healey 100 and 3000 MkI, II & III Buyers Guide

Some cars you can’t buy cheaply – at least if you want a restorable or rebuilt specimen. Take the Big Healey for example. A blast to drive, performance is strong and handling is good. but it can be a nightmare to restore. Sourcing parts isn’t the problem – it’s putting them together. But when a 3000 Mkɪɪ is running properly it’ll accelerate from a standing start to the magic ton and back again in 29 seconds.

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Land Rover 86 & 107 Buyers Guide

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Land Rover 86 & 107 Buyers Guide

Cheaper than 8-inch models yet with true early Land Rover character; this series is worth investing.

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Triumph Dolomite Sprint

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Triumph Dolomite Sprint

The 16-valve engine of the Sprint is an ingenious but of design. Spen King, who moved from Rover in 1969 to be head of engineering at Triumph’, was pushing to build a 16-valve version of Triumph’s slant four 16-valvers were being used in competition by then but had not been offered widely to the general public.

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How to reduce your classic car insurance premiums

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There are always going to be on-going costs when owning a classic car maintenance, repairs, fuel and of course, the insurance policy.

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The Ford Capri

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The Ford Capri

The launch of the Ford Capri in 1969 introduced a sleek and sporty car into the UK market. It was claimed that the Capri had a spacious rear seat ensuring enough room for two adults as well as offering Custom Plans allowing customers to personalise their Ford.

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Ford GT40

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Ford GT40

In 1962 after failing to buy Ferrari, Henry Ford II challenged Ford engineers to build a prototype racer that would win the Le Mans 24 Hours race, defeating the Italian arch-rival in the process.

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Mercedes-Benz 300 SL OF 1952 – Number Two Lives On…

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Mercedes-Benz 300 SL OF 1952 – Number Two Lives On…

Stuttgart – The origins of the SL class are rooted in motor racing: in the early 1950s, Mercedes-Benz developed the 300 SL racing car (model series W 194). This, the grandfather of all SLs, undertook its initial test drives in November 1951 on the Solitude circuit just outside Stuttgart, as well as on the Nürburgring and the Hockenheimring.

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Citroen DS

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Citroen DS

The World was not the same after Citroen introduced the Citroen DS at the Salon de l’Auto in Paris on October 6th, 1955. Exhibited on a revolving turn table inside the Salon, the Citroen DS caused a sensation in many ways.

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