Classic Car News

Home » Archives by category » Classic News (Page 423)

HISTORIC VAUXHALLS JOIN CELEBRATION OF BRITISH CAR MANUFACTURE

Comments Off on HISTORIC VAUXHALLS JOIN CELEBRATION OF BRITISH CAR MANUFACTURE
HISTORIC VAUXHALLS JOIN CELEBRATION OF BRITISH CAR MANUFACTURE

Four all-time classic Vauxhall models representing the highlights of over a century’s uninterrupted UK car manufacture have gone on display at the country’s foremost collection of historic vehicles.

Continue reading …

THE 2007 GOODWOOD REVIVAL IS A RIP-ROARING SUCCESS

Comments Off on THE 2007 GOODWOOD REVIVAL IS A RIP-ROARING SUCCESS
THE 2007 GOODWOOD REVIVAL IS A RIP-ROARING SUCCESS

Visitors and competitors racing at this year’s Goodwood Revival, held over this weekend, 31 August to 2 September, have deemed the historic motor sport event the best one yet with record crowds of 116,000 soaking up the unique Revival atmosphere.

Continue reading …

MULTI-MILLION POUND GRID AT THE GOODWOOD REVIVAL

Comments Off on MULTI-MILLION POUND GRID AT THE GOODWOOD REVIVAL
MULTI-MILLION POUND GRID AT THE GOODWOOD REVIVAL

The Goodwood Revival, the world’s most authentic historic motor sport meeting, always attracts the top cars, motorcycles, drivers and riders.

Continue reading …

AUDI REVEALS REPLICA RACER FOR THE YOUNG-AT-HEART

Comments Off on AUDI REVEALS REPLICA RACER FOR THE YOUNG-AT-HEART

It has a reputation as a fearsome sports car that very definitely ought not to be toyed with, but this exquisitely detailed replica of the 1930s Auto Union Type C Grand Prix car crafted by Audi is actually child’s play to drive.

Continue reading …

HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY TO A SPANISH LEGEND – THE SEAT 600

Comments Off on HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY TO A SPANISH LEGEND – THE SEAT 600
HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY TO A SPANISH LEGEND – THE SEAT 600

SEAT is popping open the cava for the 50th birthday of a car that almost single-handedly put Spain on wheels: the legendary SEAT 600.

Continue reading …

SIXTIES SALOONS RETURN FOR EXCITING ST MARY’S TROPHY AT THE GOODWOOD REVIVAL

Comments Off on SIXTIES SALOONS RETURN FOR EXCITING ST MARY’S TROPHY AT THE GOODWOOD REVIVAL
SIXTIES SALOONS RETURN FOR EXCITING ST MARY’S TROPHY AT THE GOODWOOD REVIVAL

One of the highlights of the annual Goodwood Revival historic motor race meeting, due to be held from 31 August to 2 September this year, is the St Mary’s Trophy race for period saloon cars, like your father used to drive. Following last year’s thrilling St Mary’s Trophy saloon car race for 1950s machinery, in 2007 it’s the turn of the 1960s cars again.

Continue reading …

A classic day at BCA Bridgwater

Comments Off on A classic day at BCA Bridgwater
A classic day at BCA Bridgwater

A large crowd of buyers turned out for BCA’s recent Classic & Historic sale at the Bridgwater auction centre on Tuesday 31st July 2007. Bidding was strong throughout the sale and nearly sixty percent of the lots were sold on the day.

Continue reading …

CHANGING GEAR TAKES ON A NOSTALGIC TWIST AS GOODWOOD INTRODUCES THE WORLD’S FIRST LADIES DAY AT A MOTOR SPORT EVENT

Comments Off on CHANGING GEAR TAKES ON A NOSTALGIC TWIST AS GOODWOOD INTRODUCES THE WORLD’S FIRST LADIES DAY AT A MOTOR SPORT EVENT
CHANGING GEAR TAKES ON A NOSTALGIC TWIST AS GOODWOOD INTRODUCES THE WORLD’S FIRST LADIES DAY AT A MOTOR SPORT EVENT

Elegant and smartly-dressed ladies visiting this year’s Goodwood Revival on Saturday 1 September stand a good chance of taking home flowers and bottles of champagne – traditionally the reserve of victorious racing drivers – as Goodwood introduces motor sport’s first, and only, Ladies Day.

Continue reading …

H&H ACHIEVES £286,000 FOR LOTUS 72 AT SUCCESSFUL £1MILLION KEMPTON PARK SALE

Comments Off on H&H ACHIEVES £286,000 FOR LOTUS 72 AT SUCCESSFUL £1MILLION KEMPTON PARK SALE
H&H ACHIEVES £286,000 FOR LOTUS 72 AT SUCCESSFUL £1MILLION KEMPTON PARK SALE

Having previously established records for the Lotus 25 and 49, on July 25, H&H set a new one for the 72. Widely regarded as one of the prettiest Grand Prix cars of all time, the 72 was the model that carried Austrian Jochen Rindt to his posthumous victory in the 1970 World Drivers’ Championship.

Continue reading …

CLASSICS COME TO BRIDGWATER

Comments Off on CLASSICS COME TO BRIDGWATER
CLASSICS COME TO BRIDGWATER

A fine 1920s Tourer is one of the star attractions at BCA’s next Classic & Historic sale at the Bridgwater auction centre on Tuesday 31st July 2007. Around fifty classics will be on offer, representing nearly 80 years of motoring history alongside a large selection of automobilia and motoring memorabilia.

Continue reading …