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Aspiring 007 Buys Aston Martin DB6 Vantage at BCA Classic Auction

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Aspiring 007 Buys Aston Martin DB6 Vantage at BCA Classic Auction

Even the expertise of Q might struggle in getting this Aston Martin ready for James Bond to use at a moments notice! Earlier this week, a 1966 Aston Martin DB6 Vantage sold for £26,950 at BCAs Classic & Historic sale in Bridgwater – despite being in bits.

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FERRARI’S 60 YEARS IN RACE POSTERS

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FERRARI’S 60 YEARS IN RACE POSTERS

Until September 16, the Galleria Ferrari expands its exhibition dedicated to Ferrari’s 60 years with an original exhibition of race posters.

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The H&H collectors’ car and automobilia sale, Buxton, April 17/18 has it all

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The H&H collectors’ car and automobilia sale, Buxton, April 17/18 has it all

With the spring sunshine finally seeping through, the many sports cars on offer at Buxton on April 17/18 will doubtless attract plenty of interest.

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FERRARI AT THE TECHNO-CLASSICA 2007

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FERRARI AT THE TECHNO-CLASSICA 2007

Ferrari will be represented at the Techno-Classica 2007 by a stand dedicated entirely to Ferrari Classiche, a specialist division set up in Maranello to provide owners of historic Prancing Horse cars with restoration, maintenance, and assistance services. The Ferrari Classiche division also issues Authenticity Certificates.

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PROTEUS HAS BEEN ACQUIRED BY RIVAL SPORTS CAR MANUFACTURER, ENDURO

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PROTEUS HAS BEEN ACQUIRED BY RIVAL SPORTS CAR MANUFACTURER, ENDURO

Proteus Cars has been acquired by rival sports car manufacturer Enduro Cars. For 21 years Proteus has been a leader in the field of re-creation sports cars, such as its renowned Jaguar C-Type, and is synonymous the world over with quality and attention to detail.

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Big prices achieved for Jim Clark Lotus and Grand Prix Alfa

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Big prices achieved for Jim Clark Lotus and Grand Prix Alfa

Last week’s H&H classic vehicle sale at The Centaur, Cheltenham grossed over £2.3 million – a house record. It also saw the highest price so far paid for a car at an H&H auction, with the 1929 Irish Grand Prix winning Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Super Sport fetching £503,000 – a mere £6,000 more than the ex-Jim Clark 1962 Lotus 25, which itself had claimed that record earlier in the same sale!

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MARIO ANDRETTI TO STAR AT GPLIVE

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MARIO ANDRETTI TO STAR AT GPLIVE

One of the legends of motor sport, Mario Andretti is the latest star to confirm his attendance at the GPlive event at Donington Park in May. The 1978 Formula One World Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner is set to be reunited with one of his JPS Lotus cars at the event and is looking forward to meeting his many British fans.

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AUDI ANCESTOR COULD BE MOST EXPENSIVE AUCTIONED CAR EVER

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AUDI ANCESTOR COULD BE MOST EXPENSIVE AUCTIONED CAR EVER

What could become the most expensive car ever to be sold in the history of the prestigious auction house Christie’s is due to go under the hammer at the international vintage car fair Rétromobile in Paris later this month.

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FINAL BEETLE SET TO ROLL OFF PRODUCTION LINE … BUT NEW BEETLE GOES FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH

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FINAL BEETLE SET TO ROLL OFF PRODUCTION LINE … BUT NEW BEETLE GOES FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH

With the New Beetle now a familiar sight on roads around the world, the last old Beetle is set to roll off the production line on Wednesday 30 July.

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Pat Doran Wins British Rallycross Championship

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Pat Doran triumphed over adversity in the final round of the British Rallycross Championship at Croft, North Yorkshire on Saturday, when he became champion for the first time. The Sittingbourne driver suffered a torrid time during practice when his Ford RS200 blew a head gasket – desoite tge fact that it was a brand new engine installed after an expensive blow-up at the previous round.

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