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TV’S INSPECTOR MORSE JAGUAR AMONG RB12 LAND ENTRIES

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The famous burgundy red Mk II Jaguar, which featured in the hit ITV television series Inspector Morse, is among the entries for the road going element of RB12, a unique 10-day marathon for cars, boats and aircraft, which starts on 21 June 2012. Starting and finishing at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy, venue for the 2012 Olympic sailing events, it will be the first time 50 cars, 50 boats and 50 aircraft will compete in a 10-leg circumnavigation of Britain’s coastline simultaneously.

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PLANS TO CUT MOT RED TAPE FOR CLASSIC CAR OWNERS

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PLANS TO CUT MOT RED TAPE FOR CLASSIC CAR OWNERS

Classic cars and motorbikes could be exempted from the MoT test under proposals published for consultation today by Roads Minister Mike Penning.

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FIRST 100MPH ROLLS-ROYCE TO LEAD LONDON TO EDINBURGH TOP GEAR CENTENARY TRIAL

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FIRST 100MPH ROLLS-ROYCE TO LEAD LONDON TO EDINBURGH TOP GEAR CENTENARY TRIAL

The first 100mph Rolls-Royce, a 1911 ‘Experimental Speed Car’ known as 1701, will lead a cavalcade of 17 historic Rolls-Royce Silver Ghosts from the Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall, on Sunday 11 September. The historic cars, dating from 1911 to 1922, will be supported by a new Rolls-Royce Ghost.

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CLASSIC CAR OF THE YEAR DEADLINE EXTENDED AS MOST DIVERSE CARS EVER BATTLE TO TAKE THE TITLE

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CLASSIC CAR OF THE YEAR DEADLINE EXTENDED AS MOST DIVERSE CARS EVER BATTLE TO TAKE THE TITLE

The deadline for this year’s Classic Car of the Year competition has been extended to allow the judges more time to go through the diverse entrants who hope to become the UK’s Classic Car of the Year 2011. Cars entered so far range from a 1976 Austin Maxi 1750 to a 1961 Mercedes Benz 190SL, a Lancia Delta HF Integrale thats used on a daily basis and a Triumph Herald that has been in the family for three generations and is still going strong.

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EXCLUSIVE ALVIS VIDEO DRIVES 1930s MOTORING ONLINE

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EXCLUSIVE ALVIS VIDEO DRIVES 1930s MOTORING ONLINE

The brand new Alvis 4.3 Litre has been captured exclusively on film some 74 years after the last one rolled off the production line.

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DO YOU OWN THE CLASSIC CAR OF THE YEAR?

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DO YOU OWN THE CLASSIC CAR OF THE YEAR?

The search is on to find the UK’s Classic Car of the Year 2011. Classic car owners are being invited to enter their pride and joy in a nationwide competition, organised by Classic Car Weekly, Classic Cars and Practical Classics magazines. The winner will receive a fantastic first prize valued at over £3,500 with over £700 worth of runners up prizes up for grabs.

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HISTORICS BLOCKBUSTING COLLECTION: 50+ CARS FROM ‘CAPTAIN AMERICA’ SET TO STAR AT AUCTION

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HISTORICS BLOCKBUSTING COLLECTION: 50+ CARS FROM ‘CAPTAIN AMERICA’ SET TO STAR AT AUCTION

As a curtain raiser to its expanded 2011 auction programme, Historics at Brooklands has consigned to its next sale on 3rd March, a blockbusting collection of classic American vehicles fresh from the set of the forthcoming Marvel Studios movie, Captain America – ‘The First Avenger’.

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HISTORICS BOASTS THE BEST OF BRITISH

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HISTORICS BOASTS THE BEST OF BRITISH

A car used by the greatest Briton* – Sir Winston Churchill – is set for auction at arguably the greatest British auction venue – Brooklands – when Historics hosts its third sale at its permanent home on Saturday, December 4th.

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From Abarth to ZT, British Car Auctions suggest some classics for the future

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From Abarth to ZT, British Car Auctions suggest some classics for the future

Car depreciation, like death and taxes, seems unavoidable. From the highest priced luxury marques, to the mass market family saloons, most new cars lose part of their value the minute they’re driven off the dealer forecourt and continue to depreciate as they get older.

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Vote For Your Classic Car of the Year!

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Vote For Your Classic Car of the Year!

Practical Classics, Classic Cars and Classic Car Weekly have short-listed contenders for the all-new Classic Car of the Year award and now want you to decide the winner.

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