Tag Archive | "Classic Cars"

Alfa Romeo Spider Driven

The Alfa Romeo Spider stood the test of time for nearly thirty years, before finally bowing out just as the Mazda MX5 was establishing itself as the long lost love child of the Lotus Elan. The fact the Alfa Romeo Spider was in production for that length of time with only cosmetic changes on each new release […]

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Big Healey 3000 MK111 Driven

Donald Healey was a racer winning the Monte Carlo Rally before the war and every car he produced there after followed the ethos of race it on Sunday to sell on Monday with arguably the most famous of them all being this the Big Healey 3000. As well as a decent competitor Donald Healey was […]

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Classic Cars Driven Series 1 DVD

The Classic Cars Driven Series 1 DVD provides unique in-car reviews of ten iconic classic cars. Each is a genuine behind the wheel experience that reveals exactly what the cars are like to drive and spend time with. All the reviews have been carefully re-edited, enhanced and where possible extended from those previously produced for […]

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Silverstone Classic

The Silverstone Classic is an event on a massive scale where instead of the usual two or three examples of a particular marque provides whole sections of paddock dedicated to cars like the E-Type, Jaguar XK, classic Aston Martins and Porsche 911 all while exciting wheel to wheel action plays out on-track. 2013 was our first […]

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Frenchay Vintage Vehicle Show

There is just something so fundamentally British about the village fete – a congregation of a local community for a number of reasons; perhaps to raise funds for a worthy cause, a flower show, a gymkhana or, as in this instance, a rather wonderful gathering of classic cars and motorbikes, welcome to the Frenchay Vintage […]

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VW T2 Camper Van Driven

There is nothing cooler than a VW T2 Camper Van and so we borrowed one from classic-campervans.co.uk who operate out of Classic Car Club London’s N1 base for the weekend to find out exactly how cool. Ice cool, as it turns out, judging by the waves, positive feedback, adulation and general interest our 2007 Danbury converted […]

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Chevrolet Corvette C3 Driven

The Chevrolet Corvette C3 is a car that combines serious muscle power with sublime handling and powerful brakes to bring the fight not only to the Ford Mustang, but also Porsche 911 and Jaguar E-Type. Surprised, we certainly were. The first thing to say is if you are in the market to buy then do […]

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Ronin – Film Review

Ronin United Artists DVD Running Time 116 minutes If you like car chases and action-thriller movies, then Director John Frankenheimer`s ‘Ronin’ must surely rank as one of the best films of the genre. Ronin takes it`s title from the name given to ancient Japanese Samurai whose Lord and Master had been killed and, now without […]

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Jaguar E-Type V12 Driven

As summer finally arrived here in the UK what better way to celebrate than a trip out driving a Series 3 Jaguar E-Type V12. This is our third drive in what Enzo Ferrari once described as ‘the most beautiful car ever made’ the previous two being a bright red Series 2 Coupe and same series 4.2 […]

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Bristol Classic Car Show

After many years of abscence, in 2013 I finally made it back down to the Bristol Classic Car Show which, slightly ironically and as a change to when I was last there, is now held many miles away from that famous city at the Bath and West Showground near Shepton Mallet in Somerset. Travelling via […]

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Morgan 3 Wheeler (M3W) Driven

Morgan has always kept tradition high on its agenda, but in re-launching the Morgan 3 Wheeler the Malvern based niche sports car manufacturer has gone straight back to its 1910 roots. No one can dispute how Morgan cars have kept traditional techniques, involving Ash, elliptical rear springs and sliding pillar front suspension alive for over […]

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VW Campers for Hire in London

London Classic Car Club member Kirk Harrison, who already has a Rover P6, Renault Avantime and Triumph Bonneville committed to the club has now gone one step further by offering three VW Campers for hire; Olive, Molly and Bertie. The Camper Vans are available to hire from London Classic Car Club’s new N1 base after […]

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