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Ford Mustang GT Driven

In 1964 Ford hit the jackpot, they had learnt in the past all about producing cars in volume, the Model A for instance, and latterly about attractive design, think T-Bird. But in the April of ‘64 they combined these two things to devastating effect in the hugely successful Mustang, something that was well worth celebrating […]

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Jaguar XKR Driven

Some cars propel you to sixty miles an hour like a scolded cat and then seem to run out of puff. The Jaguar XKR is not one of those, although if taken by the scruff of the neck it will leap off the line like the proverbial fast feline with hot paws. Mostly though it […]

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Audi UR Quattro Driven

Whether you felt the full force of the original Audi UR Quattro rally car that dominated so strongly in the 80’s or enjoyed the BBC television series ‘Ashes to Ashes’ based in the same decade, you cannot help but be fired up when someone mentions the word ‘Quattro’. Audi must have realised they’d struck real […]

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MGB GT (Chrome Bumper) Driven

Buying or hiring a classic car for the first time can be a truly daunting prospect. Perhaps not too surprising given the choice available and if buying the added risks associated with costly repairs. Here at Classic Cars Driven, in weighing it all up, we think if you are at all unclear on where to […]

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Porsche 911T 2.2 Driven

The Porsche 911T is a great car if not a little short on outright pace. But what if you increased the power and added some classy Steve McQueen styling cues from the 911 he drove in the film Le Mans? We took a trip to Great Escape Classic Car Hire to review one such modified 911T […]

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Delorean DMC 12 Driven

The Delorean DMC 12 is famous for two things. The first its role in the ‘Back to the Future’ film series, as the unlikely choice of a plutonium powered time machine that used Sci-Fi wizardry such as Flux Capacitors. The second based on a rather dubious production life that got cut short amongst accusations of […]

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Renault Megane 250RS Driven

Renault has really lifted its game with the Renault Megane 250RS bringing with it Audi levels of build quality combined with a chassis tuned for the track. The question for us though is will the Renault Megane 250RS be a future classic, or has Renault gone too far and omitted a key ingredient? Here at […]

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Alfa Romeo GTV Driven

Alfa Romeos are by their very nature a true driver’s car and a must-do experience for any serious petrol head. An Alfa Romeo GTV from the 1970’s is a very good place to enjoy that experience providing not only the distinctive raspy exhaust, but also bark from its twin Dellorto carburettors. These cars are gorgeous, […]

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Jensen Interceptor Driven

Some cars look big on the outside, but are small inside, Jaguar XKR springs to mind. Whereas others are the polar opposite being more like Dr Who’s T.A.R.D.I.S, such as the Original Mini or Morris Minor. The Jensen Interceptor on the other hand is just plain big, inside and out. This car is enormous, when […]

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Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Coupe Driven

If ever there was one car that defined the very essence of what a classic car is all about it has to be the Jaguar E-Type, available as three series with 6 cylinder and V12 engines. The good news is that regardless of desirability of individual models, when sat behind the wheel there isn’t a […]

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