Tag Archive | "Driving 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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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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Great British Sportscar

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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2013 Bristol Motor Club ‘Grand Marques’ Family Day

This year’s Bristol Motor Club Family Day will be held at Castle Combe Circuit on Sunday 23rd June with the theme Grand Marques. The club, which celebrated its own centenary in 2011, is celebrating 50th anniversaries for cars like the legendary Ford GT40, equally renowned Porsche 911, Lamborghini and Aston Martin DB5 all of which […]

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Retro Cars

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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2013 Chipping Sodbury Classic Run Details & Entry

The Rotary Club of Chipping Sodbury invites you to enter the Chipping Sodbury Classic Run, a regular major fund raising event. Last year in 2012 the event put £6,250 into their charity account, helping to continue support of both national and local groups, individuals and charities. This year’s event will be held on Sunday 30th June and will be just over […]

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Renault Megane R26 Driven

Everyone has owned a car that made them think differently, possibly in breaking away from a favourite brand, a random test drive, love at first sight on a garage forecourt, or even that old adage of I went out to buy a toothbrush and came back with this, in my case a Renault Megane R26. […]

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