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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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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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Classic Cars Magazine – March 2013

An excellent issue this month; with a very well detailed and subjective article asking the question, E-Type Jaguar – original, restored or modified? I`m sure we all have our own opinions on this one, why not let ClassicCarsDriven.com know what you think? An unusual road test comparison this month features a pair of early seventies […]

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2012 Castle Combe Autumn Classic

No doubt encouraged by the success of the Goodwood Revival and Silverstone Classic this year Wiltshire (UK) based circuit Castle Combe held its own Autumn Classic. A day very well attended by various car clubs and their members including locally based Bristol Motor Club. The clubs added static displays and parade laps to the more usual hotly contested live race […]

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Rent or Buy – Finding the Right Convertible 4U

Welcome to Classic Cars Driven – Finding the Right Classic Convertible 4U. Identical in principal to our other guide, Finding the Right Classic Car 4U , this one focuses purely on convertibles. As we review and rate more cars we will of course update it and so definitely worth bookmarking the page and referring back to periodically. […]

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Rent or Buy – Finding the Right Car 4U

Welcome to Classic Cars Driven – Finding the Right Classic Car 4U. A unique guide aimed at buyers and hirer’s alike based purely on our experience of the classic cars and coupes we have driven to date and liked the most. As we review and rate more cars we will of course update the guide and […]

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Daimler SP250 Dart Driven

It is estimated there are no more than 700 left in the UK and so quite remarkable that we got to drive Lorimer Burn’s superbly restored Daimler SP250 Dart. In the late 1950’s Daimler was in financial trouble and desperate to emulate Triumph’s and Jaguar’s success in capitalising on the American market. What evolved was […]

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E-Type 4.2 Convertible Driven

The Series 1 E-Type opened the chapter on one of the most famous car stories of all time. Step forwards to Series 2 and things were already on the move with changes to the rear lights, bumper, front lights and grill. Changes that didn’t please everyone, particularly the longer chassis on the later series 3 roll out […]

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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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