Full Steam Ahead – 1908 Stanley Model K

At the turn of the 20th century there were three main rivals fighting it out in the new world of automobiles… electric, petrol and of course steam powered cars. In my latest feature film I talk to vintage car enthusiast Bryan about his 1908 Stanley Model K steam car. You may remember Bryan from my other film last year where I went for a drive in his two vintage electric…

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Alfa Romeo 6C 3000 CM Pininfarina Superflow IV to debut at Salon Privé

The stunning one of a kind 1960 Alfa Romeo 6C 3000 CM Pininfarina Superflow IV, will be shown for the very first time in the UK at this years Salon Privé. This original Competizione Maggiorata class racer, which evolved over four prototype designs, will star alongside other rare classics during the Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance. It will fight fierce competition in the Curvaceous Coupes class and will be on display from…

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Take to the Road Product Reviews: Plantronics Voyager Legend Bluetooth Headset

Modern smart phone based technology is not something you normally associate with classic cars. We all like to keep our old cars, well… old. Originality is important and while modern enhancements for the suspension, ignition and tyres are generally accepted, wearable tech is not always top of the list of items to aid classic car drivers. In the latest series of Take to the Road Product Reviews, I take a…

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Take to the Road is on the move…

That’s right! Take to the Road is moving… moving house! Yup sometimes real life gets in the way of running a classic car website and in a few days time, I will be moving house. So that means boxes, lots of cardboard boxes. As a result everything I own and all my computer gear and video equipment will be packaged up and stored for a few days while the move…

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Highlights from the 2017 City Concours in London

Last Thursday Take to the Road attended the inaugural City Concours in London. Nestled in the grounds of the Honorable Artillery Company, this new concours event is the precursor to the Concours of Elegance (which will be at Hampton Court Palace in September). An impressive collection of vintage, classic and modern supercars were gathered together for a very unique event in the heart of London. All the cars were specially…

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1949 Ferrari 166 Inter to star at Salon Prive’s Tribute to 70 Years of Ferrari

The UKs oldest surviving prancing horse, a 1949 Ferrari 166 Inter Coupe Touring is set to star at Salon Privé this September. Salon Privé is the UK’s only Concours event to singularly celebrate the 70th anniversary of the legendary Italian marque. And the event is delighted to announce early entries to its Concours Masters Tribute to 70 Years of Ferrari celebration. On Saturday 2nd September, guests attending Salon Privé at Blenheim…

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Iconic BMW JPS 635 CSi set for Silverstone Classic Debut

One of the most exciting and evocative racing touring cars from down under will be making its European debut at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (28-30 July). The striking BMW JPS 635 CSi has never been seen outside its native Australasia, making it a very special and unique appearance at the Classic. The striking black and gold icon will be piloted by its original star driver Jim Richards, seven-time winner of…

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