Take to the Road Exclusive Interview with Mike Brewer

Take to the Road is delighted to announce that it recently got the opportunity to interview Mike Brewer of Wheeler Dealers! A couple of weeks ago I was contacted by Discovery UK to see if I would be interested in chatting to Mike about the brand new 15th series of Wheeler Dealers. I actually interviewed both Mike Brewer and his co star Ant Anstead back in December for Series 14…

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Take to the Roads Garage – Episode 13 Alfa Spider Oil Change with Duckhams Oil

Episode 13 of Take to the Roads Garage has landed on my YouTube Channel. In this episode I finally get round to ticking a big item of the Alfa Romeo Spiders to do list… and that is an engine oil change. For this video I was very kindly supplied oil for the service by Duckhams. Now there’s a name we haven’t heard for a while! That’s right the great British…

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Historic Oil Brand Duckhams relaunched

Duckhams, the much loved oil brand, known around the world for its distinctive green hue has been relaunched here in the UK. Inextricably linked to British motoring heritage since 1899, it invented Europe’s first ever Multigrade oil, Duckhams Q in 1951, an advancement that changed the face of automotive lubricants forever. And now Duckhams is back with a range of oils for classic vehicles and the intention of expanding the…

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Waterloo Classics Car Club April Meet Highlights

On Saturday 21st April Take to the Road attended the Waterloo Classics Car Club monthly meet in London. It was the London debut for the Vauxhall Viceroy, making its first appearance at the club meet. Despite its size, the Viceroy performed superbly in the heavy London traffic. It was a very comfortable drive into the capital, the automatic gearbox and power steering made it an absolute breeze. And with temperatures…

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Vauxhall Heritage Centre – The Vauxhall Viceroy returns to Luton

When I first spotted my Vauxhall Viceroy for sale towards the end of last year, one detail that jumped out in the advert was the fact the car was first registered to Vauxhall at its company headquarters in Luton. Being a sucker for a car with history, that little fact, along with many others, convinced me I had to buy the Viceroy. Roughly four months later, after a bit of…

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Take to the Road Exclusive Interview with Richard Rawlings of Fast N Loud and Gas Monkey Garage

Take to the Road recently spoke to Richard Rawlings, the star behind the hugely successful hot rod and custom car tv show Fast N’ Loud. Richard is well know in the American hot rod world and since Fast N’ Loud debuted on tv screens back in 2012, Gas Monkey Garage and the Gas Monkey brand has gone from strength to strength. And to cap it off Fast N’ Loud has…

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Market Pick: 1965 MG Midget Lenham Le Mans

Uttering the name Le Mans in conjunction with any classic era race car stirs the emotions. It is hallowed ground, a place of pilgrimage and devotion. So when you see a classic for sale with the name Le Mans mentioned, it is always going to get attention. And that is exactly what happened when I spotted this MG Midget Lenham Le Mans for sale. Racing in the 1950s and 1960s…

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