Ferrari 290 MM Sells for $22m at RM Sotheby’s Petersen Automotive Museum Sale

On Saturday 8 December, RM Sotheby’s achieved $39.8 million in total sales at the company’s final auction of 2018 at the renowned Petersen Automotive Museum. Leading the group of 64 vehicles and 77 lots of memorabilia, was the remarkably rare 1956 Ferrari 290 MM, which sold for $22,005,000, entering the ranks of the top ten most valuable motor cars ever sold at auction. In front of a packed salesroom at…

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Edd China curates special Aero Engine feature at the London Classic Car Show

Presenter, engineer and inventor Edd China is curating an exhibit of exceptional aero engine machines to be showcased at the London Classic Car Show, which takes place on 14-17 February 2019 at ExCeL London. Known for his own eccentric engineering inventions and presenting TV show Wheeler Dealers, China is passionate about powerful aero-engined machines and was inspired by their outrageous engineering as a child. China will attend the London Classic…

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Le Mans Prototypes to light up dusk at 77th Members’ Meeting

Goodwood is thrilled to confirm the second of the three high-speed demonstrations at the 77th Members’ Meeting will see Le Mans Prototypes put through their paces on the Goodwood Motor Circuit for the first time. The 24 Hours of Le Mans has proven to be a mecca for race fans, who make the annual pilgrimage to the Circuit de la Sarthe near the city of Le Mans in France. The…

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Is the Range Rover SVR a future classic?

When the Range Rover launched in 1970, it heralded the dawn of a new era for the 4×4. Based on the foundations set by the all conquering Land Rover, the first Range Rover prototype emerged in 1967. And when it was finally unveiled, the new Range Rover was so ground breaking it was deemed an instant classic. Throughout its forty eight year life span, there have been four generations of…

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Take to the Road selected as one of the Best UK Car Blogs 2018

Take to the Road is delighted to announce that it has been chosen as one of the Best UK Car Blogs for 2018 by Glovebox Direct. We are thrilled to have been chosen for Glovebox Direct’s exclusive list! It is a privilege to be included along side so many other great UK car blogs. Here’s what Glovebox Direct had to say: “The Best UK Car Blog Awards 2018 article showcases…

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The Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale – More than just art on wheels

Of all the Italian marques, Alfa Romeo is the one that generates a fevered passion on a par with the Tifosi of Ferrari. What draws Alfisti to the iconic cloverleaf is sometimes hard to describe. It is is akin to driving on another level, combining passion and exhilaration into a car like no other. One such model that sums up the essence of Milan based outfit is the legendary Alfa…

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Classic Cars For Young Drivers

You might associate classic car enthusiasts with a more mature owner but there are plenty of young drivers out there with an appreciation for the classics. The faster technology moves, the stronger the allure of vintage objects and there’s no vintage object more fun than a classic car. A classic car that you’ve bought for a couple of thousand will turn far more heads than some anonymous top of the…

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Take to the Road attends opening of new Lamborghini Tunbridge Wells

On Tuesday 6th November Take to the Road attended the official opening of the brand new Lamborghini Tunbridge Wells. The invite only event saw the unveiling of the new Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Coupe, which was introduced to the 200 plus VIP crowd by Lamborghini Chairman and CEO Stefano Domenicali. The new Lamborghini showroom, the second opened by Cambria Automobiles PLC, was packed with fans eager to see the most exciting Lamborghini…

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Thinking of investing in classic cars? Here’s what you need to know

Classic cars have been one of the best performing (and most enjoyable) investments of the past decade — but things are changing. If you’re still thinking of investing your hard-earned cash in a vintage vehicle, here’s what you need to know: Has the bubble burst? After over a decade of strong performance, prices of collector cars are starting to decline. Prices surged and peaked in 2015, but since then, they’ve…

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