Stunning one off 1946 Fiat 1100C Spider headed to Bonhams

There can only be one “first”. This sleek, dramatic two-place sports spider is the calling card of one of the most talented and prolific automotive designers of the 20th Century, Pietro Frua. It is the remarkable 1946 Fiat 1100C Spider, with coachwork by non other than Carrozzeria Frua. And it is headed to auction at Bonhams Scottsdale sale on the 17th January 2019. Aiming to put his marker down as…

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Brand new series of Wheeler Dealers returns to Discovery

Petrolheads Mike Brewer and Ant Anstead roar back onto Discovery tonight for a brand-new series of Wheeler Dealers. Premiering at 9pm this evening, the new series will see experienced car dealer Mike and talented mechanic Ant team up and embark on another monumental motoring mission: to find and restore iconic cars to later sell for a profit at their LA-based shop. In the series, Mike has the challenging job of…

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Exclusive interview with Paul Cowland of Salvage Hunters Classic Cars

Take to the Road is kicking off the new year with an exclusive interview with Paul Cowland of Salvage Hunters Classic Cars. Last year we spoke to both Paul and co star Drew Pritchard about their new tv show. Series 1 was just three episodes long, which left classic cars fans hungry for more. Now Paul and Drew are back for a second series on Quest and we can’t wait…

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Seasons Greetings and the Take to the Road 2018 Review

With 2018 gradually drawing to a close, Take to the Road has been feeling in a reflective mood, and a festive one too! And with that I would like to wish all my readers a special Happy Christmas! This time last year I was celebrating an early Christmas present to Take to the Road, with the unexpected acquisition of a rare 1982 Vauxhall Viceroy. There was no such automotive festive…

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Ambitious new endurance Rally the Globe club launched

Founded by renowned rallying mastermind Fred Gallagher with substantial backing from a number of influential endurance rally participants, Rally the Globe has been established to deliver unrivalled levels of professionalism, experience, vision and voyage. Emphasising this inspirational ethos for delivering outstanding trans-nation and inter-continental competition and camaraderie for enthusiastic owners of pre-1976 vintage and classic cars, detailed planning for three truly incredible events is already in motion. The evocatively titled…

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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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