Looking for an old school muscle car? Why you should consider a 1965 Mustang

Muscle cars are amazing. They have so much power to offer and they give you an incredible feeling every time you turn on the ignition. And that’s all down to that Ford V8 rumble. If you’re someone who loves to collect cars and one day sees themselves as an old school car connoisseur, then you might be looking into adding an old school muscle car to your collection. While there…

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Enthusiasts Garage – Classic VW Passion South African Style

Welcome to Take to the Road’s very first Enthusiasts Garage feature! Over the coming months I will be sharing the stories sent in by classic car owners around the world. It is therefore very appropriate that the first feature focuses on a brand that is very close to my heart. That of course is Volkswagen. Ashley Baker hails from South Africa and he recently dropped me an email after watching…

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Passenger ride in a 1984 Ford RS200

The Ford RS200 is a rally car that needs no introduction really, especially for fans of the crazy Group Rally days of the 1980s. The RS200 was Ford’s attempt to take on the other manufacturers on the rally stage. With the aging MKIII Escort needing replacing, Ford Motorsport set about designing a new Group B challenger. The end result was the Ford RS200 and I was very lucky to get…

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5 tips for looking after your classic car from Redex

Looking after your classic car can sometimes feel like a full time job. There is always something that needs doing from keeping the engine and gear box oil topped up, to keeping the dreaded tin worm at bay. But there is one area that can sometimes be overlooked. And that is looking after the cars fuel system. Because there is nothing worse that carbs or injectors getting gummed up with…

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Audi Quattro Turbo Group 4 Spec – 3 laps around Curborough Sprint Course

This video and article is sponsored by Duckhams On Friday 22nd June I ventured north from my base in the south east of England to the secluded Curborough Sprint Course just north of Birmingham. The 6r4.net Club were holding their annual private track day for club members and invited guests. My invite very kindly came from club co-founder Dan Ellmore. You may remember Dan took me for a spin in…

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Classic Cars Of The Great Gatsby

Plenty of films become famous specifically for the vehicles they showcase. But if there’s one relatively recent example that’s flown mysteriously under the radar, it’s Baz Luhrmann’s spirited 2013 adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. Perhaps the closest thing there is to a definitive “Great American Novel”,  The Great Gatsby has been re-imagined for the silver screen a few times. And always with some of the classic perks…

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Belgravia Classic Car Show 2018 Highlights

Take to the Road attended the second Belgravia Classic Car Show which took place on Sunday 24th June. Set in the heart of London’s embassy quarter, the show was held in the leafy grounds of Belgrave Square Garden. A fantastic selection of classic cars of all types gathered on what was a perfect sunny Sunday. The streets were filled with the sounds of old engines and owners gathered for what…

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