Highlights from the London Motor Show 2017

Last Thursday Take to the Road paid a visit to the 2017 London Motor Show at the Battersea Evolution centre in Battersea Park in London. It was actually my first time to visit the show and I was very kindly invited by Stratstone to get a sneak peak of their centre piece display, the Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Continuation Series. This was just a little bit exciting as it was the…

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Top 4 UK Roads for Classic Car Drivers

There is nothing better than exploring our great country via our beautiful roads and taking in the scenery, especially in a classic car. The UK is famous for it’s outstanding landscapes so today we want to share our Top 4 UK Roads for the best drives our fantastic country has to offer. Top 4 UK Roads 1 – The Peak District One of the most famous roads in the UK,…

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New YouTube Series Take to the Road’s Garage launches with an Alfa Romeo Spider

Today I am delighted to announce the launch of my brand new YouTube Series called Take to the Road’s Garage. In this new show I will go going out and looking for classic car projects to buy and restore. And the first car I have bought to kick start the series is a 1988 Alfa Romeo Spider Series 3. My first every Alfa Romeo! Very exciting indeed! In Episode 1…

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Classic Car Restoration Challenge returns with the 2017 eBay Car Challenge

eBay has unveiled the three classic restoration projects that will take part in the highly anticipated eBay Car Challenge 2017. Following a successful inaugural year in 2016, the online marketplace reveals that this year the challenge will feature a 1967 Alfa Romeo Duetto, a 1974 VW Camper Van and 1964 Series 2a Land Rover. All three vehicles will be transformed over the next three months using parts and accessories from…

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Take to the Road Highly Commended at the 2017 UK Blog Awards

The dust has settled on the 2017 UK Blog Awards and I am very happy to announce that Take to the Road came away with a Highly Commended Mention in the Best Individual Automotive Category. Which means I came second! Obviously a win would have been brilliant but to follow up lasts years Best Individual Automotive Award win with a highly commended mention, the runners up position, is just fantastic…

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Market Pick: Cool Cruising for the Summer – 1964 Studebaker GT Hawk

Take to the Road’s Market Pick for this week needs little introduction as it is a car that featured on our YouTube Channel last year. Indeed it is the white 1964 Studebaker GT Hawk. The car is now being offered for sale by its owner Greg as he is focusing on the restoration of his pre-war Packard’s and Studebaker’s. If you are looking for a 1960s American classic GT, the…

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UK Blog Awards 2017 Finals this Friday

The UK Blog Awards 2017 Finals are taking place this Friday in London and Take to the Road will be there once again as a finalist. It is hard to believe it but this time last year Take to the Road won “Best Individual Automotive Blog” at the 2016 awards ceremony. So to be nominated again for the same category for UK Blog Awards 2017 is just amazing. Once again…

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David Brown Automotive launch the Mini Remastered

Launched in London’s Shoreditch on the 6th April, the Mini Remastered by David Brown Automotive is the eagerly-awaited second model to be made by the low-volume, British-based coachbuilder. Based on a classic Mini and reborn into a city car for modern living, Mini Remastered by David Brown Automotive combines the iconic Sixties car’s looks with Speedback GT design cues, unique coachbuilding construction, modern technology and luxury hand-finished materials – all…

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1937 Talbot-Lago T150-C SS set to star at RM Sotheby’s Villa Erba May Sale

RM Sotheby’s returns to the shores of Lake Como, Italy, for its highly anticipated Villa Erba sale on the 27 May. The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este weekend will be showcasing the very best in stylish, pure-bred automobiles and the auction has already confirmed a terrific series of stylish and speed-orientated motor cars for the boutique evening sale. Some of the stars of the sale will undoubtedly be the 1930 Alfa…

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