Tips for Buying your First Classic Car

Buying a classic car can be an invigorating experience. There is so much choice available and each one is just as special as the next. If you want to get some tips that will help you to make your decision then you can find out whatever you need to know below. What’s your Purpose? The first thing that you need to do is work out what you are going to…

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Motoring at the Manor 2019 Highlights

Take to the Road attended the inaugural Motoring at the Manor which was held at the Celtic Manor Hotel outside Newport in Wales over the weekend. This brand new classic car show promises to be become the signature concours events in Wales. With an emphasis on both Welsh cars and Welsh stars from the world of motorsport, Motoring at the Manor got off to a cracking start. Motoring at the…

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ERA Peking to Paris 2019 Rally – Day Five

104 cars made it into Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia after a four-day 1744-kilometer haul from Peking across the wilderness of open pasture then rocky sections into Mongolia and the Gobi Desert. Most realised they had only just scratched the surface of the tough 13,840-kilometer route to Paris and the finish on July 7. After surviving sand storms, choking dust and dodging flash floods, crews took advantage of a well-earned rest day…

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Classic Car Nostalgia returns to Shelsley Walsh

Luxury automotive retailer, Stratstone, will be returning to Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb for Classic Nostalgia; the ultimate vintage car festival on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June. This two-day car festival is the highlight of the Shelsley Walsh calendar and features classic and retro racing up the famous Shelsley Walsh hill, along with a wide selection of classic cars on display, fantastic entertainment and fine food. Held annually since 2010 by the…

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The 96 Club revives track events for its 40th anniversary

As part of The 96 Club’s 40th anniversary celebrations, it held an exclusive track evening at Brands Hatch on 13 May. And thanks to the success of this event it will be holding another track day on Tuesday 2 July. An eclectic mix of club member’s and guest’s cars had exclusive use of the Indy circuit from 5.30 until dusk on a balmy summer evening. From the 1957 Lotus Eleven Team…

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Two Weeks to the Belgravia Classic Car Show 2019

The prestigious Belgravia Classic Car Show returns to Belgrave Square Gardens on Sunday 23rd June. This years event marks the 40th anniversary of the founding of the 96 Club, who organise the show. The club also holds their monthly Rendezvous meet round the corner in Chesham Place. Thanks to the popularity of last years show and this years anniversary celebrations, the event will now take over the entire ring road…

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ERA Peking to Paris 2019 Rally – Day One

Day 01. Great Wall – Hohhot. 595 km Peking to Paris, a rally adventure with its own peculiar motive force and one of the most life affirming, life changing journeys that anyone can make, rolled away from the Great Wall of China for its seventh edition. A cool dawn welcomed the crews and at 7:31am, 112 years since Aguste Pons set off into the unknown, Anton Gonnissen and Navigator Herman…

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The Car Connexion Mauritius

Take to the Road recently took another trip to the sun soaked island of Mauritius. After last years expedition where I explored the island looking for classics cars, I decided to go on the hunt once again to see what other old gems I could find. However instead of focusing on the street cars of Mauritius, I decided to check out the high end classic car scene. Which lead me…

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Motoring at the Manor Top 10 Pin Up Motors

On Fathers Day, Sunday 16th June Celtic Manor Resort will be hosting a brand new boutique automotive event where world-renowned Concours d’Elégance classic cars meet hypercars, supercars, race and rally cars in a luxurious lifestyle garden party atmosphere. Motoring at The Manor will be a celebration of speed, elegance, automotive excellence and performance. This debut event, a first of its kind in South Wales, will bring together over 200 best-in-class…

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Endurance Rally Association Peking to Paris 2019

112 Years after Prince Scipione Borghese won the inaugural Peking to Paris, Prince Paolo Costantino Borghese, the closest family link of our generation will wave the flag for those who finish the modern incarnation of the adventure. On the 2nd of June 2019, no less than 105 intrepid competitors, representing 18 different nationalities, will depart on an epic and truly global adventure of a lifetime, driving in the wheel tracks…

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