Electrogenic converts 1971 Citroen DS to electric powertrain

Classic car electrification specialist Electrogenic has announced it has converted a 1971 Citroen DS to an all electric powertrain. The iconic French classic was famous for its comfort and magic carpet, which has been further enhanced by its silent, zero-emission powerplant. Following on from the Oxford based firms recent electrification of a Triumph Stag and a Morgan 4/4, its team of specialists has creatied what is believed to be the…

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Damon Hill to drive title winning Williams FW18 at The Classic

The Classic, which takes place this weekend, has confirmed that Formula 1 World Champion Damon Hill will once again get behind the wheel of his title winning Williams FW18, for a special 25th anniversary demonstration. After two titanic campaigns finishing runner-up to his rival Michael Schumacher, Hill finally lifted the Formula One crown in 1996. His historic title triumph was the first for the son of a World Champion, with his…

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Worlds most important Rolls-Royce set for Concours of Elegance

The worlds most important Rolls-Royce, a 1907 ‘Silver Ghost’ is set to go on display at this years Concours of Elegance and will join a host of other rare and significant examples of the best car in the world. Considered to be the most significant Rolls-Royce of all, registration AX201 is a 40/50 HP model, and is the very car that gave birth to the now legendary ‘best car in the…

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Richard Hammond to auction vehicles to fund The Smallest Cog

Richard Hammond has announced he is auctioning eight of his vehicles, which are set to be sold by Silverstone Auctions at The Classic at Silverstone on Sunday 1 August. The proceeds from the sale will go to support his new business venture The Smallest Cog. Hammond’s new classic vehicle restoration business, which was promoted to the public for the first time at the recent London Classic Car Show, will be…

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Donington Historic Festival announces dates for 2022

The Donington Historic Festival has announced dates for its 2022 race schedule with the confirmation of world-class historic motor racing returning to Donington Park on the weekend of 30 April to 1 May 2022. Spectators of all ages will have the opportunity to watch a fantastic display of highly competitive motor racing. With competition cars spanning eight decades and everything from pre-War sports cars, 50s and 60s GT and sports-racing…

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Rolling Bones hot rods set for Salon Privé

The sound of American V8 hot rods is set to rumble across the lawns of Blenheim Palace at this years Salon Privé. Taking place from 1-5 September 2021, the show will feature the unforgettable sight of hot rods created by the Rolling Bones. Based in an old cow barn in Upstate New York, the Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop is run by Ken Schmidt and Keith Cornell, owners and enthusiasts…

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Life of Sir Stirling Moss to be celebrated at Brooklands

The life of the late Sir Stirling Moss is to be celebrated at Brooklands Museum this September with a special event featuring over 35 of Moss’s cars. The one-off event will take place on Sunday 12 September from 10am-4pm, and will include live demonstrations of cars raced by Moss on Brooklands’ famous Finishing Straight and Members’ Banking. Visitors will have a wonderful opportunity to experience the sights, smells and sounds…

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Car SOS Live with Fuzz and Tim set for The British Motor Show

The stars of National Geographic’s Car SOS, Fuzz Townshend and Tim Shaw will take to the stage at The British Motor Show next month as part of Car SOS Live. Car SOS is the popular car make-over TV show with a big heart that have saved countless classic motors from oblivion and changed the lives of their owners. The TV show recently aired its record 9th series of Car SOS…

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