First DB5 in 50 years rolls off Aston Martin’s production line

The first new DB5 in more than 50 years rolls off the line as inaugural Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation car is completed. The first in a strictly limited run of 25 customer cars is finished after around 4,500 hours of meticulous construction, the Goldfinger Continuation features a broad selection of working gadgets made famous by the Bond films. The ‘Job 1’ DB5 represents not only another significant design and…

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New automotive print website Limited100 launches

Nottingham-based petrolhead Simon Wright has launched Limited100, an online store selling a range of made to order limited run automotive prints, with a core purpose of supporting independent automotive photographers. With just over one million of the UK’s self-employed workers (22%) at risk of being affected by lockdown, and motoring events cancelled throughout the pandemic outbreak, independent automotive photographers have been hit particularly hard. As a result many are having…

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Car Events on Brighton’s Madeira Drive under threat

An online petition has been started to prevent the permanent closure of Madeira Drive in Brighton. The popular seafront road has been the destination for car enthusiasts, motoring clubs and events for many years and the recent closure of the road by Brighton Council threatens the future of these events. The issues lies with Brighton Council’s decision to close Madeira Drive to motorised traffic during the Covid-19 pandemic, to allow…

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Beaulieu announces revised Simply rally 2020 calendar

Beaulieu has released a revised calendar with a record number of 14 Simply rallies planned for the remainder of 2020. A star-studded line up of marque celebrations will make a welcome return to the parkland surrounding the National Motor Museum and will go a long way to make up for the events that were unfortunately cancelled earlier this year. The COVID-19 pandemic halted the Beaulieu 2020 programme when the National Motor…

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Morgan builds its last Steel Chassis car after 84 years of production

The Morgan Motor Company has this week finished production of its last-ever steel chassis car to be built. The momentous occasion marks 84 years of continuous production for the underpinning – barring factory closures during World War II and the coronavirus pandemic – making it the longest-ever running production car architecture of all time, anywhere in the world. The firm’s steel ladder chassis was introduced in 1936, in the Morgan…

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Concours of Elegance launches the Junior Concours

The Concours of Elegance will be launching an all-new feature at its 2020 event: the Junior Concours. Celebrating the best of half-scale handbuilt pedal, electric and petrol-powered cars of all ages, the Junior Concours, sponsored by The Little Car Company, will see parents and their children taking on the roles of Works Drivers and Mechanics. Taking place from 4th-6th September, the Concours of Elegance welcomes the Junior Concours to Hampton…

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1972 Lamborghini Miura SV headlines at Silverstone Auctions

Silverstone Auctions are offering one of the most desirable and revered Italian supercars of all time, a 1972 Lamborghini Miura SV, which will headline The Silverstone Classic Live Online Auction on the 31st July and 1st August. The SV was the final evolution of the Lamborghini Miura and is considered to be the most desirable due to the improvements and refinements made over the first generation model. Only 147 SV’s…

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Eagle launches the ultimate Lightweight E-Type

Eagle has launched the ultimate E-Type, the legendary Lightweight that has been comprehensively re-engineered for the road. Taking 8,000 hours of craftsmanship to create, this ultimate restomod promises an intoxicating blend of E-Type character with modern reliability, comfort and performance
. Only 12 Lightweights were manufactured by Jaguar, introducing their most exotic E-Type for the 1963 season. Noisy, brutal, exhilarating and exhausting, these brilliant race cars were intoxicating on the track…

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Ferrari 575 Superamerica with just 1800 miles goes on sale

Bell Sport & Classic are offering the chance to buy one of the lowest mile Ferrari 575 Superamerica’s in RHD configuration. One of 559 made, this example features the rather unique Revochromico rotating hardtop, an option that was never fitted to another Ferrari. What makes it even more unique is the fact that this example has covered just 1,800 miles from new. The Ferrari 575 Superamerica is without doubt the…

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Why you should paint your Classic Car garage floor with Epoxy Resin

Having a garage to store your classic car is a must have for petrolheads. If a property doesn’t have a decent sized garage then it doesn’t meet the criteria. So when you do find that perfect garage it is like a dream come true. But before you jump in and install your workbenches and set up all your tools, you should seriously consider painting your classic car garage floor with…

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