Rare 1953 Fiat 8V leads Artcurial October Auction

Fiat is a marque that is well known for it’s lively small capacity engines. Indeed it was these compact and frugal motors that helped the Turin outfit mobilise the masses in post war Europe. Lesser known however was the companies V8 engine program which helped produce the wonderful and sadly short lived Fiat 8V. Also known as the Otto Vu in Italy, it was a stunning example of Fiat high…

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Fiat 120th Milestone Celebration to be marked at the 2019 London to Brighton Veteran Car Run

Fiat, one of the world’s oldest and most distinguished car companies, has been appointed as an official Manufacturer Patron to the 2019 Bonhams London to Brighton Veteran Car Run (Sunday 3 November), a Royal Automobile Club event. Patronage is reserved solely for those illustrious motor manufacturers that can trace their history back to the very early pioneering period of pre-1905 veteran cars – as permitted to participate in the world’s…

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Rally the Globe Counts Down to Carrera Iberia Debut

The final countdown has commenced to the first of Rally the Globe’s exciting new portfolio of epic worldwide driving events, next month’s eagerly-anticipated and sold-out Carrera Iberia (7-17 October). Launched late last year, Rally the Globe is a new, not-for-profit club established by a number of regular historic rally competitors to provide them, and the growing number of likeminded and enthusiastic vintage and classic car owners, with memorable motoring adventures…

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Exclusive Fifth Gear Interview with Vicki Butler Henderson and Jonny Smith

Fifth Gear, one of the UK’s longest running car magazine TV shows is back for a brand new series on Quest. Take to the Road chats exclusively to expert racer Vicki Butler Henderson and dedicated car nerd Jonny Smith, about the shows long overdue return to our screens. Here’s what they had to share about the new series. Fifth Gear is back for a brand new record 28th series on…

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Hope for Tomorrow Goodwood Veloce Trackday raises over £100k for Charity

Legendary racing drivers from the world of F1 and major motorsport descended on the historic Goodwood Motor Circuit on Wednesday 25th September for a very special track day event organised by Veloce, all in the aid of cancer charity Hope for Tomorrow and the Halow Project. Take to the Road was there to take in the action on what was a superb day of charity racing. Now in it’s third…

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Automotive Gems Dazzle at The Warren Classic Concours

The Warren Classic Concours is no ordinary classic car show. Nestled in the rolling grounds of the Warren Estate near Maldon in Essex, it is a concours event that rivals the very best in the UK. There were some true automotive gems on display, with a stunning variety of automobiles of all ages present, which demonstrates that this is becoming one of the fastest growing concours events in the UK….

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Turning back the clock to honour motoring legacy and style

As the south of England enjoyed a prolonged summer, the motoring world turned back the clock for the Goodwood Revival last weekend. Racing cars from 1948 to 1966 roared around the 2.38 mile (3.83 km) track to the delight of the drivers behind the wheel and the spectators in the crowded grandstands. The Goodwood Revival is the ultimate time capsule, where the tradition of the automobile and society’s passion for…

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Electric Bugatti Baby II to cost €30,000

For the celebration of the 110th anniversary of Bugatti, a very special surprise was prepared for the enthusiasts of La Marque: the unveiling of the first Bugatti Baby II prototype. Earlier this year, at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, Bugatti had revealed the re-imagining of the iconic Bugatti Baby as a 3D printed model. It captured the imagination of automotive enthusiasts around the world, and the limited edition run of…

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A Trip Down Memory Lane at the 2019 Goodwood Revival

Since its inception more than 20 years ago, the Goodwood Revival has been a magical step back in time, honouring the legacy of motor racing between 1948 and 1966. Rolex’s long-term partnership with this meeting highlights a timeless appreciation for the past and of creations from a bygone era. From Friday 13 to Sunday 15 September, drivers, mechanics and spectators, dressed in the fashion of the 1940s, 50s and 60s,…

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Concours of Elegance Hampton Court Palace Highlights 2019

This year’s Concours of Elegance returned to the historic Hampton Court Palace for another display of automotive excellence. London’s most prestigious concours event marked two significant milestones, 100 years of Zagato and 100 Years of Bentley. As if that wasn’t enough to quench the thirst of the automotive enthusiast collective, the event also marked the 70th anniversary of the Ferrari 166MM, with five superb examples chosen to represent the marque….

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