Silverstone Classic Preview Day set for 29th April

Staged on Wednesday 29 April, the curtain-raiser for this years Silverstone Classic will include a free-of-charge opportunity for participants to track test their cars in advance of this summer’s very special 30th anniversary celebration. Held at the ‘Home of British Motor Sport’, the pace-setting Silverstone Classic has long been the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival, annually attracting around 1,000 race entries and crowds of more than 100,000. Now, to honour…

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1964 Porsche 904 GTS heads to RM Sotheby’s Paris auction

While Ferdinand ‘Butzi’ Porsche is best known for his landmark 901/911 design, he also penned the beautiful 904 GTS coupe. This stunning two-seat, dual-purpose sports car was the first Porsche to wear an aerodynamic and lightweight glass-fibre bodyshell. Its powerplant was the sophisticated quad-cam, air-cooled, opposed four-cylinder engine carried over from the 356 Carrera, mounted amidships. A small number of late-production cars were fitted with six-cylinder engines from the 906….

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Transport World to honour Kiwi Motorsport Legend George Begg

A town at the bottom of New Zealand is fast gaining a reputation as the country’s leading destination for classic car fans. And now another jewel, honouring a great Kiwi engineer, is set to be added to Invercargill’s crown. In February the Bill Richardson Transport World is launching a brand-new exhibit celebrating the legendary motorsport engineer George Begg. Home to both Bill Richardson Transport World, the largest private automotive collection…

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Last Days of the Automobile launches auto fashion store

At ‘Last Days of the Automobile’ we’ve created a graphic range of unisex sweats, tees and art, inspired by classic cars and classic racing. Let’s face it, classic cars are cool and we all love that retro look you can only get with a stylish old automobile. So we wanted to create something different from what’s on the market at present. Something more abstract. Something more fashion focused. Something that…

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Fiat Chrysler Heritage to show historic cars at Automotoretrò

The 38th edition of the Automotoretrò and the 11th Automotoracing motor show will be held at Turin’s Lingotto Fiere exhibition halls from January 30 to February 2. FCA Heritage will take center stage at the show, with an evocative exhibition area boasting a renewed design, highlighting some rare and exceptional historic autos. To celebrate the 110th anniversary of Alfa Romeo, FCA will host some stunning models, such as the extremely…

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Happy 5th Birthday to Take to the Road

That’s right Take to the Road is celebrating it’s 5th Birthday today! Hurrah! The site was launched on the 22nd of January 2015 and time sure has flown by since those very early days. In that time a lot of amazing classic cars have been featured and talked about, lot’s of interesting owners and TV celebrities interviewed and lot’s of classic car shows attended. Plus quite a few car’s have…

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Exclusive Salvage Hunters Classic Cars 3rd Series Interview with Paul Cowland and Drew Pritchard

Salvage Hunters Classic Cars is back for a brand new 3rd Series on Quest and Take to the Road has scored another exclusive interview with the shows now veteran presenters Paul Cowland and Drew Pritchard. This time we bagged a whole 1 hour face to face chat with the lads during a special event at Studio 434. There was of course lots and lots of car banter with a little…

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More than just a Pocket Rocket – The 1966 Unipower GT

The 1960s was a golden age for the British automobile industry. The BMC Mini was king and its lively A Series engine found its way into a host of compact high performance cars. It also saw a peak in the use of the GRP, or fibreglass bodies, which allowed small time manufactures to get a foothold in the lucrative sports car market. The likes of Elva, Gilbern, Ginetta, Lotus, Marcos…

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Audi Quattro’s 40th anniversary to be celebrated at The London Classic Car Show

One of the most iconic models to grace both road and rally – the Audi quattro – will be celebrated at The London Classic Car Show to mark 40 years since its unveiling. A specially curated display of some of the finest Audi quattro examples will be showcased at the event, which takes place on 20-23 February 2020 at Olympia London. Launched at the 1980 Geneva Motor Show, the Audi…

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Rare 1951 Ferrari 212 Inter Cabriolet for sale with Bonhams

Bonhams are offering a rare 1951 Ferrari 212 Inter Cabriolet at it’s Scottsdale Auction on 16th January. This wonderful early Ferrari Inter was styled by Vignale and is the 16th of 78th built. Once owned by Swiss collector and former Bugatti privateer racer Charles Gaston Renaud, it was restored in Spring 2014. Later that year it was awarded second in class at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. It is always…

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