Vauxhall Viceroy Two Year Anniversary

With a new decade just around the corner, there is a sense of heightened reflection and nostalgia as we prepare to leave the 2010’s and welcome in the 2020’s. That moment of reflection suddenly reminded me that it is exactly two years this month since I bought my 1982 Vauxhall Viceroy. Time sure has flown by for the German built slab of British badge engineered steel. It certainly hasn’t been…

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2020 Celtic Challenge to Honour 1950s TT Racer

Many old cars have rich histories and plenty of stories to tell but few more poignant than the Frazer Nash entered into next spring’s Celtic Challenge – during the event it will be returning to the scene of its fatal racing accident dating back to the infamous RAC Tourist Trophy of 1951. Rally the Globe’s demanding five-day Celtic Challenge (21-26 April) driving adventure starts in England and runs through Wales,…

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Preventative maintenance for a classic car

Something that so many people overlook when it comes to their daily drivers, let alone their classic cars is basic maintenance. You can also call it preventative maintenance and it is one of the best ways to keep your car running well and living longer. Unfortunately, there are some owners that will take short cuts and neglect to keep on top of things. When it comes to classic cars it…

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Get your Classic Car on Today’s Roads: Audi Quattro Tyre Alternatives

– This is a promotional post from Take to the Road – Branded the supercar of the 1980’s, Audi’s original Quattro boasted an impressive 200bhp combined with the, at-the-time, innovative four-wheel drive system that is now renowned among Audi enthusiasts. The introduction of four-wheel drive was so monumental that it has become the company’s unique selling point and the Quattro tag lives on in every four-wheel drive Audi produced. Over…

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Date confirmed for landmark 30th Silverstone Classic

Next summer’s Silverstone Classic is now confirmed for the weekend of Friday 31 July to Sunday 2 August. The date had already been announced but remained ‘provisional’ until Formula One’s governing body, the FIA, formally ratified its 2020 calendar at the meeting of its World Motor Sport Council in Paris. With the British Grand Prix at Silverstone now rubber stamped for Sunday 19 July, the Silverstone Classic can officially take…

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The Unorthodox French Racer – 1923 Voisin Type C6 Laboratoire

In the early half of the 20th century the French automotive industry saw the emergence of some legendary marques. The likes of Delage, Delahaye and Salmson, to name just a few, were at the forefront of the French car design. One other iconic French marque that excelled at both luxury, speed and innovation was Avions Voisin. Their rather unorthodox 1923 Voisin Type C6 Laboratoire was one wonderful example of revolutionary French…

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Cool classic car prints for Petrolheads by Rear View Prints

– This is a promotional post from Take to the Road – Looking for a cool and unique Christmas gift for the car fanatic in your life? Then make sure you visit Rear View Prints. They stock some of the most brilliant automotive art on the market, from festive car themed jumpers to stylish car art. All available at reasonable prices with fast shipping. With the holiday season now in…

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Renault Clio V6 Sport voted UKs top future classic car

One of the most exciting facets of the automotive world is identifying what will become the next future classic car. With the surge in interest in older cars in the past decade, attention has gradually shifted towards what are considered to be modern classics. This shift in the market has thrown the spotlight on some standout cars that will be ones to watch for collectors and enthusiasts. Essentially these are…

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