New Peter Brock & Ian Callum Hyper EV to be built by AVA in Wicklow

Two of the worlds most celebrated car designers, Peter Brock & Ian Callum have come together to collaborate on an exciting new EV Hypercar. The new car, which is being dubbed the first “Hyperclassic”, will be built by AVA in Wicklow, Ireland. Peter Brock is one of the most influential designers in American automotive history and has been lauded for his work on the legendary Corvette Stingray. Ian Callum is…

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Ceramic Coating: What it is, how it compares and using InfraRed Curing

Here at Take To The Road, we know exactly what it is that makes people love classic cars so much. Classic cars certainly provide a unique and quirky style like no other, and the cool aesthetics of these vehicles is enough to catch anyone’s attention. That’s why most classic car owners like to show off their cars at roadshows and exhibitions. Not only that, but they also allow you to…

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The best new Luxury Cars for 2021

As we begin a new year in the automotive world, our attention naturally turns to the biggest new models arriving in the next 12 months. While there are plenty of exciting “staple” cars on their way this year in the form of the Citroen e-C4, Toyota Yaris Cross and other everyday names, there’s also plenty to be excited about at the higher end of the buying spectrum. In terms of…

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Lotus announces Elise and Exige Final Edition

This year marks the end of an era for Lotus Cars, with the recent announcement that production of the iconic Elise and the Exige is drawing to a close, after 25 and 21 years respectively. In honour of these two legendary models, Lotus has announced the Elise and Exige Final Edition, an exciting range of five new special run out models cars which will have higher power, greater standard specification…

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Rolls-Royce celebrates 110 Years of the Spirit of Ecstasy

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is celebrating 110 years of its official emblem, the Spirit of Ecstasy. The British marque’s most famous emblem was registered on 6 February 1911, establishing a defining feature of the Rolls-Royce brand and one of the most famous, iconic and desirable symbols of luxury in the world. Almost unaltered throughout her long and storied life, the Spirit of Ecstasy graces the bonnet of every Rolls-Royce motor car…

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Great Italian Berlinettas to headline at London Concours 2021

The London Concours presented by Montres Breguet, has revealed the first of the extraordinary cars set to appear at the Honourable Artillery Company HQ from 8-10 June: ‘The Italian Berlinettas’. A celebration of the golden era of sports car design from the country that was simply untouchable for creating masterpieces, this class is a collection of the finest Italian designs of the ‘60s. Among them will be models like the…

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Museo Alfa Romeo announces new Virtual Experience series

The Museo Alfa Romeo has announced it will run a new Virtual Experience series, or virtual conferences, which will celebrate 12 crucial moments in the brand’s history throughout 2021. To celebrate this, a calendar highlighting these 12 important pages in the Biscione’s long and glorious history can be downloaded from the museum’s website. From the men to the victories, from the cars to the facilities, these monthly conferences will provide…

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SL specialists SLSHOP mark 50 years of the Mercedes R107 SL

Mercedes-Benz specialists SLSHOP will mark 50 years of the Mercedes R107 SL with a year of unique events, promotions and charitable donations. “The R107 is such an iconic model, and hugely significant to us here at the SLSHOP, that we thought we should celebrate its 50th year by having some fun, while also giving something back to our loyal customers and local community,” explains Sam Bailey, Director, SLSHOP. Highlighting its…

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Tickets for Goodwood’s Motorsport Events now on sale

Tickets for Goodwood’s three headline motorsport events are now on sale to the general public, with the confirmation that its three headline events have been given the go ahead for 2021. The 78th Members’ Meeting will be held on 15-16 May. The Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard will take place from 8-11 July. And the finale motorsport event of the year, The Goodwood Revival, will be held on 17-19…

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British Motor Museum wins Royal Automobile Club Historic Award

The British Motor Museum has won a prestigious Royal Automobile Club Historic Award in the Collection category. The annual Awards were announced on 28 January and recognise outstanding achievements within the British historic motoring and motorsport world. The judges had an impressive and diverse list of candidates across all 8 categories to scrutinise. The British Motor Museum fought off strong competition from the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu and Vauxhall Heritage…

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