Rally the Globe revs up for Southern Cross Safari

Fuelled by the huge success of its debut event – the sell-out Carrera Iberia – Rally the Globe is now primed for this month’s spectacular Southern Cross Safari (15 February – 5 March 2020). Set in the mountains, game reserves and private estates of East Africa, the Southern Cross Safari features an epic 2,000-mile (3,600km) route and 19 days of exclusive and exhilarating driving adventure. While the abundance of African wildlife and…

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Haynes International Motor Museum to wow crowds at this weekends Great Western Classic Car Show

Two highly prized and high-performance cars will blaze a trail to the Great Western Classic Car Show in Somerset thanks to Haynes International Motor Museum. The museum’s history-defining Ferrari 512BB and the mighty Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth will be on display to celebrate the introduction of the brand new 1980s marquee, imaginative club stands and brilliant displays of privately owned cars. Glittering among hundreds of other classic car gems on…

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Three Exciting Road Trips you need to take at least once

There’s nothing better than climbing into your favourite classic car, fastening your seat belt and hitting the open road. You can drive for miles and experience the freedom and relaxation that comes from enjoying a drive in your car. You could even describe a road trip as a form of therapy. It’s just you behind the wheel of your classic, the road ahead and your thoughts. You don’t even need…

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Peking to Paris Motor Challenge 2022 Launched in Paris

The 2022 Peking to Paris Motor Challenge will begin on Saturday 28th May 2022, under the shadow of the Great Wall of China reaching its terminus in Paris on the 3rd July. This will be the 8th incarnation of the event, faithful to it’s legacy, as it’s global reputation continues to grow. Across 37 days, one more than the 2019 edition, the two person crews and their classic and vintage…

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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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