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Bespoke Rallies Announces One-Off Cotswold Event for 2021

Bespoke Rallies is offering classic car owners the chance to enjoy a unique day’s driving on the highways and byways of the incomparable Cotswolds. The day will not only include breakfast and lunch but a private tour of the British Motor Heritage (BMH) factory in Witney, Oxfordshire. […]

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VotW – Goodwood Revival 2021 Live Stream

The Goodwood Revival has made a glorious return to the Goodwood Motor Circuit in West Sussex today so for our video this week, I would like to link to the live stream of the Revival. No worries if you don’t catch it in real-time, the same stream will rebroadcast the recorded events. […]

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Beaulieu Autojumble Celebrates Triumphant 2021 Return

The International Autojumble returned to Beaulieu on September 4 & 4 for a busy weekend of non-stop buying and selling, attracting over 25,000 showgoers who turned out in force despite the impact of Brexit and Covid restrictions on international visitors. […]

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Original E-Type Trio from Geneva Motor Show Reunited

The three original Jaguar E-Type launch cars which revolutionized the automotive industry when they debuted in Switzerland in 1961, have been reunited for the first time at the home of their maker, Sir William Lyons, in a celebration of the car’s 60th anniversary. […]

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New Jaguar C-Type Continuation

Jaguar Classic is bringing a strictly limited run of new C-type Continuations to life in celebration of the iconic model’s motorsport heritage, 70 years after it first raced to victory at the Le Mans 24 Hours. […]

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FIVA Says Global Skills Shortage Threatens Future of Historic Cars

Some of the most iconic vehicles in history could be lost to the future unless new blood is introduced to the restoration industry. That is the main conclusion reached at a FIVA supported international symposium in Bucharest on July 24, 2021, titled ‘Restoration – Art or Science?’ […]

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Salon Privé 2021 : From Pioneers to Performance Greats

With not long to go before one of the automotive world’s most keenly anticipated events, the full entry for the Salon Privé Concours d’Elégance presented by Aviva has been revealed. The carefully assembled line-up of 68 motor cars and 15 motorcycles spans more than a century and features some of the most coveted models ever made. […]

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VotW – Constructing a Car Engine (1930-1939)

In this archive demo video from Morris Motors and presented here by the fine folks of British Pathé, we see the process of constructing an engine for a car in the 1930s and the different forms of power that allow it to happen. Much different than the micrometer robotic technology used today. By the way, if you have never toured an automotive manufacturing plant, you really should. It is amazing. It is extremely cool to see how engines were built in a completely analog manner and about five decades before computers were a normal thing. It is also interesting to hear terms explained such as forging, casting, broaching, lapping, hogging… many of which are becoming lost arts.