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1955 Mercedes Benz Gullwing 300SL (W198)

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  • Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show Expands To 1M Square Feet
    All systems go as the largest indoor classic vehicle exhibition spreads it’s metaphorical wings even wider, this time by adding an extra hall to the already power-packed Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery. The high octane classic extravaganza is inviting even more clubs to display at this top class ... read more
    Source: Classic Car CurationPublished on 2018-07-18
  • Morgan Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of Plus 8 At ‘Thrill On The Hill’
    In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the iconic Morgan Plus 8, Morgan Motor Company are planning to host the UK’s biggest Morgan congregation at their annual Thrill on the Hill event, on 11th and 12th August. Morgan owners and fans will come together across the two days to enjoy ... read more
    Source: Classic Car CurationPublished on 2018-07-18
  • Six Rare Maserati Motor Cars To Feature At RM Sotheby’s London Sale
    Bidders seeking a slice of automotive history will have a unique opportunity to test out the Maserati tagline of ‘Luxury, sports and style cast in exclusive cars’, when six rare and exclusive Italian cars go to RM Sotheby’s London auction on 5 September. 1962 Maserati 5000 GT Headlining the collection ... read more
    Source: Classic Car CurationPublished on 2018-07-17
  • Ferrari Foursome Graduate At The 25th Goodwood Festival Of Speed
    The 25th Goodwood Festival of Speed witnessed the graduation of four prancing horses, including the Ferrari FXX K EVO, the 812 Superfast, the 488 Pista, and the Ferrari Portofino, all of which took part in the ever-popular Supercar Run. The FXX K EVO, the FXX and the 599XX were ... read more
    Source: Classic Car CurationPublished on 2018-07-16
  • Silverstone Classic 2018 – The Final Countdown Commences
    This weekend is set to witness the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival – The Silverstone Classic (20-22 July). A packed and massive three-day programme of events will feature in this unrivalled high octane motor sport festival, featuring the full spectrum of glorious motor sport history from much-loved bygone eras, ... read more
    Source: Classic Car CurationPublished on 2018-07-16
  • Land Rover Convoy Hits The Goodwood Hill Celebrating 70 Years
    A convoy of 70 mud-plugging Land Rovers gave the Goodwood Festival of Speed crowd a record breaking parade, celebrating 70 years of the iconic marque. The charge of the Land Roving rarities gave chase up the legendary Goodwood Hill, which marked the occasion as the largest to ever do so. ... read more
    Source: Classic Car CurationPublished on 2018-07-15
  • Barons Summer Sandown Sale Promises Thoroughbred Action For Buyers
    Sandown Park racecourse will play host to the reverberating sound of classic car engines and the auctioneer’s gavel this Tuesday, July 17, as Barons brings together a superb line-up of entries for its Summer Classic auction. E-Type Jaguar Project E-type lovers looking for a project to take to the road ... read more
    Source: Classic Car CurationPublished on 2018-07-14
  • Aston Martin Sells For Eyewatering £10M At Bonhams Goodwood Sale
    Records broken as Bonhams Goodwood Auction witnesses the most expensive British car ever sold at European auction. 1961 Aston Martin ‘MP209’ DB4GT Zagato which achieved a staggering £10,081,500A total of £32,046,159 was achieved, with he most valuable lot of the sale being an exquisite ‘2 VEV,’ the ex-Essex Racing ... read more
    Source: Classic Car CurationPublished on 2018-07-14
  • Dynamic Lightweight Porsche 911 On Show At Goodwood Festival Of Speed
    The Goodwood Festival of Speed will witness the results of the Dynamics and Lightweighting Study on display for the first time. One car will run in the hillclimb event while a second DLS restoration, accompanied by six further Porsche 911s Reimagined by Singer Vehicle Design, will be displayed outside Goodwood ... read more
    Source: Classic Car CurationPublished on 2018-07-12
  • Rod Stewart’s Lamborghini Miura P400 S Goes To Auction Expecting £1,400,000
    A Lamborghini Miura P400 S, previously owned by prolific song writer Rod Stewart will go under the Sotheby’s hammer in their 12th annual London Sale. The raspy voiced singer is one of the most successful musical artists of all time, churning out hit after hit including, Stay With Me, Some ... read more
    Source: Classic Car CurationPublished on 2018-07-12

Post War Classic

  • 1962 GP de Monaco in tantalizing moving images
    It is not very often that we see film footage like this. This material was shot at the 1962 Grand Prix de Monaco and is of a quality unseen before. To us, at least. It starts with an E-type that, for some reason, is right in the race in ... read more
    Source: Post War Classics NewsPublished on 2018-07-19
  • Could Bond’s prototype DB5 be still alive?
    Is there really a major breakthrough in one of the world’s most controversial classic car thefts? Or is Christopher A Marinello, chief executive of Art Recovery International just adding more to the mystery and intrigue of the Goldfinger DB5? What’s the story? As many of you will know the ... read more
    Source: Post War Classics NewsPublished on 2018-07-18
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    Source: Post War Classics NewsPublished on 2018-07-17
  • Renault Étoile Filante: An aerodynamically shaped car that runs more than 300 km/h
    An aerodynamically shaped car that runs more than 300 km/h and makes no noticeable noise. It almost sounds like a modern electric car. Do not worry, we won't write an article about modern Teslas. No, it's the Renault Étoile Filante from 1956 that this article is about, a speed ... read more
    Source: Post War Classics NewsPublished on 2018-07-16
  • About What is it? Puzzle #187: HRG Le Mans Lightweight Sports
    Only 2 answers came in. It wasn't that hard, was it? Or were you all enjoying the summer?The car was sold a few years ago at the Bonhams Goodwood sale. Indeed, a racing car. The 2 answers were both correct. It is a 1947 HRG Le Mans Lightweight Sports. Answers ... read more
    Source: Post War Classics NewsPublished on 2018-07-14

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Take To The Road

  • Looking for an old school muscle car? Why you should consider a 1965 Mustang
    Muscle cars are amazing. They have so much power to offer and they give you an incredible feeling every time you turn on the ignition. And that’s all down to that Ford V8 rumble. If you’re someone who loves to collect cars and one day sees themselves as an old ... read more
    Source: Take To The RoadPublished on 2018-07-18
  • Enthusiasts Garage – Classic VW Passion South African Style
    Welcome to Take to the Road’s very first Enthusiasts Garage feature! Over the coming months I will be sharing the stories sent in by classic car owners around the world. It is therefore very appropriate that the first feature focuses on a brand that is very close to my heart. ... read more
    Source: Take To The RoadPublished on 2018-07-16
  • Passenger ride in a 1984 Ford RS200
    The Ford RS200 is a rally car that needs no introduction really, especially for fans of the crazy Group Rally days of the 1980s. The RS200 was Ford’s attempt to take on the other manufacturers on the rally stage. With the aging MKIII Escort needing replacing, Ford Motorsport set about ... read more
    Source: Take To The RoadPublished on 2018-07-13
  • 5 tips for looking after your classic car from Redex
    Looking after your classic car can sometimes feel like a full time job. There is always something that needs doing from keeping the engine and gear box oil topped up, to keeping the dreaded tin worm at bay. But there is one area that can sometimes be overlooked. And that ... read more
    Source: Take To The RoadPublished on 2018-07-06
  • Take to the Road Jaguar XJ8 Redex Trial Part 2
    Just over a month has passed since my Jaguar XJ8 started it’s Redex trial. In that time the big saloon has covered just over 516 miles. That isn’t a huge amount I know, but you see I don’t do big miles in my cars. Which is one reason why a ... read more
    Source: Take To The RoadPublished on 2018-06-29

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