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Keep up to date with the latest news and events from the world of classic cars.

DO YOU REMEMBER – THE AUSTIN FX3?

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 28th December, 2017

Of all the lost sights of post-war Britain – traffic lights on striped poles, teddy boys, 78 rpm Alma Cogan records, ten shilling notes, jumpers for goal posts, - one of the most evocative is possibly the Austin FX3 taxi.

60 YEARS OF THE “SERIES” HUMBER HAWK

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 28th December, 2017

Six decades ago, taking delivery of a new Humber Hawk was a proud moment in the life of many a British motorist; proof that they had ‘arrived’ in elite suburban circles.

NEWSREELS OF THE WEEK – WINTER MOTORING

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 21st December, 2017

Or, how to motor in the snow with cross-ply tyres, a six-volt electrical system, and wearing your stoutest hat, scarf and overcoat…

DVD OF THE WEEK - DANGER MAN

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 21st December, 2017

As a devotee of ITC’s spy and adventure series, Danger Man has a pride of place in my DVD collection. This was the TV series that made Patrick McGoohan a star when the first episode was aired in September 1960 and four years later the show was extensively revamped.

How Land Rover took over the world, and then lost it

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 18th December, 2017

Land Rover: a quick history – the ups, downs and ups of the world’s toughest car maker

Lancaster Insurance awarded ‘Highly Commended’ at Insurance Times awards

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 12th December, 2017

Topping off another successful year, Lancaster Insurance, specialist classic car insurance provider, was awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in the ‘Personal Lines Broker of the Year’ category at the annual Insurance Times Awards 2017.

The journey of a classic car from its first version to present day: MGB

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 12th December, 2017

We chart the ups, downs and ups of the MGB. From shiny new car, through unloved second-hand bargain, to all-time classic

Newsreels of the Week – Great Traffic Scenes

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 7th December, 2017

Or some glimpses into a lost world when flyovers and automatic vending machines were the harbingers of a bright future…

End of year message from Andrew Evanson

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 6th December, 2017

What an incredible year 2017 has been; we’ve worked with two of the classic car community heavyweights on a great charity initiative, supported more shows and expanded our offering.

Michael Rogers

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 5th December, 2017

DVD of the Week - Adam Adamant Lives!

  • Andy Roberts |
  • 4th December, 2017

The story so far – the year is 1902 and Adam Adamant (gentleman, adventurer and all-round decent chap) is frozen in ice by his mortal enemy ‘The Face’. 64 years later he is thawed out after being found by workmen on a building site, and after coming to terms with the new world of Carnaby Street and beat combos, Adam quickly establishes himself as a crime fighter extraordinary.

Club of the month

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 1st December, 2017

November’s club of the month goes to MX-5 Owners’ Club! Established in 1994, the clubs aims are to promote the use and enjoyment of MX-5s, encourage safe driving and to create a friendly environment where owners can meet and exchange knowledge, ideas and experiences.

2017 review from Dave Youngs, Car Club Manager

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 1st December, 2017

Can you believe we’re nearing the end of 2017? It doesn’t seem like yesterday that we were at the start of the year looking forward to a jam packed season ahead!

Car of the Month – Ford Puma

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 30th November, 2017

Ford launched its baby coupe in 1997 and based on proven Ford Fiesta mechanics, the car was versatile, exciting to drive and demand was instant.