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If you’re attending the Practical Classics Restoration Show on Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th March, visit our stand in Hall 9-245 and come to our ‘#MargoAndMe Selfie Zone’. Our restoration project ‘Margo Mini’ is in full swing, with all proceeds going to Prostate Cancer UK when she is auctioned off later this year. We’re keen to raise as much money as possible for Prostate Cancer UK in the meantime, and need your help.

Kelsey Drive it Day

Drive It Day 2016 is fast approaching. Held this year on Sunday 24 April and backed by the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC), it commemorates the 64 cars that left London on the first day of the Royal Automobile Club’s Thousand Mile Trial.

News: Ten Reasons Why The Hell Drivers Is A Better Film Than Bullitt

Many car enthusiasts believe that Bullitt is the greatest car-related film of all time. In addition to that chase and Peter Yates’ direction, there is the brilliant support acting of Don Gordon, Simon Oakland and Robert Duvall, the locations and the music of Lalo Schifrin.

News: So Macho? 40 Years Of The Matra Rancho

"To start 2017 in style, I’d like to mark the 40th anniversary of one of my all-time favourite classic cars, one that mesmerised my younger self... The Matra Rancho" - Written by Andy Roberts

News: Top Five Vanishing Family Cars

"There comes a moment in the life-cycle of many previously popular cars when they almost vanish overnight and looking at the ‘How Many Left’ website is almost as depressing as watching Take the High Road. Then you start to think when you last saw a Rover 600, a Vauxhall Cavalier Mk.2 or a Citroen BX?" - Written by Andy Roberts

News: This Week’s Star Prize! – 1980s Quiz Show Cars

"Ah, the lost world of the 1980’s ITV quiz – glitter, tinsel and the chance to win a Ford Fiesta Popular. On a BBC game show, victors might have left with ‘a selection of board games’ and even on the commercial channel there was heavy restrictions on prize values until 1993. Happily, for the motoring enthusiast, this frequently resulted in a splendid array of Lada 1200s and the like." - Written by Andy Roberts

News: 40 Years of the Chrysler Sunbeam

Last year I wrote about how, back in the summer of 1977, Petula Clark advised all ITV viewers to put a Chrysler Sunbeam in their lives. Such is the sheer unabashed cheesiness of this commercial – I would personally rate it as ‘Prime Stilton’ - that the achievement of the actual subject is sometimes overlooked...

News: The Five Worst Screen Car Chases

There are those films with car chases that thrill and inspire – Bullitt, The Italian Job, Brannigan - but there are also those pictures with such wayward pursuit sequences that the viewer eventually begins to wonder if he/she dreamt them. Here are my five such memorable moments:

News: 60 Years of the Fiat 500

If anyone compiled a list of ‘The Top Ten Most Charming Cars Ever Made’, the Fiat Nuova 500 will possibly be a contender to come top of the list.

News: The Vauxhall Magnum - The Grooviest Car of The 1970's

Around 42 years ago, I concluded that the Vauxhall Magnum was the most glamourous car in the world, one so great as to be on a par with The Goodies or Playaway on BBC2.

News: Pride of Ownership - Cortina MK. III

The Ford Cortina Mk. III is possibly the most uber-1970s car in British motoring history, a vehicle to be mentioned in the same breath as Amazin Rasin Bars, The Goodies, Watney’s Red Barrel, Noddy Holder crooning Coz I Love You and the Raleigh Chopper.