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24 February 2017

Super-rare Porsche 911 is on the market

WITH production limited to just 250 models, a ducktail rear spoiler and twin-domed roof among a host of modifications and upgrades, the 911 Sport Classic is one of the most collectable modern Porsches — and Hexagon Classics is delighted to offer for sale perhaps the best example in the world. Having covered just 80 miles, […]

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20 February 2017

Jenson Button’s Ford GT expected to sell for £250,000

A Ford GT supercar formerly owned by Formula 1 driver Jenson Button MBE is for sale at auction next week when it is estimated to sell for £250,000 to £300,000. The Ford GT was advanced for its day, employing an aluminium chassis clothed in superplastic-formed composite and aluminium body panels. Button’s car was finished in […]

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17 February 2017

Lamborghini 350 GT restored by PoloStorico

Lamborghini’s in-house restoration team, Lamborghini PoloStorico will be showing off its first restored 350 GT at this year’s Retromobile 2017 classic car exhibition. PoloStorico’s fourth project after a Miura, LM002 and Countach, the 350 GT chassis number 0121 was one of the first fifteen Automobili Lamborghini’s produced back in 1964. The restoration of the bodywork […]

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13 February 2017

Unique Ferrari ‘Uovo’ has been cooped up for 20 years

At this year’s Rétromobile show, RM Sotheby’s will reveal the long-hidden 1950 Ferrari 166 MM/212 Export ‘Uovo’, a period racer with a design like no other… This absolute one-off legend is the result of a collaboration between Carrozzeria Fontana and sculptor Franco Reggiani, which was commissioned by owner and racing driver Count Giannino Marzotto in […]

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10 February 2017

The definitive ranking of Bond cars

James Bond is a man famed for his automobile love. Over the past 50 years, Bond’s cars have continued to impress all who see them. From futuristic gadgetry to beautiful lines, the list is hard to whittle down, but alas we have, and here is our definitive list of the top 5 Bond cars. 1. […]

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09 February 2017

BookAclassic makes classic car hire globally easy and secure!

Hiring a classic, vintage or luxury car for your next vacation can make it that much more memorable. Often times though, hiring a classic car for your vacation, wedding, special event or other occasion can be a difficult process. From choosing the right car hire company that offers the vehicle you want, to finding one […]

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08 February 2017

As 7 dicas de especialistas para alugar um carro para casamento

Que o casamento é a data mais especial da vida de muitos casais, ninguém duvida. O problema é que para tornar essa comemoração memorável, os noivos se redobram atrás dos melhores fornecedores para que cada detalhe seja rigorosamente cumprido e que, com isto, o grande dia torne-se inesquecível. Para isto, indicamos uma pesquisa minuciosa, com […]

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06 February 2017

The Bridebook.co.uk Wedding Awards 2017 Shortlist!

We are thrilled to be shortlisted for the BrideBook wedding awards in the category of Wedding Transport Supplier of the Year. Over 180,000 votes were cast by thousands of clients and Bridebook.co.uk couples. The shortlisted suppliers will go through to the next and final round where the Finalists, Highly Commended and Winners will be picked […]

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03 February 2017

Um carro com história para um dia que ficará na sua história

Num dia tão importante como o seu casamento, todos os detalhes contam para recordar o grande dia como algo memorável e de sonho. Alugar um carro de casamento é um dos detalhes mais importantes. Seja qual for a região onde vai decorrer o seu casamento, a BookAclassic vai tornar a viagem do seu dia de casamento em […]

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03 February 2017

This is what £20million looks like

Scoop your chin off the floor, wipe away the drool, and try to stop rubbing your eyes in disbelief – RM Sotheby’s first classic car sale of the year is rammed with a bounty of automotive beauty. We’ve dug out the ten models expected to sell for the highest fees at the fourth annual Paris […]

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30 January 2017

Are these the best cars ever made in Coventry?

As talk of Coventry reclaiming the title of Britain’s ‘motor city’ gathers pace on the back of Jaguar Land Rover’s growth plans we’ve been taking a look at the city’s automotive heritage. Having bought you our pick of the worst cars made in Coventry we’re following it up with some of the best. Coventry really […]

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27 January 2017

10 Vehicles That Will Become Classic Cars in 20 Years

Like fine wine, rich Wisconsin cheese, James Bond flicks, and kimchi, certain cars age extremely well. But that’s not true for the majority of the automobiles manufactured, which are doomed once they reach a particular age or mileage, and is only getting worse. Americans are upgrading to new cars like never before, forcing older automobiles […]

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26 January 2017

Rotary Finds a New Vocation

The NSU was used alternately with the Gamma during the summer, usually for long trips. I took it to Buxton in July Maserati vs Ferrari vs Lamborghini September cover shoot (where it received almost as much attention as the exotica). I also used it for a run over to Gravesend in September to see Paul […]

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23 January 2017

What do you think of this wide-body Ferrari 488?

If you have an FXXK-shaped itch that you couldn’t scratch the first time around – all FXXKs sold out pretty quickly, remember, though you might be lucky enough to pick one up second hand – then this might interest you. It’s the work of Los Angeles tuner Misha Designs, and follows the company’s “very successful” […]

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20 January 2017

70 years of Ferrari

Motor racing was Enzo Ferrari’s passion. Road cars were an annoyance, a distraction. Yet without the latter, Scuderia Ferrari as we know it today wouldn’t exist. Simply, Ferrari built road cars to sell to wealthy customers to fund his racing team. These were people for whom Il Commendatore famously had no time as he felt […]

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17 January 2017

Procura um carro exclusivo para o seu casamento?

BookAclassic.pt tem mais de 150 veículos clássicos para alugar! O BookAclassic, líder europeu em aluguer de clássicos, chegou a Portugal em meados de outubro, através do BookAclassic.pt. Actualmente, o site já disponibiliza mais de 150 veículos clássicos para alugar em Portugal Continental, Madeira e Açores, entre motas, carros, lambretas, limousines e supercarros. Carros com classe […]

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16 January 2017

Rent a classic car in 30 seconds

In only 5 months’ time, BookAclassic, the shared economy platform, has become the leading classic car rental community in South Africa. The platform currently offers a park of more than 100 different dream cars across South Africa for customers to rent on an hourly or daily basis. The high interest and enthusiasm in classic cars […]

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16 January 2017

10 classic car events not to be missed in 2017

Another new year means another raft of events to look forward to. We’ve compiled a shortlist of events you’d be foolish to miss in 2017, from beautiful automotive beauty pageants to the highest-octane historic motorsport meets… 1) Rétromobile, 8-12 February 2017 2) Goodwood 75th Members’ Meeting, 18-19 March 2017 3) Tour Auto Optic 2000, 24-30 […]

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15 January 2017

Louez une voiture de collection en 30 secondes

BookAclassic invite les propriétaires de voitures de collection de France à rejoindre notre communauté de location de voitures de collection chez www.BookAclassic.fr BookAclassic est le premier portail de réservation de véhicules anciens et de collection en ligne : la plate-forme à l’ascension la plus rapide au monde, dont les véhicules rétro ne manquent jamais de […]

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13 January 2017

Classic car goes under the hammer

A CLASSIC car will be auctioned off in February after the death of its owner. The 1963 Lotus Super Seven S2 was bought in the early 1970s and has been driven for more than 40 years. It is expected to sell for between £20,000 and £25,000 when it goes under the hammer at Charterhouse in […]

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11 January 2017

Go On That Dream Holiday In Style!

We all work very hard and life can be tough, to say the least. It’s about getting up at the crack of dawn to go run before work, rushing to help your nieces with their next school project and trying to do a bit of good in between. Then there’s budgeting for that dream holiday. […]

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09 January 2017

Rare Porsche 911 Sport Classic goes on sale

AN INCREDIBLY rare, limited edition 2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic in mint condition goes on sale in London with just 80 miles on the clock. Production models of the Sport Classic were limited to 250 making it one of the rarest 997-generation Porsches. Hexagon, who are selling the car in London have said that the […]

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06 January 2017

The 11 Most Expensive Cars Sold at Auction in 2016

WITH THE EXCEPTION of a few new supercars from folks like Bugatti, Aston Martin, and McLaren, the most exciting car news in 2016 centered on the race to leave the human driver behind. But some people like to live in the past, which make sense if you’re gob-smacking rich and can afford the chrome-lined version […]

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01 January 2017

Наеми класическа кола за по-малко от 30 секунди

BookAclassic кани всички собственици на класически автомобили в България да се присъединят към нашата общност за отдаване под наем на класически автомибили в www.BookAclassic.bg BookAclassic е водещ онлайн портал за резервация и отдаване под наем на класически и винтидж автомобили – най-бързо развиващата се платформа в света за ретро автомобили, които никога не излизат от […]

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30 December 2016

Top 10 Undervalued Classic Cars To Buy In 2017

We appreciate old cars just for being cool, but if we can justify buying them because financial experts predict they will appreciate in monetary value, then all the better. A few of these are pretty obvious, and if it was a limited edition that came from the factory with a giant wing on the back […]

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23 December 2016

Morgan 4/4 80th Anniversary

The famous Morgan 4/4 is 80 years old this year. A special celebratory model is in order, and this is it: the imaginatively titled 4/4 80th Anniversary. The car hasn’t changed much over the decades, which is where its charm lays – or possibly not, depending on how you look at it. For fans, the […]

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20 December 2016

Top 5 Classic Cars by Classic Car Hirers 

The UK’s and Europe’s largest classic car hire portal and classic car sharing economy site, bookaclassic.co.uk knows a thing or two about classic cars, with over 15,000 classic cars on their books in over 20 countries worldwide. BookAclassic conducted a survey of the top five classic cars hired out throughout the UK. Here are your […]

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19 December 2016

Bentley’s Racing Heritage

We sample Bentley’s first race-winning car, the 1921 EXP 2, alongside the company’s 2003 Le Mans winner and the current Continental GT3 racer It is 95 years since a Bentley won its first motor race, and we were lucky to go for a spin in that very car at the site of its victory, the […]

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18 December 2016

Lei en klassisk bil på 30 sekunder

BookAclassic inviterer eiere av klassiske biler i Norge til å bli med i vårt fellesskap for utleie av klassiske biler på www.BookAclassic.no BookAclassic er den ledende online bookingportalen for leie av klassiske og vintage kjøretøy – verdens raskest voksende plattform for retro kjøretøy som aldri går av moten! Sammen er vi sterkere Vi ønsker å nå ut […]

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16 December 2016

The New Ferrari J50 Is One Of Its Most Exclusive Cars Yet

Wealthy people buy Ferraris. They’re expensive cars. But really wealthy people want something no-one else has, which is why even a regular Ferrari sometimes just isn’t enough. The company will happily entertain designing a one-off car for its most committed clients (Eric Clapton ordered one, as did an heir to the Wal-Mart fortune), but has […]

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12 December 2016

Classic tales behind special cars

NIGEL Simpson runs his eyes over his charges. There are 29 in all – perfectly turned out, highly polished and beautifully presented, despite some nearing pension age. He stops at the Austin-Healey and pauses before moving on – clearly a favourite. But it’s hard to choose one from among these magnificent machines now on display […]

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09 December 2016

BookAclassic are taking Vintage Car Rental to a Whole New Level, Globally!

BookAclassic was founded by Claus Stig Christensen, because he felt that the world had had enough of dull, lacklustre tediously practical cars. BookAclassic aims to spread awareness about vintage vehicles with charisma and charm by bringing them to life and to everyone. By sharing their passion and enthusiasm for sophisticated, classy and stylish vehicles, they […]

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09 December 2016

How Jaguar Cloned A Legendary Supercar

In 1957, automakers simply did not make the engineering of its race cars available to the average (even supremely wealthy) driver. Jaguar did. In the 1950s, it let loose its classic XKSS, a model based on the D-Type that won LeMans three years running. It was the world’s first supercar. After its consecutive LeMans victories, […]

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07 December 2016

Huur enn klassieke auto in 30 secunden

BookAclassic nu ook in Nederland! BookAclassic gaat van start op www.BookAclassic.nl. BookAclassic is het grootste online platform voor klassieke autoverhuur en oldtimer autoverhuur – ’s werelds snelst groeiende platform voor retro auto’s is altijd in stijl! Samen staan we sterker We willen alle klassieke autobezitters in Nederland uitnodigen om onze partners te worden. Claus Stig Christensen, […]

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06 December 2016

Hyr en veteranbil inom 30 sekunder

BookAclassic bjuder in ägare av veteranbilar i Sverige att ansluta sig till oss på www.BookAclassic.se BookAclassic är den ledande online portalen för uthyrning av veteranbilar och klassiska fordon – världens snabbaste växande platform för retrobilar som aldrig tappar stilen! Tillsammans är vi starka Vi vill nå ut till alla ägare av klassiska bilar och professionella […]

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05 December 2016

$7 million LaFerrari sold at auction

Ferrari’s liveries and decorations have often shown a patriotic streak, but this year the supercar marque has expressed its love for Italy in a more material way by donating a one-of-a-kind LaFerrari to the cause of raising money to help rebuild the parts of Central Italy affected by a series of earthquakes. Auctioned off on […]

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02 December 2016

Jaguar just launched an incredible new classic car

Steve McQueen’s favourite car is reincarnated in strictly limited number. Don’t bother forming an orderly queue: all nine have been sold. Le Mans-winning Jaguar D-type sold for $20m-plus at Pebble Beach last August, making it the most valuable British car ever, and elevating the British brand to the top echelons of a world whose monetary […]

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30 November 2016

Pronajmete si klasicky automobil za 30 sekund

BookAclassic zve vlastníky klasických vozidel v České republice k registraci! BookAclassic.cz je vedoucí online rezervační portál pro pronájem klasických a vintage vozidel – světově nejrychleji rostoucí platforma pro retro automobily, které nikdy nevyjdou z módy! Společně jsme silnější Oslovujeme všechny vlastníky klasických automobilů a profesionály v České republice a zveme je, aby s námi uzavřeli […]

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28 November 2016

Top designers offer their takes on classic cars

It’s a fickle thing, retro car design. Frank Stephenson, now head of design at McLaren Automotive, oversaw two huge hits by reincarnating both the Mini and the Fiat 500, each of which went on to spawn an entire model family. Yet even the might of VW couldn’t convincingly score what some might call an open […]

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25 November 2016

Rod Stewart’s old Lamborghini sells at auction

The rocker owned the 1965 supercar for a few years before selling it on and now the upgraded motor – complete with new bodywork, brakes and suspension – sold for $1.1 million (£909,000) in London. The sportscar, which Stewart picked up The sportscar, which Stewart picked up brand new in 1971, went on sale at […]

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25 November 2016

BookAclassic.pt – Mais de 100 máquinas históricas para alugar em Portugal

O BookAclassic, líder europeu em aluguer de clássicos, chegou a Portugal em meados de outubro, através do www.BookAclassic.pt. Actualmente, o site já disponibiliza mais de 100 veículos clássicos para alugar em Portugal Continental, Madeira e Açores, entre motas, carros, lambretas, limousines e supercarros. A vida é demasiado curta para conduzir carros sem graça Só em […]

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24 November 2016

Prenajmite si klasiku alebo Veterána do 30 sekúnd

BookAclassic pozýva majiteľov klasických áut na Slovensku, aby sa pridali k našej komunite pre prenájom klasických áut na www.BookAclassic.sk BookAclassic je vedúcim online rezervačným portálom pre prenájom klasických áut a veteránov – najrýchlejšie rastúca platforma pre retro vozidlá, ktoré nikdy nevyjdú z módy! Spolu sme silnejší Oslovujeme všetkých majiteľov klasických áut a profesionálov na Slovensku, […]

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23 November 2016

BookAclassic arriva in Italia

Noleggia una Macchina D’epoca in 30 sedondi BookAclassic arriva in Italia con www.BookAclassic.it. BookAclassic è il portale leader nel noleggio di auto d’epoca e vintage- la compagnia di noleggio di auto classiche che è cresciuta più velocemente nel mondo. Insieme siamo più forti Vogliamo raggiungere tutti i proprietari di macchine d’epoca e i professionisti del […]

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22 November 2016

Sharing Economy Could Save the Classic and Vintage Car

The term ‘Sharing Economy’ has only been widely used since about 2010, but is now becoming increasingly popular across a number markets, including the car industry. UK based classic car business believes that this new method, could keep classic cars on the road and save the classic car in the future, especially with self-driving cars […]

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21 November 2016

$250,000 vintage Porsche in a forgotten garage

While most high school kids in the 1980’s gathered in arcades and dance clubs in their spare time, Blue Nelson had a different hobby. “I remember going in and looking in people’s garages and barns, pulling out classic cars,” recalls the Los Angeles-based film director and producer. That’s perhaps not surprising for a guy whose […]

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18 November 2016

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Bentley

Bentley has been around forever, of course, and today is synonymous with extreme, uncompromising luxury — but did you know their history is chock-full of really fast cars, playboys, and… James Bond? We checked with Bentley, then dove way deep into their archives to find 5 things you probably didn’t know. 1. Their racing team, […]

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14 November 2016

Long-lost sports car to go under the hammer

A LONG-lost sports car first owned by a British-born princess and recently found on a Caribbean island is set to go under the hammer in Leominster. Built in February 1962, less than one year after the launch of the E-Type at the Geneva Motor Show, the car ‘Aga Khan Jaguar E-Type’ is among the first […]

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11 November 2016

Classic Ferrari 250 GTO set to become world’s most expensive car

A classic Ferrari is expected to become the world’s most expensive car after it was put up for sale at £45 million. The 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO – one of the world’s most sought after classic cars – was the second to roll off its production line and is one of only 36 ever made. […]

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10 November 2016

Alquila un coche clásico en 30 segundos

BookAclassic.es ha llegado a España BookAclassic, líder europeo en alquiler de vehículos clásicos, ha llegado recientemente a España a través de www.BookAclassic.es Actualmente está buscando asociaciones con propietarios de todo tipo de vehículos clásicos: Coches, motos, autobuses e incluso aviones. Juntos somos más fuertes BookAclassic es actualmente el grupo europeo que ofrece el mayor número […]

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07 November 2016

Five of the world’s rarest classic cars

Type any car name into the Driver Vehicle and Licensing Agency website and you’ll learn how many are left on UK roads, either taxed and running, or laid up on a Statutory Off Road Notification. It’s surprising just how few examples of once-common and much-loved cars are left. Fiat Dino. No, not a Ferrari Dino, […]

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04 November 2016

NEC classic car show preview

Attention turns to Birmingham next week for the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show at the NEC, which has as its theme “Heroes and Heroines” Lancaster’s own stand has an exceptionally diverse “Best of British” focus, including the Bloodhound SSC, a 135,000bhp, jet- and rocket-propelled single-seater that should devour a mile in 3.6 seconds as it […]

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01 November 2016

The 100 Hottest Cars of All Time

The only hard requirement for making the cut: At least one fully drivable example had to have actually been created. In at Number 1 is the Ferrari 250 GTO (1962-1964) No surprise here, the Ferrari 250 GTO takes the crown. A stunning shape and incredible 3.0 liter V-12 makes this the definitive exotic. And it couldn’t […]

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28 October 2016

The UK’s Biggest And Best Classic Motor Show

With over 2,500 stunning classic bikes & cars, over 600 specialist exhibitors & traders, some 270 bike & classic car club stands, indoor auto jumble, bike jumble & trader villages, celebrity guests, the Wheeler Dealers Live Stage with Discovery Channel, and lots more there is certainly plenty to talk about! There’s a mouth-watering array of […]

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24 October 2016

You Can Now Pre-Order the 2017 DeLorean

Dust off your hoverboard, the DeLorean DMC-12 has returned. Like a Phoenix from the ashes, it has taken a few decades to realize the potential of the revolutionary car. Only 8,583 original cars were built from 1981 to ’83, but when the company became insolvent most of the parts were simply boxed up and sold. […]

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21 October 2016

Alugar um Carro Clássico em 30 segundos

BookAclassic.pt chegou a Portugal O BookAclassic, líder europeu em aluguer de clássicos, chegou recentemente a Portugal através do www.BookAclassic.pt, estando neste momento à procura de parcerias com proprietários de todo o tipo de veículos clássicos: carros, motas, autocarros e até aviões. Juntos somos mais fortes O BookAclassic é, atualmente, o grupo europeu que disponibiliza o […]

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21 October 2016

Aston Martin DB5 Becomes First Classic Car To Be Sold Via Social Media

A 1964 Aston Martin DB5 has become the first classic car to be sold over social media, and also the largest known transaction performed on Apple Pay. Coys, a valuation and auctioneering company, sold the Aston for £825,000 using a social media platform known as Vero. Payment was taken via the Apple Pay app. The […]

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17 October 2016

Land Rover launches tour of its classic car restoration workshop

Land Rover Classic has launched what it calls the Reborn Tour, which gives visitors the chance to watch the restoration of an early Land Rover at its workshop in Solihull. The three-hour tour aims to provide an insight into Land Rover’s history at the plant, as well as demonstrating 1940s production techniques – many of […]

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14 October 2016

Share Economy Is Going Retro With Classic Vehicle Hire! 

Do you have a classic car that is not being driven as often as you would like? Through the shared economy that is offered by BookAclassic your classic car can get driven and you are able to earn money at the same time. The concept with a BookAclassic is that as a classic vehicle owner […]

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10 October 2016

Jaguar E-type found in a barn expected to sell for £45,000

1965 Jaguar E-type 3.8-litre Coupé discovered in a barn as part of a deceased estate is being auctioned next week and is expected to sell for between £35,000 and £45,000. One of only 1,798 of this type made, it is complete and original but requires extensive recommissioning due to the ravages of time, although it […]

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10 October 2016

Drive Your Dream

Join us and drive into a world of exciting experiences with your classic car! Every proud classic car owner can now drive into the exciting world of events. Join us and be a part of the leading classic car booking portal, giving you the chance to be booked for an event and paid to drive your […]

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07 October 2016

Barn Find: Countachs, 911 Speedster with 41 Miles

Do you ever dream of stumbling upon a lost collection of rare automobiles? Well, the person that opened the screechy doors of this barn probably had to pinch his arm twice. Upon opening the doors these forgotten garage ponies enjoyed their first rays of daylight since they were last touched back in the 1980’s. This […]

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03 October 2016

Incredible Collection Of 430 Classic Cars Heading To Auction

The year may be winding to a close, but it’s not quite done yet. Not in RM Sotheby’s books, at least. Before 2016 comes to a close, the automotive auction house will hold one last event. And it looks to be a doozy. The auction is dubbed “Duemila The auction is dubbed “Duemila Ruote” – […]

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30 September 2016

Jaguar E-Type smashes estimate at classic car auction.

A JAGUAR E-Type almost 45 years old and needing restoration sold for more than £20,000 above its pre-sale estimate when it was a star at a classic car auction. The 1972 Jaguar E-Type SIII V12 Roadster, owned by the same family for 40 years, sold for an amazing £61,050, more than £20,000 over its upper […]

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26 September 2016

Cortinas, Allegros and Vauxhall Vivas could become classic cars

Austin Allegros, Ford Cortinas and the Vauxhall Viva are among vehicles which could be reclassified as classic cars over the next two years under new Government proposals. Under current British and EU law, vehicles manufactured before 1960 are exempt from MoT tests as they are classified as classic cars. The EU has put forward plans […]

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23 September 2016

The 1960s classic car has been reborn

Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe review: The 1960s classic car has been reborn, and is more thrilling than any comparable Porsche. Ah, the weekend toy. The car you own as much for the kudos as the fun of driving it. The weekday family SUV demands a certain conformity if it’s not to embarrass the family it’s […]

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19 September 2016

Historians record every bolt, curve on classic cars

The first Camaro Chevrolet ever built sits on a turntable in a photographically perfect white room devoid of right angles and shadows. After a long, strange trip that began in a secret corner of General Motors’ Norwood, Ohio, assembly plant and included years as a heavily modified drag racer, Camaro No. 001 is back in […]

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16 September 2016

John Lennon’s missing Rolls-Royce rides again

An automotive icon of the swinging Sixties, John Lennon’s white 1965 Rolls-Royce Phantom V, has been back on the road this summer for the first time in more than 30 years, writes Chris Adamson. The highlight of its year has been appearing at the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club annual rally at Burghley House, where among those […]

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13 September 2016

Ferrari’s greatest: 250 GT SWB and 166 MM Barchetta

Firstly, Beecham insists, he is not a car collector. Although he appreciates that some people buy and sell cars purely to make money, his stable is more of a passion as he enjoys researching their rich histories almost as much as he relishes driving them. Clive Beecham is the man with the answers. Although he’s […]

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09 September 2016

1933 MG sports car has been shortlisted for Best in Show

A Goodwood club member’s 1933 MG sports car has been shortlisted by Sir Stirling Moss for Best in Show Competition at this year’s Goodwood Revival. Thousands of classic cars are set to line up for the triumphant return of the Stewart Miller & Peter James Insurance Best in Show competition at this year’s Goodwood Revival. […]

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06 September 2016

Led Zeppelin manager’s Ferrari Dino heads under the hammer

A 1973 Dino 246 GTS bought new by Led Zeppelin manager Peter Grant will be offered for sale by Coys. Peter Grant managed the most successful rock and roll band of the 1970s and now, and the Dino 246 GTS he bought new is going under the hammer. The 1973 Dino, which was paid for […]

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02 September 2016

Jaguar takes over Le Mans Classic… with 100 cars

Welcome to the Le Mans Classic, the bi-annual heritage event that follows the modern Le Mans a fortnight after Webber and co. have gone home. Cars from the 1920s to 1990s are welcome, and run day and night in period-grouped classes. In 2014, 50,000 people went to watch. This year? Over 120,000. It’s a huge, […]

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30 August 2016

New Award To Crown “Best Of The Best” Of Classic Cars

There are dozens of notable classic car shows held around the world–each with their own “best of show” winner–but a new award may have the final say. The new Peninsula Classics Best of the Best Award, will be granted to one winner from 2015 classic car shows, such as Royal Concours of Elegance, Pebble Beach […]

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26 August 2016

5 Spectacular Cars That Just Sold For Millions

EVERY YEAR IN August, car lovers flock en masse to California’s Monterey peninsula for the country’s fanciest auto show, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Some go just to gawk, but others are looking to hook up with a new ride. And for that, they head into the tent auction house Gooding and Company sets up […]

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24 August 2016

Personlig og unik transport til bryllupet

Det er duket for bryllup og alle seil er satt til for å gjøre denne store dagen deres til en festlig, uforglemmelig dag. Det er mange viktige beslutninger og masse detaljer som er viktige å få på plass før dere kan gi hverandre deres Ja. Brudekjolen, brudebuketten, festantrekk, vielsen, blomstene, pynten, gjestene, festen, maten, stemningen, følelsene, magien. Alt er […]

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24 August 2016

Britain’s Most Expensive Car Ever Made

At times the prices some classic cars go for nowadays can be genuinely terrifying. Seriously desirable classic Ferraris often change hands for well over $10 million, and a Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic sold for a record sum at auction six years ago and could very well have gone for as much as $44 million when […]

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19 August 2016

Boycie’s V12 Jaguar E-type goes under the hammer

A Jaguar that starred in the second ever episode of Only Fools and Horses is expected to fetch up to £85,000 at auction on September 3, writes Ed Wiseman. Yuppie car salesman Boycie made his debut on the long-running programme in Go West Young Man in September 1981. In it, he had recently purchased a […]

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17 August 2016

Jaguar co-founder’s bespoke Mk X up for auction

A 1961 Mk X built for Jaguar co-founder Sir William Lyons is expected to fetch up to £100,000 when it goes under the hammer at Blenheim Palace on September 3. With a 3.8-litre, six-cylinder engine and a top speed of 120mph, the Mk X was one of the fastest cars of its time. Featuring Jag’s […]

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15 August 2016

BookAclassic Heads Stateside for Launch at Monterey Car Week

The innovative vintage vehicle booking platform is set to launch in the USA, after a series of engagements in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. BookAclassic, the exciting new concept in vintage cars, is set to launch in the US this month, making beautiful classic vehicles available for hire by motor enthusiasts in the […]

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12 August 2016

Fleet of over 40 classic cars hidden in a Michigan garage sell for $300,000

An auction company in Michigan has sold a collection of classic cars for more than $300,000 after being tipped off the location. Repocast, a ‘recovery and sales division’ of Miedema Asset Management Group, was given the keys to the cars by a family looking to off-load their father’s collection, which had gone untouched for as […]

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10 August 2016

Benefits of Listing Your Classic Car at BookAclassic

Not many people can own a classic, so it’s a real shame that you just let your own fancy ride sit in the garage. It is understandable, however, that you want to keep it in good condition for as long as possible, considering the amount you’ve spent on its purchase and restoration or preservation. But […]

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09 August 2016

Bristol reloads with new Bullet speedster

Bristol Cars, the infamously eccentric British manufacturer of old, is back – although, upon laying eyes on its new Bullet, some traditionalists may wish otherwise. The Bullet, a V8-powered speedster, is designed to celebrate 70 years of Bristol Cars. It’s the first car to be launched by Bristol since it was rescued from administration in 2011. […]

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05 August 2016

The 12 classic cars that rose the most in a year

The interest in classics is driving prices of more modest vehicles up – those costing tens of thousands of pounds rather than hundreds of thousands. Star cars such as the Lamborghini Miura, Ferrari 275 GTB and Aston Martin DB4 made an inevitable appearance in the top 12 risers compiled by Footman James. Source: Fiat Dino […]

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02 August 2016

Classic Cars With The Biggest Rise In Value

12 classic cars with biggest rise in value over the last year… Source: http://cars.aol.co.uk/pictures/12-classic-cars-with-biggest-rise-in-value-over-the-last-year/?ref=21440566

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28 July 2016

Want to invest in classic cars? You could be on to a winner

Over the past 10 years to the end of March, the value of cars, as measured by the index, has increased by a staggering 467 per cent. Wine and art cross the finishing line a distant second and third, with respective growth of ‘just’ 245 per cent and 206 per cent. Source: Want to invest in […]

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26 July 2016

Ferrari Testarossa shows its worth as an investment

GQ’s Ferrari Testarossa shows its worth as an investment vehicle with prices for this ‘modern classic’ doubling in a year. But, as we discovered, to make big money from classic cars, you need the millions required to invest in Ferraris, Aston Martins and others from the pre-electronic era. Source: How we made £30,000 restoring a Ferrari […]

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21 July 2016

Winston Churchill campaign car sells for £232,520

A classic car used by Sir Winston Churchill for campaigning in the 1940s has sold at auction for £232,520. The Daimler DB18 Drophead Coupe is the only surviving example of eight that were built in 1939. Source: Winston Churchill campaign car sells for £232,520

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15 July 2016

Top 20 greatest classic cars – Cars

The Concours of Elegance at Windsor Castle on September 2-4 will feature more than 1,000 of the most exclusive – and rarest – cars in the world. Telegraph readers can get a £40 entry ticket for only £25 – click HERE to use the  exclusive discount code, or go to the Concours of Elegance page at the Ticket Factory […]

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13 July 2016

Få betalt för att köra egen veteranbil!

Introducerar BookAclassic! Vi är Europas förande online bookingportal för att hyra klassiska och äldre fordon. Vi erbjuder klassiska bilar för en mängd olika evenemang, inkl. iögonfallande fotograferingar och filminspelningar. Vi vill gärna att våra medlemmar ska bli en del av det, och skriver för att ge dem (och dig) möjligheten att få betalt för att […]

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12 July 2016

Bryllupsbil dekor | Brudeblogg

Inspirasjon til hvordan bryllups-bilen kan dekoreres og pyntes med blomster, ballonger, bannere og pom-poms, bruk gjerne fargene og bryllupstemaet fra deres bryllup! Source: Bryllupsbil dekor | Brudeblogg

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21 June 2016

BookAclassic Offers Show-Stopping Chauffeur-Driven Vintage Cars for Your Special Occasion

BookAclassic, the leading online booking portal for classic car rental, is giving motor enthusiasts all over the country the chance to ‘drive their dream’, making any special occasion simply unforgettable. The site is the preferred booking site for vintage vehicles all over the world, with thousands of cars already registered in the vast database. The […]

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26 May 2016

Matt LeBlanc (Yes, Joey From Friends) Is Just the Guy to Resurrect Top Gear

Can the sitcom star take the place of the much-loved Jeremy Clarkson? Top Gear is back! Officially the world’s “Most Widely Watched Factual TV Program”, the car show, which was really more about three middle aged blokes and their controversial adventures, lives on, with a new season kicking off this weekend. The blokes in question […]

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18 April 2016

Hundredvis af klassikere samlet under samme tag – Ekstra Bladet

250 bilklenodier kan opleves i hallerne hos Copenhagen Classic Garage i Søborg Inde ved siden af stråler en nobel Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III, som gerne vil tage glansen fra en næsten lige så eksklusiv Mercedes 600 fra 1970, mens en velholdt BMW 2002 TII fra midten af 70’erne prøver at tage rampelyset fra en NSU […]

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10 April 2016

Veterány sú sľubná investícia v neistých časoch – Regióny – Správy – Pravda.sk

Investovanie do starého auta sa môže teraz vyplatiť viac ako kedykoľvek predtým. Autá, ktoré kedysi brázdili Československo, sa predávajú za tisíce eur. Investovanie do starého auta sa môže teraz vyplatiť viac ako kedykoľvek predtým. A to nielen tým solventnejším, ale aj obyčajným ľuďom, ktorí majú kdesi v garáži odstavenú starú embéčku – Škodu 1000 MB […]

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06 April 2016

Champions to Race Classic Cars at French Events From Paris to Cannes

Some of the world’s top drivers will be among those behind the wheels of 240 classic cars, including 24 Ferraris, racing them at events across France. This is the exciting formula for the To Some of the world’s top drivers will be among those behind the wheels of 240 classic cars, including 24 Ferraris, racing […]

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01 April 2016

Lamborghini spúšťa dielňu na reštaurovanie starých modelov – auto.sme.sk

SME – Petit Press, a.s. Prvým zreštaurovaným kusom je Lamborghini Miura SV. Lamborghini tento víkend predstavilo prvý kus, ktorý zreštaurovala dielňa Lamborghini Polostorico. Tá spustila prevádzku minulý rok. Reštaurácie starých áut začali nedávno ponúkať aj ďalšie automobilky, napríklad Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Ferrari či Porsche. Prvým autom, ktoré dielňa Lamborghini Polostorico zreštaurovala, je toto zelené Lamborghini Miura […]

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30 March 2016

Jaguar XKSS supercar to be resurrected for millions – CNN.com

At the 2016 New York Auto Show, the British brand announced it intends to finish off a project that first started 60 years ago, by resurrecting its legendary XKSS model. New York (CNN)The global car industry exists on new products: the constant promise that new is better, bigger, faster, more luxurious and more efficient. But […]

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23 March 2016

Free The Classics cars

Help #FreeTheClassics by Registering Your Vehicle Convert your classic car from a resource drainer into a cash cow by renting it out for weddings, movie productions, fairs, photoshoots and all sorts of other high profile events. Classic cars can be a rich source of not only great memories and adventures but also extra cash in […]

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20 March 2016

Godt skjult skatt – BilNorge.no

Ti minutter fra Hamar ligger det en samling biler og motorsykler som er en drøm. Her er en liten presentasjon av hva som venter deg der. Egentlig kunne jeg startet denne historien med at vi startet det bladet som heter Yrkesbil. På den tiden trengte jeg litt hjelp, for på tross av at vi kjørte […]

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10 March 2016

Here are BMW’s finest ever concept cars – Top Gear

On Monday 7 March, 2016, BMW turned 100 years old. In honour, it revealed a brand new concept dubbed the ‘Vision Next 100’. It points, as you might surmise, to the next 100 years for the Bavarian carmaker. Though the carmaker lists many milestones throughout its history, one stands tall amongst the rest: the rescue […]

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25 February 2016

Lotus Evora Sport 410 Brings More Power, Less Weight, Better Handling – Automobile

The Lotus Evora Sport 410 is a faster, lighter, and more powerful distillation of the Evora. Not long after the rip-roaring Lotus Evora 400 reminded us just how good a Lotus can be, a new champ is at the top of the heap. Lotus today revealed the Evora Sport 410, a faster, lighter, and more powerful distillation […]

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