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26 May 2017

Roger Moore: his greatest roles with cars

Every actor who played James Bond has a moment that exactly marks the point when they made 007 their own and with the late Sir Roger Moore this occurred in The Spy Who Loved Me. Sean Connery and George Lazenby could have piloted an aquatic Lotus Esprit but only Roger would emerge from the Mediterranean […]

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22 May 2017

The iconic 1919 24HP Sunbeam

A vintage British car which featured in the classic 1942 film Casablanca has gone up for sale for £128,000. The iconic 1919 24HP Sunbeam is seen carrying police through the crowded streets of the Moroccan city in the early moments of the Second World War romantic drama. The 4½ litre motor, which is nearly 100 […]

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19 May 2017

Full steam ahead

Following on from the Jaguar E-type Reborn programme, in which Jaguar Classic is selling factory-restored examples for £285,000, comes another recreation but this time from nearer the dawn of motoring than the modern day. It’s a Stanley Steamer – yes, steam-powered – racing car, which is coming up for auction on May 20 and estimated […]

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15 May 2017

Mieten Sie ein klassisches Auto in 30 Sekunden

BookAclassic lädt die Besitzer von Oldtimern in Deutschland ein, unserer Gemeinschaft für Vermietung von Oldtimern bei www.BookAclassic.de beizutreten BookAclassic ist das führende Online-Buchungsportal für Vermietung von Oldtimern und klassischen Autos – die am schnellsten wachsende Plattform für Retro-Fahrzeuge, die nie aus der Mode kommen! Gemeinsam sind wir stärker Wir gehen auf alle Besitzer von Oldtimern […]

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15 May 2017

La Macchina d’Epoca perfetta per la tua Estate Italiana

Sole, mare, buon cibo, arte e… macchine d’epoca. Il popolo italiano, da sempre, ha dimostrato un forte interesse verso le auto vintage. Vediamo insieme alcuni veicoli caratteristici della nostra proposta di sharing in Italia. Alfa Romeo Duetto (1976) BookAclassic link Niente di meglio di una spider come la Duetto per rendere la vostra vacanza un’esperienza […]

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15 May 2017

‘Barn find’ pre-WW2 classics

A remarkable single-owner collection of classic cars and motorcycles – 11 cars and 34 bikes – discovered in barns in Berkshire will be offered for sale at auction on June 2. The find, known as the ‘Home Farm Collection’, is estimated to sell for a total of £200,000 and includes a number of important survivors. Many of the vehicles in the collection have been off the […]

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12 May 2017

The one millionth Porsche 911

Porsche has made one million 911s. Car number 1,000,000 rolled off the company’s Zuffenhausen production line today, trimmed specially to reflect the first 911 from 1963, with Dr Wolfgang Porsche behind the wheel. So it’s painted a very smart Irish Green colour, with trim and badging picked out in gold and some tremendous houndstooth seat […]

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10 May 2017

Città storiche, macchine iconiche, una coppia perfetta

Vuoi noleggiare un’auto classica, vintage o di lusso per visitare le città europee? BookAclassic è il nuovo modo per rendere il tuo viaggio ancora più memorabile. Se viaggi verso una città storica, perché non guidare o girare a bordo di una macchina classica storica, un autobus o una supercar? Immaginatevi nella vostra prossima destinazione, guidando […]

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08 May 2017

Greatest Barn Find Ever?

Earlier this year, a 1924 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Landaulet crossed the auction block in Arizona and hammered for $434,500. This particular 1924 Isotta Fraschini spent the better part of the last century hidden. And, since the car is Italian, it is only fitting that it was, indeed, an Italian barn find. Well, it was […]

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05 May 2017

Collection of classic cars found

A SWISS stately home has revealed what could be the Holy Grail of classic cars. The stunning collection boasts 12 motors from luxury manufacturers including Rolls-Royce, Mercedes-Benz, Lamborghini and Maserati, with the oldest dating back to 1921. Thought to have been started in the 1950s by a wealthy car enthusiast, the fleet is said to […]

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28 April 2017

Why you should restore an old Ferrari

As you may appreciate, old classics aren’t growing in numbers. As years progress, there will be less classics available as many get stored away, some lost to accidents and some just sit there and deteriorate. One thing is for sure, once they’re lost, they’re not coming back. Now, should you make it a mission in […]

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26 April 2017

Cidades icónicas, automóveis icónicos

Alugar um carro clássico para visitar destinos de sonho já é uma tendência em muitas cidades europeias. Se viajamos para destinos históricos, porque não vamos a bordo ou conduzimos um carro histórico ou um supercarro que acompanha o ritmo da cidade? Imagine-se no seu próximo destino a conduzir sem pressas, com o cabelo ao vento […]

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24 April 2017

The Jaguar XJ220

It’s 25 years since Jaguar introduced its XJ220 supercar. At the time the mid-engined two-seater was the fastest production car in the world, at 212.3 mph, and cost a not inconsiderable £470,000. Jaguar made only 271 XJ220s between 1992 and 1994 in conjunction with its motorsport partner Tom Walkinshaw Racing. Such is their rarity that […]

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21 April 2017

Man reunited with vintage car

A vintage car enthusiast has been reunited with the beloved vehicle he last drove in the 1950s after it was painstakingly restored to its former glory by the current owner who later tracked him down. Bert Davidson, 83, thought he’d seen the last of his 1929 Humber saloon when he sold it for £185 nearly 60 […]

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10 April 2017

10 Greatest Ferraris Ever Made

Even outside of the automotive industry, few companies can brag about having the cachet of Ferrari. The storied Italian marque is in the same league as Rolex and Christian Dior. Sure, it’s seen its fair share of ups and downs since it was founded in 1947, but there’s not a single car wearing the Prancing […]

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07 April 2017

Jaguar E-type reborn

Jaguar Classic will be further making use of its purpose-built facility in Coventry to source, restore and sell Series 1 E-types. Each vehicle will, in turn, be restored to its original likeness, while customers will also be allowed to order various upgrades such as synchromesh gearboxes and cooling improvements. Items from Jaguar Classic Parts will […]

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03 April 2017

Kør en dyr specialbil i en uge for 40.000

Du kan både leje dyre sportsvogne og gamle klassikere her i landet. Der skal graves lidt i lommerne, men til gengæld får du mange misundelige blikke med i prisen. Kunne det ikke være lækkert at indlede forår, blå himmel og høj sol med at cruise rundt på de danske landeveje i en Ferrari F430 Spider […]

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03 April 2017

Barn find Jaguar E-Type

It may not look much at the moment but when fully restored this Jaguar E-Type could be worth as much as a small house. The 1962 Series 1 car was abandoned in a barn almost 20 years ago and has been there ever since, gradually deteriorating, but which auctioneers say is exactly the state that […]

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31 March 2017

Ferrari apprentices to learn classic skills

New apprentices will be trained in the ways of classic Ferraris, in an attempt to offer more official services for older models at dealerships in the future. Ferrari is not just celebrating its 70th year, but is also hoping to entice some of its earlier machinery away from the specialists and back into its dealerships […]

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29 March 2017

Veteranbiler behøver ikke koste en bondegård

CC-Cars i Ans tilbagekøber ofte veteranbiler til det samme, som de først solgte bilen til. ”Passer du på din bil, taber den ikke værdi,” siger indehaver Tommy Schacksen. Læg dertil kvart vægtafgift, billig forsikring og lempelig registreringsafgift. Kunne det være fedt at drøne rundt på de danske landeveje en lun sommeraften – i din nye, […]

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27 March 2017

BookAclassic Prom and Graduation

Two important aspects of an upper school student’s life are prom and graduation. Academically, graduation is more important than prom, but socially, it is the other way around. To BookAclassic, both are equally important and that is why we offer our exclusive Prom and Graduation packages designed to offer a luxurious, VIP experience that will […]

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24 March 2017

Vēsturiskas pilsētas, ikoniskas mašīnas, ideāla saderība

Vēlies izīrēt klasisku, retro vai luksusa auto kad apmeklēsi kādu no Eiropas pilsētām? BookAclassic ir jauns veids kā padarīt ceļojumu neaizmirstamu. Ja dodies uz vēsturisku pilsētu, kādēļ nebraukt vēsturiskā auto? Iedomājies, ka sēdi savā auto, braucot bez steigas, mati plīvo vējā, kamēr citi māj ar galvu, smaida un dzirdi komentārus kā “Cik skaists auto! “ […]

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24 March 2017

The Best Classic Car Investments You Can Make In 2017

For the most part, classic cars are a terrifying reminder that drum brakes work as well as drums as they do brakes. But their visual pheromones and cultural connotations make them one of the world’s most compelling alternative asset classes. More so when you consider that they consistently provide better returns than other traditional asset […]

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23 March 2017

Исторические города, знаковые автомобили, идеальное сочетание

Арендовать классический, ретро или роскошный автомобиль для посещения европейских городов? BookAclassic – это новый способ сделать вашу поездку еще более запоминающейся. Если вы едете в исторический город, почему бы не покататься на классическом автомобиле, автобусе или элитном авто? Представьте себя в своем следующем месте назначения, езда без спешки, раздувающиеся на ветру волосы, с радостью принимающие […]

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22 March 2017

Ciudades históricas, coches icónicos, una oportunidad perfecta

¿Contratar un coche clásico, vintage o de lujo para visitar ciudades europeas? BookAclassic es la nueva manera de hacer que su viaje sea aún más memorable. Si viaja a una ciudad histórica, ¿por qué no conducir o montar un histórico coche, autobús o supercar? Imagínese en su próximo destino, manejando sin prisa en absoluto, el pelo soplando en […]

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20 March 2017

Historic Cities, Iconic Cars, a Perfect Match

Hiring a classic, vintage or luxury car for visiting European cities? BookAclassic is the new way to make your trip even more memorable. If you’re travelling to an historic city, why not drive or ride an historic classic car, bus or supercar? Imagine yourself in your next destination, driving with no hurry at all, hair […]

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20 March 2017

BookAclassic Visits the 2017 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is an automotive charitable event held each year during the second weekend in March at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island in Amelia Island, Florida. It is where some of the finest automobiles in the world are displayed showcasing their beauty and innovative. The automotive press is on hand as well as […]

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17 March 2017

Classic Cars in Thailand

The Vietnam War heralded decades of change for car lovers in Thailand. Willy’s Jeep was a common sight in 60’s Bangkok. American culture as well as G.I.’s were transported into the heart of Thailand. Music, movies and lifestyles “as seen in the movie theatre” stormed Bangkok and other big cities around the country, introducing the […]

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13 March 2017

Found: Mustang driven by Steve McQueen in Bullitt

It’s one of the most celebrated, adrenaline-fuelled movie car chases in history. In Peter Yates’s 1968 Bullitt, Steve McQueen, sat at the wheel of a Highland Green Ford Mustang 390 GT, tears after two criminals in a black Dodge Charger at breakneck speed – as on-board cameras mounted on the cars themselves capture all the action. Two Mustangs […]

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06 March 2017

The world’s largest classic car restorer

Where in the world can you find more than 200 people working in one classic car restoration complex – with vast hangar-like halls for bodywork, for Jaguar, for Rolls-Royce and Mercedes, for future projects and more? Surprisingly, the answer is not the United States, UK, Australia or anywhere in Europe – it’s the Philippines, on […]

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03 March 2017

Stunning 1950’s Jaguar

If dropping a few million dollars on a brand new supercar isn’t enough to get you going, maybe it’s time you considered a classic. Like, say, the 1957 Jaguar XKSS going up for sale this month. Just be sure to warn your accountant ahead of time, because auction house Gooding & Co. expects this rolling […]

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28 February 2017

BookAclassic Offering Exotic and Luxury Automobiles for an Unforgettable Experience!

For an experience you won’t soon forget, BookAclassic is bringing you some of the world’s most exclusive sports cars, luxury cars and more. There website, www.bookaclassic.co.uk offers an easy to use online platform where auto aficionados can find collectible automobiles available to let. Offering the largest collection of classic cars for hire in the UK […]

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27 February 2017

80s-Era Classic Cars

Thirty years ago, a person of means could walk into an import car dealership, drop a sum that would double the average annual household income, and drive out with a grand touring coupe—a two-door, four-seater powered by a prodigious, smooth, naturally aspirated engine. These luxurious cars coddled passengers in leather at triple-digit speeds while still […]

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25 February 2017

We Supply Dreams on Wheels Worldwide!

You’re 20 seconds away from the perfect gift to your beloved! Give your beloved a classic car experience in a gift card! A gift card from us has no limits! BookAclassic supply classic cars in countless countries around the world so a gift card from us will treat your beloved to a classic car experience of their dreams […]

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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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