The Modern Classics Debate

I am of course talking about my love affair with modern 1980’s, 1990’s cars and Jaguar motor cars of any age. Catawiki’s modern classics auctions have regularly been a case of lose the credit card before visiting. They mainly have left hand drive stuff but there is some really great stuff in their auctions. A Read more about The Modern Classics Debate[…]

PSA Et Opel? Pourquoi?????

I was sat my desk earlier catching up on the day’s business news of which there has been quite a bit today. Some oof it exciting and some of it not so. The big one that caught my eye, was that PSA are in talks with General Motors to acquire Opel. Opel is General Motors’ Read more about PSA Et Opel? Pourquoi?????[…]

More bottle than United Dairies!

As a self confessed petrol head I do like hear of quality drives and missions involving cars, especially when they seem like doomed ideas and they come good. Those of my generation can certainly consider “The Liver Run” as a shining example (Google it if you haven’t heard about it. Its an amazing feat of Read more about More bottle than United Dairies![…]

Where have 30 years gone?

My thanks to Keith Adams and the aronline team for signposting me to this one. I am amazed that it has been 30 years since the Rover 800 car hit the streets. I spent most of the mid 90’s inside one of these. It says a lot for the old adage “time flys”. These were Read more about Where have 30 years gone?[…]

The ones that got away

Following a blog the other day on which I blogged about a dutch classic car auction site and some of the interesting metal they had. I received a number of messages and had a number of chats with friends and colleagues about classic cars. Unfortunately the DVLA have removed my licence for a while on Read more about The ones that got away[…]

So much classic metal in one place

Some readers of this blog will be only too well aware of my enduring love affair with classic 80’s and 90’s motor cars. I have been a member of some classic websites for some time, notably Pistonheads.On this site I am a massive fan of the Shed Of The Week feature, in which something off Read more about So much classic metal in one place[…]

The £100k dream garage

The Pistonheads website has a new feature called the £100k garage. I decided to have a go but then realised I probably wouldn’t get it published so for a bit of fun decided to write it up here. The aim is to spend a mythical £100k on cars! easy! Or is it? I would love Read more about The £100k dream garage[…]

An old enemy moves on

Now before you get too excited, its not a person or an organisation. Those of you who like myself spend half of your lives on a motorway will call it an institution. Its usually white, driven by a service engineer, never seen away from the outside lane. Never driven at less than 100mph. Always on Read more about An old enemy moves on[…]

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