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Classic cars roll into Government House

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Top 10: Britain’s best-sellers of the last 50 years

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Top 10: Classic Minis

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Victoria’s Old English Car Club hosts triumphant return of annual showcase. Wayne Watkins is a man with an eye for detail. A life-long passion for cars, particularly the English-made ones he grew up with, naturally rubbed off on his son, Scott. Driving down an old road in Metchosin one afternoon, it was the younger Watkins …

The UK’s best-selling cars have changed in style over the decades, with today’s sales charts being dominated by superminis, family hatchbacks and crossovers. But it wasn’t always so. Remember the days when the Ford Cortina was consistently at number one, and foreign manufacturers struggled to get anywhere near the Top 10? Amazingly though, despite many …

The launch of a new car is a momentous event — an occasion where years of planning, designing, and testing finally culminate. Despite that, there are always those who can’t wait to rip that carefully-crafted sheetmetal and fine-tuned engine to bits. With the right amount of money, knowledge, and patience, you can modify just about any …

With a career that lasted 41 years and with worldwide sales of more than five million, the Issigonis-designed Mini was a major British success story. And it’s now more popular than ever among classic car enthusiasts, with prices of the best examples at an all-time high. Countless different versions were offered over the years, so …

After the tragedy of the Second World War many things changed. It was as if a global decision had been made to change the attitude of living in the past and instead, embrace a brave new world. So it was that in Britain; the crooners and balladeers of the early 1950’s gave way to pioneer …

Today we have come to report on the Horncliffe mansion in the north west of England. this is part 2! located behind the mansion is the classic car graveyard! although vandals have played a part the cars seem to be stick recognizable!

While the term “British Car Industry” might now be somewhat of an oxymoron, there was a time when Britannia ruled the motorways. So many passionate, innovative, beautiful and downright weird vehicles have come from such automakers as Jaguar, Bentley, Rolls-Royce, Jensen, Marcos, TVR, Bristol, Austin, MG, Aston Martin, Morgan, Rover … well, the list is …

What Singer started for the classic Porsche 911 a British company is taking to the next level with a “remastered” version of the Mini, the original 10-foot-long city car. To be launched in April at a supercar show in Monaco, the Mini Remastered is the brainchild of British car company David Brown Automotive, better known for a DB5 …

Come on, fellow petrolheads, this question deserves an answer, and we’d love to hear your proposals. But before you do that, let’s take a moment and see a potential list of nominees. The list doesn’t belong to us and it is, in fact, a worldwide poll to find the best British car ever, managed by …