Retro

VSCC trials alkylate fuel Club experiment succeeds on Winter Driving Tests
The race to find environmentally acceptable and feasible ‘pump-ready’ fuels before the political window threatens to close on alternatives to electrification appears to have taken another big step forward
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Postcards sent stellar - Early Maranello ephemera prices enter another realm
​Trio of Ferrari factory postcards smashed all known records when they made sky-high prices in an online auction
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Abarth 500 Monza ’58 Restomod by ​Stellantis Heritage
​Stellantis Heritage has built a new one-off ‘restomod’ 500: the Abarth Classiche 500 Record Monza ’58
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Jaguar C TYPE 70
​Are you looking for the ultimate ‘present to self’? Jaguar Classic has revealed two exclusive C-type Continuation cars to celebrate the vehicle’s pioneering achievements in 1953
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Exclusive new Jag continuations
​Two new Jaguar C-type continuations have been revealed by Jaguar Classic
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Lamborghini rekindles Beatles’ last gig
​Lamborghini has staged a recreation of a famous 1960s London scene involving The Beatles
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MAT unveils 1967 Alfa-Romeo 33 Stradale Replica
​Manifattura Automobili Torino (MAT) has unveiled a new replica of the 1967 Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale.
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Crowdfunded Classics
​Crowdfunded Classics Something we’ve heard frequently in recent years on our classic car magazines is that owners have often bought their old car as an investment just as much as a fun weekend toy and like so many investments
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The Jaguar XJ-S-based Lynx Eventer effect
​As we went to press, an XJ-S-based Lynx Eventer had sold for an astonishing £62,988 via a Car and Classic online auction.
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Bentley’s Speed Six to be reborn
​Only 18 months after the completion of ‘Car Zero’, the first new ‘Blower’ Bentley for 90 years, Bentley Mulliner (effectively the ‘special wishes’ branch of Bentley Motors) has announced it is bringing the almost equally iconic Speed Six back to life.
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Porsche classic restoration challenge returns for 2022
​For the second consecutive year, Porsche Classic is hosting its US-wide Restoration Challenge, inviting North American dealerships to return a classic Porsche back to its former glory
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Lost for 70 years Mk1 P15 V16 Original BRM Body Jig
​The body buck for the original Mk1 P15 V16, handcrafted in 1949 to help build Britain’s first Formula One car, has been found, and will be used to build Chassis V
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Juan Manuel Fangio’s 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster W198
​Presented as a retirement gift from Mercedes-Benz to legendary racer Juan Manuel Fangio, this 1958 300SL Roadster is being offered by RM Sotheby’s in a sealed-bid auction event, held from March 21 to 25.
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After 43 years in a barn, 12/4 proves Austin really is ‘Britain’s dependable car’
​An Austin Light 12/4, which was owned from new by the same family for 90 years, is working once again despite having spent the last 43 years stored in an overgrown timber garage.
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The Earls Court Motor Show, 1975 Aston Martin Lagonda Series 1 7.0-Litre Saloon
​Super-rare Lagonda boasts seven litres, but will its modifications make it a bargain? The magnificent seven.
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Barn-find 1965 Jaguar E-type Series 1 unearthed
​A Jaguar E-type Series 1 has been uncovered after spending the best part of 50 years in a barn. Only recently unearthed from its longterm resting place in Surrey, it is to be sold in March 2022 by H&H Auctions.
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Formby’s 1959 Jaguar 3.4 ‘Mk1’ up for sale
​A 1959 Jaguar 3.4 ‘Mk 1’ that was once owned by much-loved British entertainer, George Formby, is set to be put under the hammer by Anglia Car Auctions at the end of January.
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1969 Porsche 917, before it takes to the track at Weissach
​Former works driver Marc Lieb warms up the 12-cylinder engine of the 1969 Porsche 917, before it takes to the track at Weissach for hot laps as part of the Porsche Museum’s innovative ‘Sound Nacht: Next Level’.
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