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News: The Ultimate Convertible? - Andrew Burford's Ford Skyliner

Andrew Burford is the owner of what might well be the ultimate convertible on British roads.

News: Car Of The Month - Robert Meldrum's Vauxhall Viva HB Estate

Robert Meldrum is now more than used to being approached at car shows with the opening lines ‘my dad had one of those, but it was the saloon’ – a sentiment that I can instantly echo.

News: Celebrating the 1959 Earls Court Motor Show

Was 1959 the year of the ultimate Motor Show? Some readers might argue that this might be more applicable to the 1948 event. Others consider it was 1955, 1962 or 1970.

News: TOP TEN SMALL ESTATES OF THE 1970S

Or, ten ways to convey luggage, children, dogs, cats and the weekly shopping at MacFisheries in style: AUSTIN ALLEGRO ESTATE Yes, its looks were controversial, although Allegro fans prefer the word ‘individualistic’.

News: The M1 at 60

Britain’s first motorway, the Preston By-pass, commenced operations on the 5th December 1958 but this new highway promised a brave new world, one where motorists would eventually be able to travel to and from London with no speed limits.

News: Top Ten Limited Edition Ford Capris

Every Ford Capri is special, but some are more special than others. Here are ten examples from the Heyday of the Limited Edition Capri.

News: TEN OVERLOOKED TV SERIES WITH GREAT CARS

You never forget the cars seen on television during your formative years, and so here are ten examples of fine machinery in now-forgotten series. Fans of The Danedyke Mystery, Touch and Go, Accident, King Cinder, Potter’s Picture Palace or The Freewheelers will have to wait for anther blog…

News: NEWSREELS OF THE WEEK – SIR STIRLING MOSS

The recent news that Sir Stirling Moss ‘will finally retire, so that he and my mother can have some much deserved rest and spend more time with each other and the rest of the family’ prompted me (and, I suspect, countless years) to re-watch the footage of his racing career.

News: CELEBRATING THE TRIUMPH DOLOMITE

There is something purposeful about a Dolomite; the quad headlamps, the slightly aggressive stance and the wooden veneered dashboard with its ‘All Systems Go’ warning lamp cluster.

News: Drive-In - Or The Best of 1970s Motoring TV

Drive-In, for those readers who are too young to remember the great days of ITV, was Thames Television’s motoring programme and the editions posted to YouTube provide viewing that is not so much unmissable as totally addictive. Plus, there is a special guest appearance from a Womble - enjoy!

News: TEN DVDS FOR THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS

Do you wish to avoid the misery that is EastEnders Christmas Special and escape into happier days of fine cars and groovy music? This Top Ten list is at your service

News: MEET THE OWNER – RICHARD JAMES AND HIS RENAULT 17 GORDINI

‘It does get a lot of attention’, remarks Dan Adams of his father Richard’s ultra-rare classic. However, when out and about in Reading they find that ‘not a lot of people know what it is - a lot of the time we are asked if it’s a Datsun!’.