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News: Meet The Owner - Jason Himpson and his two-door Vauxhall Cavalier Mk.I

‘Filling up can take a while’, remarks Jason Himpson of his 1980-model Cavalier 1600L, for this, is a classic that attracts attention at virtually every filling station or supermarket car park.

News: MEET THE OWNERS – BARRY & SHEILA GANDON AND THEIR MORRIS J4 “BLUEBIRD” CARAVANETTE

The year is 1962, and you are planning your summer holidays. Some of your neighbours have started venturing to the Costa del Sol, but you prefer to your two weeks in a part of the world where Kellogg’s Frosties and Wonderloaf are readily obtainable - and where there are no strange electrical sockets.

News: Meet The Owner - Garry Dickens and His Austin Super Seven

At first glance, 272 NHY is a prime example of the early Mini, one that bears the “Seven” badging that adorned all pre-1962 Austin versions. But then you notice that the grille does not quite resemble that of a typical De Luxe model, the two-tone Grey and “Almond Green” paint finish and the elaborate interior. Garry Dickens is the proud owner of an “Austin Super Seven”, one of the most short-lived and fascinating aspects of the Mini story.

News: THE MG 1100 – A CELEBRATION

1962 was the year of two crucial new MGs – the B and the marque’s first FWD car. The 1100 made its bow in October of that year, introducing motorists to the delights of the ‘Most Advanced MG of All Time'.

News: What were they thinking? - The Austin Allegro Equipe

You could not miss an Austin Allegro Equipe, even at midnight, in the middle of the fog during a power cut. It was not just the way in which the orange and red stripes complemented the metallic silver coachwork; it was the black spoiler, the GKN alloy wheels and the front fog lamps. Inside there was an alloy-spoked steering wheel, all-black headling and the orange & black houndstooth check upholstery. This was not merely a two-door 1750 HL with ideas above its station – this was executive living, late 1970s style.

News: Croft Nostalgia Festival - Max Bartell & Ben Mitchell

We were split into two groups for qualifying as entry numbers again were very high which is very encouraging to see!

News: The Ford Zodiac Mk. II at 60

On 21st February 1956 there was only one car that all ambitious skiffle band leaders, rock and roll vocalists and entrepreneurs deemed as essential as two jars of Brylcreem per week.

News: MEET THE OWNER – PAUL HAUGHEY AND HIS FIAT CROMAS

To see one Croma on the road is an unusual sight – but Paul Haughey’s fleet includes two! The blue one is a CHT with just over 48,000 miles, and the Green one is an IE Super with just over 21,500 miles.

News: MEET THE OWNER – JOHN BALL AND HIS FORD ZEPHYR-SIX MK. I

John became a devotee of the “Five Star Ford” back in 1967 when he bought a green Consul Mk. I – ‘and I passed my driving test in her’.

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News: Lancaster Insurance Pride Of Ownership cars and stories

A mixed bag of stunning classic cars have been confirmed for the Pride of Ownership display, to be sponsored by Lancaster Insurance, at the Practical Classics Restoration and Classic Car Show, held 5-6 March at Birmingham’s NEC. Here, we announce the vehicles over a number of days.

News: Club of the Month - January 2018 - Triumph Sports Six Club (TSSC)

Our first club of the month for 2018 goes to Triumph Sports Six Club (TSSC), which celebrated its 40th anniversary last year! Based at its Leicestershire Headquarters and Museum, the TSSC aims to provide all Triumph enthusiasts the very best help and support with their Triumph.