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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!’.

News: Roger Moore 14th October 1927 - 23rd May 2017. A Tribute.

As a devoted fan of Sir Roger Moore, I have been writing about quite a few of his television programmes and films for Lancaster Insurance. My aim, as many of you would have already guessed, was to pen a celebration of 40 years of The Spy Who Loved Me this July followed by a 90th birthday tribute in October. Instead, this is a tribute to an actor who always seemed to deprecate his talents but whose deceptively light touch, plus a succession of very fine motor cars helped to entertain and inspire millions of people around the world.

News: DO YOU REMEMBER – THE MOSKVITCH 412?

Before names such as Lada, FSO and Polski Fiat had entered the vocabulary of the average British motorist, one of the best-known marques from the former Eastern Bloc was Moskvitch. Well into the 1970s, the saloon and the estate with their faintly retro-1950s[CN1] enjoyed quite a following with drivers who needed a medium-sized car on a Mini sized budget, while the vans and pick-ups were positively luxurious compared with your average Bedford HA.

News: DO YOU REMEMBER – THE MOSKVITCH 412?

Before names such as Lada, FSO and Polski Fiat had entered the vocabulary of the average British motorist, one of the best-known marques from the former Eastern Bloc was Moskvitch. Well into the 1970s, the saloon and the estate with their faintly retro-1950s enjoyed quite a following with drivers who needed a medium-sized car on a Mini sized budget, while the vans and pick-ups were positively luxurious compared with your average Bedford HA.

News: Old Adverts – The Vauxhall Victor F-TYPE/FB/FC

Sales techniques have inevitably changed over the past 60 years but almost anyone watching this dealer launch film for the first Vauxhall Victor will instantly crave a Super finished in Admiral Red.

News: September #ClassicRumble update from Mike Brewer and Ant Antead

September #ClassicRumble update from Mike Brewer and Ant Antead. Just over month to go before we all start heading to Birmingham for the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery.

News: Top Ten Car-Related Television Opening Titles

There are credit sequences to popular television shows that inspire the future classic enthusiast – and here are just a few examples.

News: The Protectors

The recent passing of Robert Vaughan on November 11th was my cue to re-watch a British television series that the actor did not much care for: 'The Protectors'. - Written by Andy Roberts

News: MEET THE OWNER – PETER LINN AND HIS MAZDA 929L ESTATE

When you see the Mazda belonging to Peter Linn, a certain number by Spandau Ballet inevitably comes to mind. Yet, this is not only one of the most uber-gold cars on the road today but an immaculate example of the very rare 929L Estate.

News: DO YOU REMEMBER - THE FORD CORSAIR?

One of the most popular films of Ford Heritage’s superlative YouTube collection is a 1963 gem entitled Jim Clark Drives Corsairs - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yybJ5yRzbA4.