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News: MEET THE OWNER – ALAN CARTWRIGHT AND HIS RENAULT SIETE

40-odd years ago, a holiday in Spain represented a prime opportunity for the British motor enthusiast to experience vehicles that he or she was unlikely to encounter at home.

News: MEET THE OWNER – GRAHAM CARTER AND HIS HUMBERSIDE POLICE FORD CONSUL GT

As many readers already know, sourcing and restoring an ex-police car is a significant undertaking, from the challenges of locating the correct items of equipment to actually finding an authentic vehicle.

News: THE MG Y SALOON – A CELEBRATION

The year is 1947 and visitors to the Earls Court Motor Show are presented with a ‘brilliant new Member of the famous MG breed’.

News: THE MGB V8 – A CELEBRATION

On the 15th August 1973, MG announced a new model that offered ‘a unique combination of timeless good looks, high geared and effortless long distance travel, superb road-holding and handling.

News: DO YOU REMEMBER – THE AUSTIN A125 SHEERLINE?

In 1947 Austin announced, ‘news of the first importance to the discerning motorist’ with the introduction of the new Sheerline.

News: THE VOLVO 144 - A CELEBRATION

Some cars, as we all know, are taken for granted due to their sheer familiarity. The 140 series was a presence on British roads for many years, as well as starring in The Good Life.

News: MEET THE OWNER – ROBERT NUTTER AND HIS HILLMAN AVENGER 1500 GLS AND TIGER

If you owned a Hillman Avenger 1500 GLS back in 1973, it was obvious you were the kind of person who was ‘going places’.

News: CAR OF THE MONTH – ALAN GRIEVE’S TRIUMPH STAG

Thirty years ago, Alan was in search of a Triumph Stag ‘I’d been looking for one as I needed a four-seater for the children.

News: THE FIAT 600 MULTIPLA – A CELEBRATION

Sixty years ago, contestants and officials at the Olympic Games were transported by a fleet of extremely distinctive Fiats.

News: THE FORD ESCORT MK.III AT 40

September 1980 saw Ford unveil the latest Escort - and to celebrate four decades of what was once Britain’s most popular car, here are 21 thrilling facts:

News: THE MOT TEST AT 60 – A CELEBRATION

1) The Test was introduced on Monday 12th September 1960. At that time it was voluntary and only applied to cars aged ten years or older

News: THE CITROEN GS AT 50

On 24th August 1970, Citroën unveiled a car that redefined mass-motoring – the GS. Here are 20 facts concerning this most remarkable of cars: