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Classy pair of classics go under the hammer

TWO of the best examples of classics cars are going under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions. The sale, on Saturday, July 27, will include a 1958 Jaguar XK150 S 3.4 Roadster and a recently restored 1962 Volkswagen Beetle 1200 Deluxe. When the Jaguar XK 150 ‘S’ 3.4 Roadster was produced it was the fastest production […]

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1969 Mini Cooper S to make more music in sale

A 1969 Margrave Wood & Picket Mini Cooper S with a suitably swinging history in the music industry heads the list of entries for Barons’ Yuletide Classic sale in the splendid Surrey Hall at Sandown Park Race Course on December 18th. A Wood & Pickett coachbuilt Mini was ‘the’ car for the rock and pop […]

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Cameron’s old Fiat 500 smashes auction estimate

A LITTLE car once owned by the Prime Minister made a big price when it was sold auction for than double its guide price. The 1971 Fiat 500 L went under the hammer at a sale hosted by Silverstone Auctions at The Footman James Classic Motor Show. The car which David Cameron purchased in 1998 […]

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Prime Minister’s car hits the campaign trail again!

A 1971 Fiat 500 L once owned by Prime Minister David Cameron is back on the campaign trail courtesy of Silverstone Auctions. The fully restored car has been estimated by the auction house at between £8,000 to £12,000 and it will go under the hammer on November 17 at the Footman James Classic Motor Show […]

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Used car shortage pushes values upwards

A comparative shortage of used cars is pushing used car values up according to a report from British Car Auctions. Compared to last year, values are almost 10 per cent higher in July the latest Pulse Report claims. The increase is apparent in the fleet, lease and part-exchange market sectors, creating improvements in values of […]

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Biking on a budget with Honda CB400 Superdream

With the cost of getting from A to B constantly rising, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER reports on how one biker resurrected an old Honda CB400 to provide a very cost-effective means of transport – and had a lot of fun in the process. THE relentless rise in fuel prices means the cost of getting from […]

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Claim a piece of Olympic glory for yourself

THE DVLA is giving you a chance to make your own piece of Olympic history… well, sort of! In tribute to the world’s greatest sporting event, UK motorists are being offered a number of “Olympic-themed” number plate registrations. The agency is putting a number of unique Olympic and Olympic-sports related registrations up for auction. The […]

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Some very special historic cars on show

This little beauty could be yours for a million-plus! Now, where to park it!   FANCY taking a sneak preview at some tasty historic cars before they go under the hammer? Donington Park, in the Midlands, is naturally famous for its racing, but it is also the home of more than 300 iconic history-laden racing […]

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