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The Saint’s Volvo P1800 in miracle return from dead!

ONE of the stars of the hit 1960′s TV series The Saint, Volvo P1800 which was driven by Roger Moore, took centre stage at this year’s Footman James Classic Motor Show. The Saint’s Volvo P1800 was the star of the Volvo Enthusiasts’ Club stand, Roger Moore’s trusty partner in The Saint, the Volvo P1800, was […]

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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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Italian Job’s Minis top poll of best movie moments

THE car chase from The Italian Job has been voted number one in a poll of favourite movie motoring scenes. The clip involving a Mini racing through the drains under Turin beat the Dodge Charger chase from the 1960s film Bullitt in the Classic Film Festival poll. In celebration of the best classic motoring films […]

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Vote for your favourite film classic to win prizes

Which is your favourite classic film with a motoring theme – here’s a chance for lovers of all things retro to have their say about which famous cars are chosen for a new Classic Film Festival. People who vote for their favourite film could win one of several great prizes or experiences, from a stunt […]

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Spotlight on ‘old school’ motorbikes

This Triumph racing machine is still a good looking machine today. A TRIBUTE to ‘old school’ British motorbike marques will be paid by the National Motorcycle Museum at next month’s Footman James Classic Motorbike Show. Taking place at Birmingham’s NEC from November 11-13, the Museum will show six fantastic bikes from the past, along with […]

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One-off Volvo to star at classic car show

This special P1800 was built as a design concept but never went into production. A ONE-OFF Volvo P1800 will be the star attraction at this year’s Footman James Classic Motor show.It takes place on November 11-13 at the NEC in Birmingham and Volvo Cars Heritage will be there again, after a two year absence. The […]

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Fast Freddie to open classic bike show

Fast Freddie AMERICAN World Champion racer ‘Fast’ Freddie Spencer will help to ensure the first Footman James Classic Motorbike Show is a roaring success when it opens its door at Birmingham’s NEC from November 12-14. Fast Freddie will be appearing on the Footman James Vintage Motorcycle Cycle Club stand, where two of his amazing competition […]

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