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Classic car restoration could become thing of the past as values plummet 0

The number of classic cars on our roads could be about to drop significantly. A recent report reveals that values have plummeted for the first time in ten years. In September, Coutts reported a 10.4% fall in the cost of vintage cars over the last 12 months. Figures show that since 2005 – when compared(…)

Formula One: The greatest lap 0

Donington Park race track in the depths of the East-Midland countryside has only ever held one Formula One Grand Prix, but it can lay claim to debatably the most spectacular lap the sport has ever seen, by arguably the greatest driver. Even before his untimely death at the San Marino Grand Prix in 1994, Ayrton(…)

Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive 0

King Salman of Saudi Arabia has passed a royal decree allowing women in the country to drive for the first time. Female activists said the ruling was a “great victory” and that things would “never be the same again”. The US ambassador to the country said the move was “the right decision at the right(…)

A look back at the Aston Martin DB5 (1963 – 1966) 0

We really don’t need to preface this car with an introduction. The picture speaks for itself. Yes, it’s that car (hums the James Bond theme). You might be surprised to learn that this iconic vehicle was never originally intended to be called the DB5. Initially an evolution of the DB4, the DB5 was slated to(…)

Hamilton unsure if Mercedes can fix weaknesses before 2018 0

Lewis Hamilton has expressed doubts as to whether his Mercedes team can address its current weaknesses ahead of the 2018 season. The British driver won the recent Singapore GP but ultimately, the car has struggled with high-downforce, slower F1 circuits such as Marina Bay (Singapore). Mercedes main competitor, Ferrari, scored one-two finishes in the previous(…)

85 year old MG Roadster found buried on Salisbury Plain 0

Archaeologists have unearthed a vintage MG Roadster on Salisbury Plain that has lain buried since the 1960s. The car, a 1932 MG J2, is thought to have been a pool car for soldiers in the 60s and was found during excavations at a former military site at Larkhill, in Wiltshire. The team of archaeologists, responsible(…)

A look back at the Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer (1973 – 1984) 0

When it was first launched back in 1973, the Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer (or BB as it became known) was the one true rival to the Lamborghini Countach for the title of fastest supercar. And like it’s fellow Italian, it wasn’t entirely perfect. Powered by a aa-new flat-12 engine that shared its capacity with the outgoing(…)

The things that really tick-off drivers the most… 0

A guest blog written by Servicing Stop PR Executive Jacqueline Gordon While some drivers are tolerant, others are full of pent-up rage that seems to manifest itself on motorways, traffic jams and when stuck behind a slower driver. But what is it that makes drivers tick, and what do motorists themselves want banished from the(…)

UK Government gears up to trial self-driving lorries on motorways 0

This is a guest blog by Servicing Stop PR Executive – Jacqueline Gordon When autonomous cars hit our roads sometime in the next few years, they will be truly revolutionary. Delivery firms, cab companies and motorists alike are expected to embrace the self-driving vehicles as a convenient alternative to a human driver. But is there(…)

Fiat 500 painted by Tracey Emin expected to fetch £70,000 0

A rare Fiat 500 that has been painted by contemporary artist Tracey Emin is expected to fetch at least £70,000 when it goes under the hammer. The latest generation of superminis was released ten years ago in 2007. FIat decided to celebrate the occasion by commissioning Emin to design a wrap made from vinyl to(…)