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Keep up to date with the latest news and events from the world of classic cars.

ENTHUSIASTS CELEBRATE AT LANCASTER INSURANCE CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW’S ‘SEASON FINALE’

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 30th November, 2017

There’s a reason the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, is heralded as the ‘season finale’ as enthusiasts from all over the UK and beyond gathered at Birmingham’s NEC to celebrate another fantastic year for the classic motoring community in style.

40 Years of the British-Built Vauxhall Cavalier

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 27th November, 2017

Classic mods – what could add value to your classic, what would cause value to decrease?

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 27th November, 2017

It’s a tricky balance when it comes down to maintaining your classic car. But what causes values to drop and rise? One word – originality!

DVD of the Week - School for Scoundrels

  • Andy Roberts |
  • 27th November, 2017

There are three standard reactions to School for Scoundrels, the first being ‘this is a masterpiece of comedy cinema, one starring Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Alastair Sim and Janette Scott’. The second tends to be ‘what is a “Bellini” and the third is often along the lines of ‘what on earth is a “Swiftmobile”?’

40 Years of the British-Built Vauxhall Cavalier

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 27th November, 2017

Lancaster Insurance Classic and Supercar Show Raises £46,500 for Charity

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 23rd November, 2017

On Friday 17th November at Sherborne Castle, home of the car show for the past 15 years, cheques were presented to the following charities from the money raised at the 2017 show:

Walter Hayes Trophy Review

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 23rd November, 2017

The Walter Hayes Trophy is arguably the highlight of the Formula Ford season! Historic, classic and modern cars all come together for a knockout format finale at Silverstone in early November.

THE LIKELY LADS – A TRIBUTE TO RODNEY BEWES

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 22nd November, 2017

The passing of Rodney Bewes on 21st November inevitably conjured memories of his most famous role, that of the socially aspirational Vauxhall driver Bob Ferris.

50 Years of the Austin 3-Litre

  • Andy Roberts |
  • 22nd November, 2017

If any car deserved the title of ‘misunderstood’ it is the Austin 3-Litre, one of the last products of the British Motor Corporation (BMC). Insure your classic car today with Lancaster Insurance

Seven Splendid Special Edition Minis

  • Andy Roberts |
  • 21st November, 2017

This is far from an exhaustive short list of the vast number of special Minis – merely seven examples that caught my eye during the 1970s and 1980s…

Pride of Ownership - Cortina MK. III

  • Andy Roberts |
  • 20th November, 2017

The Ford Cortina Mk. III is possibly the most uber-1970s car in British motoring history, a vehicle to be mentioned in the same breath as Amazin Rasin Bars, The Goodies, Watney’s Red Barrel, Noddy Holder crooning Coz I Love You and the Raleigh Chopper.

Wipe New

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 20th November, 2017

Do You Remember The Talbot Tagora?

  • Andy Roberts |
  • 16th November, 2017

Do You Remember The Talbot Tagora? There are some cars that almost literally became part of our everyday life but the Talbot Tagora was not one of them.

DVD of The Week - That Riviera Touch

  • Andy Roberts |
  • 16th November, 2017

In 1964 Morecambe and Wise signed a contract to make three films for the Rank Organisation.