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Brian Holdworth's Hindustan Ambassador

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 12th June, 2019

“Icon” – a term that is so overused as to be virtually meaningless.

An Ultra-Rare Renault - Steffan James Mather's 1973 5TL

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 11th June, 2019

Which was the first European FWD hatchback to really impact on the great British motorist?

The Story Of 200 FGN

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 10th June, 2019

Picture the scene – the year is 1963 it is wet, cold and your Hillman Minx Series III De Luxe has failed to proceed one October evening.

Classics World Roadtrip Day 2

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 7th June, 2019

Our journey continued on the A30, one of the UK’s longest A-roads, through the picturesque Devon countryside eventually arriving at Honiton, a market town famous for its lace and pottery.

Who are the top 5 Motorhome bloggers in the UK?

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 7th June, 2019

Once you’ve caught the road trippin’ bug, you’ll be desperate for a regular slew of inspiration. There’s no better supply of trip ideas than bloggers who have made it – quite literally – their job to travel across the UK and further afield and report back on their findings.

Classics World Roadtrip Day 3

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 7th June, 2019

On the final day of our road trip, we arrived in the A30’s true home, Cornwall. Traversing from the rolling hills of Devon to the stark expanse of Bodmin Moor, through the Cornish picturesque villages our journey was nearing it’s end.

The Ultimate Convertible? - Andrew Burford's Ford Skyliner

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 7th June, 2019

Andrew Burford is the owner of what might well be the ultimate convertible on British roads.

A Walk On The Mild Side - Andrew Thomson's Talbot Horizon 1.1 LE

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 6th June, 2019

Back in the early 1980s, to buy a Talbot Horizon 1.1 LE was to enter a world of luxury that was almost beyond human comprehension.

Classics World Roadtrip

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 5th June, 2019

This week, we’re thrilled to be joining Classics World on their roadtrip to celebrate the 30th anniversary of four incredible cars; Mk1 Mazda MX-5, Land Rover Discovery, Rover 200 and Citroen XM.

MotoFest Coventry

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 4th June, 2019

You can usually see Alex Cursley, one of our sponsored drivers, in the Hyundai Coupe UK but last weekend he was at MotoFest Coventry for the first time! Check out the video below to see how he got on.

What accessories do I need for a motorhome trip?

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 3rd June, 2019

You’ve finally got your dream motorhome and you’re ready to set off on your first adventure – not quite! First you have to think about what you want to take with you on your journey.

One Of The Greatest Citroens - The Ami 6

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 31st May, 2019

About forty years ago, I encountered a car that truly mesmerised my younger self. As the focus of my village was a large yachting marina, it was not uncommon to see unusual LHD vehicles used by owners and their crews – but I had never seen anything like that small ivory-coloured saloon with the French licence plates.

June Club of the Month: X1/9 Owners Club

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 30th May, 2019

Our June Club of the Month is celebrating its 35th birthday this year, as in May 1984 the club was born!

Car Of The Month - Robert Meldrum's Vauxhall Viva HB Estate

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 29th May, 2019

Robert Meldrum is now more than used to being approached at car shows with the opening lines ‘my dad had one of those, but it was the saloon’ – a sentiment that I can instantly echo.