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Interview with Andrew Misseldine, our Car Club team liaison

With this year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show only a month away, we’ve caught up with some of the Lancaster team to find out what makes the show so special to them. First off is Andrew Misseldine, our Car Club team liaison. Andrew has been with us for over 20 years and is a season regular at the show!

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30 Years Of The Jaguar XJ40

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Andy Roberts

Was it really 30 years ago that Jaguar launched one of its most important ever models? Take My Breath Away was apparently being played on the hour by every radio station, ITV was still screening 3-2-1 to non-discriminating viewers and, on 8th October 1986, the XJ40 was unveiled. - Written by Andy Roberts.

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Cars I Learnt to Drive In

In recent weeks I’ve spotted an Audi A1, BMW 123d and a new Mini Cooper as driving instructor vehicles in my local town. Feeling rather cheated as I passed my driving test in a battered Vauxhall Corsa just eight years ago, I shared my bewilderment with work colleagues who were only too happy to reminisce about the cars they learnt to drive in.

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35 Years Of The Triumph Acclaim

Written by
Andy Roberts

At classic shows, I occasionally encounter those cars with the instant power to return me to the time of three channel television, Adam Ant and Diana Dors in the Prince Charming video and when the Sony C7 video-recorder was a major status symbol. The 35 year-old Triumph Acclaim, launched on the 7th October 1981 and promising ‘sheer driving pleasure’ is one such vehicle. - Written by Andy Roberts.

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Classic & Sports Car Club Awards 2016

It has been another cracking year for classic car anniversaries – celebrated in brilliant fashion by clubs across Europe – and the Classic & Sports Car Club Awards 2016 are an opportunity to recognise all of your hard work over the past 12 months.

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The Škoda Estelle At 40

Written by
Andy Roberts

If in the late 1970s you were in the market for a new car, needed four doors and a reasonably sized cabin, but had only the funds for a Mini 850, you may well have been attracted to the Škoda Estelle. - Written by Andy Roberts.

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Insurance cover explained!

In a new series each month we’ll be focusing on a different area of insurance and explaining how it may be relevant to you and your policy, and this month we’re talking about agreed value.

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Lancaster Insurance supports annual Mini Fair 2

On the 16th October, Mini enthusiasts will be out in full force for the annual Mini Fair 2 and Spares Day, organised by the British Mini Club. Lancaster Insurance is thrilled to be the sole insurance sponsor and attendee at the event, following on from becoming one of the clubs official insurance partners in March.

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Top Ten 4-Seater Coupes

Written by
Andy Roberts

Do you dread the thought of leaking hoods and malfunctioning heaters as autumn approaches? Then have no fear of frost or damp as we present a list of our Top Ten 4-Seater Coupes! - Written by Andy Roberts.

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1950 Nipper Milk Truck

We caught up with Jonathan Smith to find out more about this sole survivor, a rather quirky looking vehicle that didn’t have a seat and had no doors or windows. But Jonathan just couldn’t resist the charm of a 1950 Nipper Milk Truck.

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The Magnificent Seven Microcars

Written by
Andy Roberts

The Magnificent Seven Microcars... Or, a wholly and utterly subjective list of my very favourite microcars – all very different and all with industrial levels of charm! - Written by Andy Roberts.

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An interview with Gavin Nettmann

Not many people can say that they own their dream car: this is not the case for Gavin Nettmann. His love affair of a certain classic car has spanned 42 years. Here in an interview exclusive to Lancaster Insurance, Gavin tells us when his dream of owning a classic Mercedes finally became a reality.

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