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DO YOU REMEMBER THE FORD CONSUL CLASSIC 315?

There are two ways of regarding the Ford Consul Classic 315. The first is that it is the British equivalent of US suburban family transport - the sort of car that would appear in one of those early 1960s Technicolor Disney comedies where a Fedora-wearing dad really would say ‘Hi honey, I’m home!’

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HAPPY 70TH BIRTHDAY LAND ROVER!

On 30th April 1948, visitors to the Amsterdam Motor Show were able to appreciate a new Rover product, one that was far removed from the marque’s image of providing transport for bank managers, doctors and solicitors.

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Paddy Hopkirk MBE to attend Lancaster Insurance Classic & Supercars Show

Organisers of the Lancaster Insurance Classic & Supercars Show are absolutely thrilled to announce Paddy Hopkirk will be attending this year’s show. Taking place on 15th July at Sherborne Castle, Paddy will be welcomed by the team following an invitation from his close friend and ex-team mate, patron of the show and fellow rally driver, Brian Culcheth.

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MOTORING GEMS FROM THE BFI

The British Film Institute’s database of free online viewing boasts cars to appeal to almost any enthusiast – and some of the most wonderfully bad acting since the last edition of Holby City.

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65 YEARS OF MATCHBOX TOYS

For me, a Matchbox toy is always to be associated with the display cabinet of the village newsagents and stationers; one situated between the Wavy Line grocers and the gentleman’s tailor with a window display akin to a miniature Are You Being Served?

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50 YEARS OF THE MERCEDES-BENZ 300SEL 6.3

Some of the greatest cars in the history of motoring wear their distinction lightly. You might, for example, have the very good fortune to encounter what looks like a W108 series Mercedes-Benz 300SEL, with every inch of its coachwork exuding discreet good taste.

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