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BETTY THE MORRIS MINOR 1000 TOURER

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 12th October, 2018

As we all know, many cars have names which reflect their character and looks, and “Betty” seems perfect for a Morris Minor.

MEET THE OWNER – RUSSELL MACFARLANE AND HIS FORD CAPRI 2.0S MK. III

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 12th October, 2018

‘I'm 34, had my first classic (a 105E) when I was 14 and I've never looked back It's a pulsing through my veins passion, but this will be the car I finish on and just keep’.

Mike Brewer's #ProjectMGA to be revealed at the NEC Classic Motor Show

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 12th October, 2018

Wheeler Dealers’ Mike Brewer is looking forward to this year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery for more reasons than usual as it will be the very first time he sees the final results of #ProjectMGA – the restoration of his 1959 MGA Roadster.

DO YOU REMEMBER - THE PANTHER DE VILLE

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 12th October, 2018

If you happened to be reading The Daily Mirror on January 2nd 1980, glumly contemplating the return to work in the new year, the following headline may have caught your eye – ‘Big, extravagant, and drinks like a fish… (and that’s only the car)’.

FBHVC brings biggest ever display to the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show with Discovery

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 11th October, 2018

The Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs (FBHVC) is promising its biggest and most diverse display yet at this year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, held at Birmingham’s NEC from 9-11 November.

Wheeler Dealers' Ant Anstead launches his first children's motoring book at the NEC Classic Motor Show

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 10th October, 2018

DO YOU THINK THERE IS A CAR-MAD CHILD IN YOUR HOUSE? THEN THIS NEW BOOK FROM ANT ANSTEAD, THE ACE MECHANIC AND STAR OF HIT TELEVISION SHOW, WHEELER DEALERS, IS A MUST.

New hall to welcome 'Special Displays' at Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show with Discovery

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 8th October, 2018

THE NEW HALL 8 ADDED TO THE LANCASTER INSURANCE CLASSIC MOTOR SHOW, WITH DISCOVERY, WILL FEATURE A NUMBER OF ‘SPECIAL DISPLAYS’ BRINGING TOGETHER A RICH SELECTION OF AMAZING CLASSICS.

LANCASTER INSURANCE PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP – NEXT TEN AUTUMN FINALISTS REVEALED

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 5th October, 2018

Another ten finalists have been revealed for the Autumn Final of the Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership with cars coming from across the UK and even France.

50 Years Of The Audi

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 5th October, 2018

Fifty years ago, the Auto Union introduced a FWD saloon that truly established Audi as an alternative to Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Citroën, Lancia and Rover.

Alex Cursley Croft Report

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 4th October, 2018

It was our penultimate rounds and it was the first time the Carbon8 Hyundai Coupe Cup has ever headed up north to Croft circuit.

50 YEARS OF THE JAGUAR XJ6

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 2nd October, 2018

Amazing “Fact of The Day”: the XJ6 was not the Car of The Year 1969. This is not to cast aspersions on the Peugeot 504 or the runners up, the BMW 2500/2800 and the Alfa Romeo 1750, but more a note of sheer incredulity.

Club of the Month - XR Owners Club

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 27th September, 2018

The XR Owners Club was formed in 1983 to bring together XR enthusiasts who share a common passion for the marque. The Club also has an active social media presence with its Official XR Owners Club UK group having over 4,000 members!

Car of the Month - Richard Snowdon and his Ford Capri 280 Brooklands

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 26th September, 2018

When Richard Snowdon was a teenager he craved a new Ford Capri Injection but after leaving school he put aside such dreams together with Depeche Mode records. However, 12 years ago ‘I was collecting my daughter from a party and the host invited me to take a look at the classic car in his garage. On seeing those four headlamps, I fell in love with the Capri all over again and asked the chap “are you selling?”’.

THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL AUTOJUMBLE

  • Lancaster Insurance Services |
  • 25th September, 2018

Here are a few statistics; the International Autojumble of the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu which took place over the weekend of the 1st and 2nd September attracted over 34,000 enthusiasts who visited more than 2,000 stands.