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News: THE MOT TEST AT 60 – A CELEBRATION

1) The Test was introduced on Monday 12th September 1960. At that time it was voluntary and only applied to cars aged ten years or older

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News: THE CITROEN GS AT 50

On 24th August 1970, Citroën unveiled a car that redefined mass-motoring – the GS. Here are 20 facts concerning this most remarkable of cars:

News: The Original Sunbeam Rapier – A Celebration

It is a testament to the Sunbeam Rapier that it managed to cause a stir at the 1955 Earls Court Motor Show despite competition from the Citroën DS, the Jaguar 2.4 and the MGA to the Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud. Every detail, from the ivory-coloured steering wheel to the two-tone paint finish denoted ‘The car that has everything!’. Yes, here was an affordable grand tourer that was so up to the minute it even lacked a starter button.

News: THE VAUXHALL VIVA HC AT 50

Sometimes age catches up with even the most alert of classic enthusiasts – not least the fact that on the 1st October the Vauxhall Viva HC celebrates its 50th birthday.

News: ALMOST EXTINCT – SEVEN RARE CLASSICS

There is, as many of us are all too aware, a grim fasciation in perusing www.howmanyleft.co.uk for the numbers of once-familiar sights. Here are seven cars that are on the verge of vanishing from our roads.

News: The Ford Consul and Zephyr-Six Mk.I At 70

Seventy years ago, two of the stars of the 1950 London Motor Show could be found at Stand 154. The Ford Consul and Zephyr-Six not only promised ‘motoring satisfaction at a minimum of cost’ they also appeared startlingly modern in comparison with the Anglia E494, the Prefect and the V8 Pilot.

News: How to research the history of your classic car

Has anyone interesting owned the car before you, are the manuals and other ephemera still lying in the glove box? All this adds value and is a great talking point at classic car events.

News: Can a motorhome blow over?

While it’s strongly advised that you shouldn’t drive in difficult weather conditions, sometimes it’s simply unavoidable. But what are the dangers and likelihood of your motorhome actually being blown over by the wind? And what can you do to prevent this?

News: MEET THE OWNER – KEN COOKE AND HIS AUSTIN 101 VAN

When Ken Cooke was a 17-year-old apprentice painter, one of the vehicles he was called on to finish was an early Morris-Commercial J Van.

News: What to do if your motorhome gets stuck in the mud

Getting stuck on a campsite or even in a layby can be very frustrating and embarrassing but remember, it can happen to even the most experienced of travellers.

News: MEET THE OWNER – JOHN BALL AND HIS FORD ZEPHYR-SIX MK. I

John became a devotee of the “Five Star Ford” back in 1967 when he bought a green Consul Mk. I – ‘and I passed my driving test in her’.