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News: THE FORD 100E: A CELEBRATION

When the Anglia and Prefect 100E made their bow at the 1953 Paris Motor Show, they marked a major development for Ford of Great Britain.

News: THE VAUXHALL MAGNUM – A CELEBRATION

Last year we celebrated the fiftieth birthday of the Firenza, which neatly brings us to the 1973 revision of the Vauxhall’s HC family.

News: MEET THE OWNER – TIM GIDDY AND HIS JENSEN-HEALEY

I used to have a TR6 back in my youth, which in my mind, is a good comparison car. I would say they are like different generations, the Triumph is very much harking back to an older generation, and the Jensen-Healey feels much more modern.

News: THE VAUXHALL CHEVETTE: A CELEBRATION

Debates about Britain’s first hatchback are often as tedious as The Best James Bond. The Austin A40 ‘Farina’ Countryman of 1959 is probably the original ‘Two Box’ car with a tailgate, while the Austin Maxi of ten years later was the first UK built FWD transverse engine hatch.

News: THE EARLY DAYS OF THE MOT TEST

The MOT test has once again recently been in the news, and it is so much a part of motoring vocabulary that it is intriguing to consider its roots. The 1950s saw a vast increase in private car ownership – from 18% of British households in 1950 to nearly 40% at the end of the decade.

News: Drive In Revisited

Drive In was Thames Television’s prestige motoring programme, commencing in 1972. The footage kindly uploaded to YouTube by Pearson describes the changing face of motoring in the 1970s.

News: Our Club of the Month revealed!

Designed as the European equivalent of the Ford Mustang, the Ford Capri was first introduced in 1969 and has an established following up and down the country!

News: We’ve insured our first electric conversion classic!

Electric vehicles are the hot topic of conversation at the moment and it’s certainly split the opinion of enthusiasts up and down the country as to whether they would convert their classic.

News: Drumroll please…and the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show 2022 theme is…

We’re delighted to confirm that this year’s Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show with discovery+ theme has now been revealed as ‘Part of the Family’, which we think summarises how we feel about our classics, customers and the entire industry.

News: Lancaster Insurance reveals top classics from 1952

As the nation hangs its Union Jack bunting, finalises street party plans and prepares to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee, Lancaster Insurance has revealed which classics, built in the year the Queen came to the throne, are still firm favourites with enthusiasts!

News: Best car factory tours in the UK and Europe

For many true petrolheads, buying, owning, driving and maintaining a car – while hugely rewarding – isn't quite enough. No, if you are a genuine car nut, you want to go a bit further than this – you want to see how these marvels of technology and locomotion actually come into existence.

News: The MG TD – A Celebration

Seventy-two years ago, MG informed readers of The Motor that the TD “would win friends and influence people from Hollywood to Monte Carlo”.