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News: 15 of the best classic Rovers

Here are our favourite Rovers of all time. These are all important cars from a hugely significant British brand – and all now deserve the protection of classic car insurance.

News: MEET THE OWNER – DAMIEN RYAN AND HIS AUSTIN 1800

For too long, the ‘Landcrab’ family was overlooked in favour of other BMC front-wheel-drive cars.

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: 10 classic car checks to do before your next drive

We were intrigued by the recent news that around 20 per cent of UK classic cars were failing their MOT. A slightly concerning statistic, you might think – until you remember that many of these cars are not legally required to submit to an MOT in the first place. That's because UK legislation states that cars over 40 years old no longer have to take the MOT test. This is, in fact, one of two exemptions that cars acquire when they reach the big four-zero: the other, of course, is road tax.

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: Classic car tyres

When it comes to maintaining your classic car, we bet you've got a decent checklist of all the essentials you need to look after: engine, brakes, transmission, interior and so on. But how often do you consider your car's tyres?

Audi TT Classic Car Insurance

At Lancaster Insurance, we have been proudly arranging classic car insurance for over 35 years. Specialising in arranging cover for your cherished vehicle, our tailored and comprehensive policies are designed to protect your investment. Lancaster Insurance has access to some of the most competitive classic car, vintage car and classic vehicle insurance schemes in the UK. We work with carefully selected underwriters to enable us to offer both comprehensive and bespoke insurance solutions, with our customers in mind. Using our wealth of experience and knowledge of the industry, we are able to quote for virtually every classic car available. To speak to a member of our specialist classic car customer service team call 01480 484826 or click here and we’ll call you back at a time that’s best for you.

News: THE LANCIA BETA AT 50

In October 1972, Lancia introduced a new model that caused a great deal of controversy among devotees of the marque. For one, Fiat had acquired Lancia in 1969, with the parent company supplying the 1.4-litre, 1.6-litre, and 1.8-litre twin-cam engines for the Beta, while Citroën developed the five-speed transmission.

Porsche 996 Classic Car Insurance

At Lancaster Insurance, we have been proudly arranging classic car insurance for over 35 years. Specialising in arranging cover for your cherished vehicle, our tailored and comprehensive policies are designed to protect your investment. Lancaster Insurance has access to some of the most competitive classic car, vintage car and classic vehicle insurance schemes in the UK. We work with carefully selected underwriters to enable us to offer both comprehensive and bespoke insurance solutions, with our customers in mind. Using our wealth of experience and knowledge of the industry, we are able to quote for virtually every classic car available. To speak to a member of our specialist classic car customer service team call 01480 484826 or click here and we’ll call you back at a time that’s best for you.

News: THE AUDI SUPER 90 – A CELEBRATION

Fifty-five years ago, UK sales commenced of an upmarket FWD medium-sized saloon from Germany. Its appearance may have been low-key, and the steering column gear lever seemed decidedly unsporting.

News: WHERE WERE YOU IN ’82?

As the Ford Sierra and the MG Metro are just some of the cars celebrating their 40th birthdays this year, we ask the vital question –

News: Where Were You In 1972?

On Sunday 3rd July, the National Motor Museum marked its 50th birthday with a 1970s Classic Car Drive-in Day - Celebration of 50th anniversary of the National Motor Museum and unveiling of The Story of Motoring in 50 Objects.