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News: Lancaster Insurance embraces ‘Built to Last’ theme by opening ‘Lancaster Cars’ at the NEC!

Lancaster Insurance, headline sponsor of the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, will be highlighting the evolution of old to new and welcoming show attendees to visit ‘Lancaster Cars’ on their stand in Hall One!

News: That Was The Year That Was: Classic Memories of 2016

"What, you may reasonably ask, does Carry On Cabby have to do with any end-of-the-year classic round up? The answer is simply that today I was thinking about the moment that I first became interested in the world of old cars, which I can trace more or less directly to the 7th and probably best, in my opinion, Carry On ever made being screened on BBC2.... Here is That Was The Year That Was: My Classic Memories of 2016" - Written by Andy Roberts

News: The Alvis-Healey at the Classics & Supercars Show Sherborne Castle

To many people, including myself, Sherborne Castle is one of the most stunning buildings in England, and that is without considering the display of rare, desirable and downright magnificent cars that will be taking part in Classics & Supercars Show on the 15th and 16th July.

News: Record Turnout for the Lancaster Insurance Classic and Supercars Show at Sherborne Castle

We’re thrilled to announce the show’s highest turnout last weekend, with more than 14,000 people attending the show, up 40% on last year! Over the weekend, 2,100 classic, motorsport and supercars were displayed over the 36 acres, with 1,720 classic and sports cars including those from members of 31 car clubs.

News: 7 Summer Motoring Classics

The months of June - September are when classics and Sunday motoring are as natural a combination as Tony Hancock and Sidney James. Some will take part in shows such as Hatfield House on 9th July, while others will take a deserved break from the working week and gently motor towards the nearest tea room. This magnificent seven list was selected of cars that I regard as being perfect for a summer weekend - even when stuck in a traffic jam on the A46.

News: Clubs Bring Rare ‘Show Stoppers’ to Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery

The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, returns to Birmingham’s NEC from 10 - 12 November with some incredible ‘show stopping’ cars curtesy of the exhibiting clubs including four very desirable forms of performance car.

News: 2,500 reasons to visit the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery

That’s right, 2,500 cars will be filling the halls of the NEC at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with Discovery, and while we would love to tell you about all of them now, that would just ruin the surprise.

News: Disappearing Classics

British roads see thousands of new cars each and every year, however, recent reports have suggested that some Classic Cars, which are still fresh in our memories, are facing extinction and nearing their end. A report by MSN Cars deduces that many cherished cars such as the Vauxhall Chevette, Talbot Sunbeam and Lada Riva, vehicles which once stole our hearts, have begun to see their numbers dwindle in recent years.

News: Lancaster Insurance sponsors Pride of Ownership at Practical Classics Restoration and Classic Car Show

A mixed trio of stunning classic cars are the first vehicles to be confirmed for the Pride of Ownership display, to be sponsored by Lancaster Insurance, at the Practical Classics Restoration and Classic Car Show, held 5-6 March at Birmingham’s NEC. A 1952 Humber Pullman Limousine, 1976 Citroen Ami Super Saloon and a stunning VW Camper Van have taken the first of the 20 places available for private entries.

News: Join us for Classic Car Twitter Hour

Enjoy talking classic cars? Like seeing photos of cars from when you were young? What about seeing restoration projects? We like all of it and want to encourage enthusiasts to talk together. As big fans of classic cars and Twitter being one of the most popular social media channels, we’re encouraging classic can fans, enthusiasts and owners to come together to talk all things cars. Celebrities from the classic car world have joined in the fun; Edd China & Mike Brewer from Wheeler Dealers, Ant Anstead from For the Love of Cars and Quentin Wilson from Classic Car Show. We want you to get involved too.

News: Tax for classic car owners

The chancellor brought some fantastic news for classic car owners in his budget earlier this year, announcing that cars built before 1976 qualify for FREE road tax from 1st April 2016. This announcement declares that “from April 1st each year, vehicles constructed more than 40 years before January 1st of that year will automatically be exempt from paying Vehicle Excise Duty (VED)”.

News: The Cars and Events That Shaped The 70s

Groovy-baby! The 70s was famous for psychedelic art, punk music and Jaws. Not forgetting the glorious classic cars! Here we profile some iconic events, moments and fabulous classics that graced the tarmac.