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News: Do You Remember – The Renault 16?

43 years ago, I encountered a car that I genuinely thought belonged in the world of Star Trek or Doctor Who; i.e. the front windows and the door locks were operated at the press of a button.

News: Top Ten Four-Seater Classic Convertibles

When the sun shines (last year it was on August 5th) many a classic enthusiast has the urge to head for the beach. And with any of these fine top ten four-seater classic convertibles, they can take friends or family with them... - Written by Andy Roberts.

News: SUMMER MOTORING – 1970S STYLE

As the summer approaches, here are seven recollections about the joys of holiday motoring during the 1970s

News: 40 YEARS OF THE AUSTIN METRO

Wednesday 8th October 1980 saw the debut of the Austin Metro. Here are 40 gripping facts about one of British Leyland’s most important cars.

News: MEET THE OWNER – CHRIS FIGG AND HIS AUSTIN METRO VANDEN PLAS

Chris had two reasons for buying his Cashmere Gold Austin Metro Vanden Plas. Firstly, he is a fan of the Kingsbury-based coachbuilder, and also owns a VDP 1500. Secondly, he has also been a Metro enthusiast ‘since the launch at the NEC in 1980...queuing up at the stand waiting to sit in this award-winning car’.

News: DO YOU REMEMBER – THE SUNBEAM STILETTO?

The year is 1967, and your dilemma is a) craving a new Porsche 911 while b) having a most unsympathetic bank manager. Fortunately, the Rootes Group had just launched a new car ‘for men whose wives think they’ve given up sports cars’. The advertisement further invited the reader to ‘show her how luxuriously saloon it is – four deep seats, the front ones reclining, plenty of room, and swish twin headlamps’.

News: The best female rally drivers

Motorsport may remain, even to this day, a somewhat male-dominated world – but there have been some legendary female drivers, and nowhere more so than in the tough, demanding and stamina-quenching world of rallying.

News: THE MINI CLUBMAN; A CELEBRATION

When the British Leyland Motor Corporation launched the Clubman in October of 1969, the copywriters worked overtime. There were references aplenty to its size, not to mention “For the first time a Mini has wind up windows in padded doors”, which was slightly economical with the truth.

News: The MG Midget turns 60

We're currently wishing a very happy diamond anniversary to a very iconic British car. Yes, the MG Midget turned 60 in 2021, its first generation having hit UK showrooms way back in 1961.

News: THE MG METRO AT FORTY

On 5th May 1982, British Leyland announced the latest version of the Metro – one bearing a name not seen on a new car since 1979. As the advertisements promised, it was time to “Fasten Your Seat Belts”.

News: MY IDEAL SUMMER CONVERTIBLE

As summer is finally with us, thoughts turn to the familiar pastimes –picnics with exploding bottles of diet ginger ale, wasps that sound like an irate John Lydon, and convertible motoring.

Hot Picks Classic Cars for Sale

Whether you are looking for your next classic beauty, or just enjoy a bit of window shopping, we have selected some of our favourite classics on the market today for your perusal. Here are our top picks this month from www.classiccarsforsale.co.uk: