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News: The best classic car owners’ clubs to join this year (Part 2)

Here at Lancaster, we have been supporting car clubs for the last three decades. We love the camaraderie between owners, meeting lifelong friends and sharing vital tips and knowledge about the vehicles we love the most.

News: MEET THE OWNER – PETER OKONSKI AND HIS HILLMAN HUNTER GLS

In 1973, a new Hunter GLS was somewhat of a Q-Car – even if the owner specified the ‘Limelight’ paint finish.

News: Meet the Owner – Simon Frith and his Datsun Skyline 240K GT

Owners of once-familiar 1970s saloons are very familiar with the opening line ‘my dad/mum/grandfather/uncle/headmistress/postman had one of those’.

News: MEET THE OWNER: JOHN WATERHOUSE AND HIS RENAULT R8

In 1973, John Waterhouse, the National Coordinator of the Renault 4CV Register of Australia, acquired a Trinidad Rouge 956 cc, one owner R8 with his wife, Alex.

News: MEET THE OWNER: JAMES MACBETH AND HIS MINI CITY

James is the Managing Director of Auto Windscreens and his Mini is a car that would have been unthinkable to the average economy-minded driver 41 years ago. No City would have featured an electric blue paint finish, alloy wheels and whitewall tyres, as this was the entry-level model.

News: Meet the Owner - David Sefton and his Jaguar Mk X

David Sefton says: “The Mk X feels quick, planted to the road and makes for a smooth ride over what are my local and incredibly knobbly and potholed ridden roads (very much representative of the UK’s roads as a whole).

News: MEET THE OWNER – CAMERON BURNS AND HIS MORRIS 1800

After recently succumbing to the lure of the ‘Landcrab’, Cameron Burns bought himself an 1800 Mk 3. His Morris was fitted with several decadent extras: reclining front seats, hazard warning lights, an alternator and a heated rear screen.

News: Meet the Owner – Ian Evans and his Zündapp Janus

A 1958 Zündapp is not the ideal vehicle for motorists who wish to maintain a low profile. Whenever Ian Evans goes for a spin, the reaction of other road users, along with many pedestrians, is ‘what on earth is that?’

News: The best classic car owners' clubs to join this year - Part 3

You probably know this by now, but we are big fans of classic car clubs here at Lancaster. We believe that, for all owners of classics, joining a car club is an invaluable first step.

News: MEET THE OWNER – ALEX SINGLETON AND HIS MG MAGNETTE MK 4

We recently featured John Langford’s 1964 Magnetite Mk 4 Farina, and today, we pay tribute to Alex’s 1966 example.

News: Club of the Month - P6 Rover Owners Club

The P6 Rover Owners Club (P6ROC) was established in 1982. It’s non-profit making and voluntarily run by Deborah Stanley and a team of dedicated enthusiasts ensuring the survival of all P6 models in the 2000, 2200 and 3500 ranges.

News: Meet the Owner: Geoff Taylor and his 1978 Austin Allegro 1500 Special LE

Limited edition cars tend to fall into one of three categories. There are those made to commemorate the demise of a long-running or even iconic model. There are those built to clear the showrooms before the launch of a significant new model or at least an elaborate facelift.