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News: A quick guide to online car auctions

Among the many new ways of doing things that the pandemic has ushered in, a particularly interesting development to us here at Lancaster Insurance has been the growth in online car auctions, for the trading of classic and historic vehicles.

News: Classic car auctions to visit this autumn

Buying at auction can be an excellent way to get hold of a classic car and, in this article, we'll run through a few of the fine-looking classic car auctions coming up throughout autumn 2021

News: DO YOU REMEMBER – THE STANDARD ATLAS?

The Atlas is the sort of vehicle mainly glimpsed in the backgrounds of 1960s British films rather than on the road. The Standard light commercial was a rather appealing machine in its heyday, but it never seemed to find a market niche despite its virtues.

News: TEN COUPES FOR AUTUMN

Or, as the cold weather approaches, ten ways to enjoy sporting motoring in a certain amount of comfort...

News: 10 breath-taking Alfa Romeos

Throughout their 111-year history, Italian carmakers Alfa Romeo have produced some astonishingly beautiful cars; some awesomely potent ones; and a select few that have managed to marry both elegance and power.

News: 40 YEARS OF THE TRIUMPH ACCLAIM

Forty years ago, British Leyland unveiled the last car to wear the Triumph badge and the first Japanese car to be made in the UK. To celebrate, here are 20 facts about the Acclaim...

News: MEET THE OWNER: STEVE BAXTER AND HIS AUSTIN A55 CAMBRIDGE MK. II

Any Austin A55 Cambridge Mk. II is a splendid machine, but Steve’s example is particularly notable as his granddad purchased it new in 1961...

News: Best Alpine drives

The Alps are home to some of Europe's most dramatic scenery – and many of the winding mountain roads that snake through them make for thrilling, engaging drives.

News: THE AUSTIN A30 AT SEVENTY

The year is 1951, and one of the star attractions of the London Motor Show is the latest small Austin. Countless visitors to Earls Court marvelled at the ‘chassis less’ construction – a ‘first’ for Longbridge, the smart lines and the new 803cc OHV engine.

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: 12 FACTS ABOUT THE BRITISH ICE CREAM VAN

For many years, the arrival of the ice cream van was as much a part of summer as awaiting O level results or unwatchable ITV Seaside Specials on ITV.

News: Where are the UK’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty?

Britain’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty make excellent destinations for a campervan trip: representing, as they do, some of our islands’ most treasured landscapes, they are liberally dotted with campsites to allow everyone to linger amongst the beauty for a while.