Bentley announces Speed Six Continuation Series

It seems that with modern engineering techniques almost any vehicle can be brought back to life. That, and a substantial bank balance. We have seen a rash of recreations and continuations in recent years, some by the original manufacturers, some by specialists making recreations (definitely not copies they will tell you). Now Bentley Mulliner isContinue reading “Bentley announces Speed Six Continuation Series”

Yorkshire Modified Car Show

I know what you are thinking. What is a respectable classic car publication doing at a modified car show. Surely they are all modern cars wrapped in metallic colours with big speakers pumping out beats with obscene lyrics. Well if that’s what you think then …….. you would be right. But there is an interestingContinue reading “Yorkshire Modified Car Show”

Yorkshire Rover rally returns

By Classic Yorkshire correspondent Tony Lofthouse As a self confessed Rover enthusiast it was a treat to pop along to the return of the Yorkshire Rover Club show at Oakwell Hall, near Birstall. Around 50 Rovers lined up on the front lawn of the 16th century manor house – everything from a P4 series RoverContinue reading “Yorkshire Rover rally returns”

Special discount for Classic Yorkshire readers.

Yorkshire Elegance 19th-21st July The Fast Lane Club have have created Yorkshire Elegance, which will be a right good, fancy car event… here in Yorkshire! To give you an extra benefit from being a Classic Yorkshire reader we have arranged for all our supporters to get a 10% discount on tickets. It combines driving experiences with greatContinue reading “Special discount for Classic Yorkshire readers.”

Brad Pitt to star in Formula One Racing Film by Joseph Kosinski

By Classic Yorkshires Film and Media correspondent Bill Lawrence. Apple has closed a deal to acquire an untitled Formula One racing movie that has Top Gun: Maverick filmmaker Joseph Kosinski directing and Brad Pitt starring. The project reunites Kosinski with many of his Maverick team, including writer Ehren Kruger and producers Jerry Bruckheimer and Chad Oman of Jerry Bruckheimer Films. All are back in theContinue reading “Brad Pitt to star in Formula One Racing Film by Joseph Kosinski”

Big crowds turn out for Race the Waves ‘A Theatre of Automotion’

Big crowds turned out for this year’s Race the Waves on Bridlington seafront.   In one of my favourite events visitors were treated to one of the most unusual car and motorcycle events in the calendar. Featuring predominantly 1920’s and 1930’s hot rodded cars it is a complete antidote to the traditional field based classic car show.  As theContinue reading “Big crowds turn out for Race the Waves ‘A Theatre of Automotion’”

Panel business proving a big ‘hit’ with classic owners

By Classic Yorkshire correspondent Tony Lofthouse A classic car specialist that makes replacement body panels for a range of models is expanding its West Yorkshire operation. See below for a special offer for Classic Yorkshire subscribers. Ex-Pressed Steel Panels run a unique press process that is able to produce high-quality panels from its own mouldsContinue reading “Panel business proving a big ‘hit’ with classic owners”

Event reminder: Race the waves

I’m really looking forward to this event. Taking place over the fathers day weekend it is an ideal place to take your dad. A run to the coast, interesting cars racing on the beach and a large vintage fair in the nearby pavilion. Finish off with a fish and chip supper and it has allContinue reading “Event reminder: Race the waves”

Bentley celebrates 70 years of the R-Type Continental

Bentley is celebrating 70 years since the start of production of the R-Type Continental – one of the most celebrated cars in the company’s 103-year history, and the first Bentley to wear the Continental name. With only 208 examples produced, the R-Type Continental was as rare a sight in the 1950s as it is todayContinue reading “Bentley celebrates 70 years of the R-Type Continental”

The NSU Ro80 – a classic that left a lasting legacy

By Classic Yorkshire correspondent Tony Lofthouse A vivid memory of my school days in Leeds was seeing a stunning NSU Ro80 going out on its daily run. It was a car that broke the mould! The German manufacturer NSU, renowned for making small cars and motorbikes, really turned ‘left field’ in 1967 with the launchContinue reading “The NSU Ro80 – a classic that left a lasting legacy”