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”

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”

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”

Prodrive’s to build 25 P25 Subaru Impreza’s

Whilst small sports cars are my main passion for a classic car, there is no doubt that one of the best family cars I have owned was a Subaru Impreza WRX. Capable of carrying a family to the supermarket it was transformed on a quiet road with the turbo’s gulping down fuel. Add to thatContinue reading “Prodrive’s to build 25 P25 Subaru Impreza’s”

Steve Nichols car goes into limited production.

After several years of intensive development and thousands of miles of testing on road and track, the decision has been made to start low volume production of the NICHOLS N1A. The brainchild of former McLaren Chief Designer Steve Nichols who led the technical team responsible for the McLaren MP4/4, the most successful F1 car ofContinue reading “Steve Nichols car goes into limited production.”