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”

Iron Man, Robert Downey Jnr to restore and upgrade classic cars in new TV series.

By Classic Yorkshire film correspondent Bill Lawrence. News just in is that Robert Downey jnr, famous for his role as the wealthy engineer who became Iron Man, is producing his own TV series where he restores and upgrades classic cars. The show will be his second for Discovery+ and will launch in late 2022 onContinue reading “Iron Man, Robert Downey Jnr to restore and upgrade classic cars in new TV series.”

Vroom vintage and vinyl

It can be a bit difficult when you are the only classic car enthusiast in the family and they are less than enthusiastic about sitting behind a parked car in a field. The difficulties are multiplied when the kids are teenagers who need constant attention and food. Events like Vroom Vintage and Vinyl make lifeContinue reading “Vroom vintage and vinyl”

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”

If you work in the classic car industry- read this report.

A report focused on the classic and collector car industry, a sector worth £18.3bn to the UK economy and estimated to employ approximately 113,000 people*, shows the industry needs to attract and entice a new demographic of classic car fan to secure its prosperous future or risk decline. Titled the Indicator Report, the intelligence has beenContinue reading “If you work in the classic car industry- read this report.”

Garage Tours at the Carding Shed

The oil can café are pleased to announce that their famous garage tours are back. If you’ve ever wanted to know what goes into restoring a beautiful classic cars then this is your chance. After a full English breakfast served in The Carding Shed, one of their technicians takes you for a guided tour aroundContinue reading “Garage Tours at the Carding Shed”

National Motor Museum Invites….

Beaulieu is inviting owners of Seventies classics to join a party to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Motor Museum. If your pride and joy is the glamorous Ford Cortina Mk III of its day, popular Escort or Mini, or even a Bond-style Lotus Esprit or Aston Martin Vantage – all are welcome to come to the 1970s ClassicContinue reading “National Motor Museum Invites….”