New year, new goals! Hopefully with a year absent of lockdowns ahead of us, we can start to make plans and achieve some of our goals this year. We recently asked our clients and email subscribers if they had any New Year Resolutions and we wanted to share their ambitions. read more>>
How would you like an old barn, in a quiet rural setting, where you and a few friends can store the cars that are important to you and generally chill out? We thought so. read more>>
Campaigners have urged the Government to make allowances for them if new transport regulations are implemented. read more>>
As we welcome in the new year, we look back through our ten most popular blogs on the Classic Hub throughout 2021. read more>>
Are you in the market for a classic car? These ten are definitely ones that you should consider as part of your search! read more>>
Tex Automotive, a subsidiary of British Motor Heritage, are now selling rare model cars mint and boxed on their website. read more>>
It can be difficult to decide which classic car you should purchase. But one thing is for certain, you need to buy something you love. Here are some questions to ask yourself so you can make sure you get it right for you. read more>>
In 1972, Daimler-Benz and Austrian manufacturing conglomerate Steyr-Daimler-Puch began work on what would become one of the greatest automotive rags to riches stories of all time. The Mercedes G-Wagon. read more>>
In the 1950s and early 60s, the hottest roadburner available to a rider on an everyday income was not the product of a single manufacturer but a home made special, the Triton. By fitting a Triumph twin into Norton’s legendary featherbed frame (to make a Tri-ton), an owner could combine the gutsy, free-revving performance of the Triumph motor with the exemplary handling and steering of the Norton frame. read more>>
Footman James client Nick Askew, is definitely not car shy from owning XR3s, XR3i Orion injection Ghias, a white e-reg RS turbo, to a Porsche Boxster and Cayenne Turbo to an Audi TT convertible to TV classics, DeLorean and a Trotter van. read more>>
This year’s inaugural FJ Show us your Shed competition revealed a treasure trove of spaces, one entry that caught the judges’ eye was Aidan’s. We take a closer look at his shed. read more>>
The origin of the species – the Italian DNA of the original BMW M car read more>>
In 1978, six cylinders with double overhead cams and 24 valves was a hot specification even for a sports car engine. BMW used exactly this spec in its M1 supercar. Imagine then, the impact of a motorcycle appearing with such an exotic power plant; inevitably the motorcycle press went into orbit. read more>>
Climate change and green initiatives have become the forefront of the news of late. Trickling down from the government’s goal of being net-zero by 2030, our habits and what we have always known are being challenged and the direction of the automotive industry is going electric. read more>>
“It was an old school friend of mine who wanted to buy a silly car, and convinced me to go 50:50,” begins Mark, recalling a particularly memorable week in 1987. “What we really wanted was a Ferrari 308, but we couldn’t afford one. We settled on a little Lamborghini called a Jalpa, and I suppose the rest is history…” read more>>
The explosions of creativity witnessed during the 1980s were unlike anything ever seen before. In an era defined by excess, a mantra of more is more gifted us some of the most iconic objects of popular culture. But while music, TV and film would change forever, the effect of motorsport’s true decade of decadence didn’t last long on the rally stages. read more>>
James Bond fans are in for a treat with one of the Land Rover Defenders from the latest Bond film ‘No Time to Die’ on display at the British Motor Museum. read more>>
This year, many of us have experienced the spectacular return to form for classic car and bike shows. With the festive season approaching, there’s time to reflect on a great year – and the perfect opportunity to break out the calendar and plan for 2022. To save you some searching, we’ve gathered five fantastic events destined for your diary. read more>>
Long before Bing Crosby began dreaming of a White Christmas, car and bike manufacturers were already establishing the tradition of Christmas-themed marketing. So, as we usher in the official season to be jolly, we’re taking a look back at the most playful promos from Christmas past. read more>>
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