Well it’s that time of year with the show season coming to an end and most petrolheads need just one more weekend but with us now in September that is usually hit and miss with the rain!!!! Especially in Manchester.
So the chance to get to a show that the rain cannot, to
pardon the pun, dampen must be on most peoples lists. Now for most tis would
mean waiting till November and the beomouth that is the NEC show. But if you
need a warm up act then the Footman James Manchester Classic Car may be for
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Monday, September 15, 2014
Well what can I say, when Zagato build a one-off Ferrari prototype they don’t hold back. Based on a Testarossa chassis and running gear, it’s not a bad way to start, Ercole Spada styled it in to something that forward thinking. Well in 1993 when it was shown at the Geneva Auto Show, this thing was aggressive and away from the sleek styling that had taken over the auto industry and supercar building.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
There’s no denying or ignoring the rise of the Retro Car scene over the last 5 years or so. A new generation of “classic car owners” have looked back to the cars they saw growing up in the 80’s and now want some of that style back. Not only that but cars that were ridiculed back in the day, an embarrassment to be seen in, are now held in high esteem, we’re talking Lada Riva’s, Skoda Rapide’s, Fiat 124’s and even the Reliant Robin.
Monday, September 8, 2014
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Monday, September 1, 2014
It may look like a Land Rover, and after the conglomeration of British Leyland later in its life, been built in the same factory as the Land Rover but this was a direct completely independent competitor when it was released in 1958.