Retro Motor News

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Happy birthday Bulli: Volkswagen Transporter is 70

August 2020 marks exactly 70 years since the oldest remaining Volkswagen Transporter rolled off the Wolfsburg line. Celebrate with a spark plug cake!

Classic Car Drive In Weekend coming to Bicester Heritage

The Classic Car Drive In Weekend is a new event coming to Bicester Heritage in September. It will feature 500-plus retro cars and is fully Covid-compliant

Price guide values McLaren F1 at over £16m

The iconic McLaren F1 has been valued at over £16 million in the latest Hagerty Price Guide. This comes as Gordon Murray unveils his new T.50 supercar.

Manual gearbox kit offered for BMW M3 CSL

Banbury-based Everything M3s is offering a manual gearbox conversion for the E46 BMW M3 CSL, which replaces the SMG semi-auto 'box fitted when new.

Retro rally legend up for auction with a six-figure estimate

British rally hero Russell Brookes took his famous Andrews Heat for Hire livery to the WRC in 1981 – and the Talbot Lotus Sunbeam is now up for auction

Bespoke Aston Martin Vanquish 25 by Ian Callum revealed in full

Car design guru Ian Callum has given the Aston Martin Vanquish a modern makeover, with sharper handling, plenty of carbon and Apple CarPlay.

New Autoglym Reflow allows damaged paint to ‘self-heal’

Autoglym Reflow is a new heat-activated product that repairs etching marks, dull spots – and damage caused by bird droppings

2020 Goodwood Speedweek: Festival and Revival go online in one-off event

Goodwood Speedweek is a one-off online-only event running on 16-18 October 2020 as a replacement for this year’s cancelled Festival and Revival.

Why the scrappage scheme made Mike Brewer cry

Hagerty is the latest name to call for a fairer scrappage scheme. Mike Brewer recalls a moment when a scrap-ready MG Metro drove him to tears.