Bentley, classic cars, historic vehicles, Motoring News, sport cars, vehicle restoration

Blowing new life into a classic Bentley

Artisans deliver exquisite hand-crafted components Continuation Series first new Blower in 90 yearsAssembly starts on Bentley Blower CREWE, England - The first wood-framed Bentley Blower in more than 90 years is under construction in a British Bentley Mulliner workshop as the ''car zero'' prototype for a run of a dozen Blower 'Continuation Series'. Each will… Continue reading Blowing new life into a classic Bentley

Bugatti, historic vehicles, Motoring News, vehicle restoration

How history’s best Bugattis made it back to Europe

MOLSHEIM, Germany - About 60 years ago one Fritz Schlumpf bought 30 Bugatti vehicles after tough negotiation... after all, he is said to have adored Bugatti automobiles and vowed to own as many of the 30 vehicles as possible to establish the world's biggest Bugatti collection.He became obsessed, as shown in his negotiations with an… Continue reading How history’s best Bugattis made it back to Europe

Motoring News, vehicle restoration

Better than new! Dodge Charger restoration model on market

LONDON, England - Classic Investments, a UK-based restoration specialist, has completed restoration of what it describes as ''an awesome'' 1969 Dodge Charger and is looking for a buyer for ''a no-holds barred piece of American muscle''. The cars were made famous through the 1960’s classic film ''Bullitt'' as well as the 1970’s TV show ''Dukes… Continue reading Better than new! Dodge Charger restoration model on market

4x4, Auto Shows, historic vehicles, land rover, Motoring News, off-road, vehicle restoration

Back on the road (the mud?) again: Landy No.1 back to life

PRETORIA, South Africa - After playing a starring role in Land Rover’s 70th anniversary celebrations in 2018  the ''missing'' original-launch Land Rover demo vehicle from the 1948 Amsterdam auto show is back on the road (and in the mud) for the first time since the 1960s, It's been through a year-long restoration/rebuild was by a… Continue reading Back on the road (the mud?) again: Landy No.1 back to life

Buyers' advice, classic cars, Mini, Motoring News, vehicle restoration

BMH makes sure that, even at 60, the Mini will never die

Minis immortal - UK group keeps on shelling out Not only Minis - other classic shells, too FIA Cooper S race car for UK competition series LONDON, England - British Motor Heritage (BMH) is already a major supporter of the classic Mini from the Swinging Sixties but is about to increase its activities through 2019… Continue reading BMH makes sure that, even at 60, the Mini will never die

classic cars, industry, Motoring News, vehicle restoration, VW

VW Annie gets redone – at the age of fifty-one

A Christmas tale about a motoring miracle Annie gets redone at age of fifty-one Kathleen and her car, back on the road again HERNDON, Virginia - Kathleen Brooks bought her first Beetle in December 1966 in Riverside, California, and as the new year dawned the following month she elected to name her shiny new car...… Continue reading VW Annie gets redone – at the age of fifty-one