Classic Mini Cooper found after being lost in garage for 36 years

A classic Mini Cooper made headlines on 24 October 2012 after being hidden away in a suburban garage for close to four-decades. The old Cooper was bought in 1966 new, then tucked away More »

20 October, 1991: Ferrari sack Prost

On this day, 20 October 1991, F1 Legend Alain Prost finished fourth in the Japanese Grand Prix, bringing to an end the Frenchman’s tenure at Ferrari. Nine days after this race, he More »

8 October, 1904: First Vanderbilt Cup US Races

The first Vanderbilt Cup was staged in New York City on this day. On Saturday, 8 October, 1904, the city hosted a series of races for the first major trophy in American More »

7 October, 2012: British Racing Motors anniversary

On your marks. Get set. Go! The British Racing Motors celebrates its 51st anniversary today, after a raucus silver anniversary last year which saw a Monaco-style race cruise through Bourne. On 7 More »

5 October, 1962: Beatles and VW Beetle love-in

On 5 October, 1962, The Beatles released ‘Love Me Do’, whilst at the same time, Volkswagen’s namesake – the VW Beetle – was enjoying a love-in all of its own. Get into More »

 

Google to work with Chrysler on autonomous minivan

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It’s been a while since Google first announced it was developing self-driving technology with an aim of introducing its very own driverless car at some point in the future. The brand remained silent, keeping the new tech under wraps, however recent speculations that it was working with Fiat Chrysler led to the announcement of the new project.

DPF Removal services – retailers criticised for advertising service

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It is estimated that thousands of cars are currently on UK roads without diesel particulate filters. Online retailers, advertising DPF removal services, have come under fire recently for offering such services to the public.

2016 Beijing Motor Show: China-only DS 4S revealed

China-only DS 4S

The highly-anticipated 2016 Beijing Motor Show is currently in session, with thousands of enthusiasts from around the world travelling to the country to see what the biggest carmakers have in store for us next. Numerous vehicles have already been revealed this year, with one in particular capturing people’s attention. The all-new DS 4S will only be available in China, making it yet another DS model available in the brand’s Chinese range.

Dodge Aspen (1976-1980)

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Although many vehicles experience a long production run, especially if they’re popular, some don’t quite make it that big. That doesn’t necessarily mean they’re bad vehicles. In fact, a great number of very well received cars only ever experienced a limited production run.

Chevrolet Chevette (1976-1987)

Chevrolet Chevette

Following our website’s trend of looking at cars from the past, it’s time for us to explore another vehicle. Instead of venturing too far back however, we are taking a look at a car from the 1970’s. Introduced in 1976, the Chevrolet Chevette was a subcompact hatchback that proved extremely popular with customers having sold around 2.8 million units throughout its 12 year production run.

Renault Dauphine (1956-1967)

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Although we all enjoy luxurious cars, a variety of slightly less extravagant models were introduced over the years that offered just as much if not more.

Studebaker Golden Hawk (1956-1958)

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The time has come for us to take another look at a vehicle from the past and today we are focusing on the Studebaker Golden Hawk.

There are many car manufacturers in existence today. We’re familiar with their cars as many of us have grown up with them. Although the likes of Ford, Rolls-Royce and Jaguar have been around for a very long time, a number of manufactures haven’t been quite as lucky.

1956 Oldsmobile Golden Rocket concept

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There’s something quite special about the cars from the 1950’s. Most are considered classics today and remain favourites among car enthusiasts and collectors. Many believe that vehicles back then were much more unique and had a little more character compared to the cars of today. Concept cars from that era were even more unusual, with numerous manufactures taking the “futuristic” approach.

Volvo Amazon (1956-1970)

Volvo Amazon

Volvo was founded all the way back in 1927. Over the years it has produced a lot of fantastic cars whilst building a reputation for itself. Today, Volvo remains one of the biggest car manufacturers on the planet and its cars continue to offer an incredibly high level of quality.The car that we are going to take a look at today is the Volvo Amazon.

DeSoto Adventurer (1956-1960)

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Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve looked at vehicles celebrating their 50th birthday this year. Today, however, we’re going to venture a little further back to take a look at a vehicle launched in 1956.