A PLACE FOR QUIET CONTEMPLATION

A PLACE FOR QUIET CONTEMPLATION

You know that discussion topic experts have on a Friday night after they have been to the pub about who the greatest racing driver is? All sorts of facts and figures are quoted and debated. Some might say Senna or Prost, some Schumacher and of course there’s Hamilton,...
A RIDE IN THE SPORTS CAR OF THE CENTURY

A RIDE IN THE SPORTS CAR OF THE CENTURY

It’s 24 years ago, not since Alice moved out from the house next door, but since the Mercedes-Benz 300SL was named as the Sports Car of the Century, the century in this case being the previous one. During the 20th century, the motor car as we know it shape-shifted...
FROM AC TO ZAGATO

FROM AC TO ZAGATO

I am exhausted. I had no idea that a classic car show could be so big. You can spend all three days there and still not see everything. This might seem like a bold claim but if you like classic cars there is absolutely nothing you can’t see, learn, or buy at The...
TIME WARP JAG

TIME WARP JAG

Back in 1969, Geoff Clark had owned his brand-new Jaguar E-Type roadster for a mere three months before it was rear-ended by a dozy van driver in the city of Newcastle, in the north of England. He says the van driver had expected him to gun it away from a set of...