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Make Fuel Go Further In 2014

03/23/2014 06:54:08 AM

Although the news that the 2p rise on every litre of fuel has been scrapped is a wonderful start to Spring, there are other ways to save on fuel costs, and in turn, make your fuel go further in 2014Original link: Make Fuel Go Further In 2014 ...

Mitsubishi Tour Celebrates 40 Years In Britain

03/14/2014 08:08:02 AM

To mark its British 40th anniversary, Mitsubishi Motors is organising a Grand Tour of 60 pre 2001 models which is due to take place on Sunday 31st May. The Mitsubishi Motors Grand Tour starts and finishes at Rendcomb Airfield in Gloucestershire. ...

Easter Revival Kick-Starts Action At Thruxton

03/14/2014 06:59:16 AM

The action will rev into life in fine style with the retro-flavoured Easter Revival meeting in April.Original link: Easter Revival Kick-Starts Action At Thruxton - Dep-O Magazine - Motoring mag for old, retro and classic cars

Product test: Garmin Nuvi 50 Sat Nav

03/10/2014 07:02:41 AM

Model Garmin Nuvi 50 RRP £100 Being nominated as a safety and security tester for Tesco Compare – to review this Garmin Nuvi 50 Sat Nav and see how it improves driving safety – I did wonder if they had the right person. You see, I remember ...

Record Race Retro Sale Results

02/25/2014 05:48:47 AM

A 1959 Jaguar XK150 Drophead Coupe, formerly owned by Dr Stephen Ward, the physician at the centre of the Profumo affair political scandal, was one of the stars of Silverstone Auctions’ record breaking 2014 Race Retro sale. A frenzied bidding ...

Race Retro 2014

02/24/2014 17:41:02 PM

So another Race Retro has come and gone – and as usual, we thought it best to let the pictures do the talking. We love the live rally stage, love the chance to see what’s new from the world of historic motorsport and the also the chance ...

PFC Race And Trackday Mini Brake Pads

02/19/2014 10:26:28 AM

Renowned brake manufacturer PFC Brakes (Performance Friction) is offering classic Mini drivers improved stopping performance with its patented Carbon Metallic brake pads.Original link: PFC Race And Trackday Mini Brake Pads - Dep-O Magazine - ...

Are ‘Friends’ Electric? Renault Twizy And Zoe

02/18/2014 12:56:26 PM

Dep-O pops along to have a nose at a couple of Renault’s new-fangled electric cars Original link: Are ‘Friends’ Electric? Renault Twizy And Zoe - Dep-O Magazine - Motoring mag for old, retro and classic cars

Rebuilt Toyota Coaster Prototype

02/13/2014 10:33:54 AM

This Toyota Coaster may look like the minibus that was first introduced back in 1969, but in fact it the paint is barely dry. A team of Toyota technicians scoured old storehouses and even scavenged scrap metal from around Japan to build this ...

2014 Race Retro Show Details

02/11/2014 09:24:38 AM

More motorsport rarities from the world of racing and rallying, along with a list of legendary names, have been added to the line-up of the 2014 Race Retro show, which is held at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, from the 21-23rd February.

James Hunt Helmet For Sale

02/04/2014 06:45:42 AM

A race helmet used by one of Britain’s most flamboyant F1 drivers, the late James Hunt, is undoubtedly the star automobilia lot at Silverstone Auctions’ forthcoming Race Retro Sale on the 22nd and 23rd of February.Original link: James Hunt ...

Maserati Celebrates Centenary At 2014 Silverstone Classic

01/30/2014 10:37:15 AM

The 214 Silverstone Classic will host a line-up of special races, displays and parades to celebrate the centenary of Maserati, one of the most historic and hallowed motoring marques in the world. On its special milestone, Maserati will be the ...

Duff & Clement 1924 Le Mans Winning Bentley At Rétromobile

01/29/2014 06:26:43 AM

One of the most famous Bentleys in the firm’s history – the 3-litre that won Le Mans in 1924 with John Duff and Frank Clement at the wheel – will headline the company’s presence at the prestigious Rétromobile exhibition next month ...

Ex-Ayrton Senna Honda NSX At Race Retro & Classic Car Sale

01/27/2014 08:55:49 AM

A fantastic 1992 Honda NSX, owned by legendary three times Formula One World Champion Aryton Senna, is set to go under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions’ Race Retro & Classic Car Sale on the 22nd and 23rd of February.Original link: Ex-Ayrton ...

Classic Volvo DOHC 16-valve Conversion

01/27/2014 08:21:18 AM

Grainger & Worrall has partnered with one of the foremost Swedish engine designers to recreate a twin-cam, 16-valve engine for use with classic Volvos. The twin-cam unit, which was originally developed in 1971, has been produced using the latest ...

In Search of a Modern Classic

01/24/2014 05:49:19 AM

Nothing quite shows your age like the memories you have of cars that are joining the classic canon. What’s the turnaround for classic cars? How long does it take for that shift in perception to take place; that change in attitude required ...

1964-2014: 50th Anniversary of Mini’s First Monte Carlo Win

01/24/2014 05:09:45 AM

A big victory for the small car: 50 years ago the classic Mini won the Monte Carlo Rally for the first time. Paddy Hopkirk made the one-off British small car a motor sport legend in January 1964 – Timo Mäkinen and Rauno Aaltonen repeated ...

Touring Car Legends ITV4 BTCC Documentary Series

01/22/2014 10:08:00 AM

A new three-part documentary series by Gaucho Productions, Touring Car Legends, will debut on ITV4 at 8pm on Wednesday 5th February 2014.Original link: Touring Car Legends ITV4 BTCC Documentary Series - Dep-O Magazine - Motoring mag for old, ...

Driving on the Right

01/15/2014 06:46:15 AM

Going on holiday is fun, its what I look forward to all year round. When I was younger I used to go abroad for Sun, Sand and you know what.  These days I’m more of a family guy (even have the waistline to prove it), I’ve got a wife and ...

Queen Square 12th January Avenue Drivers’ Club Meeting

01/12/2014 07:48:28 AM

Sadly the early crystal skies and morning sunshine had gone and unfortunately, yesterday’s ice-cold weather had meant that the council had gone all Corporal Jones and chucked salt all over the square – enough for it to make walking a crunchy ...

BTCC Super Tourer Mondeo For Sale

01/09/2014 05:25:28 AM

One of our most favourite BTCC veterans, a Prodrive built 2000 Ford Mondeo Super Tourer, is being offered by Silverstone Auctions at its Race Retro & Classic Car Sale on the 22nd and 23rd of February. Offered with an estimate of between £100,000 ...

European First At Retromobile 2014

01/07/2014 06:01:31 AM

A collection of fifteen of the motoring world’s most idiosyncratic machines will be appearing at the Retromobile Salon 2014 in Paris – making a European first this February. Built in the Twenties and Thirties at the behest of Indian Maharajas, ...

A Mini History

12/19/2013 11:08:15 AM

After posting ‘Mini Victories’, a few people dropped us a line wondering what exactly is the car we’ve been working on the shed. So here’s the answer – it’s a Downton GT 2+2 De Luxe. The resemblance to the Broadspeed GT of the S ...

McRae Escort In Race Retro Auction

12/17/2013 08:49:46 AM

One of the most instantly recognisable historic rally cars is among the first entries into Silverstone Auctions’ sale at Race Retro on Saturday 22nd February. Offered with an estimate of £65,000 to £85,000, the Eddie Stobart liveried 1977 ...

Holden To Stop Australian Production

12/12/2013 09:52:30 AM

GM has announced that it will cease to make cars in Australia. Come 2018, Holden – arguably the biggest name in the Australian motor industry – will reduced to the role of an importer.Original link: Holden To Stop Australian Production - ...

MGCC Motorsport Website Is Live

12/12/2013 08:45:06 AM

The MG Car Club has announced the launch of a new website dedicated to the Club’s thriving motorsport activities. It has been designed to make it easier for competitors and spectators to find the information they need about the Club’s ...

Mini Victories

12/12/2013 06:38:07 AM

Regular readers will know that we have a few cars tucked away in the mighty shed, and we spend a lot of time ‘cherishing’ them. When I say cherish, I mean carrying out distress repairs when something breaks or when the MoT is due. But t ...

McLaren P1’s Sub Seven Minute Nordschleife Lap

12/06/2013 12:29:14 PM

Averaging over 111mph around the 154 corners of the 13-mile Nürburgring-Nordschleife track. Its active aerodynamics are capable of generating over 1300lb of downforce. Every six seconds a gearchange is executed. Accelerating to 186mph in ...

VW Iltis Tackles Tough Le Jog Classic Rally

12/04/2013 06:00:42 AM

This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of the ‘Le Jog’ rally, the challenging British winter rally which covers a distance of nearly 1500 miles. For the first time, a car from Volkswagen Classic is among the 66 racing vehiclesOriginal link: ...