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Mercedes-Benz SL

The 1989 Mercedes-Benz SL was a revolution for its maker. At a stroke, it banished the 1970s styling of its predecessor, it favour of an up-to-the-minute look overseen by Bruno Sacco. It was such a successful styling job, that the R129 remained in production for more than a decade, and still looked fresh at the end of its life. But the SL's beauty was more than skin deep - it was packed with technology. Alongside the power-operated roof, it featured...

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Ford Mondeo and ST220

You'd be hard pressed to complete even the shortest journey without seeing a Ford Mondeo. It's one of...

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BMW 5-series E39

It was, so many people said, 'the best car in the world.' And who are we to argue? At the time, this...

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MoT Files 2019

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Top 10: 21st Century Classics

Ten soon to be collectible motors from the turn of the millenium.

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Top 10: Classic cars with the best MoT pass rate

Wondering what the classic is that has the best MoT pass rate? We reveal all

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Top 10: Modern classic cars most likely to fail their MoT

Find out which modern classics have a hard time at the test station.

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Latest News

190 classic cars for sale at CCA auction

A low-mileage 1991 Vauxhall Nova SR is just one of the car’s going under the hammer this weekend.

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A Grand Monday: Fiat Punto 55S

The Fiat Punto is an increasingly popular choice of classic supermini and this one looks like a right little charmer...

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Hidden Heroes: Fiat Seicento Sporting

Why Fiat's non-fast 'fast' city car is an absolute riot to drive...

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Fast Fords for sale at auction

Escort RS2000 X-Pack, an Escort RS1600i, and a Fiesta XR2, are going under the hammer on 23-24 March.

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A Grand Monday: Morris Marina 1.3

If you promise not to drop a grand piano on its roof, then this scruffy but honest Marina looks like a great project...

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Top 10s

Top 10: Comedy Classics

From Mr Bean's Mini to Father Ted's Rover - these are ten top comedy vehicles.

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Top 10: Sporty Volkswagens

VW has produced some great drivers' cars over the years, as well as some real lookers. Here are ten of our faves.

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Top 10: Power for peanuts

Looking for 200bhp or more on a tight budget? You've come to the right place...

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Top 10: Affordable Jaguars

Looking for a Jaguar but don't have a huge budget? You've come to the right place...

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Ten Classics to celebrate Citroen's centenary

As Citroen prepares to celebrate its centenary, we pick ten of our favourite French whirls.

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Will it be classic?

Future Classic Friday: Nissan Patrol GR

When it comes to off-roaders that are built to survive, the Nissan Patrol ticks all the boxes. But will it be a classic?

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Future Classic Friday: Mazda Demio

The most common first car for the PlayStation generation comes of age, but does it become a classic?

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Future Classic Friday: Volkswagen Golf Mk4

The Mk4 Golf was once the UK's most in-demand used car - but will it ever enjoy the same success as a classic?

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Future Classic: Ford Mondeo Mk 3

The Mk 3 Mondeo has come of age, but will it ever become a classic?

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Future Classic Friday: Fiat Punto Mk1

The Fiat Punto turns 25 this month, but will it ever be considered a classic?

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Auction news

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One to Watch: Mercedes-Benz S-class (W108)

You can still pick up a good 3.5 Saloon for about £15k - crazy when you consider the mechanically identical Coupe version is now fetching £80k.

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Ferrari is top of the lots at Autosport sale

A 1970 Ferrari 365 GT 2+2 took top spot at the Autosport International auction over the weekend.

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How to buy and sell a classic car through Brightwells Auctions

Established in 1846, Herefordshire-based auction house Brightwells has a strong following for its classic sales.

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Curios and concepts

Rover CCV

The Rover CCV was launched at Turin in April 1986, and pointed to an exciting and dynamic future for its maker. Shame it didn't pan out that way...

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Triumph Fury

The Triumph Fury was a little more than a motor show crowd pleaser – it was a hint at what Triumph could really achieve with its sports car range during the 1960s. Robert Leitch explains how the Fury came about…

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Audi Quattro Spyder

The Audi Quattro Spyder was a rolling test-bed of ideas for a future mid-engined sports car, built specifically with production in mind. Which might explain why when it was first show at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1991, it had buyers reaching for their chequebooks.

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Curios: Volkswagen Country Buggy

If we asked you to name a Beetle-based utility vehicle, you'd probably say Kubelwagen. But there was another - the Country Buggy.

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Audi factory Museum - Ingolstadt

We pay a visit to the Audi Museum in Ingolstadt and chart the history of the company in some very impressive surroundings...

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