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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

Rare Citroen Mehari in Historics 18th May Classic Car Auction

Historics Classic Car Auction at Mercedes Benz World, Brooklands on 18th May includes a 1980 Citroen Mehari in near perfect restored condition. The sale also offers a 1960 Aston Martin DB4 SII, a 1958 Chevrolet Corvette C1, a 1985 Mercedes McLaren SLR and more than 100 others in a list being added to daily.

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Future Classic Friday: Skoda Superb

Originally created as an uber-Passat, the Skoda Superb is now more likely to be found as simply an Uber. But will it be classic?

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A Grand Monday: Toyota Celica GT

Fancy yourself as Carlos Sainz or Juha Kankunnen? Here you go, then...

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Actor Rowan Atkinson’s Mercedes 500E for sale

The star lot will go under the hammer at the Classic Car Auctions sale on 25 May at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre.

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Hidden Heroes: SEAT Toledo V5

Could the most potent version of SEAT's Toledo be the best Q-Car you've never heard of?

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Top 10s

Top 10: Anniversaries of 2019

It's a year of major anniversaries... and here are ten of the most important

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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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Will it be classic?

Future Classic Friday: Alfa Romeo GT

Now's the time to buy if you want Alfa's 2000s-era five-seater coupe - they'll never be cheaper, but will they be classics?

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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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Hidden Heroes

Hidden Heroes: Rover 45 V6

There was no reason at all why Rover should have made the 45 V6. None at all. But we're glad they did...

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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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Hidden Heroes: Jaguar X-TYPE 3.0 Sport

As quick as a Boxster but with the running costs of a Mondeo? Oh, go on then...

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Hidden Heroes: Honda Accord Type R

The 'forgotten' Type R is still a sensational driver's car. Buy one and you won't regret it.

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Hidden Heroes: Ford Mondeo ST24

The ST200 is regarded as the ultimate hot Mondeo, but the less well-known ST24 runs it a close race...

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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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