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Ancient Roman Ruins Discovered Beneath Former Car Dealership

The Ancient Romans had a large presence in the UK, building many towns and roads that have lasted into the modern day. A new site of Roman ruins was recently discovered beneath a car dealership in the town of Carmarthen in Wales. The Romans chose to build...

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Classic MGs Are Among The Most Popular British Cars In America

British classic cars are popular in America, and one of the most beloved is the MG. This iconic motor dates back to 1924, with the original factory being based in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. Classic models included the MG Midget, MG TA, MGB and others. The...

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Unusual Vehicles: Sunraycer

Unusual Vehicles is a segment that looks into the history of an unorthodox vehicle. Cars have been powered by a variety of fuel options, but one of the weirdest has to be the Sunraycer, which was powered by the sun. Built in Australia, this outlandish...

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Unusual Vehicles: Stutz Blackhawk Streamliner

Unusual Vehicles is a series that takes a look at the weirdest cars from around the world. A lot of unique cars have been designed for racing purposes, some by racers themselves. For example, the Stutz Blackhawk Streamliner was created by Frank Lockhart,...

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Hamish The Sunbeam Alpine Has Been In The Same Family For 22 Years

When people think of Sunbeam, they may not see the manufacturer in the same light as other companies like Aston Martin or Jaguar. Sunbeam’s history is noteworthy, as it broke the 1922 Land Speed Record and took a starring role as the first James Bond car...

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1979 Lada Niva Estimated To Sell For £75,000 Falls Well Below Expectations

When classic cars go up for auction, there’s an expectation that they will go for a high price. But it doesn’t happen every time, which is the case with a 1979 Lada Niva that fell well below the estimated value. RM Sotheby’s estimated the car would sell...

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5 Famous Classic Cars That Have Been Used By Police

A police car is one of the most recognisable vehicles on the road, letting people know that they either need to slow down or get out of the way. There have been many classic cars that have doubled as police vehicles. This came down to speed and design,...

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London Official Considering A Temporary Ban On Non-Electric Cars

Reducing carbon emissions has become one of the biggest talking points in the car industry, especially in London. The capital is considering a pilot scheme that would temporarily ban non-electric cars for specific low emission streets. According to the...

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What You Need To Know About The London ULEZ?

The Central London Ultra Low Emissions Zone, or ULEZ is just weeks away from hitting the UK’s capital. If you happen to drive in the city, or you plan on doing so, then you’ll start to be affected as of the 8th April this year. You could even be hit by...

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A Brief History Of De Dion-Bouton Cars

French car manufacturers have a history of producing spectacular motors. Just look at the longevity of the Citroen DS! A historically important French brand was De Dion-Bouton, which lasted from 1883 to 1953. Founded by the Marquis Jules-Albert de Dion,...

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Antonio Banderas Confirmed To Play Ferruccio Lamborghini In New Classic Car Biopic

Perhaps the greatest rivalry in the history of the classic car industry was between Enzo Ferrari and Ferruccio Lamborghini. The two motor moguls competed with each other to develop the greatest vehicles in the world. The life of Ferrari is set to be...

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What Made The Austin Metro So Successful?

The original Mini has been hailed as the UK’s favourite car, due to its design and practicality. It inspired a number of other cars, with one of the most famous being the Austin Metro. The Metro was designed to eventually replace the Mini. The Metro...

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