ARTICLES RELATING TO CLASSIC CARS

R85-million of Aston Martins sold at UK auction

2017-05-19 11:38

The 18th annual Aston Martin Sale, held at Aston Martin Works in Newport Pagnell and hosted by international auction house Bonhams, achieved over £5-million in sales.

Jaguar SHC: Scribante bags hat-trick of victories at Classic Cars Friday

2017-05-06 10:25

Classic Car Friday got pulses revving at the start of the 2017 Jaguar Simola HillClimb with Franco Scribante taking victory at the first race day.

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#BuyMyVitara: Now that's how you sell an old 4x4!

An owner of a classic Suzuki Vitara produced an amazing commercial to sell his 4x4. Did we mention it features scenes from Mad Max and Jurassic Park?

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Top 10 motoring stories of the week

2017-04-14 09:54

World Car of the Year, New York auto show.. It's been an exciting week for car enthusiasts. Here are 10 motoring stories you shouldn't miss.

This rare SL500 roadster has only 128km on the clock: Owner lost the keys!

2017-04-12 08:05

In 1996, a then new Mercedes-Benz SL500 roadster was stored in a London garage but the owner 'lost the keys'. It has since been discovered with only 128km on the clock!

2017 Concours South Africa: 'A learning opportunity, not just a competition'

2017-04-10 14:13

‘Owner passion and knowledge of their vehicles will carry great weight in the judging process,’ says Wayne Harley of the 2017 Concours South Africa event later this year.

This Syrian car lover wants to revive his 'wounded' classics

2017-03-14 08:54

Car enthusiast Mohammed Mohiedin Anis is desperately trying to save his collection of vintage cars 'wounded' in battles that have ravaged the Syrian city of Aleppo.

Quality parts, balloon payments... your car questions answered

2017-03-12 07:02

City Press writer Justus Visagie provides useful answers to your automotive questions.

Concours South Africa 2017 - an international event in Africa

2017-03-09 07:45

'Concours SA will be on a level with the great concours events of the world," says organisers as the 2017 event takes shape.

Best and worst motoring moments in February 2017

2017-02-28 06:44

From Lamborghini's future road cars, to Ferrari's name fail and Opel's up for sale. Lance Branquinho looks at the top 5 motoring moments of February.

 

#JaguarSCH2017: Classic Car Friday in 10 cool pics

2017-05-06 16:48

1929 Bugatti Tybe 35b, 1976 Jaguar XJS,1959 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster... are just some of the cars that roared up the hill during Classic Car Friday. Janine Van der Post shares some images.

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WATCH: Aston Martin's Vanquish Zagato at the 'Ring

Listen to the roar of Aston Martin's 6.0-litre V12, fitted to the Vanquish Zagato, at the Nurburgring.

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90 years of Volvo: New SA-bound XC60

2017-04-18 12:53

Founded in 1927, Volvo is celebrating its 90th birthday with start of production of its new SA-bound XC60 SUV in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Car infidelity: The good, the bad, the ugly list of engine swops

2017-04-12 08:23

'Even automakers occasionally indulge in some engine infidelity,' writes Braam Peens as he lists some of the most powerful, purposeful and pathetic engine swops attempted by automakers in recent history.

INFOGRAPHIC: Will these legendary cars make a comeback?

2017-04-11 08:33

Honda S2000, Land Rover Defender, Mazda RX-8.... There are some discontinued cars that made from legendary stuff. Take a look at this list and see which car are destined for a comeback, or not...

Mzansi’s amazing Fives - history of the BMW 5 Series in SA

2017-03-21 07:02

South Africa has produced some unique chapters in the history of the BMW 5 Series, writes Lance Branquinho.

Volvo 262C turns 40: 5 things you should know about this classic coupe

2017-03-13 08:31

Forty years ago, Volvo changed perceptions of its brand with the launch of its 262 Coupé (262C). Check out the history of this classic car.

Oldest Beetle in SA finds resting place at VW AutoPavilion

2017-03-10 12:38

The oldest Beetle in South Africa, built in 1949 in Germany, finds a home at Volkswagen's automotive museum. It's aptly named Jan!

Classic Mitsubishi GTO takes on Western Cape's mountain passes

2017-03-06 13:26

Meet Dorian Davids, petrolhead and owner of a very rare car; a Mitsubishi GTO. Watch the video.

F1 veteran Jenson Button's ‘VIP’ Ford GT for sale

2017-02-09 13:08

he 2005 Ford GT, first owned by Jenson Button MBE, will be up for sale at the Silverstone Auctions’ Race Retro Classic Car Sale in February.

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