ARTICLES RELATING TO CLASSIC CARS

Reader: Classics on safari in Kruger

2014-07-06 13:00

Wheels24 reader JOHAN VERMEULEN drove in a classic-car enthusiasts' dream - a safari through the Kruger Park at the wheel of classic cars. Check his superb gallery and video of the trip...

To sell: 25-year-old Mini, only 21km

2014-07-01 15:00

A special-edition 1989 Mini, intended as a 21st birthday present, is up for sale with only 21km on the odometer. Find out why it was never driven...

Simply Porsche: Auto icon on show

2014-06-25 10:27

More than 400 Porsches were on display at the 2014 Simply Porsche event at the British National Motor Museum in Beaulieu, England. Find out which iconic model won the day...

80-year-old Talbot wins Alpine trial

2014-06-13 07:12

A Talbot 105 Alpine has won the Endurance Rally Association’s inaugural Alpine Trial (1000km route in the Rhone-Alpes region of France), 80 years after a Talbot won the original rally in 1934.

Little 7 takes on Lambo and Maserati

2014-06-04 08:33

Caterham's giant-slaying Seven 620 R - at 231kW the brand's most powerful model yet - will go up against Aston Martin, Maserati and Lamborghini at the UK's Cholmondeley Pageant of Power.

'Light' E-Types reborn - Jag to build six

2014-05-27 10:13

51 years in the making… Jaguar is to hand-build six more race-bred Lightweight E-types to the 1963 design. Only 12 were built, the remaining six chassis numbers having lain dormant - until now.

Century-old Fiat to race again

2014-05-13 13:00

Fiat's S76, unofficially the fastest car in the world in 1911, will turn its wheels for the first time in more a century to chase modern records at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in England.

On your knees for Citroen, please!

2014-05-06 08:32

Classic car guru DAVE FALL and other buffs believe car owners, once a year, should go down on bended knee. Here's why...

300SL Roadster: Automotive Easter bunny

2014-04-17 14:02

Wheels24 columnist DAVE FALL takes a light-hearted look at what he considers to be one of the best looking cars.

300SL Roadster: An automotive Easter bunny

2014-04-16 10:39

Wheels24 columnist DAVE FALL takes a light-hearted look at what he considers to be one of the best looking cars yet – a 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster. What would your 'dream car' be?

Cape classics: Born to be styled

2014-01-20 11:17

Customs, street rods, race cars… The Crankhandle Club hosted the 14th Classic Car and Bike Show in Cape Town and DAVE FALL was there with the host of show vehicles.

Museum offers Model T driving lessons

2013-12-30 08:38

The Gilmore Car Museum in Michigan, USA, gives visitors a unique level of interaction with antique cars - letting you drive them. The museum offers a driver's training class to learn how to drive a Ford Model T!

Record sale: Ferrari racer fetches R146m

2013-12-05 11:58

A classic 50-year-old Ferrari 250 LM racing car, one which inspired one of the world's best-selling model cars, has been sold at auction by Sotheby's New York for a record R146-million.

Rare find: Hallway classic worth R534k

2013-11-05 10:27

A rare 1911 Vulcan is up for auction after being kept in a hallway for 28 years. The classic two-seat tourer could be sold for R534 000!

Cosmic finds at Cape Classics

2013-11-04 12:08

Finding a rare beauty at a motoring event is hardly something new, but DAVE FALL was mesmerised by a show-stopper or two at the Cape Classic Car Show.

Reader's saga of Purist's Porsche

2013-10-02 11:25

Wheels24 reader GAVIN ROOKE writes in to show off a redesign and build of a 1968 Porsche 912 with the help of South African master craftsmen.

Nazi-beating Alfa sold for R93m

2013-09-16 11:48

An Alfa Romeo, which raced in South African grands prix, has become the world's most-expensive Alfa. The 8C-35, commissioned by Benito Mussolini to show up the Nazis, was knocked down for the equivalent of R93.5-million!

250 Classics headed for Zwartkops

2013-07-19 08:26

Historic car racing will return to the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria with 250 Classic vehicles set to compete on July 28 2013.

Peking-Paris: 100 classics duel

2013-05-17 13:31

From a 1913 Ford Model T to a 1982 Renault 4, 100 classic cars will compete in the fifth Peking-to-Paris Rally later in May 2013

Classic drivers get 'safest' title

2013-01-16 11:47

A survey has revealed that owners of classic cars, many of them lovingly restored, are safer driver.

 

Reader: Classics on safari in Kruger

2014-07-04 12:53

Reader JOHAN VERMEULEN drove in a classic-car enthusiasts' dream - a trip through the Kruger Park at the wheel of classic cars.

To sell: 25-year-old Mini, only 21km

2014-06-30 12:38

A special-edition 1989 Mini, intended as a 21st birthday present, is up for sale with only 21km on the odometer. Find out why it was never driven...

80-year-old Talbot wins Alpine trial

2014-06-13 14:09

A Talbot 105 Alpine has won the Endurance Rally Association’s inaugural Alpine Trial. Read the story.

Vanguard - it was anything but standard

2014-06-10 09:01

DAVE FALL was contacted by an avid Wheels24 reader about a British-built Standard Vanguard car that his late uncle had owned in the Eastern Cape in the mid-1950s. He felt sure it was diesel-powered: “Could that have been possible?” he wondered...

'Light' E-Types reborn - Jag to build six

2014-05-28 09:19

51 years in the making… Jaguar is to hand-build six more race-bred Lightweight E-types to the 1963 design.

Century-old Fiat to race again

2014-05-14 09:39

Fiat's S76, unofficially the fastest car in the world in 1911, will turn its wheels for the first time in more than a century.

Century-old Fiat to race again

2014-05-13 08:45

Fiat's S76, unofficially the fastest car in the world in 1911, will turn its wheels for the first time in more a century to chase modern records at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in England.

On your knees for Citroen, please!

2014-05-05 10:04

Classic car guru DAVE FALL and other buffs believe car owners, once a year, should go down on bended knee and say 'thank you' to Andre-Gustave Citroen. Here's why...

300SL Roadster: An automotive Easter bunny

2014-04-16 13:00

Wheels24 columnist DAVE FALL takes a light-hearted look at what he considers to be one of the best looking cars yet – a 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster. What would your 'dream car' be?

Chev to restore sinkhole Corvettes

2014-02-14 08:16

Chevrolet has taken on the task of restoring iconic Corvettes swallowed by a sinkhole at the US National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.

Cape classics: Born to be styled

2014-01-20 08:50

Customs, street rods, race cars… The International Police Association hosted the 14th Classic Car and Bike Show in Cape Town and DAVE FALL was there with the host of show vehicles.

Record sale: Ferrari racer fetches R146m

2013-12-07 09:48

A classic 50-year-old Ferrari 250 LM racing car, one which inspired one of the world's best-selling model cars, has been sold at auction by Sotheby's New York for a record R146-million.

Classic car: Austin Seven appeal

2013-11-19 08:11

Wheels24 reported on a barn-find 1959 Austin Seven that was lovingly restored. Classic car guru DAVE FALL reflects on the iconic Mini’s roots.

Cosmic finds at Cape Classics

2013-11-04 12:45

Finding a rare beauty at a motoring event is hardly something new, but DAVE FALL was mesmerised by a show-stopper or two at the Cape Classic Car Show.

Rare find: Barn Jag up for auction

2013-10-21 10:54

A classic Jaguar E-type and an XK120 will go under the hammer at a Coys Spirit of Motoring auction. Incredibly, the E-type was left in a barn in Le Mans, France for nearly 40 years. See our gallery!

Classic Chevs draw thousands

2013-09-30 13:31

Thousands of Chev fans hit Pierce in Nebraska, USA, in search of a share of more than 500 vintage Chevrolets on auction. Six classics were bought for the total equivalent of R5.5-million.

Supercar racing action at Killarney

2013-09-05 20:53

Need some motoring action in your life? The Killarney race track heats up this weekend with Clubman and Supercar racing action. Find out what's in store!

Big bucks for auction classics

2013-05-21 09:52

South Africa is treasure chest of rust-free classic cars; just know where to look. Maybe you should take some to the UK to make some serious cash?

Passion fest for petrolheads

2013-02-25 09:09

Car lovers are in for a treat with more than 1500 classic cars and the latest supercars all lined-up the 2013 'Festival of Passion' on March 3.

Cars 'n rock for Classics show

2012-10-17 10:55

The Classic Car Show is expected to draw more than 1000 “works of automotive art” to Johannesburg’s Nasrec Expo Centre on October 28, 2012.

 
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