Retro Cars

Henry’s Clean And Fresh VW Caddy.

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     I was out walking with the family the other day and happened across this super clean VW Caddy. It belongs to a young lad called Henry here in Northampton and this VW Caddy is his first car. ats off to him for a top choice of first car and not giving in to […]

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TVR, It’s Broke Dad.

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In 1947, Trevor Wilkinson from Blackpool, UK built an alloy bodied two-seater sports car for himself based on an Alvis Firebird chassis. Wilkinson and business partner Jack Pickard then started TVR Engineering, (TreVoR) and embarked on a journey into the car building business. The first production TVR was built in 1949 as an alloy-bodied two […]

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Stanceworks UK Meet

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Stanceworks UK car meet.   I recently heard there was a chapter of Stanceworks here in the UK. I had no idea they even reached out to this little old island but it turns out they do!   I’m a big fan of their work. The cars are epic and the photography is beautiful so […]

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SOS, Retro Car Gang Punching New Cars In The Face Since 2008

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Save Our Souls with Retro Cars S.O.S (Southern Old School) is an underground car gang overflowing with attitude. Don’t make the mistake of thinking this is some ordinary car club or group, it’s a retro car gang. The gang was put together by James ‘Elk’ Ellerker and his brother Tim in 2008, almost by accident. […]

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Audi R8. Treat me mean keep me keen

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Maybe there’s something wrong with me? Maybe I have a masochistic streak running through me but I imagined supercar ownership to be a difficult, challenging and a demanding relationship. In fact, I would expect it to be, I would insist it was and would be disappointed if it was anything less. The Audi R8 left […]

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The 435. Maestro Turbo

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The 435.   In the ‘80’s, the British car industry was well on the way to a catastrophic meltdown. Irreversible damage had been done and the demise of the British car manufacturing industry was only a stone’s throw away.   BL (British Leyland) tried to breathe some life into the failing business by taking some […]

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Gary Morgans Awesome MK1 Escort

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Gary Morgans MK1 Escort I met Gary Morgan and his MK1 Escort at a meet recently and when he mentioned he had a rolling road session booked near me i called by to grab a couple of pics. It was a flying visit for me as time was against me that day which i was […]

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Black Smoke Racing…..Rolling Coal

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The crew at Black smoke racing must look at the world differently to most people. I came across these guys a couple of years ago. The team are based in Finland and compete in various drift races across Europe.   You would expect them to run a wide bodied Supra, Skyline GTS or maybe an […]

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A Fiesta From The Mean Streets

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A Fiesta from the mean streets   Ben Barnett is South London born and bred, he has serious retro car pedigree.   Ben grew up around old school fords thanks to his Dad, with Escorts, Cortinas and Capris influencing his early years, graduating to V8 hot rods and show cars. It would be fair to […]

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Banded Steel Wheels

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Banded Steel Wheels   I bought an old van recently and have been thinking about what wheels I want for it. The van is tired and almost worthless so there’s no point spending loads of money on alloy wheels worth more than the van. Before I was born my Dad used to race stock cars. […]