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Rods & American Classics on show at NEC

Rods & American Classics on show at NEC

With an attendance conservatively estimated at 70,000 over the entire weekend, this year’s Classic Motor Show, which took place at the NEC last weekend, was undoubtedly their busiest yet. “Attendance was up by about 20 per cent on last year and the show seems to be going from strength-to-strength,” says Andy Rouse, Show Manager.

 
Win tickets for next week’s Classic Car Show at the NEC

Win tickets for next week’s Classic Car Show at the NEC

Once again, there will be a strong American car presence at the forthcoming Classic Motor Show, held at Birmingham’s NEC from 9th to 11th November, and DRCReview.com has three pairs of tickets to give away for this event.

 
AACI Autumn Nationals

AACI Autumn Nationals

One of the last, big American car gatherings of the year took place on September 21-23, at Billing Aquadrome, when the American Auto Club International hosted its Autumn Nationals.

 
Land of the Giants!

Land of the Giants!

American cars from the 1920s through to the late 50s comprise the core element of the Rally of the Giants, the annual classic car show which took place at Knebworth Park last Sunday, July 15 and which is claimed to be the largest classic automotive rally outside of the US.

 
A Piece of Bonneville Comes to Goodwood

A Piece of Bonneville Comes to Goodwood

As you can’t fail to have noticed, many parts of the UK have had more rain this month than at any time since records began. Just what you need when you’ve invited priceless cars, their owners, sponsors and celebrities to the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed, which took place last weekend.

 
Goodwill to Goodwood

Goodwill to Goodwood

For a few weeks at least, the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum will say goodbye to one of its most famous cars, the Mickey Thompson Challenger, the first American automobile to go 400 mph. It sails for England and the Goodwood Festival of Speed, June 22-24.

 
SEMA Show Highlights 2006

SEMA Show Highlights 2006

Ask anyone who has recently attended the annual SEMA (Speciality Equipment Market Association) show in Las Vegas, and they’ll probably tell you the same

 
American Classics Shine at NEC Show

American Classics Shine at NEC Show

It’s one thing visiting an event such as the recent Classic Car Show at the NEC as a casual observer, but quite another if you are there looking for parts to finish off or enhance a current classic car project. Instead of aimlessly

 
Classic Motor Show Preview

Classic Motor Show Preview

The Classic Motor Show, held at the NEC Birmingham from Friday 27th until Sunday 29th October 2006, gets underway next weekend. Spanning five halls and half-a-million square feet of floor space, the show boasts a display of

 
Giants of Motoring gather at Knebworth

Giants of Motoring gather at Knebworth

The 41st annual Rally of the Giants took place last weekend, July 15/16 at Knebworth Park, Hertfordshire, and what a bumper event it turned out to be. Organised as always by the Pre50 American Auto Club, the event has become one of the highlights for American car enthusiasts throughout Europe, and this

 
American Classics up for sale in H&H Auction

American Classics up for sale in H&H Auction

The next H&H automotive sale in London, at Syon House on May 24, will see a 1929 Duesenberg Model J Convertible Coupé, come under the hammer at an anticipated £400,000 – 500,000. However, for those on a more modest budget, a selection of more -------------------------------------

 
AACI event succumbs to April Showers

AACI event succumbs to April Showers

Traditional April showers threw a spanner in the works at last weekend's AACI Spring Nationals at Billing Aquadrome. Though this didn’t stop the festivities planned throughout the weekend, it did put a damper on Sunday’s usual show and shine and resulted in a much smaller turnout of cars on the display field. -----------------------------------

 
The Amelia Experience

The Amelia Experience

Florida is likely best known by most Brits for its theme parks, oppressive summer humidity and propensity for hurricanes. But aside from such diversions, the ‘Sunshine State’ is also home to one of America’s finest annual concours d’Elegance events. -------------------------------------

 

"Hemi" - the world's definitive performance engine

Chrysler’s rich hot rodding history goes back over 50 years, and its roots can largely be traced to the introduction of the FirePower hemispherical head V8 engine to the domestic passenger car horsepower race in the 1950s.

 
Gear-heads and high-rollers at Barrett Jackson 2006

Gear-heads and high-rollers at Barrett Jackson 2006

For North American car enthusiasts, “Barrett-Jackson” means just one thing – the biggest, brashest auctions of specialist automobiles that could possibly be imagined. The mixture of classic American iron, immaculate muscle cars, eye-popping hot rods --------------------------------------

 
A Timeless Classic

A Timeless Classic

How do you improve on a classic? When it came to the Ford Mustang, the Blue Oval’s designers moved from the pretty, first-generation cars, to the more purposeful 1967-68 models, before going truly aggressive in 1969-70. Then it all went a bit wrong, and the pony car struggled to maintain its identity until the 1990s. The very latest, -------------------------------------

 
Rally of the Giants Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Rally of the Giants Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Rally of the Giants, hosted by the Pre-50 American Auto Club, celebrated its 40th anniversary this year at Knebworth Park over the weekend of July 16/17th. The club was formed in 1965 and held its first car rally a year later. Over the years, the event has grown is stature -----------------------------------

 
Mouth-watering Selection of GM Cars at Goodwood

Mouth-watering Selection of GM Cars at Goodwood

In celebration of the GM small-block V-8’s 50th anniversary, a sensational array of cars powered by the legendary engine, scorched up the tarmac at the recent Goodwood Festival of Speed over the weekend of June 24-26, 2005. ------------------------------

 
King of Chrome

King of Chrome

Imagine an era when excess was the norm, when bold statements in automotive design were an everyday phenomenon, led largely by American manufacturers hell bent on giving customers jet age ---------------------------------

 
B-Js and Big Bucks in the desert

B-Js and Big Bucks in the desert

It was one of those “shudda been there” events. Of course, now that they televise it live in the US, you don’t actually have to be there but like drag racing on TV, auctions are events to be attended not merely watched. ----------------------------------------

 
Mopar Muscle for Top Gear's Hammond

Mopar Muscle for Top Gear's Hammond

As most petrol-heads will know, Richard Hammond is a familiar face on the BBC’s Top Gear TV programme and makes informed, sensible decisions, advising motorists what cars to buy each week.

 
Carroll Shelby's Cobra

Carroll Shelby's Cobra

The man who created a motoring legend recalls the Cobra story – by Carroll Shelby “Over the years I have read various versions of how the Cobra was supposedly created. Not all of them were right.

 
 
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