Monthly Archives: February 2015

CAR TAX – What you need to know when buying a car.

We all know that from October last year tax discs no longer need to be displayed, however we are still expected to tax our vehicles accordingly.
So what happens with the tax when you buy a car (or vehicle)?

I asked a few of our customers and although most understood that vehicle tax is now non-transferable for […]

59 Car Barn Find – SOLD at Auction

Some 59 cars were discovered last year after 50 years of being hidden beneath piles of newspapers in makeshift shelters, whilst some were well preserved others were in a rusty and battered state.
All the vehicles were sold by auctioneers Artcurial Motorcars at the Retromobile Show in Paris and collectively fetched £20 million.
The cars were discovered […]

Classic Winter Breakfast at Brooklands

We attended the Brooklands Classic Winter Breakfast on Sunday for the first time, we drove our Jaguar series 3 as this is one of our current (smaller) projects.
If you’ve never been to one of these breakfasts let me say I was pleasantly surprised, not only to find the number cars that showed up but also […]

Motorcyclist gets caught doing 70mph wheelie

I found this article on the BBC website and I just had to share it, a few years ago we were driving back to Surrey from West Sussex to find we were following two young lads on motorbikes.

They would ride off a short distance (try to) perform tricks / wheelies in front of us until […]

Private toll road is now a field

The private toll road that was built unofficially after a landslip shut off a main route between Bristol and Bath is now being turned back into fields.
Apparently the privately run toll road only operated for 14 weeks before the official route was repaired and re-opened by the local council.
I can imagine the discussions at the […]

Short rant at Channel 5s ‘The Classic car show’

Channel 5 aired the first episode of ‘The Classic Car Show’ last night with presenters Quentin Wilson and Jodie Kidd, even though the cars were great the presenters Quentin and Jodie made me feel uncomfortable at times, especially when Jodie Kidd lovingly stroked a Ferrari – FALSE – sorry Jodie not a good actor.

But my […]