Mustang Bullitt anniversary special now aimed at SA buyers

Limited numbers in 2019, but V8 still packs 360kW Dark green exterior paint, and ‘subtle’ chromed accents  Digital 30cm LCD instruments – want Recaro seats? PRETORIA, Gauteng – To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic movie ‘Bullitt’ and the Ford Mustangs used in its making  Ford has created the Mustang Bullitt special model. It’s…

Banger crews go international with fun charity drive

37 bargain bangers set sail for Europe Charity aiming for million-bucks bonanza Crews’ drives range from Noddy car to mobile pub LONDON, England – A mobile pub, a grazing cow, Noddy and his best pal Big Ears, a Batmobile, an Aixam Mega microcar, a Reliant three-wheeler and a stretch limo – just some of the 37…

UK-France convoy shows 50 years of driving in luxury

Eight historic models on XJ European tour Celebratory fleet included every generation of XJ Unique convoy visited important locations PARIS, France – A unique convoy representing the past and present of the Jaguar XJ was driven from Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich plant in England to the 2018 Paris auto show to celebrate 50 years of the…

Brighton Run premiere for rare American Premier

American auto history read for Brighton run Technically advance and with oak-leaf badge Recent restoration to be driven by US owner BRIGHTON, England – The 2018 London-to-Brighton Veteran Car Run will see many magical marques on the world’s longest motoring event and among them will be something truly unique – an American Premier complete with…

Just shocking! Meet the Jaguar E-Type E-Lectric

Zero-emissions conversions get production go-ahead Decision follows 2017 debut of E-type Zero concept Cars’ debut at Californian Monterey Car Week LONDON, England – Jaguar Classic has confirmed production for sale of all-electric E-Types for sale a year after the iconic EV sport-car’s successful debut in concept form at a Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest in…

Hot video: 70 years of Lotus style writes track history

Celebration film marking 70 years of Lotus sports cars 70th logo created using only smoking tyres Exige Sport 410, Evora GT410 Sport used LONDON, Engand – Lotus Cars is celebrating its 70th year of assembling  outstanding sports cars with a unique logo recorded on the test track at its headquarters in England. The video leaves a…

Two decades on and Aston Martin to build 14 V600s classics

Spirit of 1998 V8 Aston Martin Vantage V600 breathes again  Seven coupes, seven roadsters, in limited run V12 engine – 450kW with seven-speed manual gearbox GAYDON, England – The legendary Aston Martin Vantage V600 has been reborn as a customer-commissioned and limited run of an all-new Aston Martin V12 Vantage V600s, inspired and influenced by the…

Happy 25th, Mini! Special ragtop for 2018 and costs…

Quarter-century down the lines come new Mini The first convertibles were the rarest models Each of 300 2018 special editions to cost… LONDON, England – Mini UK is celebrating a key milestone with the 25th anniversary of the Mini convertible, and another ground-breaking landmark as the best-selling convertible model in the UK. First there was……

You agree? UK show says this is the finest car yet made

1929 Mercedes-Benz S Barker ‘Boat Tail’ for UK show Returning to the UK for first time in 60 years  Back to original car – right down to the paint job LONDON, England – It’s going back to UK for first time in 60 years after a monster restoration – meet the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance ‘Best…

So, can you squeeze a V6 into a Citi Golf? Oh yeah…!

UITENHAGE, Eastern Cape – Car enthusiast Jamie Orr, using the hashtag #CitiGolfChallenge, is to take his beloved Citi Golf from South Africa to one of the biggest of Volkswagen fan events, the GTI Treffen in Wörthersee, Germany. The project started with shipping a Passat 3.6-litre VR6 engine with a Golf 4 VR5 transmission and limited-slip…

1950’s Jaguar D-Type back in production – want one?

First ‘new’ D-type race car in more than 60 years 25 to be hand-built at UK’s JLR Classic Works Short- or longnose  derivatives to buyers wishes PRETORIA, Gauteng – Jaguar Classic is to fire-up again production of the iconic D-type race car in home base Coventry in central England 62 years after the last original was…

Prototype Landy for historic restoration after 70 years

Historic Land Rover being brought back to life Original launch vehicle found in a back garden Whole year dedicated to saving prototype Landy COVENTRY, England – Land Rover will celebrate its 70th anniversary year throughout 2018 and the party will start with a very special and unique restoration project – a rebuild of one of…