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  • Nuffield marque guide

    Nuffield marque guide

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    David Aylward’s concours-grade Nuffield Universal with Perkins P4 engine. Peter Love takes a down-to-earth look at Nuffield – an often underrated marque, but one that’s recently turned a corner. So now could be the ideal time to invest in one…

  • Top 10 tractors from the 1970s

    Top 10 tractors from the 1970s

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    Here are our Top 10 tractors from the 1970s; an interesting and exciting decade for tractor production. Which is your favourite? Considering the two decades that had gone before, and the growth and prosperity that Britain had enjoyed compared to…

  • Carnival Sunrise Modernised

    Carnival Sunrise Modernised

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    Carnival Sunrise at sea (Pic: Carnival Cruise Line) Carnival Cruise Line continues to modernise its older cruise ships to reflect the latest trends. The 20-year old Carnival Triumph recently underwent a US$200 million overhaul at the Navantia Cadiz Shipyard, which…

  • Scotline newbuild Scot Explorer launched

    Scotline newbuild Scot Explorer launched

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    Scot Explorer was launched at Royal Bodewes Ship Yard in Groningen, Netherlands On 11 October 2019 the new cargo vessel Scot Explorer was launched at Royal Bodewes Ship Yard in Groningen, Netherlands, for Scotline Marine Holdings. She is the second…

  • Foden to star at GDSF 2020


    Foden to star at GDSF 2020


    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    Fodens will come in all sizes at the 2020 GDSF. Do you have something that you need to enter right now? (Pic: P Love) It’s been announced that the major feature for the 2020 Great Dorset Steam Fair is Foden…

  • BMC J4 MAILVAN

    BMC J4 MAILVAN

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    The Mills brothers’ latest LCV restoration has really been wowing the crowds at shows throughout 2019. Peter Simpson tells the story… Once upon a time, red GPO/Post Office Morris (and later Austin-Morris) J4 mailvans were seen – and heard –…

  • Ford Thames 400E Dormobile Camper

    Ford Thames 400E Dormobile Camper

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    Ford Thames 400E Dormobile and its proud owner/restorer. The current colour scheme is a reversal of the red with white stripe it was bought with, but is a ‘genuine’ Dormobile scheme and, we think, it looks a lot better for…

  • Dennis D-type stars at Hendon auction

    Dennis D-type stars at Hendon auction

    Chris Graham on 15th January 2020

    Last November’s Bonhams RAF Hendon, London Collectors Motors & Automobilia annual sale, saw a number of interesting machines come up, including this 1969 Dennis D-type racing car transporter, writes Peter Love. Seen at the April 2019 Goodwood Members Meeting, this…

  • Ford 600 Series

    Ford 600 Series

    Chris Graham on 12th January 2020

    If you’re after a no-nonsense classic tractor that’s affordable to buy, restore and maintain then, as this buying guide explains, something from the Ford 600 Series could be just the thing   The 600 Series of three- and four-cylinder tractors from Ford…

  • Example Post

    Example Post

    wp-admin on 10th January 2020

    A Matchbox 1-75 model car collection of nearly 3,000 cars and trucks has sold for over £300,000. The collection, was owned by one of Britain’s best-known classic car auctioneers, Simon Hope, chairman and founder of H&H Classics. Simon says it was…