The Most Stunning French Classic Cars

Posted By: admin | Posted On: 10th December 2019

  There’s a certain air of debonnaire and mystery when we think of the French culture and this was further carried over to their exquisite models of classic cars. If you’re looking to invest in a Classic French car, you might want to have a look at our list below. We have compiled the names of the most charming French classic cars that are great to bring an aura of beauty to our modern roads.  The reputation behind these Gallic beauties might be tarnished by complaints of reliability, functionality or build quality but there’s certainly the element of innovation that set them apart from other cars.  And certainly, that makes them a popular choice for many drivers who prefer a sophisticated car.    Facel Vega Excellence  With the entrance of the Facel Vega on the car market in 1958, this French classic was designed to attract yees of the world’s most famous political figures and Hollywood stars. In terms of other competitors, the car was set to compete with the famous Lincoln Continental in terms of style and design. The interior was also characterised by rich Vaumol leather upholstery, the same used by Rolls-Royce. You can imagine how impressive it’d…

Fiat 500 & Vespa Scooter Barn Find

Posted By: Simon Sage | Posted On: 8th December 2019

We saw this at a motorway services and had a good look around. Both are definite projects and while the scooter has a UK registration, the Fiat 500 looks like an import as it's a left hand drive. The Fiat looks like someone has already started it though as the dashboard is in grey primer and the one front wing looks like it's been replaced. But just look at the camber of the back right wheel ! So we were wondering where it had come from so hung around to ask the driver, but after half an hour we decided to get on with our journey home.

Austin-Healey Sprite: Buyer’s Guide

Posted By: admin | Posted On: 3rd December 2019

As a small and reliable classic car, the Sprite look incredibly stylish on the modern roads and it will promise a ride that feels faster than you’d think so. Given it is small in size, lightweight and quite low, it makes one of the best classic cars to be driven on the small lanes of England. With a character of its own, the Austin-Healey Sprite is one of the easiest and most affordable classic cars that you can own.    The early beginnings   As a model that came out between 1958-196, the Austin-Healey Sprite was envisioned as a smaller model that was meant to resemble the Austin Healey 100 and 3000. The end result was a mix of components from other BMC’s cars (British Motor Corporation). Half of its structure comes from the Austin A35, with parts such as the engine, gearbox and suspension, and the other half coming from the Morris Minor. The first generation of Sprites was considered a solid line of cars, with few drawbacks, such as a bit of rust here and there, a rather fragile first gear and wear front shock absorbers. Called the Frogeye Sprite, due to its headlamps that have a pop-up…

Top Affordable Classic Convertibles to Buy for 2020’s Summer

Posted By: admin | Posted On: 26th November 2019

Classic cars will never fail to capture our hearts. Instilling more than nostalgia for an era long gone, they have an aura of impermeability that makes any owner of a classic car feel a special connection with it. And if we talk about classic convertibles, it’s an even deeper bond. A classic convertible has the power to make anyone reminisce about a long drive during a summer evening, with a 70s tune playing in the background.    We might not have the best summers over here, but the surroundings make everything magical again. And while summer is not exactly around the corner, you might want to consider getting a classic convertible for the upcoming season. You will have enough time to take care of all the details that you want to be changed, whether that will include new tires, interiors, or paint.    Prices have always been the main concern with any buyers of classic cars. However, the British market of convertibles has seen significant growth and you’re bound to find one that will suit you.  We’ve seen so many radical changes over the past few years in the market and regulations and finding a classic convertible that works for…