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Overview of Goodwood SpeedWeek 2020

Author Elise  |  27th October 2020

By Chris Williams The way I prefer to watch motorsport is contrary to the way I prefer to watch rugby. My sofa, craft beer of my choice, superb camerawork, and some mates to argue the rules with makes for a tremendous rugby experience. However, thunderous engines demonstrating the Doppler Effect and giving headaches to earthworms is something I usually elect to experience in-person. Thus, it was unfortunate ...


10 Best Classic and Muscle Cars Driven by Celebrities

Author Elise  |  14th October 2020

By Owen Pham Although the definitions of classic cars vary, the majority of the car enthusiast community agree that older cars with 20 years or older lifespan can be considered classic. The main factors in valuing classic vehicles are their historical significance, popularity, uniqueness, and collectability. These factors represent whether an older car is worthy of maintaining and restoration, or if it’s better off for crushing ...


Ford UK MD Visits Leading Mustang Dealership – We’re Still Reeling

Author Elise  |  24th August 2020

Hi guys, Paul Bennett here. What a week! As the MD of both Muscle Car UK and Pilgrim Motorsports, there are never two days alike in the factory. One day last week, however, was worth circling in the calendar. In red, green, glitter and stickers. On Thursday, we were delighted to receive Andy Barratt, the Managing Director of Ford Motor Company UK. He honoured us by visiting ...


New Record – 1968 Ford Mustang Sells For $3.85 Million

Author Elise  |  30th July 2020

Last year, the title of World’s Most Expensive Mustang belonged to Steve McQueen’s original Mustang used in the film Bullitt. The car was sold at Mecum auctions for $3.4 million. However, the crown belongs to the new girl in town. The very first prototype in a line of competitive cars, and the first 1968 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R to win a race, set a new record by ...


Take Our American Muscle Car Personality Test!

Author Elise  |  23rd July 2020

What Kind of Muscle Car Enthusiast Are You? Does it take a ‘type’ of person to enjoy classic American muscle cars? Find out what kind of muscle car enthusiast you are in our personality test by having a read of our 5 main types of personalities. We won’t patronisingly give you little letters and numbers to add up. You can decide for yourself. You might recognise yourself ...


Ladies With Drive – Charlotte Vowden

Author Elise  |  13th July 2020

While male-dominated, the classic car world is by no means exclusive to men. Among celebrities, figures like Dita von Teese, Kendall Jenner, Jodie Kidd and Amber Heard are regularly seen out and about in their vintage vehicles. Supermodel Kendall Jenner is often seen zooming around in her 1956 aqua and white Corvette. And notoriously enamoured with retro and vintage style, picturesque Dita drives a burgundy ...


Ford Mustang Community Pulls Together

Author Elise  |  6th July 2020

Following the harrowing discovery that his wife Kim’s cancer was inoperable, Rob Scholefield from Northampton put up his Ford Mustang for sale. In his own words, “I can get another car, but I can’t get another Kim.” He hopes to raise £150,000 so that Kim can undergo private treatment of proton therapy. This radical treatment could extend Kim’s life to watch her daughters grow up. Without prompting, ...


How To Avoid Getting Scammed in America

Author Elise  |  18th May 2020

How To Avoid Getting Scammed When Buying Cars One of the most common and justified worries of entering the motorsports community even as an enthusiast is a fear of getting scammed. America especially is rife with clever and experienced scammers. They can spin you a tale of woe and excuses to make you buy their (inexistent) car right then and there without so much as a ...


What Is The Best Year For A Classic Mustang?

Author Harrison  |  19th March 2020

On a weekly basis, we get asked which model is the best for classic Ford Mustangs. And it does get confusing: each year in the 1960’s brought out a new model, with a new name. For a full run-down on specs and background, you read our full Ford Mustang Muscle Car Review, but with innovation and changes to the shape year on year, it really ...


McQueen’s Bullitt Mustang Sells for Record $3.4 Million

Author Harrison  |  22nd January 2020

Steve McQueen’s Bullitt Mustang sells for a record $3.4 Million! The hammer price ended up being the most money ever spent on a Mustang at public auction, consequently beating the previous record of $2.2 million for the 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake set at Mecum’s Kissimmee auction in 2019. This iconic Mustang, made famous by Steve McQueen in the 1968 film Bullitt, is one of the world’s most ...


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