Classic Cars

Our cars: what the Auto Express team drives
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Modern classics

Our cars: what the Auto Express team drives

We drive the latest cars for a living, but what motors do we have sitting at home?
17 Jun 2021
GTO Engineering Squalo: retro sports car interior revealed in sketches
GTO Engineering Project Moderna - wide interior
News

GTO Engineering Squalo: retro sports car interior revealed in sketches

GTO Engineering has tried to capture the essence of a classic sports car interior, shunning infotainment screens for dials and solid switchgear
15 Jun 2021
Best French modern classic cars you can afford
Best French modern classics
Modern classics

Best French modern classic cars you can afford

French car manufacturing has had its highs and lows, but the cars listed here are all bona fide modern classics
15 Jun 2021
Best Italian modern classic cars you can afford
Italian modern classics
Modern classics

Best Italian modern classic cars you can afford

Fancy a surprisingly cheap Italian classic car? We’ve trawled the market to bring you the best modern classics Italy has to offer
15 Jun 2021
Best German modern classic cars you can afford
German modern classics
Modern classics

Best German modern classic cars you can afford

Investing in a modern classic from Germany could be a shrewd financial decision. Here’s our pick of the best current options
11 Jun 2021
LEC launches affordable EV conversion for classic Mini
LEC MINI Electric
MINI

LEC launches affordable EV conversion for classic Mini

The conversion sees the Mini’s A-Series engine replaced with a dinky electric motor and a 20kWh battery for a range of 70 miles in the city
10 Jun 2021
Best Japanese modern classic cars you can afford
Japanese Modern Classics
Modern classics

Best Japanese modern classic cars you can afford

From rally car brawlers to elegant luxury limos, Japan is the source of some quirky and hugely desirable modern classic cars
9 Jun 2021

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Future classics: car investments that could make you money
Future Classic
Features

Future classics: car investments that could make you money

Identifying future classic cars is a tricky but potentially lucrative business, here are our future classic recommendations
8 Jun 2021
Rare Aston Martin DB5 triplets for sale for £4m
Rare Aston Martin DB5 triplets for sale for £4m
Aston Martin

Rare Aston Martin DB5 triplets for sale for £4m

Holy trinity of Aston Martin DB5s includes coupe, convertible and one-of-one shooting brake
4 Jun 2021
Best British modern classic cars you can afford
Best British Modern Classics -
Modern classics

Best British modern classic cars you can afford

Britain has its fair share of automotive icons but the best modern British classic cars needn’t put a king-sized dent in your bank balance
3 Jun 2021
New battery-powered AC Cobra Series 4-electric launched
New battery-powered AC Cobra Series 4-electric launched
AC Cobra

New battery-powered AC Cobra Series 4-electric launched

Reborn AC Cobra trades big V8 for zero-emission electric powertrain that offers up to 617bhp and 190-mile range
3 Jun 2021
'A classic car seems like a good place to make an investment right now'
Opinion classic investment
Opinion

'A classic car seems like a good place to make an investment right now'

Steve Fowler thinks now is the perfect time to invest in a classic car
26 May 2021
Radford Project 62: codename confirmed for coachbuilder’s new car
Radford car
News

Radford Project 62: codename confirmed for coachbuilder’s new car

Radford’s first vehicle since revival will be a modern-day interpretation of the Lotus Type 62 racer, which will be limited to 62 examples
19 May 2021
Jay Leno and his cars: inside the famous petrolhead's garage
Jay Leno and his cars - main
Features

Jay Leno and his cars: inside the famous petrolhead's garage

Jay Leno guides us through his extensive collection of cars and reveals how his love for motoring started
17 May 2021
David Brown Automotive unveils Mini Remastered Oselli Edition
David Brown Automotive Oselli Mini - front
MINI

David Brown Automotive unveils Mini Remastered Oselli Edition

123bhp classic Mini restomod has been built with input from race specialists Oselli
17 May 2021
Classic car auctions: behind the scenes
Bonhams Auction - main
Features

Classic car auctions: behind the scenes

We meet up with Bonhams and learn about the art of auctioneering some of the world's most desirable classic cars
11 May 2021
Icon Review: Honda NSX Mk1 (1990 - 2005)
Honda NSX NA1
Honda NSX

Icon Review: Honda NSX Mk1 (1990 - 2005)

The third instalment of our Icon Review series follows the first everyday supercar - the original Honda NSX
5 May 2021
Appreciating cars: classic cars that go up in value
Appreciators: Renault 5
Features

Appreciating cars: classic cars that go up in value

Looking to invest in a modern classic? Here are some cars destined to appreciate in value
4 May 2021
Icon Review: Ford Focus Mk1 (1998 - 2004)
Ford Focus Mk1 - front
Ford Focus

Icon Review: Ford Focus Mk1 (1998 - 2004)

The second instalment of our Icon Review series features one of the best all-round cars ever made - the Mk1 Ford Focus
4 May 2021
Best classic car shows to visit in 2021
Ferrari 250 SWB Austin Healey 3000 goodwood revival
Best cars & vans

Best classic car shows to visit in 2021

Need a reason to get your classic out? Here are the best classic car events to visit for the coming year
28 Apr 2021
Retro tribute to original Hyundai Pony hatchback unveiled
Hyundai Pony - front
Hyundai

Retro tribute to original Hyundai Pony hatchback unveiled

Hyundai has pinned the Ioniq 5’s design language onto its first production model, the Pony hatchback
16 Apr 2021
Best 80s cars: the 30 greatest cars of the 1980s
Best cars of the 80s: Header
Best cars & vans

Best 80s cars: the 30 greatest cars of the 1980s

We’ve picked our top 30 cars of the 1980s, stunning machines that broke new ground then and still stand out today.
29 Mar 2021
Helm set to launch modern-day Jaguar E-Type
Helm set to launch modern-day Jaguar E-Type
Jaguar E-Type

Helm set to launch modern-day Jaguar E-Type

UK classic-car start-up to reveal “reimagined” Jaguar E-Type with modern technology and a hand-crafted interior
23 Mar 2021
JIA launches new Range Rover Chieftain restomod
Range Rover Chieftain
News

JIA launches new Range Rover Chieftain restomod

New Range Rover Chieftain features a completely re-engineered chassis and a Corvette V8 engine
12 Mar 2021
Six decades of the Jaguar E-Type marked by new 60 Collection cars
Jaguar E-Type 60 Collection
Jaguar

Six decades of the Jaguar E-Type marked by new 60 Collection cars

A fully restored coupe and roadster recreate the E-Types unveiled at the 1961 Geneva Motor Show
12 Mar 2021
New AC Cobra 378 Superblower 2021 review
AC Cobra 378 Superblower - main
Road tests

New AC Cobra 378 Superblower 2021 review

Can the AC Cobra 378 Superblower happily marry 1960s styling with 21st century power?
8 Mar 2021
Electric MG: classic MGB given EV conversion
Electric MGB
Features

Electric MG: classic MGB given EV conversion

The future of classic motoring could be electric thanks to conversions like RBW's MGB EV
12 Feb 2021
AC relaunches the Cobra with an all-electric powertrain
AC Cobra

AC relaunches the Cobra with an all-electric powertrain

The iconic AC Cobra has made a comeback, this time with either an all-electric powertrain or Ford’s 350bhp 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine
2 Jul 2020
Greatest ever Mazda cars: classic and modern
Mazda

Greatest ever Mazda cars: classic and modern

We celebrate the Mazda's centenary by picking 10 hits from the Japanese firm's back catalogue
21 Jun 2020
Ford Capri: a history 1969 to 1986
ford capri mk1
Features

Ford Capri: a history 1969 to 1986

The Ford Capri retains a special place in the hearts of car fans. 50 years on, we look back at what made it great.
2 Feb 2019
What's the best Japanese performance car?
Toyota

What's the best Japanese performance car?

Japan has produced some of the finest performance cars of all time. But which one is truly the greatest? We round up the contenders
5 Nov 2018
Best 1990s supercars – 14 of the greatest performance icons
Features

Best 1990s supercars – 14 of the greatest performance icons

The 1990s saw the supercar evolve into an even more technologically advanced form. Here's a selection of the very best...
5 Nov 2018
Top 10 best rally cars
Features

Top 10 best rally cars

Here are ten of the best rally cars, from the original Mini Cooper to the high-tech Mitsubishi Evo
5 Nov 2018
TVR Chimaera: Buying guide and review (1992-2003)
OCTANE - TVR Chimaera
TVR

TVR Chimaera: Buying guide and review (1992-2003)

A full buyer's guide for the TVR Chimaera (1992-2003) including specs, common problems and model history...
5 Nov 2018